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– An “L” shaped timber pile wharf structure originally constructed in 1961 with a closed face piling and a wave break on the east side of the structure. The original deck structure has been removed on approximately 50% of the length of the wharf. The remaining structure has been barricaded to vehicular traffic. The wharf is used primarily by the fishing community. The northeast corner of the facility is a steel sheet piling structure.

3 – Queen’s Wharf

4 – Marine Slip

– A slipway for the commercial fishing community.

5 – The HQ Property

– In the heart of Downtown Summerside, the HQ Property offers professional office space for lease overlooking the waterfront with ample parking available.

6 – Harbourview Place

– A commercial area available for development in the heart of Summerside’s downtown.

– A commercial property currently home to a local family restaurant.

7 – Dixie Lee Property

 – A lively waterfront marketplace where local artisans operate a number of shops and restaurants. To check out more about our vendors or our seasonal entertainment lineup, check out Spinnakers’ Landing.

8 – Spinnakers’ Landing

- This breakwater was constructed of Island sandstone and is used to provide protection for the marina.

9 – Yacht Club Breakwater

10 – Main Breakwater (not pictured)

- This structure, located at MacCallum’s point, is approximately 963 metres in length. A lighthouse, managed by Fisheries and Oceans, is situated at the end of the breakwater; this lighthouse and the land upon which it is situated are not owned by the Corporation.

1 – Marine Terminal

This terminal includes:

  • a transit shed comprised of 4,970 m2 of heated indoor space

  • a 418.5 m2 building that is comprised of  a classroom or large open work space and a work shop

    • 190 m berth with a depth of 8.4 m (plus tide)

    • 190 m berth with a depth of 6.4 m

    • 66 m berth with a depth of 6.5 m

Please note that these depths may vary along the berth lengths, and we recommend that you contact the Harbour Master at 902-786-6068 for more details.

For cargo vessels, the following parameters must be considered:

  • any vessel under 135m would have no restrictions

  • vessels between 135m and 190m must have a bow thruster 

  • the maximum beam is 25m

  • any vessel not meeting these parameters must consult with the Port and the Pilots to determine if compensating factors are present to permit the vessel to safety enter the Port 

    • The Summerside Port is well positioned for shipping activity from along the Eastern Seaboard of the US, the St Lawrence Seaway, and Atlantic Canada.

    • Tidal range of 1.5 m (5′)

    • Summerside Port is located approximately 25 km from the Confederation Bridge, the year-round connection between the Island and the mainland.

2 – Holman’s Wharf

– A finger pier type steel sheet piling structure which was reconstructed in 1951.


Port Summerside Facilities include:

An approach channel with a width of 80 metres and a depth of 6.4 metres

46.3875° N, 63.7889° W

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