Public Notice: Pelee Island Ferry Service Advisory for Thursday, Aug 17 & Friday, Aug 18 more

Warm breezes rustle the vineyards of Pelee Island, which owes its mild climate to the moderating effects of Lake Erie, and has long served as a haven for both winemakers and visiting wine-lovers.

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Vehicle reservations are required on all sailings.

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Jiimaan

Pelee Islander

Cafeteria

We make your lake crossing even more enjoyable by offering fine dining with a panoramic view.

Boatique

Want a souvenir? The Jiimaan Boatique sells collectables, local art and great island clothing.

Scenic Journey

On Pelee Island, you’ll fall in love with its winding hiking trails, lush greenery and sunny vineyards.

Reservations Required. Book your spot today.
Hours of Operation: Mon-Sun 8-5pm
Phone1.800.661.2220 (Local: 519.326.2154)
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Safety Regulations

WARNING

Customers must declare additional fuel containers upon arrival at the dock. Transport Canada safety regulations prohibit the carriage of gasoline and propane in excess of the following quantities:

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES

Not more than two cylinders of propane safely secured to the vehicle in an upright position with valves closed and tagged.

VEHICLES WITH A BUILT-IN PROPANE TANK

The tank must be (OEM) original equipment manufactured and engineered for the vehicle.

AUTOMOBILES

Not more than one 25 litre container of gasoline.

MOTORBOATS

Not more than two portable 25 litre containers.

All persons must vacate the vehicle deck during crossing.

General Information

TICKETS

Must be purchased before boarding the vessel.

CHECK-IN

Persons holding reservations must check-in at vehicle ticket booth at least ONE HOUR prior to sailing time, or space will not be held.

CANCELLATIONS

Reservations must be cancelled at least 120 hours (5 Days) prior to sailing time or full vehicle fare will be charged. Cancellations can be made at either ferry terminal or by calling 1-800-661-2220.

PASSENGERS BOUND FOR THE UNITED STATES

Proper identification is mandatory including birthdates for all individuals travelling and valid passports or passage may be refused.

RANDOM SCREENING

Baggage and vehicles may be subject to random screening as per security regulations.

ALL VEHICLES AND FREIGHT

Must be at dock at least ONE HOUR prior to sailing.

PASSAGE MAY BE LIMITED

or restricted by size and/or type of vehicle.

SECURITY

Vehicles are loaded and unloaded at owner’s risk.

CREDIT CARD/DEBIT ON THE SHIP

Credit and Debit cards accepted on the Jiimaan, however only credit is accepted on the Pelee Islander.

CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL

Unless purchased onboard, alcohol is strictly prohibited as per LLBO regulations.

PETS

Pets are allowed in the vehicle and in designated areas of the outside deck of the ship and must be accompanied by owner. Please ask a crewmember for direction.

CROSSING TIMES

Leamington and Kingsville to Pelee Island approximately: 1 hour and 30 mins
Sandusky, Ohio to Pelee Island: 1 hour and 45 mins

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES

Information for Persons with Disabilities

Elevator Service: Available on the MV Jiimaan. Not available on the MV Pelee Islander.
Please advise ticket agent upon arrival if required.

Wheelchairs: Manual wheelchairs available for persons with disabilities at all terminals and vessels. Please ask staff for assistance.

Washrooms:  Barrier-free washrooms available at Kingsville and Leamington terminals and aboard the MV Jiimaan.  An accessible washroom is available on the MV Pelee Islander. The upper deck is not accessible on the Islander.

Click Here to read the OSTC Customer Service Policy for Persons with Disabilities.

 

Management reserves the right to alter schedule, departure and destination points and fares at any time without notice.

The Vessel owner/operator assumes no responsibility for contents of any vehicle or for the security of or damage caused to or by vehicles, motorcycles and bicycles for any reason while aboard the ship.