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Transport to mainland for tours #428788
01/26/12 09:47 AM
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Thank you Marty for fighting the fight and getting the board back up!!

I've been checking out the various mainland activities and I'm curious as to the type of boat used from AC to the mainland. Does it take as long as the ferry from the airport? The tours sound great but we don't want to be sitting in a boat for hours to get to/from. Is flying an option?

Looking at Lamanai, Altun Ha, cave tubing; will be booking through our resort, prefer guided tours to a DIY tour.

Re: Transport to mainland for tours [Re: jigzmom] #428794
01/26/12 10:20 AM
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Tropic Air has package guided tours to all above, air and land transportation.

Re: Transport to mainland for tours [Re: jigzmom] #428813
01/26/12 01:06 PM
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Boat day-trips from SP end up more efficient time-wise --- you are picked up at your hotel and dropped directly back at the end of the day. Yes, the flight is 20 minutes and the boat ride an hour, but you would have to go to town, check in for the flight, fly in, wait for the tour to get rolling ..... and will have to finish up the day on a rather tight schedule to meet your return flight. With the boat ride day-trip from SP you also get the experience of a wonderful jungle river ride. Lamanai is a long day but a spectacular ruin. Al Tun Ha is a very easy day, and also a wonderful spot.
For cave tubing - flying in makes sense - the logistics for that work very well.


Re: Transport to mainland for tours [Re: Diane Campbell] #428814
01/26/12 01:08 PM
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Agree about taking the boat ride to Lamanai. The whole ride is a wonderful adventure.

Re: Transport to mainland for tours [Re: jigzmom] #428819
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With the Tropic Lamanai tour you still get the river portion of the trip from Orange Walk plus you get there long before the crowds and get back early enough to enjoy the afternoon.

Re: Transport to mainland for tours [Re: Diane Campbell] #428822
01/26/12 02:51 PM
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Diane, you should take the Tropic Lamanai tour. You get the river boat trip to the ruins, spend a couple of hours there, and return to SPR around 2:30. The return flt. is flexable to the tour.
By boat, you are hurried through the tour, actually spend roughly 5/6 hours travelling.
Both tours are enjoyable

Re: Transport to mainland for tours [Re: cracked up] #428823
01/26/12 03:43 PM
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Originally Posted by cracked up
Diane, you should take the Tropic Lamanai tour. You get the river boat trip to the ruins, spend a couple of hours there, and return to SPR around 2:30. The return flt. is flexable to the tour.
By boat, you are hurried through the tour, actually spend roughly 5/6 hours travelling.
Both tours are enjoyable


Sounds great. You learn something new every day! What is the cost PP for this tour?


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