Please anticipate possible passage delays. All non-registered Nova Scotia boats should call 24 hours in advance to schedule a passage at the number indicated below. Please note the following exceptions:

  • If you are planning to travel from outside of Nova Scotia, but are traveling within Canada, it is important to check provincial health measures regarding social gatherings, physical distancing, or the need to self-quarantine. More information can be found here:
  • If you are an international visitor, you must first contact Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to ensure proper clearance before travelling. More information can be found here:

Given the current travel restrictions, the below hours of operations apply to registered Nova Scotia boats and/or Nova Scotia residents only.

June 1 to June 21, 2021
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday - Monday

June 22 to August 8, 2021
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

August 9 to September 6, 2021
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

September 7 to September 11, 2021
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday - Monday

September 12, 2021 and after
Limited passage

Schedule may be subject to change. For more information, phone 902-535-2118 or 902-295-2069.

Limited passage available by request. Call 902-535-2118 to schedule a crossing.

Check back frequently for the most up-to-date information related to the hours of operations for this season once visitor service restrictions have been lifted.

Marine VHF Radio Channel 10.

To contact the Lockmaster call 902-535-2118.

Grounds open year-round.