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Bus for a Day (450 USD per vehicle)

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    Stop At: Queen's Staircase, Top of Elizabeth Avenue, off Shirley Street, Nassau New Providence Island

    A major landmark in Nassau, the Queen's Staircase has been named in honor of Queen Victoria. It has 66 steps that were made from solid limestone rock by slaves whose original aim is to provide direct access from Fort Fincastle to Nassau City.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Graycliff Cigar Company, West Hill Street Graycliff Hotel & Restaurant, Nassau New Providence Island

    Learn how to create your own cigar.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Junkanoo Beach, West Bay St and Nassau St, Nassau New Providence Island

    Experience Bahamian culture featuring music, crafts, cultural games and competitions, a diverse kiddie corner, mixology, culinary demonstrations, scrumptious Bahamian food and drinks, and exhilarating Junkanoo performances with Junkanoo Festival Experience

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, West & West Hill Streets (Same street as Gray Cliff and across the street from St. Francis Xavier Cathedral), Nassau New Providence Island

    If you are interested in Bahamian art, this should be your first stop. The art captures the history of Bahamas and Bahamian life through the artwork of Bahamian artists. You'll see contemporary movements and experimental contemporary art practices through exhibitions. There are several sculptures outside in the garden as well as wonderful murals that you can see from outside.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Fort Fincastle, Bennet's Hill, Prison Lane, Nassau, The Bahamas

    You can also explore this as well as other historic sites in Nassau. Fort Fincastle was built in 1793 to help protect the city from pirates. Located atop Bennet’s Hill, the highest point on New Providence Island, it provided the best views of Nassau and Paradise Island as well as the eastern approaches to the islands.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Genuinely Bahamian, Frederick Street, Nassau New Providence Island

    The Genuinely Bahamian Boutique offers a variety of Bahamian fruit teas and bush teas that both tantalize and heal. Their most popular teas include the sans-rum Queen’s Cove Secret Garden Tea, made from a medley of Bahamian flowers, and the Nassau Tropical Delight Rum Tea, but the Boutique also showcases Fever-Grass Tea, a fragrant, herbal tea akin to Lemongrass that relieves all forms of aches and pain related to flus, colds, and fevers (as the name implies).

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center, Chippingham Road, Nassau New Providence Island

    Watch dancing flamingos up close in the Bahamas’ first and only zoo in Nassau Paradise Island and home to the Carribean flamingo.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Daiquiri Shack, W Bay St, Nassau, The Bahamas

    Have fresh fruit daiquiri to beat the heat.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Arawak Cay, Nassau New Providence Island

    This popular place is home to a variety of authentic Bahamian restaurants, featuring traditional dishes from the Islands and ice-cold beverages with a local twist—all of which are sure to please the palate. Make sure to try Conch which is a local staple and the national dish of The Bahamas.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: John Watling's Distillery, Buena Vista Estate 17 Delancy Street, Nassau 00000 New Providence Island

    Explore a live local distillery making hand-crafted rum and other spirits in small batches and bottling since 1789.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pirates of Nassau Museum, King and George St, Nassau New Providence Island

    This wax museum is dedicated to the life and times of Pirates in The Bahamas and those who fought against them. There are dramatic recreations of battles with sound and light; a number of displays depicting the lives of pirates, their living quarters, tools and weaponry; how they were punished for indiscretions, including being marooned on a deserted island; in addition to plaques on the wall providing historical details of the era. There is also a gift shop on the premises.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nassau Botanical Gardens, Chippingham Road, Nassau New Providence Island

    The Nassau Botanical Gardens provide a tranquil retreat for nature-loving residents and visitors. It features 18 acres of tropical flora covering over 600 species, including the Bahamas national flower, the Yellow Elder.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bonefish Pond National Park, Cowpen Road, Nassau New Providence Island

    This 1,280-acre park located on the south central coast of New Providence is an important marine nursery area. You can learn about mangroves while kayaking in this place.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Cloisters Nassau, Paradise Island Dr, Nassau New Providence Island

    With wonderfully manicured gardens (Versailles garden) and a lovely view of the Nassau harbor, Cloisters is one place which is all about serenity and romanticism where you can spend your time in introspection and soaking in the views.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Coral Reef Boat, East Bay Street, Nassau New Providence Island

