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Start your journey from the harbor at Playa Blanca by boarding the express waterbus. This water taxi catamaran features submarine views and is a great, low-cost way to admire Lanzarote’s south coast and enjoy a hop-on hop-off journey to and from Marina Rubicon and Papagayo beach.

Cruise to Marina Rubicon and if you wish, hop off to explore the Marina village or visit the Marina Rubicon Market, held here on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Continue your journey along the coastline as you observe Lanzarote’s fish and other marine life through the underwater windows.

Then, hop off at Papagayo beach, regarded as the island’s best beach. Relax on the sands here and swim in the crystal-clear seas before your return trip.

Alternatively, simply make the round-trip journey to enjoy the cruise.

Departure times:

Playa Blanca Harbor to Marina Rubicon:
10am, 1130am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, plus 4:45pm in summer

Marina Rubicon to Papagayo Beach:
10:15am, 11:45am, 1:40pm, 3:40pm, plus 4:55pm in summer

Papagayo Beach to Marina Rubicon:
10:45am, 12:30pm, 2:15pm, 4:15pm, plus 5:20pm in summer

Marina Rubicon to Playa Blanca Harbor:
11:15am, 12:45om, 2:45pm, 4:30pm, plus 5:40pm in summer
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Marina Rubicon
Papagayo Beach
Lineas Romero
Hop on and stop off at Marina Rubicon and Papagayo beach with this waterbus taxi service from Playa Blanca. Settle aboard the glass-bottomed catamaran and cruise to Marina Rubicon and if you wish, on to Papagayo to enjoy its sands and clear seas. As you cruise, observe sea life through the underwater windows and gaze out over Lanzarote’s south coast. The waterbus departs several times daily, except on Tuesdays and Sundays.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great value trip!

Really good trip and great value, worth a visit! Friendly staff and quite informative trip, comfortable seating etc

1  Thank Malc G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip around the coast was lovely but as we approached the beach they started handing out life vests and saying we had to wade through waist high water. We thought they were kidding, but they weren't! The passengers had to climb into a dinghy...More

2  Thank Susan L
Nadia K, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Lineas Romero, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Susan, We are really sorry to hear about the miscommunication and your experience on the Waterbus to Papagayo Beach. If you do wish, please contact us directly via nadia@lineasromero.com, so we can look into it. With kind regards, Lineas Romero

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cruise to the next resort

The water bus leaves the Marina in Puerto del Carmen. Several times a day. It is a beautiful sail, on the right you can see the famous walk to Puerto Calero and the people brave enough to do it, you have to finish it as...More

2  Thank Mary W
Reviewed 19 June 2018
great experience

this is our twice time taking the water taxi on our holiday to Lanzarote, loved it again, sun shining down not a care in the world!! the lady collecting tickets was good fun she laughed and joke with passengers. it can get chilly when more...More

2  Thank maccamac
Reviewed 19 June 2018
Nice trip on a boat but didn't like the 'water taxi' to beach!

Lovely trip on the glass bottom boat and nice to see Playa Blanca and from the sea. We were looking forward to visiting the beach also but didn't realise you had to get a 'water taxi' to the beach! There was no way we would...More

1  Thank rh14n
David G, Manager at Lineas Romero, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hey Thanks but there is no other way for you to be taken ashore to a beach any other way the taxi boat is huge it would be grounded if it went near the beach!

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23 April 2018|
Response from Becky B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they get life jackets and would be ok for small kids it's only a few minutes
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