We know you want to make the most of your time in The Bahamas – after all, it is a bucket list destination. So we’re providing you with the best of the best in shore excursions to make your time here extra special. From swimming with piglets to the wildest water park in the Caribbean – your cruise is about to be made even better with these tremendous trips.
Atlantis, Paradise Island
Some of the most thrilling water slides known on earth, the largest open-air marine habitat in the Caribbean and the largest casino too – it’s all waiting for you! A playground looking to be explored with 11 unique pools to splash around in and 19 bars & lounges – you’ll be sipping pina coladas in no time! Take your pick from the 21 restaurants – but don’t worry, you can burn it all off at the 18-hole golf course. Soak up the sun as you float along the lazy river and watch the kids laugh their socks off in the water play fort. It’s hard to believe all this action-packed fun is in one place.
Dive Adventure, Nassau
Adventure seekers, look out! We know The Bahamas is known for it’s perfect coral reefs and underwater beauty, so what better way to explore it than submerging yourself deep into the Caribbean ocean. You’ll dive into a sea of tropical fish and swim through stunning coral reefs. Explore old shipwrecks and get a feel for the islands pirate culture like never before. You won’t experience diving like it elsewhere – this location is one of the most popular diving destinations in the world.
Lucayan National Park, Grand Bahama
Out of the three national parks in The Bahamas, this is a definite favourite. You’ll spend hours exploring the two underwater caves – with plenty of history to take in too, there’s a story to be told in every cove. Did you know that bones of the island’s earliest inhabitants were discovered here in 1986? You can also go kayaking, horse riding, and you can even swim to a secluded Gold Rock Beach – the perfect place to escape.
Pig Beach, Big Major Cay
Never in your wildest dreams would you think a place like this exists. Top up your tan or make sandcastles with the kids – surrounded by the cutest pigs. It’s a huge attraction in The Bahamas, and a good one for the kids – it’s certainly something unique that you won’t find elsewhere. It’s been said that there was a shipwreck nearby, meaning the onboard pigs had to swim to safety – which so happened to be one of The Bahama islands. They then ended up living off scraps on the island – but this could be porkies! Now you can feed them and swim with them at your own leisure – its the perfect chill-out spot if you’re looking to take a break.
Thunderball Grotto, Exuma
The classic James Bond movie Thunderball was filmed here, as well as Tom Hanks’ legendary movie, Never Say Never Again. Exuma is a crown jewel of The Bahamas’ islands, and the snorkeling is top-notch. Thunderball Grotto isn’t a dim, dark cave – it’s bright, vibrant and simply breathtaking. You’ll witness tropical fish in all their natural beauty. It’s one of the best snorkeling destinations in the world – and we can certainly see why it’s a movie maker!
If you’ve already booked your cruise with us, our team are on hand to go through the details of any available shore excursions with you – just give us a quick call on our freephone number, 0800 107 1590.
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