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#46786 - 01/06/02 02:49 AM getting frome belize city to ambergis caye
spanky Offline
Is it possible to get there by boat or would it be cheaper to fly? Anyone got a price by boat from belize city?

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#46787 - 01/06/02 04:28 AM Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
The water taxi/ferries charge US$12.50 one way. Lots of information on them here and in any guidebook.

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#46788 - 01/06/02 07:28 AM Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye
spanky Offline
Thanks for the information !

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#46789 - 01/07/02 04:37 AM Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye
ccla Offline
Spanky, besides being so much cheaper than flying, going by boat is something everyone should try at least once! I found it to be a nice way to unwind from the long plane trip to BZE. In fact,it relaxed me so much I felt like I was slowed down to "island time" when we arrived in San Pedro.
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#46790 - 01/07/02 04:46 AM Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye
ccla Offline
Let me try this again...I replied and the thread was moved to the top but my message was not there....

Spanky, I definitely recommend traveling by boat from Belize City to San Pedro, at least once! It is so cheap, and it is a great way to unwind from a long plane ride! It is so relaxing to me that I feel I have slowed down to "island time" when we arrive.
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#46791 - 01/10/02 04:24 PM Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye
mikeprofit Offline
Boat is MUCH cheaper, but if you fly out of the Municipal airport it is $25US per person and the view from the plan is amazing.

Flying from/to International airport in BC is $47US per person.

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#46792 - 01/14/02 04:47 AM Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye
ib Offline
I'm also deciding on water-taxi vs. flying to AC...

How long does it take for each? When do they run 'til? Got a web link?

How does one get from the airport to the Water-taxi?

Once I get there how do I get to my hotel -- taxi? Or are most hotels close to either? ( don't know where I'm staying yet )

Thxs in advance!!

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#46793 - 01/15/02 04:09 PM Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye
margarita Offline
http://AmbergrisCaye.com/pages/town/quick.html
Scroll down to;
Coming in by Air
Coming in by Sea

I prefer to fly - I can't wait to get there - the 15 minute flight almost seems too long to wait!!
Belize it!

[This message has been edited by margarita (edited 01-15-2002).]

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#46794 - 01/15/02 10:18 PM Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye
seashell Offline
I'm with Margarita on this one. After traveling all day, I don't want to fool around getting to the boat taxi area, wait around with a throng of people and then sit thigh to thigh with them for close to 90 minutes. I want to transfer my luggage to Maya or Tropica, enjoy the view of the reef and the cayes for 15-20 minutes and then head to my hotel where I can unwind from the trip with a beverage of my choice.
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#46795 - 01/16/02 12:26 AM Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye
Mike and Daphne Ryan Offline
Another thing to remember about the water taxi is that it isn't a calm swish through the water. These things are going what seems like at least 20 knots, and they slam those wave pretty hard sometimes. Take a pillow for a long trip like Belize City to AC.

And sit in the back if your spine can't take a lot of hard slamming.

Mike

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