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Ferry Departure Times to Isabella

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Ferry Departure Times to Isabella


I will be in the Galápagos Islands at the end of January 2018.

Can someone confirm if the Ferry times below are correct and the only daily options to get between Puerto Ayora and Puerto Villamil (Isabella)? I have read some web pages that suggest there are now two departures a day from each island?

Ayora to Villamil - 2pm daily

Villamil to Ayora - 6am daily

If these are the only ferry options can you recommend any private boat companies that might offer a taxi service between the islands? I was hoping to be more flexible with the departure times.

Any help much appreciated!

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1. Re: Ferry Departure Times to Isabella

There are two ferries/day going in both directions. You can go between those islands either in the morning or afternoon each day, either way. You could also fly, which may be smarter if you need to go to the airport.

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Can you also confirm the other two departure times each way?

Much appreciated.

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3. Re: Ferry Departure Times to Isabella

I can confirm that there is a 7am ferry from Ayora to Villamil because I took it in November. Not sure about the afternoon departure time from Villamil to Ayora though (some websites say 2pm, others say 3pm), but there definitely is an afternoon ferry.

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4. Re: Ferry Departure Times to Isabella

Thanks Kat!

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