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

North West Arm Boat Tours
McNabs Island Shuttle


Captain: David Backman
Phone: 902-425-1930
Facebook Page: North West Arm Boat Tours OR McNabs Island Shuttle
https://www.facebook.com/nwaboattours/
https://www.facebook.com/mcnabsshuttle/
Email: nwaboattours@gmail.com
Home Port: Horseshoe Island, North West Arm, Halifax
Boat Capacity: 8-10 passengers
Information: Picks up at Jubilee Road boat launch or Horseshoe Island. Docks at Garrison Pier or Ives Cove. Round trip $25 per person, $15 Children under 12. Bike and pet friendly. Minimum 6 passengers.


Murphys- the Cable Wharf

Website: https://www.ambassatours.com/
E-mail: info@mtcw.ca
Home port: Cable Wharf, Halifax Waterfront
Boat capacity: Kawartha Spirit 180 people - $1400 per hour + tax & surcharge : Peggy's Cove Express 25 people - $890 per hour + tax & surcharge
Reduced rates for school groups - $19.39 per student – minimum 75 students
Information: docks at Garrison Pier. Ideal for large groups


Taylor Made Tours

Captain: Steve Taylor
Phone: 902-448-4982 or 902-465-6272
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/taylormadetoursmcnabsisland/
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
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


Halifax Water Taxi

Captain: SVOP Transport Canada certified captain.
Text and Cell: 902 414 7689
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Water-Taxi-Halifax-420247552155068/
Email: halifaxwatertaxi@gmail.com
Taxi pick up spots: Kings Wharf Dartmouth and Halifax waterfront (next to the wave.)
Several vessels which carry 6 passengers each.
Cost: $10 per person/one way = $20 round trip with a $30 minimum for a trip to McNabs Island.