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We're one hour from  The CAT

Nova Scotia is a peninsula, surrounded on three sides by water and Shelburne is located on  the  western South Shore. This provides us with some of the most scenic coastline vistas in the world. Seaside fishing villages, isolated inlets and beaches a plenty await the traveler. We are literally "thrust" in to the Atlantic Ocean at the very Eastern tip of mainland Canada.

Follow the Trans-Canada Highway, Interstate 95, or a host of routes from the New England States and Quebec through New Brunswick to Nova Scotia and... on to Shelburne. From Prince Edward Island, you can take the Confederation Bridge or the ferry from Wood Islands PEI, to Caribou, NS.

From Yarmouth or Halifax, at Shelburne, take exit 25 or 26 into town and you will find MacKenzie's & Wildwood at 260 Upper Water Street.

There is also car and passenger ferry service from Portland, Maine to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, just an hours drive from Shelburne. There is also a ferry from Saint John, New Brunswick to Digby, again, a short drive to Shelburne. If you are traveling from Newfoundland, you will enter Nova Scotia in North Sydney via ferries from Port-aux-Basques or Argentia. Reservations are recommended for some of these voyages, see below for details.


           Portland, Maine to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Bay Ferries LTD's The CAT provides a smooth, comfortable ride between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. With plenty of amenities and a helpful, knowledgeable staff and crew it is an experience you won't forget.

The ferry departs Portland at 2:30pm EST and arrives in Yarmouth at 8:00pm AST. Departs Yarmouth at 8:30am AST and arrives Portland at 2:00pm EST

Reservations: 877-762-7245

Saint John, New Brunswick, to Digby
Daily year-round service by MV Princess of Acadia, three trips daily during peak months.
Toll free: 1-888-249-SAIL / 1-888-249-7245


   Driving Distance to Shelburne from   
Toronto 1557 km 950 mi
Montreal 1238 km 629 mi
Calgary 5151 km 3175 mi
Vancouver 6000 km 3600 mi
Boston 800 km 500 mi
New York 1630 km 1000 mi
Los Angeles 5721 km 3500 mi
Portland, Maine 620 km 400 mi
Bar Harbor 430 km 375 mi

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