Caye Caulker in Belize
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Catch a Water Taxi from the Marine Terminal in Belize City. Water taxis (speedboats) leave for Caye Caulker every one to two hours during the day. The ride takes about 45 minutes, and then continues on to San Pedro. On windy days the trip can be a little rough, but most times is smooth. Sit towards the back of the boat for a smoother ride.Caye Caulker Water Taxi Association-$15Bz one-way, or $30Bz round-trip. They will leave earliest in the Day from Caye Caulker to Belize CityCaye Caulker Water Taxi Association-$15Bz one-way and $25Bz round-trip.
There is a local airstrip on the southern end of Caye Caulker. Local flights from the international (Philip Goldson International Airport-BZE) and domestic airports (Municipal Airport-TZA) in Belize City land here. Cost is about $54US one-way. Compared with a $20Bz taxi ride from the airport to the Marine Terminal, plus a $10US water taxi ticket to Caye Caulker, the cost of taking a plane is pretty reasonable. * Caye Caulker Water Taxi Association * Caye Caulker Water Taxi Association
If you're coming in from Mexico, you can also fly from Corozal, 20 minutes from the Mexican border at Chetumal. The flight from Corozal will drop you in Ambergris or Caye Caulker, and it saves you the 4+ hour bus ride to Belize City.
Everything is within walking distance--it takes approximately 20 minutes to walk from the Front Pier to almost anywhere. There are only three main streets on Caye Caulker, none of which are paved. Front Street, the easternmost street, has almost everything for tourists on it. There are almost no cars on the island, and everyone gets around by either bicycle or golf cart. You can rent a golf cart and view the entire island in 30 minutes. A taxi ride (in a golf cart) costs $6Bz, or you can rent a bicycle for $7Bz per hour, or $15Bz per day.Tsunami Adventures-Bike and golf cart rentals