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Nassau Shore Excursion: Rum and Food Walking Tour

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    Disembark your cruise ship in Nassau and meet your local guide a few blocks from the cruise port, along with your small group of 10 people or less. Head out on foot to your first stop, Smuggler's Beer Garden, where you'll sample your first rum of the day.
    Walk through downtown Nassau to visit three other local businesses, where you'll chat with the proprietors about their craft as you sample savory snacks, rum cocktails and rum-infused candies. Taste the local favorite snack, conch fritters, and a special Bahamian guava dessert.
    Listen to your guide's entertaining stories about the island's rum-running history as you walk past historical buildings in town — all of which played a part in the bootlegging industry.
    End up at John Watling's Distillery on Buena Vista Estate. Tour the distillery to learn about the rum-making process and the legend of 17th-century pirate John Watling himself.
    Return to your starting point in plenty of time to catch your departing ship.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The food is very cultural and tasty. Learned about the history of various historical buildings. The banks and shops also had a history.

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank Dagma2014
    Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

    Our tour guide Julio was awesome! I was running late and he had so much patience for my boyfriend and I! He waited for us and didn’t make us feel bad about it. He was very informative about the history of Nassau Pirates. Be prepared...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank stovall0903
    Reviewed June 24, 2019

    We had a fantastic time on our walking tour with Mike! Great food and drinks at every stop! Our guide was very pleasant, amusing and incredibly professional. Word of advice, when offered water drink it! Lots of it! One individual on our trip did not...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Bluegemini0607
    Reviewed April 30, 2019

    Can’t say enough about the wonderful tour of Nassau, Mikey was an excellent tour guide we enjoyed rum, history ,Delicious chocolates, food and lots of wonderful people of Nassau .

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank 501marcellas
    Reviewed April 20, 2019

    Julio was a really great guide and very entertaining. Enjoyed the tastings and the history of the rum and bootlegging era. Perfect day as it wasn't too hot to walk around. If you are visiting Nassau, make time for this tour. It is only a...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    valewis, Public Relations Manager at Islandz Tours - Cultural Walking Tours of Downtown Nassau, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2019

    Thanks Deb, we are glad you made us a part of your time in Nasasu!

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    They did not ask for proof of age for my daughter. You can check with the tour company, I am sure. They answered my questions pretty quickly.
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