Nassau, Bahamas

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS

The Bahamas’ capital city offers snorkeling, beach days, scuba diving, water sports, and tourist trips. The largest city in the Bahamas, Nassau, has long been a popular Caribbean holiday spot for tourists. Nassau has a tranquil atmosphere that is uncommonly present anyplace else because to its island beauty, modern resorts, white sand beaches, and turquoise waterways. Additionally, the renowned Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island is not far from this location.

Our amazing selection of Bahamas sightseeing island tours is sure to please. Take a catamaran cruise, day trip to the beach, or strolling tour to see the best of this Bahamian city. Our Nassau shore excursions, whether you select a half-day or full-day adventure, are made to provide you with an amazing experience.

 

Favorite Excursions

Discover Nassau provides an overview of the best and most stunning attractions in the Bahamas, such as Nassau Harbor, Paradise Island, Atlantis Resort, Junkanoo Beach, and Arawak Cay. You can snorkel among stingrays and the stunning Bahamian coral reefs, swim with dolphins on one of our dolphin encounters, learn to scuba dive, or dive down in your very own SUB for an unforgettable diving experience.

Paradise Island

White sand beaches and pristine waters can be found on Paradise Island. You can also visit the renowned Atlantis Resort and Aquaventure water park on Paradise Island. Everyone can find something on Paradise Island. You’ll be in paradise, both literally and figuratively, whether you want to unwind in a spa, play golf on top-notch courses, win big at two of the biggest Caribbean casinos, or paddleboard all day.

Blue Lagoon Island

Additionally, Blue Lagoon Island, a privately owned island in the area that is renowned for its isolated beaches and wildlife encounter programs, is only a short distance from Paradise Island. You may swim with dolphins, get up close and personal with sea lions, play with stingrays, snorkel with sharks, and more all in their natural habitat.

Pearl Island

Discover this undiscovered jewel of an island’s stunning clean waters, white-sand beaches, and warm tropical sun. Easily accessible by boat from Nassau. Private beach resort Pearl Island offers opulent activities. Everything about this area, from private cabanas to charter rentals, is beautiful.

Downtown Nassau

One of the busiest cruise ports in the Bahamas and one of the most well-liked Caribbean cruise destinations is Nassau. Nassau has everything. Take a walking tour of the city center and the adjacent tourist attractions to get a feel for local life. Graycliff offers a special supper if you feel like forgoing the beach chairs and indulging yourself to a Bahamian dining experience. There is a delectable wine sampling included at this five-star Caribbean restaurant. Looking for some smooth booze? Since 2003, John Watling’s Distillery has produced high-quality rum and offers tours of its amazing facility.

There are many things to see and do on this wonderful island, no matter your preferences. To select your ideal getaway, look through more of our below list of shore excursions and tours in Nassau.

Why Nassau

The Bahamas’s Nassau combines the energy of a large city with the laid-back way of life of a Caribbean paradise. Nassau, which is situated on New Providence Island, is a genuinely exceptional tropical vacation destination because to its sightseeing options, pristine blue waters, and white sand beaches. This city is the administrative center of the Bahamas and is close to Arawak Cay, Salt Cay, Rose Island, Ardastra Gardens, Paradise Island, Blue Lagoon Island, and Cable Beach. Nassau offers some of the best Bahamas tours and shore excursions, allowing you to fully experience the region’s customs, culture, and marine life.

History

It’s understandable why this historic Caribbean city is one of the most sought-after cruise and snorkeling locations in the world. Every year, cruise ships from the Caribbean dock in Nassau with almost a million passengers on board! These astounding figures make it clear that Nassau is a location you definitely won’t want to miss. And that’s not even mentioning the magnificent historical sites, like the Queen’s Staircase. It was carved out of solid limestone rock between 1793 and 1794 and is a 66-step prominent landmark in Nassau. The staircase, which is at the Fort Fincastle Historic Complex, is close to downtown and ideal for small-group excursions.

Lifetime Adventures

For every kind of traveler, we provide a selection of outstanding Bahamian experiences. Visit the exclusive Balmoral island to witness the well-known Bahamian swimming pigs, or sign up for one of our dolphin experiences for a close-up interaction with dolphins and sea lions. If you want even more thrills, consider taking our catamaran ride to Paradise Island, where you can visit the resort’s renowned Aquaventure water park and water slides. Our Blue Lagoon Island Beach Day is a fantastic opportunity for some rest and relaxation. Additionally, we provide scenic island trips by powerboat, ATV, and other means for a sense of the neighborhood’s culture. For those who wish to enjoy the stunning aquatic life of the Bahamas, we also have a ton of snorkeling and scuba diving trips available.

 

Our extensive range of shore excursions in Nassau has something for everyone, whether it’s swimming with dolphins, diving with sharks, or just relaxing on the beach. We’re here to assist you in planning an unforgettable vacation.

Nassau is both the capital and largest city of the Bahamas.  It is located on New Providence Island.  Nassau is in close proximity to the United States, only 181 miles east-southeast of Miami, Florida. The world-famous Atlantis resort is on nearby Paradise Island.  

The Bahamas have 100,000 square miles of the clearest, most stunning blue waters on Earth. The waters contain all imaginable shades of blues: turquoise, ultramarine, azure, cerulean, royal blue, sea green and even rich purples. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield described his favorite view from the International Space Station as, “The most beautiful to me are The Bahamas, the vast glowing reefs of every shade of blue that exists.”  The waters contain all imaginable shades of blues: turquoise, ultramarine, azure, cerulean, royal blue, sea green and even rich purples. You need to see it to believe it!

The port city of Nassau is a unique blend of modern resorts and British colonial architecture with numerous historical sites and amazing beaches.  Water temperatures average about 80°F year round so it’s no wonder visitors from all over the world fall in love with the warm pristine waters and powder white beaches. Some of the most popular beaches are Junkanoo Beach, Cabbage Beach, and Cable Beach. In close proximity to the cruise port are Saunders Beach, Love Beach, and Jaws Beach. 

Beaches in Nassau

Beaches in Paradise Island

Link to Map of Beaches https://www.nassauparadiseisland.com/sites/default/files/beaches-of-nassau_0.pdf

Downtown Nassau and the city’s main shopping street, Bay Street, is only a 10 minute walk from the cruise terminal. ShoreExcursions.com features cultural  and culinary tours that will satisfy your appetite for the rich history and delicious food of this city.  Of course, ShoreExcursions.com also offers a wide variety of exciting aquatic adventures, from swimming with dolphins, snorkeling, scuba diving, boating, water sports, day cruises, and more!  There is something for everyone in this unforgettable city!  

 

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