Saturday 12 June 2021

Puntarenas – Paquera Ferry With Reduced Hours Starting Oct. 29


COSTA RICA TRAVEL NEWS — The Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes (MOPT) annnounced a change in schedule for ferry service between Puntarenas and Pauquera, starting October 29.

The MOPT said they are taking out of service the Tambor 3 ferry boat for maintenance that will be performed at the ASTIVIK shipyard in Cartagena, Colombia. Since the work is being carried out during the off-season for the service, it should not affect users significantly. The Tambor III is expected to resume regular service by December 10.

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In the meantime, ferry service will be provided with only the Tambor II, on the following schedule:


Starting October 29
Leaves Puntarenas Leaves Paquera
7:00 a.m. 5:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
The ferry ride is about 90 minutes from point-to-point. ThePaquera docks serves the Pacific coastal communities ofTambor, Montezuma, Malpaís and Santa Teresa.The cost for an adult passenger is ¢810 colones, child is ¢485, passenger vehicle ¢11.400.

More info on rates and regular schedule times see Naviera Tambor.

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