Getting to McNabs Island

McNabs Island is accessible by private boat, or commercial water taxi and charter boat operators from Halifax, Dartmouth and Eastern Passage. Depending on pick-up and drop-off locations, the trip takes about 20-30 minutes from downtown Halifax or Dartmouth, and 10 minutes from Eastern Passage.

A & M Sea Charters

Captain: Albert Conrod
Phone: 902-465-6617
Website: www.amseacharters.com
Email: albert@amseacharters.com
Home port: Fisherman's Cove, Eastern Passage
Boat capacity: 29 people per trip
Information: docks at Garrison Pier or Ives Cove
Cost: $20 + HST per person - minimum 20 people - reduced rate for school groups

McNabs Island Ferry

Captain: Mike Tilley
Phone: 1-800-326-4563, 902-465-4563
Website: www.mcnabsisland.com
E-mail: redbeard@mcnabsisland.com
Home port: Fisherman's Cove, Eastern Passage
Boat capacity: 8 people per trip
Information: can land along shoreline Wreck Cove, Ives Cove
Cost: $20 per person - reduced rate for larger groups


Murphys- the Cable Wharf

Phone: 902-420-1015
Website: www.mtcw.ca
E-mail: info@mtcw.ca
Home port: Cable Wharf, Halifax waterfront
Boat capacity: Kawartha Spirit & The Harbour Queen - 190 people: Summer Bay - 100 people
Information: docks at Garrison Pier
Cost: $20.60 + HST per person - 50-75 people OR $15.45 +HST for 75 or more people.


Taylor Made Tours

Captain: Steve Taylor
Phone: 902-448-4982 or 902-465-6272
Website: www.taylormadetours.ca/
E-mail: taylormadetours@hotmail.com
Home port: Fisherman's Cove, Eastern Passage
Boat capacity: 8 people per trip
Information: can land along shoreline in Wreck Cove, Ives Cove or Garrison Pier (by special arrangement)
Rate: $20 per person - reduced rate for larger groups