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“On time, comfortable and efficient.”
Review of Ultramar

Ultramar
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$11.99*
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One-Way or Round-Trip Ferry between Cancun and Isla Mujeres
Ranked #9 of 149 things to do in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We are always at your service
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
Newcastle
Level 6 Contributor
148 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
“On time, comfortable and efficient.”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Bought tickets for the crossing to Isla Mujeres from the dock at Playa Caracol, as this was nearest to where we were staying. The cost within the hotel zone is $17 return. If you get the bus to Puerto Juarez outside the zone the fare is almost half the price. We went across to the island on the 10:10 crossing. Using this crossing means travelling via El Embarcadero and picking up more passengers. In total it took around 40-45 minutes. Being first on meant we got seats on the upper deck. It really fills up at El Embarcadero. Staff will come around selling golf cart rental on the island. I had researched some before travelling and was going to hire when we got there, but the guys on the boat used Gomar and the rate was $40 for the day which was agreeable, so we booked en-route. We were serenaded Mexican style during the short crossing and of course soon after a tips bottle is thrust under your nose, but we did tip as he was quite funny and it does add a little something to the experience. The return journey was much the same as the outward journey (same boat). They use a fairly small ferry on the Playa Caracol route. There are much larger and more sleek ferries on the Puerto Juarez route. I think it was good value for money overall and I would reccommend them to any wishing to visit Isla on their holiday.

Visited September 2012
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Westport, Washington
Level 5 Contributor
47 reviews
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“great ride to cozumel”
Reviewed October 1, 2012

very fast and nice crossing, offered beer and drinks at reasonable price to, on time and ferry was clean

Visited October 2012
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Bronx, New York
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Ferry to Cozumel”
Reviewed October 1, 2012

Slightly bumpy ride, they have a bar and snacks for sale. Staff was friendly, bathrooms were surprisingly clean.

Visited September 2012
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Cancun
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great boats”
Reviewed September 26, 2012

This is a very inexpensive but excellent way to get to Isla Mujeres and do your own thing fast and reliable.

Visited June 2012
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Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great Ferry”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

Inexpensive, clean. They have live entertainment on top and it's a fast trip to Isla Mujeres. There are bell hops on each side to handle your luggage (for a small tip)

Visited September 2012
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