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Baja Ferries

Address: Pichilingue, Baja California Sur, La Paz, Mexico
Phone Number: +52(0)612 1256324
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Ranked #22 of 24 Attractions in La Paz
Type: Ferries/ Boats, Transportation
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Type: Ferries/ Boats, Transportation
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Mexico City, Mexico
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338 reviews 338 reviews
96 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We took the ferry from La Paz to Topolobambo, about seven hours. The ferry is not very clean or in good conditions. Having said that you can watch the most incredible sunsets and views in the ride. If you don´t mind the rustic experience you might be amazed by the views.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

long lines and the wait was very long--three hours standing, but we were able to sleep four hours in our private cabin

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Fort St. John, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Definitely spent a lot of time researching this part of our trip. We took the ferry from La Paz to Mazatlan. We were unable to get a cabin online. However MAKE SURE you purchase a cabin at the reception once the ship has started its departure. Its a small cut out of your wallet, and worth every penny. The 4... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Recently, we needed to get from Mazatlán to Cabo San Lucas and decided to take the ferry instead of flying. I found it a little difficult to book as I wanted a cabin and couldn't seem to get one online when I was trying to book. I called the number on the website, but had a bit of difficulty as... More 

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SJD
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We were traveling from La Paz to Topolobampo. They told us we had to be there 2 hrs before the ferry was scheduled to leave, so we did. By the way, we had one dog, 2 cats and a baby with us. Around 1:30 pm (1 hour before the scheduled departing time) they started loading the big trucks onto the... More 

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Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have travelled on this ferry a few times. If you have animals it is inhumane how they are treated. Your pet must be in a cage and then they are put up on the outside deck in blazing heat and you are not. Allowed to go out to give them water not can they leave the cage to go... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

To be honest I had large expectations about this experience maybe because I believed it was going to be like being on a cruise...sorry but let me tell you that is not a cruise, it's a ferry. First of all, the Aduana in Topolobampo is a mess (old and unconfortable building), the ship regularly departs late, eventhough I think it... More 

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Austin, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

If you are up to the adventure you must take this ferry watching the trucks load it is very impressive. Service is not that good, but if you are a relaxed tourist and choose a good and expensier área to do the trip is totally worth it.

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Rio Rico, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

That was a very surprising good experience... very affordable and comfortable. We took the ferry in La Paz and traveled to Topolobampo, Sin. We took our car so it was so convenient... great experience. We leave on time, food is provided with your ticket, they have a bar (very noisy) elevators, awesome views at the decks..... very good experience

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Ajijic, Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We've taken the ferry several times (and will again in the evening). The route from La Paz to Mazatlan is a long one, at about 14 hours. This ferry is old and beat up but the cabins are OK and Baja Ferries does a great job getting everyone on and off. You'll get the Aduana hassle in La Paz and... More 

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