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Spend a day in paradise on this round-trip excursion from Miami to Freeport, Grand Bahama. Enjoy a smooth, comfortable, 2.5-hour ferry ride to one of the most popular islands in the Bahamas. Spend the day soaking up the Bahamian sun on the white-sand beaches. Rent a Jet Ski or try snorkeling. Go shopping at the neighboring Port Lucaya Marketplace or head to the Treasure Bay Casino. Miami Beach or downtown Miami hotel pickup and drop-off are included. Passport is required.


  • Round-trip ferry ticket to Grand Bahama Island, from Miami
  • Relax on board the fast ferry to the Bahamas and enjoy on board amenities including a deck, snack bar, and duty free shop
  • Enjoy five hours to spend at your leisure on Grand Bahama Island
  • Rent jet skis, snorkel gear and other water sport equipment at the beach
  • Have a choice of cafes, restaurants, casinos and shops to check out near the beach
  • Includes pickup and drop off between your Miami hotel and the ferry dock

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What You Can Expect

Bahamas Ferry Day Trip from Miami

Grand Bahama Island

This full-day adventure to paradise begins with an early morning Miami Beach or downtown Miami hotel pickup. A state-of-the-art motor coach will provide transportation to the Port of Miami. Then climb aboard a ferry, complete with casino slot machines, a full bar and a duty free gift shop, for a relaxing 2.5-hour journey to Freeport, Grand Bahama, one of the most popular islands in the Bahamas.
Upon arrival in Freeport, find transportation (like the beach shuttle or taxi) to the beach, located about four miles from the port. Soak up the Bahamian sun on the white-sand beaches, rent a Jet Ski or try parasailing or snorkeling, just to name a few options. 
Then visit the neighboring Port Lucaya Marketplace, a vibrant, open-air shopping hub overlooking the waterfront. See one of the largest straw markets in the Bahamas, plus duty-free and handcrafted items galore. Also, don't miss Retail Street for jewelry and souvenirs. Or head to Treasure Bay Casino and settle in at one of 30 gaming tables or 400 slot machines
Hungry? Savor the local flavors at any of the island’s cafes or restaurants. There’s something for everyone.
After approximately five hours, return to the ferry for the voyage back to Florida and a Miami-area hotel drop-off.
Notice: Please provide the following information at the time of booking: hotel location, traveler names, nationalities, passport numbers and expiration dates and dates of birth. Reservation cannot be guaranteed without these details.

Customer Reviews

Lori USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

A very long day, but a great experience that I would recommend.

Mark76 United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

A great trip, not to be missed at all if you are in Miami. We enjoyed it thoroughly and it made our vacation. Highly recommended.

seppo.k.koskinen Finland

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015



4 star rating: Recommended November 2015

Nice experience

Gregory B

3 star rating: Worth doing June 2016

The Baleria cruise and accommodations themselves were fine, though departure from the boat once arriving and departing was excessive. Only there for a day cruise which is too short. Only about 4.5 hours on the island. Would recommend overnight stay for future travelers.


3 star rating: Worth doing June 2016

I was disappointed that once the bus arrived we were charged an additional 10/person that was not previously disclosed. Then once we arrived to the Bahamas there was another charge for a day pass that the hotel we were told this was our destination.

Robyn C Australia

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better October 2016

Not a lot to see when get there. A very long day. No quick cat boat trip is offered. It is all ferry now and takes over 3 hours for the trip. There is no outside seating on the ferry. Can only stand out the back, then you get fumes from the ferry engines. Only a small community with shops geared for the tourist only and expensive. Also 20 minute bus ride from port to the town centre which cost extra 10. Could spend your day better elsewhere.

Mirjam I

1 star rating: I do not recommend this January 2017

DOOON'T DOO IT. You only get to spend like a maximum of 2,5 to 3 hours at the Bahamas. That's not worth the money!!!!!


1 star rating: I do not recommend this July 2016

This tour was a waste of money. Very unorganized between the time you have to check-in, go thru customs officials, board the boat you waste a total of 3 hours of being in the Bahamas. If you can fly to the Bahamas on a day trip I recommend it. Otherwise you will actually only spend four
to enjoy.


1 star rating: I do not recommend this June 2016

The only service provided by the operator was the transportation from hotel to ferry and from ferry to hotel. We did not receive any information about the tour, the activities. The trip between the port in Miami to Freeport takes 2:30 hs and during this period we did not receive any information about what to expect when arriving in Freeport. People can feel completely lost when arriving there. I think there woud be people from the operator all the time providing information, mainly because many people does not speak english and it is difficult to understand what to do. They did nothing. I felt as if I had organised the tour by myself. With no guide. No help. No information. I hardly do not recommend. Mainly for people older than 50 years.

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