PELEE BY FERRY
The island is serviced by two ferries, the MV Pelee Islander 2 and the MV Pelee Islander (owned by Pelee Island Transportation Company, a subsidiary of the OSTC).
FROM MAINLAND CANADA (1.5 HOURS)
As your journey begins to Pelee Island where you can Socially Distant by Nature, the ferry slowly leaves the mainland and drifts into the horizon. Take this time to relax and chat with family and friends on its safe open air upper deck. Keeping your eyes to the south, you begin to gain a sense of arrival to a new land as the island gently shows its hidden beauty in the nearby distance.
The MV Pelee Islander 2 runs between Pelee Island and either Leamington, ON (spring), or Kingsville ON (fall). Ferry services via the Canadian ports extend from early spring until early December. The Pelee Islander 2 is the largest passenger ferry along the Lake Erie route to Pelee Island; it can transport 400 passengers and 40 vehicles. Take a look at our ferry schedule and event calendar for ferry times. Visit their website in advance to reserve a spot for your vehicle, but if there is no room for your vehicle you can reserve one of our golf carts or e-bikes as an alternative mode of transportation that will still allow you to maximize your island experience!
FROM MAINLAND US (1.75 HOURS)
The MV Pelee Islander runs between Pelee Island and Sandusky, Ohio. Ferry services via the American port extend from early spring until the end of September. The Pelee Islander can transport 200 passengers and 10 vehicles. Take a look at our ferry schedule and event calendar for ferry times. Visit their website in advance to reserve a spot for your vehicle, but if there is no room for your vehicle you can reserve one of our golf carts or e-bikes as an alternative mode of transportation that will still allow you to maximize your island experience!
PELEE BY PERSONAL WATERCRAFT
Located at N 41 49.00 W 82 39.40 in the North Bay of Pelee Island, Scudder Marina offers all the essentials and more for day and overnight stays. The marina can accommodate up to a 65′ vessel; 7-9′ depth at most docks. The marina has a gas filling station and restrooms/showers are open 24/7. For more information contact the marina manager at 519-724-2377 or on VHF channel 68. In advance of your arrival, reserve a golf cart or e-bike to enhance your island experience!
PELEE BY PLANE
The island has a paved 3300 ft. runway with customs service (scheduled in advance) and receives private aircraft from both Canada and the U.S. Professional, safe and reliable air service to the island from the U.S. is provided by Griffing Flying Service. The Pelee Island Transportation Company offers regular scheduled flights during the winter months from the Windsor airport and can be contacted at 1-800-661-2220.
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