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Water Taxi #35315
02/27/01 01:13 PM
02/27/01 01:13 PM
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I've visited Ambergris Caye several times but have never used the water taxi. How do I arrange for a water taxi in the evenings to go up-island from San Pedro(staying at Ramon's) or to Caye Caulker in the evening?

Re: Water Taxi #35316
02/27/01 01:51 PM
02/27/01 01:51 PM
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Your hotel can call a water taxi for you. Also once you take a water taxi just get the phone number to call, there are a few available. Remember water taxi's might not run if there is a storm.
Belize it!

Re: Water Taxi #35317
02/27/01 03:39 PM
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they run on a posted schedule every other hour, n & s. i think you can also catch them outside fidos down the pier.

Re: Water Taxi #35318
02/27/01 05:43 PM
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Hey JaneinPA, I think you are referring to the water ferry and its schedule. We hire a water taxi to take us anywhere we want whenever we want to go. A water taxi can take you to a nice snorkel spot, up north, to a resaurant or bar, CC, etc. Just like a taxi only on water.

Re: Water Taxi #35319
02/27/01 06:06 PM
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Margarita! Thank you for explaining the difference between the water shuttle and taxi. We always took the shuttle to town since we where staying at Captain Morgan's but did not know there is a water taxi you can call any time and they will take you anywhere. That is great to know. Do you know what the taxi rates are and do you have a phone number for one?

Re: Water Taxi #35320
02/28/01 11:50 AM
02/28/01 11:50 AM
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Don't know the rates, depends on where you go. More than the ferry though , since it is a personalized service. You can find phone numbers on in SP. Ask at your hotel, bar, restaurant, in the paper, etc.
The phone book lists:
SP Water Taxi Terminal beachfront 2036.
I've never used it though!
Belize it!

Re: Water Taxi #35321
02/28/01 12:19 PM
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thanks margarita. you learn something new every day! the shuttle is $5 US pp one way.

Re: Water Taxi #35322
02/28/01 04:37 PM
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the rates for the Caye Caulker Water Taxi Association are listed at: //AmbergrisCaye.com/help/
Rates for the Thunderbolt are at: //AmbergrisCaye.com/thunderbolt/

others are comparable...

Re: Water Taxi #35323
02/28/01 05:23 PM
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Thanks for the info Marty!


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