Events are starting up again on Amherst Island, please see the events page for more details. Make sure to observe all public health and other guidelines for participation.

Special restrictions exist on the Amherst Island ferry, please observe all regulations and listen to the directions of the ferry crew.

Important information for residents and visitors can be found on our COVID-19 page.

This page will contain information important for residents, such as the hours of operation of the township, landfill, and other services like the Amherst Island ferry.

Amherst Island Ferry

The Amherst Island ferry service runs from 6:00 am until 2:00 am seven days a week all year long, including holidays. The Island is serviced by the Frontenac II car ferry.

The first ferry leaves the Amherst Island side at 6:00 am and then every hour on the hour after until 1:00 am.

The first ferry leaves the Millhaven side at 6:30 am and then every hour on the half-hour after until 1:30 am.

There is a $9.00 round trip fee for the ferry service collected on the trip from Millhaven to Amherst Island. Bulk tickets can be purchased from the purser on the ferry for $100.

Amherst Island Land Fill

145 Dump Rd., Amherst Island

Open Wed. – 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sat. – 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Sun. – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Payment at Amherst Island landfill is cash only