New Brunswick River Ferries
Posted 08 October 2008 - 06:31 AM
In about four hours I was able to ride 8 separate river ferry routes crossing the Saint John and Kennebecasis Rivers and Belleisle Bay. From a map you can easily plan a route linking all without any backtracking. Only one required a round-trip: Kennebecasis Island and only one operated to a posted schedule: Millidgeville. The rest were load and go. At Hampstead they saw me waiting from the opposite side of the Saint John River (it’s about a Km wide here) Came over empty then took me across. A very casual operation!
At Gondola Point it was a lot busier with two ferries in operation for the 5 minute crossing leaving each side simultaneously with another boat load ready to board as soon as they crossed.
And the best part: they’re all free!
Here's a couple of Photos and a link to the NB DOT Ferries Page:
Posted 08 October 2008 - 09:38 PM
I'm hoping on my next trip though BC to be able to see some of the smaller ferry operations out there.
Posted 14 October 2008 - 09:19 AM
Nice pictures too!
Ferries is one mode of transport, that I have never fully explored, but I love the infrastructure involved.
(Drawing Courtesy of Edmonton Trolley Coalition)
Posted 02 July 2009 - 01:59 PM
Posted 06 July 2009 - 05:57 PM
Posted 07 July 2009 - 11:54 AM
I'm going to be in the Kelowna/ Penticton and Nakusp areas soon. Looking forward taking at least 2 of these ferries!
Posted 07 July 2009 - 05:14 PM
The Shelter Bay/Galena Bay ferry is very nice, its a good 20 minutes are very peaceful.
Posted 08 July 2009 - 02:19 PM
Posted 08 July 2009 - 03:06 PM
I don't think so
Posted 28 July 2009 - 06:06 AM
Yes and here it is.......
I did the drive in 2003. The last few miles into Yellowknife still hadn’t been paved then. It was raining and mud flying in all directions! You hadn’t seen civilization for miles then all of a sudden……the high-rise buildings of downtown Yellowknife above the treeline!
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