Are you ready for an escape from the daily grind? What better way than a vacation in Nassau? Come to the heart of the Bahamas, where things are really hopping. It's time for sun, sand, and sea as you kick back and discover the many attractions in Nassau.…
Adventures in Nassau
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After getting conveniently picked up from your Nassau hotel in a rugged buggy, enjoy the exhilarating ride to the islands west side. Along the way, catch glimpses of the calm waters in Old Fort Bay, look for the gleaming hulls of yachts in Lyford Cay, and then reach the entrance of Clifton Heritage Park, where you can hop out to do some exploring on foot.
Wind past the former slave houses of a long-abandoned sugar plantation, learn about the park's female-focused sculptures, and uncover quiet beaches hemmed in by spectacular coral reefs. Take a break to lay on the sand and soak up some rays, enjoy a tasty lunch served up picnic style, and consider taking a closer look at native marine life with a bit of snorkeling before you head back to your buggy and catch a return ride to your hotel. Read More close
Meet the dolphin experts in the orientation room and begin to learn about dolphin behavior, physiology, and the importance of conservation during an animated presentation. Learn the safety information for interaction and get suited up for your dolphin deep dive.
Relish the opportunity to get up close and personal with these beautiful and intelligent mammals, marveling at the subtleties of their movements and mannerisms. Get a chance to feed, hug, and kiss the dolphins in the beautiful waters, and even get "foot pushed" by dolphins as they propel you across the lagoon. After your unforgettable swim, enjoy day-long access to the private beach to end your experience. Read More close
After being picked up from your hotel, head to a resort where you can get hands-on experience with scuba equipment and information from a PADI-certified instructor. Spend an hour or so in the pool getting comfortable breathing underwater, and then hop onto a waiting boat and head out across the waves to your introductory dive site.
Strap on your tank and dive in, following your expert instructor as they guide you by the delicate coral formations and schools of tropical fish in a teeming, shallow reef. Let the gentle current drift you along the seabed and soak up the tranquility of this peaceful and colorful underwater realm before emerging back into the sunlit surface. Read More close
Begin your excursion with a dive along one of New Providence Island’s undersea walls—some of these vertical facades drop down more than 6,000 feet (1,828 m) into the Tongue of the Ocean, the Bahamas’ deep oceanic trench. Marvel at the corals and sponges that blanket the wall as shafts of sunlight filter down from the surface.
Follow shoals of tropical fish and keep your eyes peeled for pelagic species that come to feed along the sheer drop-off—it’s not unlike scaling a vibrant and teeming skyscraper in the deeps.
Your second dive takes you to either the intricate coral formations of a shallow reef or one of the Bahamas' well-known wrecks. Watch for moray eels poking out of crevices in the sunken Cessna used in the filming of Jaws, or Caribbean reef sharks and gentle sea turtles cruising the depths around submerged ships and freighters you may recognize from James Bond movies—these eerie underwater skeletons offer an intriguing alternative to the natural reefs in the area. Read More close
After picking up your jeep buggy, you have the freedom to explore the island as you please. Create your own itinerary and drive around at your own leisure, stopping at any point you like. A good way to start is by exploring the downtown area of Nassau, where you can pass the impressive Government House, with its distinctive pink and white neoclassical façade, where a large statue of Columbus stands nearby.
Next, head down the beachside West Bay Street, passing by popular seafood restaurants where you can grab a bite. Once you’re full, you can stop and relax on Cable Beach, where you can soak up the sun or go for a swim in the warm Caribbean waters.
Take your buggy across the bridge to Paradise Island to see the breathtaking Atlantis luxury resort, stopping along Nassau Harbor for impressive views of the mainland. Before you return your jeep buggy, stop to shop at the Nassau Straw Market, where you can buy hand-woven hats and Bahamian souvenirs. Read More close
Your jaunt out on the ocean begins when you’re picked up from your hotel and transported to Cabbage Beach, where gorgeous white-sanded shores are nestled on the side of Paradise Island. Your guide pairs you with a jet ski and provides a brief instruction on how to drive it safely.
In no time at all you're out on the open waters, zooming up and down the coast as you’re splashed with refreshing drops of the sea. Jump over crashing waves, cruise to fast speeds, complete 360-degree turns, and race your fellow jet skiers if you wish. After your ride spend the remainder of your day playing in the water and relaxing on the beach, or head elsewhere for your next adventure. Read More close
Your journey begins when you’re picked up at your hotel or cruise ship terminal, your guide transporting you to Cabbage Beach on stunning Paradise Island. Cross over the magnificent white-sanded shores as you board a speed boat that takes you out to the glittering ocean waters. Prepare for your exciting ride as your guide straps you into a safety harness before the boat takes off, the sail inflating as you are pulled up from the boat, beginning your flight above.
Glide through the air as you gain altitude, enjoying breathtaking views of the beach from this heightened altitude. Take in the sight of tropical forests, stunning beaches, and the turquoise sea beneath you. As your flight comes to an end, your guide gently pulls you back into the boat. After your ride, feel free to spend the remainder of your day swimming in the water or relaxing on the beach.
