3 Days in Nassau: Suggested Itineraries

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Capital of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Nassau casts a web of magical appeal for first time and returning visitors alike. Whether it's the beautiful white sand beaches, the multi-game casinos or fascinating pirate relics, there is something to enthrall just about everyone.

Day 1: Tour Nassau

On your first day in Nassau, get acquainted with the charming city through the City & Country Combination Tour which explores the historic downtown area as well as the countryside and includes a Bahamian Lunch. Visit the island’s many forts and former pirate strongholds, the picturesque parliament square and the Supreme Court. Head over to the Straw Market and buy yourself some interesting handicrafts made of wood carvings and straw. End your day with a visit to Ardastra Gardens, home to over 300 mammals and exotic species including the pink flamingo.

Day 2: Hit the Sea!

On your second day, it’s time for some sun, sea and surf! Depending on what suits your fancy you can choose between a thrilling Powerboat Adventure to the private islands of Exuma and feed endangered iguanas, or brave the deep sea to Snorkel with the Sharks. Alternatively, take an Underwater Sub Adventure or enjoy a pleasant stroll along the scenic Arawak Cay where you can sample some of the island’s most delectable seafood and tongue tingling daiquiris.

Day 3: Play some Games

No trip to Nassau is complete without a visit to the famed Paradise Island Atlantis Resort & Casino. You can take a self guided tour of this sprawling architectural beauty free of charge, get a day pass for the water park or try your luck at the casino. Finish your evening with a buffet dinner cruise aboard The Majestic Lady where you will enjoy a fire show as you bid farewell to Nassau.

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Exuma Powerboat Adventure

Ride on a powerboat to Allen's Cay and the private Ship Channel Cay during this full-day adventure from Nassau. Accompanied by a local guide, leave the bustle of Nassau behind and head out to some of the less-visited Bahamian islands. Feed the native endangered iguanas at Allen's Cay, then zip over to Ship Channel Cay, your own private island. Lunch, open bar, and round-trip transportation from Nassau hotels are included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$214.99 USD
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Nassau Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour

Explore Bahamian cuisine and culture on this food and walking tour in Nassau’s historic neighborhood. Sample tasty foods at six venues – including family-owned restaurants and specialty shops. Sip on handcrafted rum cocktails while you nibble on classic conch fritters and Bahamian mac ‘n’ cheese. Expect food quantities to be equivalent to a hearty lunch. Beyond the bites, you’ll also experience the rich culture and architecture Nassau has to offer. This is a small-group tour, with a maximum of 12 people, ensuring a personalized experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Blue Lagoon Island All-Inclusive Beach Day from Nassau

Relax on a day trip Blue Lagoon Island during this all-inclusive beach day from Nassau. Board a boat at Paradise Island for the short cruise through Nassau's harbor to your destination, also known as Salt Cay. Lounge on the beach, swim in the aqua Caribbean waters or have fun in the games area. Visit the marine park to view sea lions and dolphins, then grab a grilled lunch with iced tea, lemonade or fruit punch.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$74.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Nassau Snorkel Bahamas Adventure

Snorkel among tropical fish and sharks in the Bahamas' aquamarine waters on this 5-hour tour from Nassau. Explore the island's waters by swimming among schools of tropical fish and other marine life. Choose to swim with sharks, the ocean's top predator, or view them from the boat, guided by your expert captain. Use of all snorkel gear and round-trip transportation from the Nassau hotels are included in this tour. 
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$99.68 USD
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Nassau SUB Bahamas Adventure

Explore Nassau's underwater world in a SUB, or Scenic Underwater Bubble during this 5-hour activity. Allowing you to cruise among the coral gardens and schools of tropical fish without even getting your hair wet, this activity is suitable for swimmers and non-swimmers. Round-trip transportation from Nassau hotels is included in this activity. 
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$165.76 USD
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Resort Diving Course in Nassau

Take a scuba diving course in the warm, clear waters off of Nassau. On this 3-hour course, build your skills and and take your first open water dive with an expert scuba instructor by your side. View the coral reef and schools of colorful tropical fish from up close. Round-trip transportation from most Nassau hotels is included. 
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$191.52 USD
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Private Island Beach Day from Nassau

Discover a private island and perfect beaches on a 4.5-hour day trip from Nassau, and escape the city for white sand, swaying palms and an elegant resort. Swim in warm, clear water and soak up the sun, book a poolside cabana or sip drinks at a tropical bar. Take in the Bahamas’ unspoiled serenity as you experience an idyllic private beach retreat. 
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Full-Day Water Sports Package at Junkanoo Beach

Enjoy a day in the sun and sand with this full-day water sports package at Junkanoo Beach. Get access to all of the non-motorized water and beach sports equipment, including soccer and volley balls, all inflatables, the water trampoline, paddle boards, snorkel gear, and double or single kayaks.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$25.00 USD
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Nassau Scooter Rental

Explore Nassau on the back of a rental scooter, available for a 4, 8 or 24 hour rental. Get suggestions from the rental center for what to see and do while discovering the highlights of this beautiful Bahamian island on your own scooter. Enjoy customizing your tour of the island and traveling at your own pace.
  • Duration: 1 day
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$85.00 USD
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Nassau Beer Tasting and Food Walking Tour

Taste the best beers Nassau has to offer on this food and beer walking tour in Nassau. During this 2-hour activity led by a local guide, stop at 3 culinary hot spots to taste beers from brands like Pirate Republic Brewing Co., Kalik and Sands. Munch on the delicious accompanying appetizers at locations like an art gallery, the Bahamas' first craft brewery and a pirate-themed pub. Walk off your buzz and your calories with a small group of less than twelve people, ensuring a personalized and intimate experience.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$67.15 USD
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Bahamas Snuba Adventure in Nassau

See the coral reefs of the Caribbean Sea come alive on this 3-hour SNUBA excursion. SNUBA allows you to dive deeper and get closer than snorkeling, with an air supply coming from a raft that floats nearby on the surface. This technique allows you to descend up to 15 feet (4.5 meters) without all the bulky equipment required for scuba. No certification is required and you will be accompanied by a professional guide.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$142.24 USD
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Nassau Historical City Tour

Discover Nassau's history and culture on this 2-hour guided sightseeing tour. Learn about the city's fascinating past through your local guide's commentary during visits to landmarks like Fort Charlotte, Fort Fincastle and the Government House. Climb down the famous Queen's staircase and stop by cultural sites like the Straw Market and Arawak Cay. Finish the tour with a delectable visit to a local rum cake factory. Round-trip transportation from Nassau hotels is included. 
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$33.60 USD
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2-Tank Dive Trip from Nassau

Explore the reefs, walls and wrecks of New Providence Island on a 2-tank, half-day scuba dive trip from Nassau, and discover the Bahamas’ unspoiled wildlife and remarkable scenery. Discover two perfect dive sites: swim along cliffs that drop into the Tongue of the Ocean trench, visit the ruined hulks of sunken ships, or see a thriving reef. Spot the blue chromis and yellowtail snapper that live in the water near New Providence Island and float above brilliant coral formations as you experience Bahamian diving at its best. 
  • Duration: 5 hours
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