Island Marketing Ltd
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Wondering if anyone has use this group for shore excursions. Any reviews are appreciated.I just saw their webpage, wondering the same, hope someone fills in.
Have used them in the past. I would use them again. What specifically are you wanting to know?Was looking into their Caye Goff, & snorkle tour, (I believe its same as Bannister island & snorkle), they are priced a bit less than some others, at least that's what i tought. How is the quality? Are they on time to pick you up & drop off? How ar the tour guides?
PeterPan - We have not decided. What I do know is that most of the group does not want to do the ziplines or cavetubing. The Altun Ha and City tour might end of being the choice by most in Belize. The same group also have tours in Roatan which another port we are visiting. Any suggestions are appreciated.
Both tour were great, especially the dune buggy. We were the only ones on the tour and our guide, Santiago, was outstanding. Provided beer, pop and water throughout the day(I was not driving). Had a really good lunch that was included after the tour. I recommend them highly.
So I can recommend Island Marketing without reservation. They were less expensive than any other option I found, and so professional and helpful, and hire great guides. Go to Lamanai in Belize with Island Marketing if you have a chance. Easily the best and most exciting tour.
Carnival Magic (B2B) - S. Carib - Nov 2016
Carnival Magic (Port Canaveral) - W. Carib - Nov 2016
Carnival Dream (New Orleans) - W. Carib - Sept 2016
Carnival Splendor (Miami) - Bermuda - May 2016
Carnival Sunshine (B2B) - S. Carib - Nov 2015
Carnival Sunshine (Port Canaveral) - E. Carib - Nov 2015
Carnival Valor (Port Canaveral) - E. Carib - Aug 2015
Carnival Liberty (Port Canaveral) - E. Carib - Mar 2015
Carnival Splendor (Miami) - W. Carib - Nov 2014
Carnival Breeze (Miami) - S. Carib - June 2014
Carnival Legend (Tampa) - W. Carib - Nov 2013
Carnival Dream (Port Canaveral) - E. Carib - Jul 2013 Review
Carnival Legend (Tampa) - W. Carib - Jul 2012
Carnival Glory (Miami) - E. Carib - Nov 2010
Carnival Triumph (Miami) - W. Carib - Aug 2006
Otherwise I would use them again.
There is already a lot of time pressure with the Lamanai tour because of the distance. When I asked them what was causing the 1 hour delay, they replied that they were awaiting the land transportation but could not explain why this was not arranged in advance, nor what was causing the delay, nor why they were delayed. Their attitude was very much one of "tough luck, too bad." There were 3 groups of about 15 people from our ship going to Lamanai and we all had to wait for the 3 separate vehicles. When our group got on the boat part of the tour, the motor broke down and we were delayed another 10-15 minutes in getting to the site. I would highly recommend Lamanai but I would never again use Belize Cruise Excursions/Island Marketing.
I'm considering doing the Goff's Cay snorkel tour, but I'm worried about getting into the port early enough to make the taxi w/out priority tendering. If the ship arrives at 8, when will they leave and are there multiple trips?Did you end up booking this tour. I noticed on their website that you designate what ship you are arriving on so I'm guessing they know how to schedule their tours? I may call them and ask.
Did you end up booking this tour. I noticed on their website that you designate what ship you are arriving on so I'm guessing they know how to schedule their tours? I may call them and ask.I just came back and did this tour last week. (Goff's Caye with Islnd Mkt). I will not be doing that again. I am not sure if it was just a bad week. We had to wait in line at the pier to pay for about 30 to 40 minutes. It was a cluster .... to get that taken care of.
The snorkeling was not that good. They had us with about 24 people on a boat, which they split into 3 groups with a guide each. Then they had these groups swimming all over each other.
The snorkeling was much better on the NCL ship excursion, as they let you snorkel on your own at the reef. Ship was about twice the price though.
Next time I might just skip the snorkel in Belize, as Roatan at West Bay Beach has excellent snorkeling from the beach. That is a don't miss. Just snorkel on the end near the rock wall and out from there where it drops off.
NCL Dawn 11/14 (NOLA - Cozumel, Belize, Roatan, Costa Maya)
NCL Jewel 03/14 (NOLA - Cozumel, Belize, Roatan, Costa Maya)
NCL Breakaway 09/13 (NY - Bermuda)
NCL Star 03/13 (NOLA - Costa Maya, Belize, Roatan, Cozumel)
NCL Star 11/12 (NOLA - Costa Maya, Belize, Roatan, Cozumel)
NCL Spirit 04/12 (NOLA - Cozumel, Belize, Roatan, Costa Maya)
NCL Spirit 12/11 (NOLA - Costa Maya, Belize, Roatan, Cozumel)