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Long Island Travel Guide

Boat Travel

Mail boats that bring supplies to the island each week make an adventurous mode of transportation. You'll ride with groceries, large and small appliances, automobiles, and sometimes even livestock. All boats depart from Potter's Cay in Nassau. Schedules change frequently. M/V Mia Dean leaves Tuesday for Clarence Town and returns Thursday (18 hours; $60 one-way). The Island Link, a fast boat, leaves Tuesday with stops in Salt Pond, Deadman's Cay, and Seymour's, returning Thursday (eight hours; $70 one-way).

Contacts

Mailboat Port/Dockmaster's Office in Nassau (New Providence Island. 242/393–1064.)

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