I reserved the Atlantis tickets myself however I did book a car with Royal Caribbean to take & pick us up (private journey). Well worth it knowing I had transportation. There is cabs & shuttle, but I like knowing I have secure transportation. We had a new leather, air condition Cadillac and our driver Dwayne was great!!
I did this in 2007 and it was very nice and well worth the price. This time it left a lot to be desired. In 2007 the driver gave a very nice talk as he took us to Atlantis. This driver never said a word but held out his hand for a tip at the end. The young lady who led the Aquarium was very knowledgeable and did a good job but before there was a lot more to see and it took a lot longer, We were shown several tanks with fish, very nice fish, rays, sharks and such but not as extensive as last time. The tour also started late, the listing said 3 hours but the actual tour took less than 1. They count the time you wait in the ships lounge to be picked up, walk to the bus, bus ride, tour, walk back to the bus and then ride back. I do not recommend this tour. NOT worth a third of the cost.
They had to get us a handicap bus which we had to wait for some time. We were the only ones on this bus. We had to wait for it to return even though we told them in advance what time to meet us that didn't happen. But still had a nice time.
There was a lot of confusion about where we were supposed to met and when we were supposed to walk into the city where we would get our vans. We were given conflicting instructions about when to start walking, then we were called back, then told to walk again.
This tour was great. Our guide was very good. Both the aquariums are fantastic and have such a variety of fish. The resort itself is amazing and large. Couldn't get around to seeing it all in the time I had, but I would come back here
We booked the Atlantis Aquarium for my son and I. It was great. We saw two aquariums and The Dig. It was super hot and there was a lot of walking, but overall it was a great tour. My son loved seeing all the fishies.
Not the best value. A wee bit disorganized. Lunch and brief tour by Craig Westbrook (our bus driver) were the highlights. The beach at Atlantis was horrible; man-made quick sand, quick drop once you get to the water.
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