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La Paz- Mazatlan ferry

Has anyone taken the ferry from La Paz, MX-Mazatlan? Can you tell me what it you cost you and the actual ferry schedule as you remember it?
I will cross with my moto. There seems to be more reliable info on the ferriy going to Topolobampo.
I havent found any sites with current info on the La Paz-Mazatlan crossing.
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Hi mate,

Did that journey ...oooo..blimey about 11 months ago now - twice! The third time I went La Paz to ....erm the other place, north - quicker ferry and cheaper. The la paz - mazatlan was not cheap (about $150 I seem to remember - for me, bike and a tourist cabina). The other destination from la paz to north of mazatlan was half the cost and was a much cleaner ferry. Do the 'one to the north' and go see the copper canyon...flippin amazing.

Have a larf and think of the poor sods like me that are back home wage slavin it!

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I think Guaymas is the town colesyboy is trying to think of. I used the one from LaPaz to Mazatlan in 2003. I remember 1400 pesos for me, bike and turista (shared) cabina.
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...just remembered - Topopolobombo....err no, Topobolampo...christ, its something like that...!
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The other town is Topolobampo and the ferry service is bajaferries.com and yes it is cheaper and quicker and a very nice ferry. It’s an easy ride down to Mazatlan from there. I was impressed when I went the schedule was a bit odd but not all bad. Left La Paz at like 12:00 midnight and arrived at Topolobampo at a tad after daybreak. Rolled off the boat and hit the road.

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Hi,
yeh i did the trip around 3 mounths ago. we camped next to our bikes out on deck with the truckies, it was fun! We took the old 18hr boat to Mazatlan. same company as previous post, and the cost i think was still 1200 pesos Have fun.

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Originally posted by Bicycle Phil:
Has anyone taken the ferry from La Paz, MX-Mazatlan? Can you tell me what it you cost you and the actual ferry schedule as you remember it?
I will cross with my moto. There seems to be more reliable info on the ferriy going to Topolobampo.
I havent found any sites with current info on the La Paz-Mazatlan crossing.
Thanks
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Originally posted by Bicycle Phil:
Has anyone taken the ferry from La Paz, MX-Mazatlan? Can you tell me what it you cost you and the actual ferry schedule as you remember it?
I will cross with my moto. There seems to be more reliable info on the ferriy going to Topolobampo.
I havent found any sites with current info on the La Paz-Mazatlan crossing.
Thanks
We did the Ferry crossing from La Paz to Topo...something or other...midnight to 06oo am crossing...slept out on the deck pretty much the whole ride and arrived mainland ready to hit the road...cost was reasonable...about 121.oo us bucks..not bad for bike and you....and don't forget Alamos and the copper canyon...a bit north to east and then south from topolobompa...a ways but worth the ride...stay safe....d

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