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Pelee island ferry

Windsor, Canada
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19 reviews
Pelee island ferry

Do you really need to book the ferry well in advance of your trip? Or is it just as convenient to book last minute, like a day before or the morning of your trip?

Ontario, Canada
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29 reviews
1. Re: Pelee island ferry

Well, I would presume if you are taking your vehicle there would be no guarantee you would get on unless you made a reservation. It also would depend on when you want to go. Maybe you should phone them.


Newark, Delaware
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2. Re: Pelee island ferry

I was wondering the same as Lady_C.. - I'd like to visit for a day as a "walk-on" but looking at the ferry schedule from Sandusky it appears almost impossible to do a day visit.

Toronto, Canada
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12,368 posts
25 reviews
3. Re: Pelee island ferry

Most people go to Point Pelee on the ferry in Ontario from either Leamington or Kingsville. Reservations are not required for walk ons

Medina, Ohio
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4. Re: Pelee island ferry

I shouldn't think there is any problem if all you need is accommodation for your body and/or your bike. Cars could be more problematic. The Pelee Islander only takes 10 vehicles. I think the Jimaan takes many more but still it would be sensible to book cars for either vessel in advance.

Wheatley, Ontario
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88 posts
7 reviews
5. Re: Pelee island ferry

You absolutely need to book a reservation if you plan on taking a vehicle over. You must do it as far ahead as you can. Cancellation policy is 5 days so if you decide on not going make sure to cancel before then or else your card will be charged. You must have vehicle info and a credit card to make a reservation.

Note, you do not need a reservation for walk on or bike on passengers

6. Re: Pelee island ferry

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