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Viewing Decks

Viewing Decks

The Viewing Decks offer a great opportunity to walk around the ships, as well as take in the beautiful views of the Northumberland Strait. It is quite common to spot seals, birds and often porpoises swimming along side the ships. Relax outside and enjoy the crossing as you take in the sea salt breeze.

Salt Water Café

Onboard Cafés - Limited Service

Join us in the Salt Water Café on board mv Holiday Island and mv Confederation. A reduced menu is available for your convenience and safe passage in 2021.

English Menus

French Menus

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Ice Cream and Snacks

On board mv Holiday Island enjoy soft-serve ice cream and snacks at the Coastal Café (open seasonally).

On board mv Confederation enjoy ice cream treats (open seasonally).

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Dog Park

Conveniently located at our Wood Islands Ferry Terminal, our Dog Park provides a grassy, fenced-in area for furry friends to enjoy leash-free play and a chance to stretch their paws before embarking on a ferry voyage.

Seaside Experiences

Seaside Experiences - Returning in 2022

Throughout July to September, don’t miss out on our fantastic Seaside Experiences. During your crossing, immerse yourself in a truly Maritime experience with some of the finest live music, entertainment, food, wine, and beer samplings the region has to offer. Sit back and enjoy incredible ocean views, food, and live entertainment.

Music on Deck

Music on Deck - Returning in 2022

Here’s your golden opportunity to travel by sea, save time, drive less and enjoy some great Maritime music! Northumberland Ferries’ Music on Deck Program showcases some of the best up-and-coming talents in the region, as they perform on deck just for you. All you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the live entertainment—available July through September on the 1:00pm and 2:45pm departures from Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island, and Caribou, Nova Scotia. You may also catch a live musical performance in the ferry terminals on select dates during the summer months. For musicians, apply to become a Music on Deck performer here.

Ice Cream, Snacks and Souvenirs

COWS Ice Cream and Souvenirs - Returning in 2022

COWS Ice Cream—rated the best ice cream by Tauck World Discovery—is based in Prince Edward Island…and what better way to taste a sweet treat than onboard mv Confederation. Enjoy a delicious COWS ice cream cone, and pick up one of the company’s iconic t-shirts at the same time!

The Gift Shop features goods created by local merchants from both sides of the Northumberland Strait. Shop music, books, jewelry, apparel, artwork, candy and much more. Join us in store for a unique Maritime experience!

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Sailing Toward Environmental Excellence

Northumberland Ferries Limited is committed to sustainable operations. That’s why we’ve been a member of Green Marine — North America’s premier marine industry environmental certification program — since 2018.

The Green Marine certification is more than a symbol — it’s a promise. Our participation in this voluntary program represents our dedication to keeping our oceans clean and safe. By addressing key issues including greenhouse gas emissions, community impacts, and water and land pollution, we help ensure your vacation adventure by sea is kind to our planet, too.

Learn more and see the latest Green Marine report.

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