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.
Join Northumberland Ferries in the summer months for live Music on Deck performances and Seaside Experiences that showcase local creators, food producers and makers, during select Northumberland Strait crossings.
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.
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.
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. Open for the summer.
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.
Caribou Gifts, operating seasonally in the Caribou Ferry Terminal, features locally made Nova Scotian products as well as international items.
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
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.
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!
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.