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getting frome belize city to ambergis caye #46786
01/05/02 08:49 PM
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Is it possible to get there by boat or would it be cheaper to fly? Anyone got a price by boat from belize city?

Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye #46787
01/05/02 10:28 PM
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The water taxi/ferries charge US$12.50 one way. Lots of information on them here and in any guidebook.

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

Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye #46789
01/06/02 10:37 PM
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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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Carla
Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye #46790
01/06/02 10:46 PM
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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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Carla
Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye #46791
01/10/02 10:24 AM
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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.

Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye #46792
01/13/02 10:47 PM
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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!!

Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye #46793
01/15/02 10:09 AM
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//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).]

Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye #46794
01/15/02 04:18 PM
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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.


A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

Re: getting frome belize city to ambergis caye #46795
01/15/02 06:26 PM
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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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