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Old December 29th, 2010, 06:28 PM
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Default Paradise Island Ferry Terminal to Blue Lagoon?

so, when we get off the ferry (water taxi?) on Paradise Island, how do we get to Blue Lagoon from there?
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Old December 29th, 2010, 06:53 PM
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You just walk across the street to the other side of the bridge to the Marina. You take a boat from there to Blue Lagoon. It won't take you more than a minute or two.
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Old December 30th, 2010, 08:18 AM
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You just walk across the street to the other side of the bridge to the Marina. You take a boat from there to Blue Lagoon. It won't take you more than a minute or two.
Check out this link.
http://marinas.com/view/ferry/63_Par...ry_Terminal_NP

The water taxi arrives under the left bridge, and the terminal is the building with the blue roof between the two bridges.

A 2-3 minute walk.
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Old December 30th, 2010, 09:17 AM
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Great website scubagirrl. Thanks!!

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Old December 30th, 2010, 10:45 AM
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Default OK I am even more confused

Is Blue Lagoon an Island? Or is it ON an Island (Paradise Is.) ? I copied from a website , see below-

"But, the best reefs and marine life are to be found further offshore, where visibility can reach 100 feet. Join a boat excursion to a nearby reef or cay such as Blue Lagoon Island (Salt Cay), with its seven beaches, or Athol Island National Marine Park. "

and yes, great link Scubagirrl! Thanks again
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You're making it too complicated From your ship, you need to go to the ferry terminal on Paradise Island. Then, the ferry will take you from Paradise Island to Blue Lagoon Island. Two separate islands. On the way back, you can take the ferry from Blue Lagoon back to the Paradise Island terminal or, I have read on here that you can often get lucky and take it all the way back to the ships (i.e. you don't get off at the ferry terminal).

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Old December 30th, 2010, 11:08 AM
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Is Blue Lagoon an Island? Or is it ON an Island (Paradise Is.) ? I copied from a website , see below-

"But, the best reefs and marine life are to be found further offshore, where visibility can reach 100 feet. Join a boat excursion to a nearby reef or cay such as Blue Lagoon Island (Salt Cay), with its seven beaches, or Athol Island National Marine Park. "

and yes, great link Scubagirrl! Thanks again
Blue Lagoon is a private island located 20 minutes away from Paradise Island. Available by Ferry only.

Athol Island is located across the channel at the eastern Tip of Paradise Island. Another seperate island. Athol is gov't owned... Blue Lagoon is Private.
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Old December 30th, 2010, 12:05 PM
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Ahha! I think I "finally" got it, well most of it...
1. Ship to water taxi,
2. water taxi to PI Ferry Terminal
3. PI Ferry to Blue Lagoon Island

thats it? I will check the Ferry schedule....
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Old December 30th, 2010, 01:30 PM
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You've got it! Well worth the journey in my opinion. We swam with the dolphins at Blue Lagoon and it was great!
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I have a question...how far is it from where the cruise ships dock in Nassau to where you get on the water taxi? Is it in walking distance?
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I have a question...how far is it from where the cruise ships dock in Nassau to where you get on the water taxi? Is it in walking distance?
Thank you.
It's easy walking distance. Have a great time.
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Old January 16th, 2011, 09:53 AM
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Default Water Taxi

I love the water taxi.. but if you have a tight timeline.. take a cab over to the Paradise Island Ferry Terminal and Ferry back.

The water taxi can take up to 30 minutes to board and another 15 to get across the harbour and disembark.
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How much is the Taxi to Paradise Island Ferry Terminal? Would we get the taxi when we exit Festival Hall??
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OOOooooopppppss! After searching around, found the answer to my question: cabs are $4.00 per person each way.
Thanks all!
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