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Swimming Pigs & Private Island Tour
Explore the island’s Northern coast on this 5-hour, afternoon swimming pigs adventure tour. Board one of our roomy catamarans and casually cruise through Nassau’s historic harbor on the short 20 minute boat ride to Pig’s Beach where you will meet, feed, and plunge around in the waves with our world famous swimming pigs. Our camera ready, four legged friends will be sure to run down the beach and give you a warm welcome upon arrival. With the splash of an anchor, arrive at the charming Pear Island. This quaint and quiet, sun-drenched paradise lies some 8 nautical miles off the Eastern coast of Nassau and is the perfect place to unwind for the remainder of your afternoon. We invite you to explore the crystal clear waters while kayaking along the flourishing coastline. Or, grab your snorkeling gear and head for a peek at the vibrant underwater marine life that surrounds the island. On land, the island is complete with an array of lounge chairs, hammocks and three bars that will keep you hydrated and refreshed until lunch time. After a long day in the sun, lunch is finally served. Recharge your batteries with a tasteful Bahamian meal that embraces the many traditional flavors of the Bahamian cuisine. After enjoying a filling meal, soak up the afternoon’s remaining rays and take in the beautiful views one last time before returning to the dock.
Explore Nassau's flavors with a foodie
Venture away from the crowded tourist trail and visit a selection of locally adored eateries where we'll interact with the chefs and restaurant owners who form the heart of Nassau's culinary scene. Sample unique Bahamian food and drinks at 6 venues, including family-operated restaurants and specialty shops. Sip on handcrafted rum cocktails and nibble on classic conch fritters and Bahamian mac and cheese-- just to name a few! Food quantities will be equivalent to a hearty lunch, so don’t forget to bring your appetite for great food and adventure. In between our tastings, we’ll wander the shaded streets of Old Nassau, soaking in stories and history. Together, admiring the colonial era architecture and getting a feel for the rhythms of Bahamian culture. You’ll conclude the afternoon with a satisfied belly and an appreciation of Downtown Nassau and Bahamian cuisine! Other things to note - Gratuities and transportation are not included in the ticket price. - Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking. - Tour is held in all weather conditions (ponchos provided in case of rain). - Not wheelchair accessible or suitable for guests with severe mobility
Rose Island & Green Cay Getaway
Join my amazing team and I on a yacht as you guys experience one of the best water sports and tour company Nassau, Bahamas has to offer! You guys will have the opportunity to sightsee a number of famous celebrities island home as we begin the harbour tour cruise all the way down to Green cay which will be the first stop. Upon arrival at Green Cay you guys will have the opportunity to snorkel with our friendly turtles and snap memorable photos! Afterwards, we will take you guys to one of Rose Island’s long sandy white beaches equipped with crystal, clear waters and you’ll also have the option to snorkel on one of their reefs. Next, we’ll then take you guys to one of the floating bars so you can experience some of our amazing, local cuisine. Finally, we’ll booze and cruise back down through the harbour and have a blast. If you guys are also interested in swimming with the pigs feel free to inquire on it. Also note that charter may be subject to changes depending on weather and if you guys would like local food to be included it’ll be an additional price.
Pub Crawl on Harbour Island with a local singer
Be a part of history and sign up for Eleuthera's or Harbour Island's first Pub Crawl Experience! A LIT combination of the authentic Bahamian nightlife & libations! After introductions you will begin your adventure with a local guide and visit the 'must go to' watering holes on the island! Participate in challenges & dares throughout the crawl.
Bottle Art and Lunch in Eleuthera
Welcome to the beautiful island of Eleuthera, the isle of Freedom. The island is home to wonderful attractions, friendly people, delicious foods and a rich history in arts and crafts. The craft class will take place in a Recreation Center in Rock Sound, South Eleuthera. Our goal is to provide our customers with an authentic Bahamian experience. On your journey with us into island living, customers will be given the tools and skills to create wonderful Bahamian works. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a Bottle Art Class. Participants will use home made items such as corn starch, vinegar, etc to create home made air dry clay to aid in the decoration of the bottles. 1. Each participant will be given a fully coated bottle to design. 2. Once a design has been discussed and confirmed, participants will be taught how to decorate a bottle with items, such as coconut palms, shells, leaves, gems, etc, found on the island. 3. Customers will be taught how to make home made air dry clay to insert in already designed molds to apply to the bottle for decoration. 4. Once the bottle dries, participants will be free to design their bottles as he/she wishes with paint and other items. Come and experience an immersion into Bahamian life through craft. You will truly enjoy the experience and create wonderful works.
