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Cable beach from Atlantis, How FAR?

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Cable beach from Atlantis, How FAR?

How long of a walk is it from Atlantis to cable beach?

Can you snorkel at Cable beach?

Is cable beach a public beach?

Are there chairs at cable beach?

How much is a land taxi ride from cruise ship port to Atlantis?

How much is a land taxi ride from Atlantis to cable beach?

How much is a land taxi ride from Cable Beach to Cruise ship port?

I ask because, I am going on a cruise in September with my 75 year old mother. We are going to visit the Atlantis aquarium and then I wanted to snorkel for an hour at Cable Beach. Suggestions?

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1. Re: Cable beach from Atlantis, How FAR?

It's a 20/25 minute Taxi ride between Atlantis and Cable Beach. Quite a distance apart.

Cable Beach has some moderate (not great) snorkeling at the Radisson, but the Radisson does NOT allow cruisers to use the property. Beyond that, there's not much to do as far as snorkeling at Cable Beach.

You can use the beach at Wyndham and Nassau Beach hotel, along with chairs, restrooms etc. You are expected to have lunch or drinks while enjoying the property.

There really is NOT very good snorkeling from the beach in Nassau. The reef systems have been depleted by overuse, boats, jetskis etc.

A taxi ride from the Dock to Atlanits is $4 pp.

A taxi ride from Atlantis to Cable Beach is $17 for 2 ppl, with $3 add'l pp.

A taxi ride from Cable Beach back to port is $12 for 2 ppl, $3 add'l.

Make sure you and your driver agree on a price BEFORE you get into a cab, some cabbies are not part of the UNION and will try and get more $$$.

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2. Re: Cable beach from Atlantis, How FAR?

You can't walk from Atlantis to Cable Beach, it is way too far, especially for a 75 year old.

Yes, you can snorkel at Cable Beach.

All beaches are technically public.

The only chairs are for guests of the hotels (Nassau Beach/Wyndham/Radisson).

Cruise ship to Atlantis taxi is less than $10.

Atlantis to Cable Beach is about $20-25.

Cable Beach back to port about $17-20.

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3. Re: Cable beach from Atlantis, How FAR?

So is cable beach the best place to snorkel on your own?? What is the closest place?

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4. Re: Cable beach from Atlantis, How FAR?

So is cable beach the best place to snorkel on your own?? What is the closest place?