Photo/Nova Star Cruises

Photo/Nova Star Cruises

Kennebec Journal: The ship that’s expected to provide ferry service between Portland and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, will have 3 restaurants and 3 bars, a casino gaming room, a fitness center and a duty-free retail shop, the operator said Monday [November 18].

Features of the Nova Star

  • 21-knot cruising speed
  • Three restaurants: a 100-seat fine dining restaurant, a 107-seat casual pub-style choice and a 210-seat buffet option
  • Three bars, including a sun-deck lounge
  • Children’s play area
  • 4,300-square-foot casino gaming room
  • 4,300-square-foot conference center and theater
  • Retail store and duty-free shop
  • Fitness center
  • Spa with massage, and manicure and pedicure services

But one key detail remains a mystery: the price of tickets.

Read more about the new Nova Scotia-Maine ferry.


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