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Ilha Grande Boat Schedules and Ticket Information
The boats to Ilha Grande from Conceição de Jacareí and the city of Angra dos Reis depart several times per day. Here you will find up-to-date information about Ilha Grande boat schedules and online ticket reservations.
Travessia Ilha Grande offers speedboats that ferry people to the 3 major destinations on Ilha Grande – Vila do Abraão, Araçatiba, and Praia Vermelha.
As the island’s Portuguese name suggests, Ilha Grande is a big island. Therefore it is important that you take the best boat to Ilha Grande to avoid arriving at the wrong destination. If you do cross to another part of the island than intended, there are no roads or regularly departing boats to other settlements.
Find the perfect boat time then pre-book your ticket and receive a special online price when you reserve the return trip at the same time.
Choose the location below to see the boat schedules.
Schedules for boats from Conceição de Jacareí to Ilha Grande
The boats from Conceição de Jacareí to Ilha Grande only stop at Vila do Abraão which is the main town on the island. If you require a boat to Araçatiba or Praia Vermelha, then go to the section for Angra dos Reis schedules.
Click to read about how to get to Conceição de Jacarei!
Why cross by boat from Conceição de Jacareí to Ilha Grande?
If you are staying in Vila do Abraão then the best place to take boats to Ilha Grande is from Conceição de Jacarei for the following reasons:
- proximity to the island,
- more boat departures,
- close to the main highway,
- good parking options close to the pier.
Nearest & Cheapest Port to Ilha Grande
Conceição de Jacarei is the closest port to the island and therefore the principal gateway to Vila do Abraão because the boats take the least time to cross to Ilha Grande.
Because of the close proximity, crossing to Ilha Grande from Conceição de Jacareí is also cheaper than if you made the journey from the alternative ports of Angra dos Reis or Managatiba.
Many More Boats to Ilha Grande
Compared to the alternative ports of Mangaratiba and Angra dos Reis, there is more than double the number of boats departing from Conceição de Jacarei to Ilha Grande during the day than those other ports combined.
Even if you miss the boat departure you were hoping to take, don’t worry, another boat will be departing soon, and if you pre-purchase your ticket with us, you can use the same ticket for the next boat. More flexibility makes for a smooth trip!
Close to the highway with parking options
Another advantage of the boat crossing from Conceição de Jacareí to Ilha Grande is the proximity between the pier and the highway. You avoid traffic in the city of Angra dos Reis and Mangaratiba. To do this, just leave the BR101 highway in Conceição de Jacareí and you will already be at the pier where our boats leave.
If you are looking for parking in Conceição de Jacareí to leave your car or motorcycle, you can relax! There are several secure paid parking facilities nearby for you to leave your car while visiting Ilha Grande.
Schedules for boats from Angra dos Reis to Ilha Grande
What is your destination on Ilha Grande?
Angra dos Reis to Abraão
Do you now know the time of the best boat to Ilha Grande that suits you best? Then make your reservation online by clicking on the button above. Prices can be cheaper if you book the return trip at the same time.
The fast flex boats from Angra do Reis to Abraão leave the Santa Luzia pier, located on the oceanfront boardwalk of the city.
The boat crossing to Ilha Grande from Angra dos Reis is 30 minutes, and the arrival point on the island is the pier called Estação Abraão. Upon arrival, it is necessary to walk from the boat to the accommodation, as there are no vehicles on the island.
When planning your boat to Ilha Grande, we advise you to check back to this page for up-to-date schedules and ticket releases. It is normal for the boat times from Angra dos Reis to Araçatiba and Praia Vermelha to change depending on the day of the week or the time of year. There are also more departures in the high season.
If you know which boat you want to take, check the ticket prices and make your boat reservation using the button above.
The boats depart from the central pier of the city located on the boardwalk called the ‘Cais de Santa Luzia’. The crossing to Araçatiba usually takes between 20 and 30 minutes and to Praia Vermelha between 30 and 40 minutes. Upon arrival at Ilha Grande, you will be dropped off at the pier closest to your accommodation. You need to indicate where you will be staying when making your reservation.
Schedule for boats from Vila do Abraão
Every day, boats depart the Estação Abraão pier in the direction of two destinations on the continent: Conceição de Jacareí and Angra dos Reis!
You will be required to be present on the pier at least 20 minutes before your departure to check in with the boat’s representative. Show your ticket confirmation and be advised when it is time to board the speedboat back to the mainland. Check the following schedules to find the best boat from Ilha Grande, and then proceed to the booking page to secure your ticket.
Boats from Abraão to Conceição de Jacareí
Schedules for boats from Araçatiba & Praia Vermelha to Angra dos Reis
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The best speedboats to Ilha Grande
Our service uses the best boats to Ilha Grande! The crossing is made in FlexBoats, which are known for their:
FlexBoats have inflatable tubes along the sides of the boat and a solid fiberglass hull. The hydrodynamics of this combination allows us to offer fast boat crossings to Ilha Grande while at the same time a smooth ride.
Because of their high levels of buoyancy and low center of gravity Flex boats are virtually impossible to capsize. Even a puncture of the inflatable sides would not sink a FlexBoat because the hulls float unassisted. Our sailors have years of experience and the boats have life jackets for every passenger.
Frequently Ask Questions
Travessia Ilha Grande was born with the idea to allow the public to easily book tickets for the best boats to Ilha Grande. It was founded by two consolidated receptive tourism companies in South America, who felt the need to take their experience to the largest and most beautiful island in Rio de Janeiro.
Our aim is to provide you with excellent service in one of the most enchanting places in the world, allowing you to feel an incredible island vibe from the start of your stay to the finish.
- For cancellations up to 72 hours before the day of the service, the amount will be fully refunded or can be converted into a credit;
- Cancellations up to 24 hours before the day of the service, the amount will be refunded by 50% or transformed into a credit;
- Cancellations made on the day of the service or less than 24 hours in advance will not be refunded;
It will be considered a NO SHOW when the passenger is not at the place and/or scheduled time. The service is fully charged and there is no obligation for us to reschedule the crossing;
Clients already booked, or who already have confirmed reservations by means of a deposit or full payment for the service, can reschedule their trip and convert the amount paid into credit according to the following rules:
- credit valid for up to 1 year, counting from the day of application.
- in the event of a down payment, the amount paid will be used to discount the payment for the service to be carried out. The amount will be deducted from the price of the service according to the new date.
- in case of full payment, the route of the service already contracted may be rescheduled, without being affected by the current prive for the new date of the trip, provided that it is used by the same number of people and for the same route.
Your ticket is online, and it will be generated at the time of your purchase. We will make a list with your name and identification code, so it is very important to fill in and verify your data at the time of purchase. Because the ticket is digital, you do not need to use paper to print your ticket.
Are you ready to embark on your trip across to paradise? Then secure your spot right now by booking online with a discount for roundtrip tickets!
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