Leave When You Wish from Bannister Island?

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#1
Tampa area, FL
2,415 Posts
Joined Nov 2010
Regarding the Carnival Excursions to Bannister Island:
Once on the island, can you take a tender and leave when you wish, or is it for a prescribed length of time? TYVM!
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1995 Carnival Ecstasy (Miami): Key West, Cozumel
2004 Carnival Triumph (Miami): St. Thomas, St. Maarten, San Juan
2005 Carnival Victory (Miami): Cozumel, Ocho Rios, Grand Cayman
2006 RCCI Enchantment of Seas (FLL): Ocho Rios, Grand Cayman
2006 Carnival Elation (FLL): St. Thomas, St. Maarten, San Juan
2007 Carnival Glory (Port Canaveral): St. Thomas, Nassau, Grand Turk, HMC
2011 Carnival Inspiration (Tampa): Cozumel
2012 Carnival Freedom (FLL): St. Thomas, Antigua, Tortola, Nassau
2013 Carnival Legend (Tampa): Cozumel, Belize, Roatan, Grand Cayman
2014 Carnival Liberty (PC): Nassau, Grand Cayman, Cozumel
2015 Carnival Paradise (Tampa): Cozumel -- New Year's Eve at Sea!
2016 Carnival Conquest (FLL): St. Maarten, St. Kitts, San Juan, Grand Turk
2016 Carnival Paradise (Tampa): Cozumel -- NYE Rewind!
2017 Carnival Fascination (SJ>PC): Itinerary hijacked by Hurricane Maria! Nassau, Freeport

2017 Carnival Paradise (Tampa): Cozumel, Grand Cayman -- NYE Re-Rewind!
2018 Carnival Paradise (Tampa): Havana, Cuba!
#2
OH
24,604 Posts
Joined Jan 2010
There are not tenders coming and going during the day. Everyone leaves (that you came with) at the same time. They will let you know around what time it will be.

Now don't get it confused with other groups that may be there during the day and that may come before or after you and leave before or after you.
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NCL:
EPIC SPIRIT PEARL STAR JEWEL GETAWAY SUN SKY DAWN BREAKAWAY JADE EPIC
CARNIVAL:
Dream Pride Breeze Fascination Conquest Magic
ARUBA: Arashi Beaches Animals Sites
BAHAMAS:Great Stirrup Cay Half Moon Cay Blue Lagoon Melia Junkanoo Paradise
BARBADOS:Boatyard
BELIZE:Cavetubing Cavetubing Bannister Shark Ray Alley Goffs Rendezvous
BERMUDA: Horseshoe Snorkel Park Tobacco St Catherines Achilles Jet Ski/boat rental Warwick-Horseshoe Long Bay-Clearwater Tobacco Snorkel Park
COSTA MAYA:Almaplena Maya Chan Nohoch Blue KayBlueKay
COZUMEL:Chankanaab Dolphin Swim Chankanaab Nachi Playa Mia Sanchos Passion Island Palancar Money Bar Paradise
CURACAO Diving
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:Saona
GRAND CAYMAN:Stingray Sandbar Stingrays, Rum Point
GRAND TURK:BohioGovernorsGibbs
ROATAN: LFKey LFK Maya Key West Bay ZiplineLFK scuba
SAN JUAN:Pamelas
ST KITTS:Reggae Carambola
ST LUCIA: Jalousie
ST MAARTEN:Orient & Maho Mullet Maho Divi Pinel
ST THOMAS:Saphhire Coki Linquist Coki
TORTOLA: Baths
#3
Tampa area, FL
2,415 Posts
Joined Nov 2010
Thanks, Mitsugirly!
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1995 Carnival Ecstasy (Miami): Key West, Cozumel
2004 Carnival Triumph (Miami): St. Thomas, St. Maarten, San Juan
2005 Carnival Victory (Miami): Cozumel, Ocho Rios, Grand Cayman
2006 RCCI Enchantment of Seas (FLL): Ocho Rios, Grand Cayman
2006 Carnival Elation (FLL): St. Thomas, St. Maarten, San Juan
2007 Carnival Glory (Port Canaveral): St. Thomas, Nassau, Grand Turk, HMC
2011 Carnival Inspiration (Tampa): Cozumel
2012 Carnival Freedom (FLL): St. Thomas, Antigua, Tortola, Nassau
2013 Carnival Legend (Tampa): Cozumel, Belize, Roatan, Grand Cayman
2014 Carnival Liberty (PC): Nassau, Grand Cayman, Cozumel
2015 Carnival Paradise (Tampa): Cozumel -- New Year's Eve at Sea!
2016 Carnival Conquest (FLL): St. Maarten, St. Kitts, San Juan, Grand Turk
2016 Carnival Paradise (Tampa): Cozumel -- NYE Rewind!
2017 Carnival Fascination (SJ>PC): Itinerary hijacked by Hurricane Maria! Nassau, Freeport

2017 Carnival Paradise (Tampa): Cozumel, Grand Cayman -- NYE Re-Rewind!
2018 Carnival Paradise (Tampa): Havana, Cuba!
#4
OH
24,604 Posts
Joined Jan 2010
Originally posted by Lovefuninthesun
Thanks, Mitsugirly!
You're very welcome. I'm not sure if you read my review on Bannister Island or not. You can find it in my signature line if you are interested.
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NCL:
EPIC SPIRIT PEARL STAR JEWEL GETAWAY SUN SKY DAWN BREAKAWAY JADE EPIC
CARNIVAL:
Dream Pride Breeze Fascination Conquest Magic
ARUBA: Arashi Beaches Animals Sites
BAHAMAS:Great Stirrup Cay Half Moon Cay Blue Lagoon Melia Junkanoo Paradise
BARBADOS:Boatyard
BELIZE:Cavetubing Cavetubing Bannister Shark Ray Alley Goffs Rendezvous
BERMUDA: Horseshoe Snorkel Park Tobacco St Catherines Achilles Jet Ski/boat rental Warwick-Horseshoe Long Bay-Clearwater Tobacco Snorkel Park
COSTA MAYA:Almaplena Maya Chan Nohoch Blue KayBlueKay
COZUMEL:Chankanaab Dolphin Swim Chankanaab Nachi Playa Mia Sanchos Passion Island Palancar Money Bar Paradise
CURACAO Diving
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:Saona
GRAND CAYMAN:Stingray Sandbar Stingrays, Rum Point
GRAND TURK:BohioGovernorsGibbs
ROATAN: LFKey LFK Maya Key West Bay ZiplineLFK scuba
SAN JUAN:Pamelas
ST KITTS:Reggae Carambola
ST LUCIA: Jalousie
ST MAARTEN:Orient & Maho Mullet Maho Divi Pinel
ST THOMAS:Saphhire Coki Linquist Coki
TORTOLA: Baths