Transportation to and from Boracay is well organized. From Caticlan Airport it takes only a few minutes by tricycle to the passenger terminal "Caticlan Jetty Port", where boats are leaving to Boracay Island. Plenty motorized tricycle-drivers are waiting in front of the airport building to transfer passengers to "Caticlan Jetty Port".
Arrived at the passenger terminal "Caticlan Jetty Port" visitors need to buy three different kind of tickets for the trip to "Cagban Jetty Port" in Boracay. One ticket "Environmental Fee" (75 pesos), another ticket for the "Terminal Fee" (100 pesos), as well as a ticket for the ferry of your choice. Note: 100 pesos Terminal Fee is also collected on the way back from Boracay to Caticlan. Children over six years of age are charged the same rates as adults. Cash dispensers (ATMs) are available at the passenger terminal in Caticlan and Boracay Island.
There are two alternatives for the crossing to and from Boracay. Firstly, motorized outrigger boats/bangkas. The fare is 25 pesos in the day and 30 pesos at night time. Numerous of those bangkas operate in very short time intervals to Boracay. Second option is the ferry crossing with Shipping company "Montenegro Lines" (30 pesos). This vessel has an air-conditioned section. Before entering "Caticlan Passenger Terminal" all luggage will be screened through an x-ray machine.
The ferry service between Caticlan and Boracay is frequently during operating hours. The first boat leaves Boracay early in the morning at 5:00am. The last trip from Caticlan to Boracay is around 10:00pm. The ferry crossing of Tabon Strait from "Caticlan Jetty Port" to "Cagban Jetty Port" takes about 10 minutes. A sufficient number of life jackets are available on the boats. Depending on the weather conditions in Boracay between June and October (Habagat season) and strong westerly winds, ferries to Boracay can arrive at "Tambisaan Jetty Port".
Some 5-star hotels, such as the Boracay Mandarin Island Hotel, Boracay Regency and Shangri La Boracay Resort & Spa are equipped with their own boats for their guests.
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