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#318996 - 01/17/09 01:00 AM Is there a place on AC for an ATV rental?
Bwana Offline
Greetings! Long time reader, first time poster, great place BTW. I will be flying into AC in about a month and was wondering if there was a place to rent an ATV. I tried a search and didn't come up with any place. I was there last year and went the golf cart route, which was great until we got up north. My brother was there a week ago and claimed the road had degraded even more.

I figured if there was a place that rented one, I would do that, if not, I guess I will make sure to get a cart with the ATV tires and bring a life jacket. wink

Thanks in advance for your help, it's much appreciated.

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#319388 - 01/20/09 12:33 AM Re: Is there a place on AC for an ATV rental? [Re: Bwana]
Bwana Offline
I thought I would give this one more bump.

I take it from the lack of response, I better start looking around for a golf cart? LOL

Cheers,

Greg

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#319393 - 01/20/09 12:49 AM Re: Is there a place on AC for an ATV rental? [Re: Bwana]
papashine Offline
I don't believe that you can rent an ATV, rent a golf cart with a gas engine [not electric] and all terrain tires, you should be able to make it quite a ways up north.
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#319396 - 01/20/09 12:54 AM Re: Is there a place on AC for an ATV rental? [Re: papashine]
Bwana Offline
Thanks for the reply papashine, that's what I did last year and will likely end up doing again. I just figured if there was a place that rented any kind of ATV, I would go that route, but I thought it would be a long shot at best.

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#319456 - 01/20/09 02:30 PM Re: Is there a place on AC for an ATV rental? [Re: Bwana]
Belize-N-Us Offline
Let's all hope that ATV rentals NEVER come to AC!
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#319462 - 01/20/09 03:41 PM Re: Is there a place on AC for an ATV rental? [Re: Belize-N-Us]
Phil Offline
There was one last year, but it closed.

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#319466 - 01/20/09 03:51 PM Re: Is there a place on AC for an ATV rental? [Re: Belize-N-Us]
pugwash Offline
Originally Posted By: Belize-N-Us
Let's all hope that ATV rentals NEVER come to AC!

Why should we ALL hope? I certainly don't smile

Most if not all Golf Cart Rentals are not supposed to be taken north of Palapa Bar, and for those who choose Sundivers, Journeys End, Las Terrazas or any of the fine homes for rent north of Palapa Bar, a more sturdy vehicle would be a great and welcome alternative to a 2 hour wait for the water taxi.

I should also question if the term ATV is correct or if in fact UTVs (like a Polaris Ranger or a Yamaha Rhino) are what is being discussed here? If they are ever put into a rental fleet there is a good case for ensuring the vehicles are fitted with a governor to keep speeds below 20mph
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#319469 - 01/20/09 04:01 PM Re: Is there a place on AC for an ATV rental? [Re: Phil]
SimonB Offline
Thankfully! Most of the time they were used to terrorize people on the beach.

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#319487 - 01/20/09 06:06 PM Re: Is there a place on AC for an ATV rental? [Re: pugwash]
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Originally Posted By: pugwash
If they are ever put into a rental fleet there is a good case for ensuring the vehicles are fitted with a governor to keep speeds below 20mph


Talk about oppressive government.
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#319531 - 01/20/09 09:46 PM Re: Is there a place on AC for an ATV rental? [Re: pugwash]
Belize-N-Us Offline
Originally Posted By: pugwash
Originally Posted By: Belize-N-Us
Let's all hope that ATV rentals NEVER come to AC!

Why should we ALL hope? I certainly don't smile

and welcome alternative to a 2 hour wait for the water taxi.


I thought the isloation is why you northern folks lived / rented way up there. I remember someone here saying they prefered the water taxis and didn't want the road "traffic" up north.
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