The Grand Manan Ferry Service which carries both passengers and cars connects with Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick. The ferry terminal at Black’s Harbour is on the south shore of New Brunswick about 6 miles off of route 1, between St. Stephen and Saint John.
Visitors from the United States may enjoy the scenic drive up the coast of Maine on Route 1 or may go directly from Bangor to Calais on Route 9. Crossing the International border from Calais, Maine to St. Stephen, New Brunswick. The visitor continues on New Brunswick route 1. About 4 miles past St. George, a well marked righ turn shows the route to Black’s Harbour and the Grand Manan Ferry Terminal. Visitors entering New Brunswick from Quebec will enjoy the drive down the Saint John River Valley on the Trans Canada Highway (Route 2). Just before crossing the Saint John River at Fredericton, a right turn on Route 7 will lead to Saint John. On the outskirts of the city, route 7 connects with rte 1.
Heading west about 35 miles, a well marked left turn will show the way to Black’s Harbour.Visitors entering New Brunswick at the Nova Scotia Border, near Sackville, should turn off the Trans Canada at Sussex, and stay on Route 1 through Saint John to the Black’s Harbour turnoff in Pennfield.
Please remember that New Brunswick is on Atlantic Standard Time so set your watches ahead one hour when you cross the border into Canada from the United States or when you cross the border into New Brunswick from Quebec.