The CAT — The Ship

Discover what’s beyond the horizon the way explorers always have. By sea.

There’s no more beautiful backdrop for a coastal getaway than Nova Scotia, and no better way to get there than on The CAT. After a short catnap, the ferry is back in action as of May 31st and taking you on a coastal adventure of a lifetime.

The high-speed CAT ferry will take you between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in just 5.5 hours. At half the driving time, you’ll have even more of an opportunity to explore the beauty beyond the horizon. And with plenty of onboard amenities and a knowledgeable staff and crew, your journey will be more than just fast, it will be an experience you’ll never forget.

Immerse yourself in Maritime culture with the finest music, entertainment, food, wine, and beer samplings that the region has to offer with our seaside experiences. Gather everything you need for your Nova Scotia vacation by stopping by the visitors’ center and browse for the perfect souvenir at the Scotia Market gift shop.

During your crossing, keep your family entertained at the kids’ play area and movie lounges. Fuel up for the journey ahead at one of the onboard dining areas: Sip Café, Scotia Market Cafeteria, and Forchu Lounge. And don’t forget to bring your furry friends along for the ride—The CAT has a kennel area with a limited capacity for cats and dogs.

Discover our Onboard Amenities

Add The CAT high-speed ferry to your travel plans, and you’ll add adventure to your vacation.

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