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
Review Highlights
a Great Alternative to the Gananoque Border Crossing

If you've got time to kill and are crossing the border, the Horne's Ferry/Wolfe Island/Wolfe Ferry... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike D
Minden ON
Unique and Pretty Ferry Ride

This is a unique and pretty way to cross the border. Over the years while vacationing I have been... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Read all 56 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good39%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cape vincent” (19 reviews)
“an hour” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Ontario, Canada
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (56)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

It was during sunset, great ride! Dont miss if you are around Kingston. The ride was free. There is a beach on the island very nice sandy beach to try out!

Thank mix22888
Reviewed 17 September 2016

What a great deal... FREE. best to walk on and not take your car. We took the ferry over to Wolfe Island and had a blast just hanging out in town...

Thank nattofeet
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived by ferry from Kingston, Ontario and always wanted to go to the Wolfe island ferry to Watertown, New York. We expected a larger ferry not knowing it was small only to hold not more than 10 vehicles. We didn't know we had to...More

1  Thank Jo A
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

very professional guys here! they run a tight ship! always on time and friendly. I enjoyed our short ride!! see you next year!!

Thank 24gregoryd
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

If you are at a lose end one day, hop over to Wolfe Island. 20 min free ferry. Go to the bakery, grab some lovely home baking, have a drive round the island. Nothing really note worthy to see. You can get to the USA...More

Thank PJay2412
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The ferry ride was great it could really use to try and squeeze a few more places to sit though more accessible for those who can walk would also be a great idea

Thank mickeylee2015
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

THERE IS A FEE TO RIDE HORNE'S FERRY OF AROUND $17 USD for the car + $2 USD for every passenger other than the driver. The FREE FERRY is the Canadian ferry you will need to take afterwards to get to Kingston and mainland Canada...More

3  Thank Denis A
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The ferry service has been owned by the same family for over 200 years. This is a small ship which can handle about 6 vehicles at a time. No camping trailers for sure. It goes between Cape Vincent, NY to Wolfe Island, Ontario. The scenery...More

1  Thank Albert C
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