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Old January 23rd, 2009, 07:53 PM
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Default ARDASTRA GARDENS Walking Distance??

Is the Ardastra Gardens in walking distance from the ship? It sounds like a pretty neat place. Have you been there; what do you think?
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Is the Ardastra Gardens in walking distance from the ship? It sounds like a pretty neat place. Have you been there; what do you think?

Not too far.. about 1/2 miles or so..
Here's map.. the dock is #9 Ardastra #1

http://www.bahamasgp.com/islp-map-nasscomm-w.html

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Old January 24th, 2009, 03:21 AM
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Thanks so much Scubagirrl!
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We visited a couple of years ago and really enjoyed it. We went by cab since we had a child with us. The aviary was wonderful. At certain times you can go inside and feed the lories. We missed the flamingo routine but heard it's really neat too. I like visiting small zoos because of the opportunity to see animals you might not see at a zoo in the U.S.
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Is the Ardastra Gardens in walking distance from the ship? It sounds like a pretty neat place. Have you been there; what do you think?

We went a couple of years ago - they have a lot of interesting animals that you wouldn't see in the states. We actually road the #10 bus down West Bay Street (I think it was maybe $1). They dropped us off at the corner of Chippingham and we walked the rest of the way. I'm not so sure if I would want to walk the entire way - IIRC, there's a lot of traffic on West Bay.
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We went a couple of years ago - they have a lot of interesting animals that you wouldn't see in the states. We actually road the #10 bus down West Bay Street (I think it was maybe $1). They dropped us off at the corner of Chippingham and we walked the rest of the way. I'm not so sure if I would want to walk the entire way - IIRC, there's a lot of traffic on West Bay.
It's not too bad, but it's not pedestrian-friendly the whole way. If you're fit and nimble and REALLY like to walk, it's not a problem. The great majority of people would feel more comfortable taking transportation.
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Thanks for the information kind people!
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