The Amherst Island Ferry Service operates between Millhaven Wharf and Stella Wharf and is operated by Loyalist Township on behalf of the Ministry of Transportation. Service is on a daily basis, year round.
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Millhaven Dock - 5604 Highway 33
GPS Coordinate: Decimal Degrees -76.741, 44193 (photo: Brian Little)
Ferry leaves Stella on the hour, 6:00 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Ferry leaves Millhaven on the half hour, 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Restrictions: No passengers on the 6:30 a.m. trip from Millhaven on Wednesdays (fuel trip)
Ferry will not be held for late arrivals.
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Fares (as of May 1, 2011):
Note: An administration charge of $20.00 to be added to the fare for any motorist with insufficient funds to pay fare. The administration charge is required to cover costs incurred to prepare an invoice.
Regular ferry maintenance is usually scheduled in advance and often advertised in local newspapers, the Township website, ferry dock signboards and household mailing to Island residents.
Prolonged unexpected breakdowns are announced on local radio stations and a message will be on the ferry office phone (613-389-3393). The Amherst Island radio station, CJAI 92.1 FM,or email email@example.com can be contacted if there are any announcements to be made concerning the ferry service.
Cell Phone Use While Loading and Unloading the Ferry
Due to health and safety concerns of the traveling public, crew and property, the use of cell phones while loading and unloading the ferry is prohibited. Please pay attention and follow instructions from ferry staff.
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