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Onboard Amenities

Dining, Entertainment and More

The journey is as important as the destination. On the ferry, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy every moment of that journey. Onboard dining, entertainment and great views await during your Northumberland Ferries crossing between Nova Scotia and PEI.

Immerse Yourself in a Truly Maritime Experience

All summer long, experience Northumberland Ferries’ on board programming, featuring live music, local creators, food producers and makers.

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Music on Deck

Caribou Terminal & Wood Islands Terminal
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Onboard Cafés

Join us in the Salt Water Café for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Hot and cold menu items and beverages are available.
Breakfast Menu

Lunch/Dinner Menu

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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.

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Quiet Room

Located on MV Confederation (E Deck), this quiet room offers a peaceful haven; whether you seek a quiet space to nurse a child or to accommodate your sensory sensitivities. Please ask a crew member to gain access.

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Caribou Ferry Terminal Gift Shop

Caribou Gifts, operating seasonally in the Caribou Ferry Terminal, features locally made Nova Scotian products as well as international items.

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Wi-Fi Access

We are pleased to offer complimentary Wi-Fi access. To ensure a pleasant travel experience for all passengers, data size is limited to 1 Mbps per passenger. Due to limited bandwidth, certain webpages are slower than others, particularly sites displaying video and images

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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.

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Music on Deck

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 select departures. 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.

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Seaside Experiences

Northumberland Ferries showcases local creators, food producers and makers, that offer passengers a chance to experience what Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are all about.

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Salt Water Scoops

During the summer season, indulge in an ice cream treat, savour the sweetness of candies, and explore an assortment of branded merchandise at Salt Water Scoops, located aboard MV Confederation (E Deck). Enjoy soft serve ice cream, sundaes and frozen ice cream novelties. Whether you’re craving a nostalgic childhood treat or looking to explore new confectionery delights, our candy collection offers an exciting assortment to satisfy your sugar cravings.

Songs for Your Ferry Trip

Cruise between Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia with Northumberland Ferries with these 75 minutes of tunes to get you in the vacation mindset!

Share Your Ferry Memories with #NorthumberlandFerries

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Sailing Toward Environmental Excellence

Northumberland Ferries 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.