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Old January 3rd, 2006, 07:24 PM
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Default Tendering v. docking in So. Caribbean

Can somebody let me know which of the following ports are tendered in or docked? We are sailing on Golden Princess in March:

- Antigua
- Barbardos
- St. Lucia
- St. Maarten
- St. Thomas
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All are docks,But at St martins when you get off the ship there is a ferry over across the harbor,it cost $5 for an all day arm band.
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i know that st maarten and st thomas are docked not sure but the others
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Default Confirm all stops are docking

From my experience on Carnival Destiny all of the piers are listed are direct docking. The only exception I read somewhere was if there were too many ships at that location that day.
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When I was on the Golden Princess we docked at all ports.
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Keep in mind, it will also depend on how many other ships are in that day. Our last trip to St. Maarten, we had to tender. The good thing about that, the tender dropped us off right at the pier in town, so there was no need to take that long walk or water ferry. I've also heard that its sometimes possible to tender in St. Thomas if its a busy day, but hopefully not.

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Here is a great web site that will give you an idea of how many and what ships will be in port with you on the same day:
http://www.cruisecal.com
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Thanks for the CruiseCal link!

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