We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Horne's Ferry

Ontario, Canada
+1 315-783-0638
Review Highlights
Quick easy trip to Wolfe Island

Ferry crew are nice people who made our trip from Cape Vincent to Wolfe Island a breeze. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa B
Clarksboro, New Jersey
Road trip to Merrickville and Brockville and other towns along the Rideau

Ferry Ride was timely and pleasant but cost was out of range ... 1 $18 for 2 people and a car for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sue and Bob D
Read all 64 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cape vincent” (19 reviews)
“an hour” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Ontario, Canada
+1 315-783-0638
Write a Review
Reviews (64)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ferry crew are nice people who made our trip from Cape Vincent to Wolfe Island a breeze. It was our first time driving onto a ferry, let alone one so small, but the crew put us at ease and made the trip fun. We went...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ferry Ride was timely and pleasant but cost was out of range ... 1 $18 for 2 people and a car for a 10 minute ferry ride!

Thank Sue and Bob D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were late but they let us board. Very nice of them and it was a quick ride. Very smooth with no issues. We will do this again for sure.

Thank Mapleglow
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Let's be honest, this is a small, local operation that gets the job done. But you have to know what you are getting into. Maybe, for example, the captain suddenly disappears because he needs to pick up a lunch order (did not offer to pick...More

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We took the first ferry to Wolfe Island. Before we could come aboard, the employees watered every nook and every bench, except. I was amazed how many cars they could transport and all that for free! It took us 20 minutes to get to Wolfe...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This ferry is operated by a family that has given the traffic to and from the USA the best service that could be devised. I have no personal connection with the operaters but I will use this ferry whenever it operates. It is an efficient...More

Thank bearman944
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The captain was having a little engine trouble the day we were there but he was expecting a new engine so everything should be good. It only takes about 10 minutes to cross. The ferry holds about 10 cars. It only took 2 or 3...More

1  Thank Scott H
Reviewed 26 July 2017

With far less cars and people to cross over, and very quick immigration processing, this is the best way to travel between Canada and USA.

Thank RajanJamuna
Reviewed 26 June 2017

If you've got time to kill and are crossing the border, the Horne's Ferry/Wolfe Island/Wolfe Ferry is a great alternative. This Ferry is privately owned and there is a charge, not to be confused with the Wolfe Island Ferry from Kingston ON, which is free....More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This is a unique and pretty way to cross the border. Over the years while vacationing I have been through numerous other mostly larger border crossings between Canada and the US. This was a fun and scenic ferry ride to Wolfe Island, where you go...More

Thank lindakimberley
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
29 July 2016|
Response from Andrew K |
Hi, its only about one mile across the channel between Cape Vincent and Horne's Landing on Wolfe Island. It's roughly a 45 degree angle heading northwest out of Cape Vincent's harbour. Takes about 10 minutes max to get... More