Friday, May 18, 2007

Ferry from Santa Rosalia

From Baja California Travelers message board

I took the ferry from Guaymas in March. I would call them before making plans 622-222-0204 (Mexico number). It is a 40 meter boat, not big-often less than ten vehicles. (Not the big boat pictured on the posters.) They strap all vehicles down to car deck, because the boat may roll a bit. The good news is that they bought it used from some place on the North Sea, where it was designed for rough water, with aluminum superstructure so it can roll to 55 degrees without capsizing-according to Diego at the office.

You should make a reservation-no credit card required- and show up early to kill time hanging around until the Army arrives with the dogs to sniff your car.

The old Guaymas Ferry terminal left over from Fonatur days is deteriorating. It is best to bring along food for the wait-and maybe some Dramamine for the trip if it is looking like rough weather. Sometimes they cancel if it will be too rough, as the trip will take too much fuel if they are having to buck rough water

Monday, February 19, 2007

Current Baja ferry prices and schedule

Schedule - Horario
La Paz - Topolombanpo - La Paz
Topolobampo La Paz Lunes a Domingo 23:00hrs
La Paz Topolobampo Lunes a Domingo 15:00hrs

La Paz - Mazatlan - La Paz
Mazatlán La Paz Lunes - Miércoles - Viernes 15:00hrs
La Paz Mazatlán Martes - Jueves - Sabados 16:00hrs

Fares - Passenger Only
La Paz -Topolobampo - La Paz
Adulto viaje sencillo (derecho de embarque) $680.00
Menores de 3 a 11 años $340.00
Clase cabina, camarote para 1 y/o 4 pasajeros con baño integrado. (Costo adicional al derecho de embarque)

La Paz - Mazatlan - La Paz
Adulto viaje sencillo $770.00
Menores de 3 a 11 años $385.00
Clase cabina (2 camas tipo litera con baño) $400.00
Clase Turista (4 camas tipo litera sin baño) $250.00

Fares for small vehichles
La Paz -Topolombanpo -La Paz
Auto y Pick-Up ( hasta 5.40 mts. )

La Paz-Mazatlan-La Paz
Baja Ferries sails from La Paz to Topolobampo and from La Paz to Mazatlan. They took over the Mazatlan run from Sematur as of April 2005.

You can always try for current prices and schedule at the Baja Ferries Web Site

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