Bob-Lo may be an island but its shores will never limit you. For just across the channel on the mainland is Amherstburg, a quaint, colonial town and just beyond Essex County, one of Canada’s top tourist destinations. Your journey of discovery begins with a ride on the 16 car ferry that operates 7 days a week. The Ferry accommodates residents and guests throughout the year, 365 days departing every 20 minutes.Annual Ferry fees apply. Any inquiries can be answered by calling the Bob-Lo Island Discovery Centre at (519) 736-1111. Crew members are on duty to service you throughout the week and assist you with anything you need. In Amherstburg, you’ll find everything to make your day or night a memorable one… like shopping, dining, sightseeing and medical facilities, to name just a few.
Crew members are on duty Thursday through Sunday. Bob-Lo Beach House Grille is open Thursday through Sunday, any boats wishing to visit the Island Monday through Wednesday are asked to call ahead Thursday through Sunday to make reservations.
Bob-Lo Island Marina is a participating Port of Entry. Upon arriving in Canada as a non-citizen you are required to immediately report your landing by phone. A dedicated phone line is located in the marina to call direct. Bob-Lo Island Marina is designated as a port for non-resident entry and call-in Marina for Canada Customs.