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Bay Ferries

170 Digby Ferry Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 0B2, Canada
+1 506-649-7777
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Awesome trip, awesome ship

The new ferry is a delight. All clean, pretty and new. Lots of amenities. Easy loading and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Beth D
via mobile
Poor inconsistent service

I have used Bay Ferries for years and the people there are nice but the service is aweful. I booked... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sheri S
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Bowmanville
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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170 Digby Ferry Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 0B2, Canada
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+1 506-649-7777
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The new ferry is a delight. All clean, pretty and new. Lots of amenities. Easy loading and off-loading. Trip got us to NS in reasonable time for a reasonable price

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have used Bay Ferries for years and the people there are nice but the service is aweful. I booked a return trip and the second leg was cancelled due to mechanical issues. They did not call my cell but called my house in another...More

Thank Sheri S
Jeff G, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Ferries, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We do call all contact numbers provided to try and reach our guests when there has been a change or cancellation of service. We are very sorry about the interruption in service you experienced and...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Ferry ride was excellent - a bit pricey but well worth the 2 hr plus crossing. It was a nice sunny day and lots of ship activities - very cleanMore

Thank davidgharris4
Jeff G, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Ferries, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are very proud of the Fundy Rose and her crew. We believe we offer great value by saving you time and providing a great sailing experience. We love sunny days aboard the Fundy Rose...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

The ferry is an easy way to relax and get across the bay. I found it was much too expensive just for 2 people and our car, plus what they try to charge for food, drinks and snacks on it. If you're on a budget...More

1  Thank lovethattravellife
Jeff G, Public Relations Manager at Bay Ferries, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We believe we offer great value while saving you driving time and providing a great sailing experience crossing the Bay of Fundy. We do appreciate your feedback, thank you.

Reviewed 20 March 2017

I call it a Luxury Item as it no longer is the best alternative to driving. The highways to NS are in fantastic condition and there is very little time saving. A pleasant voyage nonetheless. The meal was average.More

1  Thank Harold M
Jeff G, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Ferries, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are very proud of the Fundy Rose and her crew and we believe we offer great value by saving you time and money. Sailing across the Bay of Fundy is an experience highly enjoyed...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

No hassle, if a bit pricey, way to avoid driving all the way around the Bay of Fundy if you've already done so while going from NB to NS or vice versa. They seem quite efficient, and the ferry itself is clean and comfortable. Can't...More

Thank Andrew M
Jeff G, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Ferries, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are very proud of the Fundy Rose and her crew. We hope you get another opportunity to sail with us across the Bay of Fundy, the views are spectacular and we often spot wildlife....More

Reviewed 26 February 2017

We recently made a tour of NS and NB during February vacation. We took the ferry from St John to Digby and we're so glad we did! The ferry crossing was wonderful - we were expecting a three hour crossing at this time of the...More

Thank Emily R
Jeff G, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Ferries, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are very proud of The Fundy Rose, her crew, our reservations teams and terminal staff. Our reservations team have in-depth knowledge about accommodations throughout the Maritimes. We are delighted to have been part of...More

Reviewed 23 February 2017

So disappointed, was planning on spending 1 week traveling around Nova Scotia for a "staycation" in June. But gobsmacked at the price to get there, even driving up to St. John's to lessen the cost. Its over $500 to get our family of 4 (2...More

Thank H B
Jeff G, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Ferries, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are sorry that you did not get to Nova Scotia. We believe we offer great value while saving you driving time and providing a great sailing experience crossing the Bay of Fundy. We do...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Ticketing was easy; crossing was very pleasant; food on board was better than expected; very polite and accommodating crew...departure and arrival times exactly as promised...great tripMore

Thank william m
Jeff G, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Ferries, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us on land and sea. We are very proud of the Fundy Rose and her crew. We look forward to welcoming you back on...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017

Whoever conducted the acceptance testing of this vessel for Canada should be fired! The Koreans built it, the Greeks sold it, and unfortunately Canada now owns it. It is a vibrating monstrosity. The only place for a comfortable ride is in the bow area. Not...More

Thank George H
Jeff G, Guest Relations Manager at Bay Ferries, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Our crew aboard the Fundy Rose work hard to ensure your safety and comfort. We appreciate your feedback.

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John H
When booking on-line, is the cost in US or Canadian dollars?
25 March 2017|
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Response from Emily R | Reviewed this property |
CAD...though if you pay online, they calculate the American value for you...
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Carol P
I would, do like to book the ferry from Saint John to Digby in May 2017. When are the schedules available for then.
19 March 2017|
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Response from NLfoodie | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website, click on the "book ferry" link button, and when you see the resulting page open, enter your intended date in the drop-down menu. The schedule for that day will appear and you can select the crossing you... More
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6Miles01
We are not sure of our schedule so do not want to book in advance . How likely is it that there will be space on Saturday September 10 (2016)
4 September 2016|
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Response from Norma Jo S | Reviewed this property |
Even in peak season of summer, there was room on our ferry, so my guess is that you'd be okay. As you get closer to your ate, even the night before, you could try to book as sage online. After Labor Day, tourist numbers... More
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