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Water Taxi #412751
07/29/11 11:26 AM
07/29/11 11:26 AM
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Union, CT
lefty1 Offline OP
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It has been several years since we last visited Ambergris. Does the water taxi still operate? I see something about the Coastal Express - has that replaced what was always called the water taxi?

Re: Water Taxi [Re: lefty1] #412783
07/29/11 07:01 PM
07/29/11 07:01 PM
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There are 3 water taxi services that operate between Belize City - Caye Caulker - Ambergris Caye...

1. Caye Caulker Water Taxi Association:
http://www.cayecaulkerwatertaxi.com

2. San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi:
http://www.belizewatertaxi.com/

3. San Pedro Water Jets Express:
http://www.sanpedrowatertaxi.com/index.html

The Coastal Express operates on the coast of Ambergris.
http://www.coastalxpress.com/

Re: Water Taxi [Re: MisterB266] #412928
07/31/11 01:19 PM
07/31/11 01:19 PM
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MisterB. Are these owned by the same folks? Also would you recommend over the other? Just curious, I've been on two of the three.

I think the owner(s) of at least one of those must be the manager of fish packing plant too; I mos def felt like a sardine...doesn't seem like they're inclined to pull a second boat up even when the first is uncomfortably full.

Re: Water Taxi [Re: Bear] #412951
08/01/11 06:10 AM
08/01/11 06:10 AM
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Posts: 17
Union, CT
lefty1 Offline OP
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I am intereted in the water taxi that takes you along the Amergris coast. The Coastal Express looks much different from the water taxi of 6-7 years ago so just wondered if this is now the only option.

Re: Water Taxi [Re: lefty1] #412960
08/01/11 08:23 AM
08/01/11 08:23 AM
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South Ambergris Caye
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Unfortunately yes, it is the only option unless you hire a private boat.

Re: Water Taxi [Re: lefty1] #412989
08/01/11 06:06 PM
08/01/11 06:06 PM
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Fernandina Offline
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How safe is your luggage on these? I had read that some things get stolen while stowed . Is this true? Are there some taxis that are more reputable?


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