Before visiting Isla de Lobos you may have one of the following questions, so here are the frequently asked questions:
1. Is it necessary to request an entry authorization to visit the island of Lobos?
Yes, the tickets issued on our website include the management of entry authorization to the Island. For more information you can read our article Autorización de Visita or visit the page of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura.
2. Does the reservation of my boat ticket to Lobos Island include the authorization?
Yes, you must select any of the options “Ferry Lobos Express”. The “Sólo Ticket Ferry a la Isla de Lobos” option does not include authorization management.
3. Where I can get the boat?
The boats are located at the end of de Port of Corralejo, in front of the bus stop. Can be found the address through this link on Google Maps: https://rb.gy/iwymc5
4. What time are the departures?
Our boats departs every day from Monday to Sunday, check the updated availability in the following link: see schedules
5. What are the ways to buy?
You can buy tickets online and board directly by showing your reservation from your mobile phone, as well as buy tickets at the ticket office or on the boat whenever there are places available.
6. How far in advance should I book?
There is no time limit and as long as there are seats you can buy your tickets before boarding. However, in the case of wanting to request authorization together with the purchase of the boat ticket, we recommend doing it as far in advance as possible since places are limited by the current capacity of the island.
7. How long does it take to tour the island?
To go around the island, the estimated walking time is approximately 2h30min. From the dock where the boat leaves you, the beaches will be 7 min. Walking, the path on the left will take you to La Concha beach and the path on the right will take you to “El Puertito”, an old fishing village where there is a small cove of sand and stones.
8. Where I can eat in Lobos Island?
There is a little restaurant just 7 minutes walking from the little harbour (see map). In any case we advise you to bring something to snack, since there is the possibility that you will not have capacity because it is limited.
9. Do you have a subsidy for large families or residents of the Canary Islands?
No, the ferry to Isla de Lobos does not have subsidies for large families or Canarian residents. However for the activity “Ferry Lobos Express” we offer a 20% discount for Canarian resident adults and children from 4 to 11 years have a 20%+50% discount.
You can find out more about our prices at: https://navieranortour.com/en/ferry/ferry-lobos-island-express-fuerteventura/#PRICES
10. Is it possible to travel in a wheelchair?
Yes, but it is important to know that the landing conditions on the island are very specials so we recommend a minimum of mobility.
11. Can we bring pets on Lobos Island?
No, unfortunately it is not possible. Lobos Island is a Protected Natural Park and it is forbidden enter with animals.
12. How long is the crossing?
13. Can I travel on the schedule you want with the option of the “Mini Cruise & Snorkel”?
Yes, for example you can go on the boat from 10:00 and then at 13:15 embark on the pier of Isla de Lobos to do the ride. Then you have the option of returning in the same boat to Corralejo or return later and continue enjoying the day on Lobos Island.
14. How does the option “Minicruise & Snorkeling’’ works?
Our option Mini cruise with Snorkeling is a short excursion with a glass bottom boat which includes a little round trip into the south of Lobos Island to finally stop during about 35 minutes to do snorkeling. The total duration of the excursion is about 45 minutes. With this option you can also combine our departures to visit Lobos Island, for example you could start at 10:00, 11:00 or 12:00, spend some free time on Lobos Island and at 13:15 the glass bottom boat will pick you up to do the excursion and at the end (around 14:00h) you will have the opportunity to choose if you would like to go back or spend some more time on Lobos Island till the evening.
15. Is it possible to rent bikes / snorkeling equipment / beach umbrella etc. on the island?
No, on Lobos Island there are no shops apart from the small restaurant.
If you want to visit the island of wolves by bicycle you must rent it in Corralejo and book the place on the boat with the purchase of your tickets in the Extras Supplements section select Bicycle Transport.
16. Can I bring a baby cart, parasols, a beach fridge or a surfboard?
Yes, it is possible to bring baby strollers, parasols, beach coolers or surfboard, at no additional cost.
17. Can we travel all year round?
Yes, our departures are daily, except: 1st and 6th January, 16th July (Day of Virgin Carmen), 25th December and any possible cancellations due to bad weather conditions.