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#215544 - 01/09/02 06:28 AM Water Taxi question
My husband and I will be arriving in Belize City International airport at 3:51pm on February 5. My question is: with customs and baggage claim, will we have enough time to catch the 5:00 Water Taxi to Caye Caulker?
Also, where does the Taxi drop us off on CC? On the website it says "the main dock" but I haven't seen that on a map yet.
Does anyone have any tips to make the trek from Belize City to CC any easier?

#215545 - 01/12/02 02:48 AM Re: Water Taxi question
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Fly. After you clear customs at International reenter the terminal building and purchase a ticket on Tropic, Maya or Island Air. Flight is about 10 minutes in a small plane.

#215546 - 01/12/02 05:56 PM Re: Water Taxi question
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Maya and Island Air are the same; it is now called: Maya-Island Air and their last flight for Caye Caulker leaves at 4:15 PM. However, with previous reservations they may be persuaded to 'wait' for you to clear customs.

Try: t.travel@btl.net for reservations.

#215547 - 01/15/02 08:34 PM Re: Water Taxi question
Thank you both for your responses. However, I really would rather save the $100 and take the Water Taxi. Do your replies indicate that we will not be able to make it to the Marine Terminal by 5:00?
Thanks again for your help.

#215548 - 01/19/02 03:21 PM Re: Water Taxi question
You should indeed be able to make the 5:00 p.m. water taxi. When you get to the island, if you need assistance booking snorkeling, dives or inland tours, please stop by my office. I will be glad to help.

Wendy A.

#215549 - 01/22/02 05:17 AM Re: Water Taxi question
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What's the best way to get from the airport in BC to the water taxi terminal? Cab? Or is it short enough to walk. We will have bags with us.

#215550 - 01/22/02 07:52 AM Re: Water Taxi question
You will need to take a cab - cost $17.50 U.S. It is a half hour cab ride.

Wendy A.

#215551 - 01/22/02 04:08 PM Re: Water Taxi question
I know you can get the "water taxi to either BC or AC, but what about to or from Corozal?

#215552 - 01/22/02 06:56 PM Re: Water Taxi question
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Apparently there is a BOAT RUN between Corozal and San Pedro, Ambergris Caye.

The boat is THUNDERBOLT. It leaves San Pedro for Corozal at 7:00 AM (1-1/2 hour boat trip) and departs Corozal at 3:00 PM daily. The cost is: $40.00 BZ.

There is a flight from San Pedro to Caye Caulker at 5:10 PM on Maya-Island Air (10 minutes), $26.00 US per person. Otherwise, you can spend the night in SP and catch the water taxi the following day.


#215553 - 01/23/02 04:28 PM Re: Water Taxi question
Thanks Mermaid that will get me started....


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