    View the world’s largest underwater sculpture which is just off the coast of New Providence. Called as Ocean Atlas, it is a 60-ton, 18-foot-tall statue of a young Bahamian girl who appears to be holding up the ocean, much like the mythological Titan Atlas shouldered the burden of the heavens and is sculpted by Jason deCaires Taylor.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Christ Church Cathedral, George and King Sts., Nassau New Providence Island

    The Lord Proprietors built the original building on this site in 1670, making it the first church built in The Islands Of The Bahamas. The present structure, built in 1841, is the fifth church that has occupied this spot. The year 1861 marked an historic beginning for the islands; Nassau became a city and Christ Church was made a Cathedral.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Bahamas, 2 Marina Drive Paradise Island N.P, The Bahamas

    From a suspended airplane and pool bar to the outdoor deck with a fun and entertaining staff, Margaritaville is more than a restaurant - it's a state of mind. Margaritaville has everything you need to have a good time: great music, their signature menu, three unique bars, indoor and outdoor seating, a fin-shaped pool and a stage for live performances.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Fort Charlotte, West Bay Street, Nassau New Providence Island

    If you have time to visit only one fort, see Fort Charlotte, the largest one on New Providence at 100 acres. Located one mile west of downtown Nassau, just off West Bay Street, it sits on a hill overlooking the far west end of the harbor, commanding an impressive view of Paradise Island, Nassau, and the harbor.

    Every Wednesday and Friday, starting at 11:30 a.m., a living historical scene lets you step back in time and experience daily life in 18th-century Nassau. It features characters dressed in period costume, who exhibit basketweaving techniques, kitchen utensils used over 250 years ago, and fruits sold at the market. It culminates with the firing of the cannon at 12:00 noon.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Clifton Heritage National Park, Southwest Road The Email Button Does Not Work, Nassau SP-63846 New Providence Island

    A walk along the winding trails throughout the park will reveal a variety of ecosystems, such as native coppice, cliffs, coastal wetlands, dunes, rocky shorelines, sandy beaches, and offshore coral reefs. Local fauna include songbirds, wading birds, seabirds, and other wildlife. You can enjoy swimming, fishing, hiking, camping, snorkeling using our snorkels, birdwatching, and picnicking in the Park, and the panoramic views from the cliffs.

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
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    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your preferred pickup location.
    • Private transportation
    • Tour Guide
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Use of inflatables and boogie boards
    • Entry/Admission - Junkanoo Beach
    • Admission Fees
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Graycliff Cigar Company
    • Entry/Admission - The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas
    • Entry/Admission - Fort Fincastle
    • Entry/Admission - Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center
    • Entry/Admission - John Watling's Distillery
    • Entry/Admission - Pirates of Nassau Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Bonefish Pond National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Fort Charlotte
    • Entry/Admission - Clifton Heritage National Park
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Miss Clever is truly knowledgeable about the history of Nassau. She is friendly and makes you feel welcome as soon as you meet her. We enjoyed our visit to the Graycliff Chocolatier and Winery. My six-year-old enjoyed crushing cacao beans and learning about how chocolate...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    Reviewed May 30, 2019

    What wonderful experience. The bus tour for the was easy to book and they were very flexible. Royal Caribbean changed our port day to the Bahamas from Sunday to a Monday and we had no problem rescheduling. Their driver Leslie was very friendly and knew...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    2  Thank Reggie T
    Reviewed May 2, 2019

    My family of 14 ages 5-72 years of age were on a RCL cruise with the first stop in Nassau Bahamas. We rented a bus for 50 ppl for 8 hours. While an older vehicle it was comfortable and air conditioned. plus allowing all members...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank kkbizb
    Reviewed March 29, 2019

    The experience was better than expected. We were a family of 7 with 2 small children (5 and 2). Clever was so good at arranging a good day for us, and meeting us right as we exited the ship to take us to the bus....More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    2  Thank 443TeresaW
    BahtoursNassau, Guest Relations Manager at Bahtours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2019

    We are happy that the tour experience we've offered has exceeded your expectations. It is our regret that we weren't able to do maintenance on our van during your visit. Nevertheless, we'll make sure that other guests who'll be traveling with us in the near...More

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    May 26, 2019|
    Response from keva s | Property representative |
    Of course we will pick you up from the port 🙃
    May 26, 2019|
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    Response from keva s | Property representative |
    Good morning Of course it is possible to have both that’s the beauty of bus for a day. We will give you many options to have the most exciting day. Know that we have many people who itineraries with both sightseeing and... More
    April 25, 2019|
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