Port of Yarmouth

Record #: YAR0056
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2020
Last Full Update: 19 Feb 2020


Public Bulletin Private wharf, contact wharfinger for berthage arrangements and rates.


Located In Yarmouth (town)
Where To Find Us
64 Water St
Yarmouth, NS B5A 4B1
Areas Served Yarmouth County


Website www.portofyarmouth.ca
E-Mail admin@portofyarmouth.ca
Contact Greg Nestor, Wharfinger; Phone: 902-742-1803 * 902-740-4780; Fax: 902-749-0375; Email: admin@portofyarmouth.ca
Alternate Contact Greg Shay, Port Manager; Phone: 902-742-7159 * 902-740-0613; Fax: 902-742-3164; Email: greg@district.yarmouth.ns.ca
Mailing Address c/o Yarmouth Area Industrial Commission 
PO Box 131 
P.O. Box 131 
Yarmouth, NS 
Canada B5A 4B1

Description & Services

The Port of Yarmouth is located on the south western tip of Nova Scotia, Canada. It is the first secure port of destination from the US Eastern Seaboard and one of the four ports of entry to Nova Scotia for international vessels. 
It is conveniently located in close proximity ( view map) to the Yarmouth Regional Hospital, the Yarmouth Airport , and the main Provincial highways leading to Halifax.  
The Port of Yarmouth is a major hub of the fishing industry in south west Nova Scotia, which has Canada‚Äôs most productive fishing grounds; in fact, it has the largest lobster fishing grounds in the world. 
Visitors may view the daily activities of fishermen but no public access is allowed on the wharf.