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I know this topic has been addressed many times, but is it easy to get a taxi outside the gate of the port and hire a driver for a few hours. Would it be better to go on a City tour w/ an operator like Marysol? Wife and I don't speak Spanish, but also don't like the idea of having someone dictate our schedule. Also, hate to book a tour if the weather turns bad that day.

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There are many taxis available outside the port area and they are all very helpful. We paid about $40 for the two of us for a 2-3 hour highlights tour. We don't speak spanish, and our driver really didn't speak english...do be sure to clarify that in the beginning. We had fun all the same.

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We just returned and paid $70 for 3 people to have a 3-ish hour tour of the city. We made sure to get an English speaking driver.

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