Ferry to Isla Mujeres

Visit Isla Mujeres aboard the Xcaret Xailing Ferries

Discover the beauty of Isla Mujeres on the Xcaret Xailing Ferries! Aboard modern boats with state-of-the-art technology, you will cross in only a few minutes from Cancun to Isla Mujeres.

Xailing Ferries depart from El Embarcadero Isla Mujeres at Km 4.5 of the Cancun Hotel Zone. Make the trip in comfortable boats with air-conditioned cabins and open areas. The Ferry boat arrives at the northern tip of the island, which is the most visited area featuring its main beaches and the shopping area. Get ready to discover Isla Mujeres with Xcaret Xailing!


Cancun (Embarcadero)
Isla Mujeres
  • 09:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
  • 10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
  • 11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
  • 12:00 p.m.01:00 p.m.
  • 01:00 p.m.02:00 p.m.
  • 02:00 p.m.04:00 p.m.
  • 04:00 p.m.05:00 p.m.
  • 05:00 p.m.06:00 p.m.
  • 06:00 p.m.07:00 p.m.
  • 07:00 p.m.08:00 p.m.
*Schedules subject to weather conditions and operative capacity.The open ticket allows you to board at any of the available times.
  • Sea transfer on two routes: Cancun - Isla Mujeres or Isla Mujeres – Cancun, whether single or round-trip ticket.
  • Free access to the Scenic Tower of Cancun.
  • WiFi and toilets on board.
  • Designated seating and spaces for people with disabilities.
  • Luggage storage.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Pet area.
  • For your safety, we ask you to respect the restricted access areas, as well as to remain seated during the ride.
  • We ask you to arrive in advance of your departure time. Also, arrive with plenty of time if you have to check any piece of luggage.
  • If your clothes are wet or you have sand, we ask you to use the external spaces.
  • Wear comfortable clothes, cap, and chemical-free sunscreen.
  • Show to the ferry port 30 min before boarding. Spaces are subject to availability.
  • Minors under 18 years of age must travel with an adult.
  • If you added transportation from your hotel, please confirm the pick-up time and place.
  • Your ferry ticket is valid for 6 months from the date chosen, in case you need to make a change.
  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • We ask you to follow all the crew's instructions, for your safety and that of your family and friends.
  • In case of bad weather, the authorities, through the Port Captaincy, will indicate if safe navigation is possible.
  • To access the Scenic Tower, you must present your Ferry ticket. It is valid for up to 7 days after the date of visit.
  • Smoking Control: At Grupo Xcaret we comply with government regulations by offering smoke-free and emission-free spaces. For smoking, we have designated exclusive areas restricted for minors, pregnant women, senior citizens, and people with cardiovascular and pulmonary health problems.

About Isla Mujeres

The best way is taking the ferry to Isla Mujeres from Cancun that departs from El Embarcadero (pier) in the Cancun Hotel Zone km 4. The trip is safe, comfortable and in modern vessels with air conditioning and great view along the way.
A single ticket for the ferry to Isla Mujeres costs $14.50 USD for adults and $11 USD for children 5 to 11 years old. The round-trip ticket costs $28 USD for adults and $21 USD for children.
Totally worth it. Isla Mujeres is a Mexican Caribbean destination where you can enjoy Punta Norte, named within the 25 best in the world in the Traveller's Choice 2020 awards, dine in its restaurants and enjoy a magical sunset on the Malecon. You can also go to Punta Sur, visit the viewpoint and take the emblematic photo, snorkel or dive to admire the underwater art museum MUSA among many other activities.
The crossing to Isla Mujeres takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes. The first ferry from Cancun leaves at 9:00 am and from Isla Mujeres at 10:00 am. Ferries depart every hour on the dot.
Depending on where in Cancun’s Hotel Zone, it can be from 4 to 6 miles away. If we put this in time, it’s approximately 20 to 30 minutes.
In the Cancun Hotel Zone, the Embarcadero Isla Mujeres is on the 4 km, next to the Scenic Tower and the Cancun Theater. From there, you can take the ferry to Isla Mujeres and spend a wonderful day on this island.


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Valid for 6 months from the date of visit, in case you need a change.