Snorkeling & Beach Escape with Lunch
Located just eight miles from Nassau and one mile east of Paradise Island, you will find idyllic Pearl Island Bahamas. Set foot on the pier and let all the mainland stress melt away... Take in its stunning natural beauty and wildlife as you bask on the beautiful white-sand beaches, sample some local Bahamian dishes and exceptional drinks or tour the Lighthouse with stunning views of the surrounding seascape. A freshly prepared and authentic Bahamian lunch of BBQ Chicken, Fish Fingers, Peas n’ Rice and Plantains with your choice of water or lemonade is included in every Beach Escape package. Looking to discover what lies beneath the surface? Put on a snorkeling mask with a pair of fins and head to our protected coral reefs. The crystal clear waters of the Bahamas are the perfect venue to explore these natural wonders. Round out your day by cruising on a kayak or standup paddle board, and let the current sway as you explore the island’s shores before taking a dip in the warm Bahamian water and catching a boat back to Nassau. Escape to an unforgettable day! Other things to note - No outside food or drinks are allowed except Baby food & formula! - Children 3 years and younger are complimentary - Guests 17 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult - All guests participating in the snorkel tour must be 8 years or older - Avoid alcohol before water activities
Pearl Island Pigs Beach Adventure
Frolic with swimming pigs for the experience of a lifetime. If you haven’t seen the pictures on friend’s social media feeds, or in the pages of travel magazines, you’ll be in for a wonderful surprise. Nassau’s northern coast is home to Pigs Beach, where beachgoers can meet, feed, and yes, even swim, with the local indigenous pigs. Your day starts from a ferry ride from Nassau’s bustling harbor to Pearl Island. From there, you board our ferry and comfortably cruise to your destination for the thrill of a lifetime. Pigs Beach, is just a short five-minute trip away. After arriving, you’ll meet the local “hosts” and enjoy frolicking with them in their natural habitat. Make sure to take pictures and create memories that will last a lifetime. After your encounter with your new four-legged friends, spend what’s left of the day lounging in the sun, back at Pearl Island. Our quaint and quiet, sun-drenched retreat is the perfect way to unwind away from the din of Nassau’s busy streets. Sip a cocktail beneath of shade of a leafy palm tree, sunbathe on our powdery white-sand beaches, or take a dip in the azure-blue waters. You can also enjoy a freshly prepared lunch of Bahamian staples, like BBQ Chicken, Peas N’ Rice, Fish Fingers & Coleslaw. It’s all served on the patio overlooking the lighthouse and ocean. After lunch you can kayak along the flourishing coast lines, or just lounge
Drink, eat & be Merry
Start a Bahamian breakfast or lunch (small tidbits) at a local restaurant or on the beach. Then move around the island and experience the local fruits, culture while enjoying local brews and specialty drinks provided. On route we will stop to a fort, fruit & fish market, ride though historic neighbourhoods, and have a chat with the locals. The tour takes you away from the usual tourist experience, so you can truly appreciate living in paradise! Will visit a craft beer brewery and rum distillery & sample the brews. Finally, Other things to note: It’s a minimum of 2 hours. Be prepared to wet your feet on a beach, and splash in the water; optional. Food samples to include, conch, fish, and another meat prepared the Bahamian way.
Tour & Swim with Pigs, Nassau, Bahamas
Guests will be picked up and the fun begins. You will be given a tour on the way to the dock to catch a boat to the beautiful Rose Island and once you leave the beach. We will arrive on the beach, where a pig show will be held by trained individuals for about 20 mins, where you can interact with and feed the pigs (only the food you are provided). After the show, other activities will be held until time to leave. You will be provided with 1 complimentary meal and 1 complimentary drink.
