Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
#325681 - 02/27/09 09:24 PM Cruise Ship - Belize to San Pedro  
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 192
canukgirl Offline
.
canukgirl  Offline
Hello,

I have family coming on a cruise ship for one day only - arriving in Bze city at 8am leaving at 5pm. My question - is this enough time to come over to San Pedro for the day? If it is, how would you suggest they do it? Apparently the boat "docks" at the water taxi - how far of a cab is that to municipal airport to fly here.

Also, second part to the question, if they can't make it over here - what can i show them in bze city for an entire day?!?!?!

#325686 - 02/27/09 10:23 PM Re: Cruise Ship - Belize to San Pedro [Re: canukgirl]  
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 1
Belize and More Offline
.
Belize and More  Offline
Canukgirl,
My wife and I went to Belize for the first time on a cruise ship. We had the same amount of time, 8=5,. We made arrangements on the ship to go to San Pedro, (getting off the cruise ship on a early tender is the problem) as it turned out, because of rough seas and a front moving in , out excursion was canceled. After a heated discussion with the Purser, we boarded a tender...snokel gear in hand...
Upon arriving on shore, not sure what to do,,,
A local young man offered to take us on a snokel trip to corral caye, we stated we wanted to get to San Pedro and Shark-Ray alley...He said we would have to fly...It was what we did...We were taken to Municipal Airport, boarded a flight to San Pedro. Spent the day, snokeled, and had ceviche at Lilly's...Caught the 3:30 (I think) flight back...
So the only thing is getting off an early tender.
Hope it works out..
Be cool, Be careful and God Bless
Dale and Judy

#325687 - 02/27/09 10:24 PM Re: Cruise Ship - Belize to San Pedro [Re: canukgirl]  
Joined: Aug 2007
Posts: 3,157
pugwash Offline
pugwash  Offline
Depends which ship: Norwegian starts tendering at around 8.30 which means if they get a 1st tender ticket and arrive on the dock at 8.50 there is time to run next door and get the 9.00am San Pedro Water Taxi for a $20us round trip ticket, arriving at around 10.20

They will have to be on the 3.30 back for the last tender to the ship at 5.00pm so around 5 hours in San Pedro, plenty of time to get a little local flavor


It's rarely rocket science, it's usually just math: then again if you can't do the math.......
#325703 - 02/28/09 07:21 AM Re: Cruise Ship - Belize to San Pedro [Re: pugwash]  
Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 316
Chachacoconut Offline
.
Chachacoconut  Offline
Yes, there is time. Just got to plan right.


Life is short, Break the rules, Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly, Love Truly, Laugh uncontrollably.
#325707 - 02/28/09 07:56 AM Re: Cruise Ship - Belize to San Pedro [Re: Chachacoconut]  
Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 1,748
shuffles Offline
.
shuffles  Offline
Have them take the flight. The boat trip will take two hours off their SP time.


Change your Latitude
#325714 - 02/28/09 09:07 AM Re: Cruise Ship - Belize to San Pedro [Re: shuffles]  
Joined: Aug 2007
Posts: 3,157
pugwash Offline
pugwash  Offline
The 9.30 from municipal arrives @ 9.55, and the flight back in order to get the last tender @ 5.00 is the 3.30 on Tropic, same as the ferry, or the 4.00 on Maya.

Savings of 25-55 minutes and a cost of $47us per person more, plus cabs to and from municipal.


It's rarely rocket science, it's usually just math: then again if you can't do the math.......
#325717 - 02/28/09 09:24 AM Re: Cruise Ship - Belize to San Pedro [Re: pugwash]  
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 192
canukgirl Offline
.
canukgirl  Offline
Thanks, yes they would have to take the airplane as my grandma is coming and at 86, i don't think the boat would be great for her back.

How long is the taxi ride from the boat to the municipal airport in bze city?

#325724 - 02/28/09 09:32 AM Re: Cruise Ship - Belize to San Pedro [Re: canukgirl]  
Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 1,748
shuffles Offline
.
shuffles  Offline
Maybe 20 minutes....just be sure to have them hustle up and get on the first tender boat off the cruise ship.


Change your Latitude
#325746 - 02/28/09 10:48 AM Re: Cruise Ship - Belize to San Pedro [Re: shuffles]  
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 192
canukgirl Offline
.
canukgirl  Offline
If we decided to just meet them in bze city - do you know of anything to do for the day?

#325752 - 02/28/09 11:03 AM Re: Cruise Ship - Belize to San Pedro [Re: canukgirl]  
Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 1,748
shuffles Offline
.
shuffles  Offline
You could go to the zoo, tourist village, have lunch at Riverside....depends on how much walking Grandma wants to do!


Change your Latitude
Page 1 of 2 1 2

Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!

Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!


Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
Love FM
The Reporter
PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Conch Shell Inn: All rooms are right on the beach in the heart of San Pedro, so within walking distance to anything and everything!!
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
April
S M T W T F S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
Mini Chat
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (1 invisible), 69 guests, and 28 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics64,276
Posts462,749
Members18,803
Most Online1,262
Jun 10th, 2007



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0