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Old 03-29-2007, 07:35 PM
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I have heard different things about this port.... is it worth it to purchase the shore excursion to Castaway at Malfini Beach or is Labadee kind of a "private" island?
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Old 03-29-2007, 07:55 PM
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Labadee is more than "kind of a private island". It is not an island but rather a peninsula that is operated by RCI as a private resort. Locals are allowed on the property but only to sell their wares in specifically designated (and controlled) areas.
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Old 03-30-2007, 06:57 AM
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Labadee is one of my favorite stops. There's plenty to do, and now they add a zipline which is suppose to be the longest in the world.

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Old 03-30-2007, 08:20 AM
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Forgive me if this is a stupid question, but what is a 'zipline'?
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Labadee is a great beach day; just to kick back and enjoy all types of water sports on this tiny spit of land. If I remember coorrectly, we were served a BBQ lunch and we roamed around for several hours enjoying the surroundings. Also, our ship looked great anchored there and we got some really nice photos.

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On my first cruise, Labadee was the first port for Majesty of the Seas. All that was there then was the beach, the lunch area and the straw market. It was a neat place then and I'd like to visit again after all the new additions. I got some of the best handmande souvenirs there that I have ever run across anywhere.
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We first visited Labadee when it was new - and yup, it sure was rustic when compared to today! It really is a nice property. We are looking forward to seeing it again this June.
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