Chi-Cheemaun Owen Sound Transportation Company

Contact Information
Public Comments Check website to confirm additional sail on Thanksgiving Monday
Office Phone 519-376-8740
Toll Free Phone Reservations 1-800-265-3163
Fax Admin: 519-376-6384 * Reservations: 519-371-2354
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Primary Contact Susan Schrempf, President & CEO; Phone: 519-376-8740 ext 226; Email:
Alternate Contact Stephen Shaw, Vice President Operations; Phone: 519-376-8740 ext 224; Email:
Addresses and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address 717875 Hwy 6
Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N7
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Intersection Hwy 6 and Hwy 21
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description (Service) Passenger vehicle ferry between Tobermory (Northern tip of Bruce Peninsula) to South Baymouth (on Manitoulin Island). There is a 240-seat cafeteria on board the Chi-Cheemaun, which has a capacity of 638 passengers and 143 vehicles. Crossing takes about 1 3/4 hours.
Service Details
Hours Departures: 
Tobermory to South Baymouth:  
Summer schedule (Jun 15-Sep 3): Mon-Sun 7 am, 11:20 am, 3:40 pm, 8 pm 
Spring and Fall schedule: Mon-Sun 8:50 am, 1:30 pm * Additional sails during these schedules: every Fri, between May 4 - Jun14 and again between Sep 4 and Oct 14) at 6:10 pm 
South Baymouth to Tobermory: 
Summer schedule (Jun 15-Sep 3): Departures: Mon-Sun 9:10 am, 1:30 pm, 5:50 pm, 10 pm 
Spring and Fall schedule: Mon-Sun 11:10 am, 3:50 pm * Fri additional sail at 8:15 pm
Dates May-Oct
Areas Served Manitoulin Island ; Northern Bruce Peninsula
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or walk-in * Reservations recommended but not mandatory * Persons holding reservations must check in at least one hour prior to sailing time, or space will not be held
Languages English ; French - Website, Interpretation, available April-Oct by reservation
Fees Service
Established 1921