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After being picked up from your hotel, get a thorough introduction to using your SUB. Learn its simple controls and how to communicate using hand signals, and then boat out to one of Nassau’s world-famous reefs to immerse yourself in the serene and colorful underwater world of the Bahamas.
As you cruise along at a leisurely 2 knots, take in the schools of tropical fish, delicate corals of the reef, and undulating, sandy seabed of this environment 15 feet (4. 5 meters) under the surface. Look around from within a large, clear viewing dome, breathing comfortably without the need for snorkel tubes or diving tanks.
Follow your guide over coral gardens and in search of sea creatures as they point out different species and features before cruising up to emerge back through the sunlit surface of the water. Read More close
Begin with a scenic boat ride from Nassau Harbor to Blue Lagoon Island, where you disembark and enjoy a brief orientation from professional guides. Next, hop on your Segway and zip across pathways and sandy beaches to get to the best areas of Blue Lagoon Island.
Knowledgeable guides keep the journey fun and interesting, ensuring everyone has a great time learning about the island and its history. Hear about the folklore, plants, and diverse marine life that makes this part of the Caribbean so special.
Your tour culminates with a visit to the island's historic tower lookout, with its magnificent views of the surrounding turquoise ocean. Try your hand at a skills challenge along the secluded Northeast Beach before ending your experience with a boat ride back to Paradise Island. Read More close
3 hours 30 minutes
Start your adventure with a relaxing boat ride from Nassau Harbor to Blue Lagoon Island, where friendly guides give a brief orientation that covers basic Segway operation and safety procedures. Once you're familiar with the equipment, hop on your Segway and cruise along pathways and beaches, discovering various hidden pockets of Blue Lagoon Island.
Your guides keep the adventure interesting from beginning to end, ensuring you have fun while learning all about the island's history. Hear about the folklore, flora and fauna, and diverse marine life that make the Caribbean such a memorable place to visit. Stop for a delicious lunch, with plenty of island scenery surround you from every angle.
Make your way to the island's historic tower, an old lookout structure with magnificent views of sparkling blue ocean. If you want, try a skills challenge course on the secluded Northeast Beach before your adventure ends with a boat ride back to Paradise Island. Read More close
Before you get into the water, listen to an informative briefing in the orientation theater, where a Marine Mammal Specialist provides an animated presentation on dolphin behavior and physiology. Then it’s time to head to one of 3 lagoons, where you can climb into the waist-deep water to get up close to these amazing Atlantic bottlenose dolphins.
Feel free to touch the dolphins when they swim up beside you, and go underwater with a facemask to watch their astounding swimming abilities. Throughout your experience, a personal photographer is snapping photos to ensure you have keepsake candid shots to remember this experience. Afterwards, enjoy all-day access to Dolphin Cay’s luxurious beach. Read More close
After being picked up from your hotel, don your wetsuit and your scuba gear and set out for your first tank dive at site called the Shark Wall. Adjacent to a feeding spot, sharks begin to swarm as soon as they see the boat arrive. Dive in for a close encounter with the circling Caribbean reef sharks—they follow your group as you swim through open water.
Head back to the surface for a short break, then dive back in for a carefully orchestrated feeding session. Stand in a semi-circle on the sandy seabed as a trained, professional feeder swims down with a bait box. Marvel at the fearsome teeth and gaping jaws of the sharks as the cruise right up next to you to snap fish from the tip of a pole spear.
When feeding time is over, swim back up to the surface as your adrenaline-pumping rendezvous with the top of the oceanic food chain comes to close. Read More close
Meet your guide and hop into a rugged, 4x4 UTV to get down around town. Listen as your knowledgeable guide describes early Bahamian society on Nassau. There are a lot of fascinating historic buildings around town, including Graycliff—a mansion built in 1740—St. Francis Cathedral, and even a Greek Orthodox Church. Pass through the earliest settlement before cruising along the gorgeous coast.
Arrive at a beach and enjoy your choice of 3-course, candle-lit dinner, or a fresh tropical drink. Listen to the gentle waves along the shore and feel the cool white sands before you take the coastal drive back to the starting point, where the evening concludes. Read More close
It starts with an easy pickup from your hotel or Nassau's cruise port, bringing you straight to the beach. Here, you get a quick introduction to the watersports on offer before you set out to enjoy your time on the coast.
First, climb aboard a jet ski to rocket out across the water and feel the thrill of the high-powered craft. Once you've tried splashing over the tropical waters, gear up for a few minutes spent parasailing as a motorboat and parachute help to raise you above the waters of Cabbage Beach for a spectacular view of the island.
Next, a banana boat carries you for a ride that along 3. 5 miles (5. 5 km) of warm Bahamian waters, so hold on and admire the sights on a perfect adventure to share with your family or friends. The experience wraps up with an hour spent snorkeling at a local reef, where you can see the lively tropical fish teeming below the surface of the sea. Wrap up the experience with an easy ride that takes you back to your hotel or cruise ship, where you can plan your next adventure. Read More close