San Blas Ferry - New Panama – Colombia Vehicle Ferry - RORO


Staff member
May 26, 2013
San Blas Ferry - New Panama – Colombia Ferry Service

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The San Blas Ferry is due to restart its Panama – Colombia vehicle service on the 4th of August 2015.

The San Blas ferry had previously sailed in 2014, due to Ferry Xpress launching their service San Blas was not able to compete.

Today with no Ferry Xpress Fritz the owner of the San Blas Ferry plans on having two sailing each month crossing the Darien Gap.

The ferry will be taking passengers with their vehicles (Bicycles, Motorbikes , Cars, 4x4's, Motorhomes & trucks) and pets.

The Ferry will be able to take up to 35 cars and 50 bikes on board with a weight limit if 240 tons. There is no height restriction, i.e if the vehicle can drive on the road then it can also board the ferry.

The Ferry will also be the only service to allow passengers together with their vehicle and pets to travel together.

The Ferry will only take 24-28 hours to sail in either direction.

The cost of the service is detailed below, Members of the Overland Sphere FB Group can receive up to a 30% discount on bookings.

Examples of a Sedan, 4x4, Camper under 5m / 3500kg with discounts

Discount Agreed (prices sedan 4x4, Camper under 5m. 3500kg) *Only for Members
Single booking 10% / $1782
3 Bookings: 20% / $1584
5 Bookings: 25% / $1485
7 Bookings: 30% / $1386

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At Overland Sphere we will be trying organise group bookings to take advantage of the exclusive 30% discount, to find out the current status and to join one of the groups planning to ship please visit our FB Group.
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New Overlander
Feb 12, 2016
Hi, does anyone have any recommendations on sailing around the Darien gap while are vehicle is being shipped?
Thanks, Mike