Bonefishpond National Park Kayaking
This is an hour long guided kayaking tour of Bonefish Pond National Park. This activity is great for first time and experience kayakers. On this tour we will learn about the unique ecosystem of the park, the cultural significance and the plants and animals that call it home. Other things to note There is no storage space at Bonefish Pond at moment. I suggest leaving all valuables including jewelry, non waterproof electronics. The best time to kayak is around high tide at bonefish pond. Please message us before booking to enquire the best times for your activity date.
Caribay FACTs FoodArtCulture Tours
Join us on the CARIBUS for the Caribay Tour!!! First, we will kick off the tour with an Airport/BnB pickup in the CARIBUS (the ONLY tour of its kind in The Bahamas) and then we will sweep you away for a multiple destination experience extravaganza!!! Your tour will conclude rich appreciation of the island of New Providence, the city of Nassau and a taste of the Family Islands (if you choose to add an excursion to your stops); and hopefully the World's BEST cuisine in your belly (if you choose a food stop along the way...which we highly recommend) BOOK NOW!!! What makes our tour unique is...you get to choose the which stops you want to experience: Driven Food Tour National Art Gallery Visit Bahamian Distillery Rum Cake Factory Visit National Landmark Visit Local Farm Visit Seafood Dock Experience Conch Salad Experience Government House Grounds Pompey Museum National Forts Heritage Museum Clifton Heritage Site Family Island Dock Dropoff/Pickup Atlantis Paradise Island The Current Gallery (Bahamar) The Straw Market ...and many more!!! There is NO OTHER tour in the WORLD that packs soooo much experience in one day, with time leftover for you to enjoy your trip, before and after the adventure. All in all we are excited to see you, have you and Caribay you in the real Bahamian experience! (Food & Drinks NOT Included)
Nassau Historical City Tour
Embark on a journey through history and culture in The Bahamas. Learn about the unique culture and history that makes The Bahamas so unique; from piracy, to slavery, forts and ancient escape routes, to modern society and politics. You will see all the major points of interest within the city. Small group size ensures that you have a personal interaction with your guide. Other things to note This tour route is approximately 1.5 miles and we will walk over uneven surfaces, up a slight incline as well as down stairs.
Group Discounts-Snorkel a Coral Reef and Rose Island Beach
If you're tired of being around large crowds and want to get away on an intimate experience this one is for you. First, we will meet you at Bayshore Marina (type the name into Google Maps, addresses are tricky in the Bahamas). Let them know at the gate that you have arrived. Once we are all on the boat just sit back and relax while you listen to your local Bahamian captain tell you about the Bahamas. You will pass beautiful Paradise Island looking at million dollar homes. After about 15 minutes we will arrive at Rose Island (only accessible by boat). With its beautiful beach and pristine waters it is the perfect location to relax and unwind. Snorkeling gear is provided for free and you can snorkel as much as you want. Then we head back and relax as you are served fruit punch and sit around talking for the approximate 15 minute ride back to Bayshore Marina. The entire experience is expected to last 4 hours. Other things to note We will provide life jackets, drinking water, and fruit punch. Bring a towel, sunscreen, and swimsuit. Just come relax and take in the beautiful water, scenery, and enjoy your time on an intimate boat experience. There is inherent risk swimming in the ocean, your safety and the safety of our crew is our highest priority.
Paddle board with Turtles/ Snorkel Reefs
We will meet at a selected beach depending on the wind. After a short safety and instruction briefing we will take paddle boards and paddle with many turtles in blue calm water. After we will go to a pristine reef or mangrove estuary depending on the win. We will sorkel for 20- 30 minutes. On the way back we will go back and paddle again with the turtles. Typically seen on this tour are reefs filled with stag and brain coral, fans, tropical fish, turtles, rays, and so much more. If we go to the mangroves we see coral, tropical fish, sea cucumbers, turtles, rays, and more! The tour lasts from 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Eleuthera has amazing beaches, reefs, estuaries, and mangroves filled with abundant sealife and this tour will show it to you! Other things to note I will contact you the day before to confirm meeting time and place. It is always determined by the wind and within 10 minute drive of South Tarpum Bay. Looking forward to getting you on the water!