Port Specifications - Shelburne

  • Vessel Agents

    The partners in the Atlantic Canada Cruise Association are ready to welcome your ships to our harbours. These vessel agents can help you secure the berths you need. For more information please contact:

    Don Faye

    Port Manager
    Phone: 902-875-7009

    Harbour Master
    Phone: 902-875-3316

    Tourism Coordinator, Town of Shelburne
    Phone: 902-319-0294
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    Available Services

    • Water
    • Provisions
    • Fuel
    • Lighting
    • Garbage
    • Gangways
    • Security
    • Pop-up visitor centre on arrival
    • Dockside Welcome
    • Shuttle Services
    • Medical / Hospital / Police

    Pictou Port Statistics

    1; less than 500 m from attractions
    Berthage Length
    169 metres
    Depth at Berthage
    9.2 metres (lowest tide)
    Channel Depth
    10.2 metres (lowest tide)
    Channel Length
    9.179 Nautical miles
    Turning Depth
    500 metres
    Yes, 16 metres turning circles. Passengers will be tendered to Historical Dock Street via the Dock Street Wharf
    Tender Distance
    2 km
    Floating Docks
    Yes; 4.1 metres / 6 metres
    Pilotage Required?
    No requirement; contact port manager to request in advance
    Airline & Airport Information
    By Air

    Halifax International Airport is just 222 km from Shelburne, approximately 2 hour drive by car. There are daily flights from Boston, Toronto and Montreal with connections to any major airport in North America and Europe. For more information please visit the Halifax International Airport Authority website at www.flyhalifax.com.

Mission Statement

Atlantic Canada Cruise Association is a regional partnership leading growth and development of the cruise industry to enhance Atlantic Canada's market position.

Growth of the cruise industry in Atlantic Canada provides broad economic benefit to the Atlantic Canada region through the growth of port infrastructure to meet the needs of the cruise industry and through strategic marketing partnerships.

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We would be happy to hear from you!

Atlantic Canada Cruise Association
PO Box 29052
Halifax, NS B3L 4t8

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