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Bay Ferries Limited


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12 Ocean Gateway Pier
Portland, ME 04104
United States

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Call: 207-417-7050


Bay Ferries Limited


(??.? miles from you)

12 Ocean Gateway Pier
Portland, ME 04104
United States

https://www.ferries.ca/

Call: 207-417-7050


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Why You Should Go...

A maritime adventure awaits on The CAT. Travel between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in just 5.5 hours aboard this high-speed ferry, which gives visitors plenty of time to explore the beauty beyond the hor

With plenty of onboard amenities and a knowledgeable staff and crew, The CAT offers visitors an unforgettable adventure. Become immersed in Maritime culture with the finest music, entertainment, food, wine, and beer samplings that the region has to offer with seaside experiences.

Stop by the visitors' center for all of the essentials for a Nova Scotia vacation and browse for the perfect souvenir at the Scotia Market gift shop. Fuel up for the journey ahead at one of the onboard dining areas: Sip Café, Scotia Market Cafeteria, and Forchu Lounge. Entertain the family at the kids' play area and movie lounges, and provide pets with a comfortable ride in the kennel area.

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Why You Should Go...

A maritime adventure awaits on The CAT. Travel between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in just 5.5 hours aboard this high-speed ferry, which gives visitors plenty of time to explore the beauty beyond the horizon.

With plenty of onboard amenities and a knowledgeable staff and crew, The CAT offers visitors an unforgettable adventure. Become immersed in Maritime culture with the finest music, entertainment, food, wine, and beer samplings that the region has to offer with seaside experiences.

Stop by the visitors' center for all of the essentials for a Nova Scotia vacation and browse for the perfect souvenir at the Scotia Market gift shop. Fuel up for the journey ahead at one of the onboard dining areas: Sip Café, Scotia Market Cafeteria, and Forchu Lounge. Entertain the family at the kids' play area and movie lounges, and provide pets with a comfortable ride in the kennel area.

What You Should Know...

Open: Seasonally: May, June, July, August, September, October

Payment: MC, Visa

Discounts: Seniors, Students, Groups, AAA Members

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals, Pets, Bicycle

Available: Café, Bar, Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Business Center, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

Please arrive at the terminal a minimum of one hour prior to sailing. Travelers are required to show a valid passport to gain entry into both Canada and the United States.

Seating aboard The CAT is first-come, first-served and cannot be reserved (with the exception of motorcoach groups who have made prior arrangements). The ferry offers a variety of seats, including airplane-style seating, several tables, and first-class-styled leather seats throughout.

The ferry offers two movies on every crossing and live entertainment on certain dates throughout the season.

Fun Facts

Passenger capacity on The CAT is at least 700 passengers and vehicle capacity is in excess of 200 regular passenger vehicles.

The distance between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia is 185 nautical miles, which is equivalent to 212 statute miles or 341 kilometers.

Because the vessel is US-flagged and must remain so during the charter, US law requires that The CAT use a US crew. Fuel and most supplies will be purchased in Nova Scotia and vessel maintenance will be undertaken by a Canadian crew based in Nova Scotia.

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Why You Should Go...

A maritime adventure awaits on The CAT. Travel between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in just 5.5 hours aboard this high-speed ferry, which gives visitors plenty of time to explore the beauty beyond the horizon.

With plenty of onboard amenities and a knowledgeable staff and crew, The CAT offers visitors an unforgettable adventure. Become immersed in Maritime culture with the finest music, entertainment, food, wine, and beer samplings that the region has to offer with seaside experiences.

Stop by the visitors' center for all of the essentials for a Nova Scotia vacation and browse for the perfect souvenir at the Scotia Market gift shop. Fuel up for the journey ahead at one of the onboard dining areas: Sip Café, Scotia Market Cafeteria, and Forchu Lounge. Entertain the family at the kids' play area and movie lounges, and provide pets with a comfortable ride in the kennel area.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Seasonally: May, June, July, August, September, October

Payment: MC, Visa

Discounts: Seniors, Students, Groups, AAA Members

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals, Pets, Bicycle

Available: Café, Bar, Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Business Center, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

How You Can Follow...

Extra Fun

Insider Info

Please arrive at the terminal a minimum of one hour prior to sailing. Travelers are required to show a valid passport to gain entry into both Canada and the United States.

Seating aboard The CAT is first-come, first-served and cannot be reserved (with the exception of motorcoach groups who have made prior arrangements). The ferry offers a variety of seats, including airplane-style seating, several tables, and first-class-styled leather seats throughout.

The ferry offers two movies on every crossing and live entertainment on certain dates throughout the season.

Fun Facts

Passenger capacity on The CAT is at least 700 passengers and vehicle capacity is in excess of 200 regular passenger vehicles.

The distance between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia is 185 nautical miles, which is equivalent to 212 statute miles or 341 kilometers.

Because the vessel is US-flagged and must remain so during the charter, US law requires that The CAT use a US crew. Fuel and most supplies will be purchased in Nova Scotia and vessel maintenance will be undertaken by a Canadian crew based in Nova Scotia.

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