• Location: Nassau, Bahamas
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
From USD $ 70.00 View price calendar

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Taste your way around downtown Nassau on this 2.5-hour rum and food walking tour. Accompanied by a local guide, you’ll visit four establishments where you’ll fill up on rum, savory snacks and sweet, boozy treats. Visit a pirate-themed pub, taste rum-infused chocolate at a chocolatier and get a first-hand look at how Caribbean rum is made at John Watling’s Distillery. Numbers are limited to just 10 people, ensuring a small-group experience.

Highlights

  • Rum-tasting and food walking tour in Nassau
  • Explore downtown Nassau’s food and drink scene with a knowledgeable guide
  • Visit Smugglers Beer Garden for rum samples and a bit of buccaneer history
  • Discover interesting local businesses like Hillside House and Graycliff Chocolatier
  • Enjoy rum cocktails, rum-infused chocolate, conch and lobster fritters, and a homemade boozy rum cupcakes
  • Learn about sugar cane, barrel aging and other facets of rum making at John Watling’s Distillery
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 people provides a more personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Nassau Rum and Food Walking Tour

Rum tasting

Join up with your local guide at the prearranged meeting location in downtown Nassau. Then, walk together to your first stop, Smuggler's Beer Garden on George Street. Here, get your first taste of real Caribbean rum and cast your mind back some 300 years, when unruly pirates roamed the streets.
Continue to three more local spots, where you’ll fill up on rum cocktails along with conch and lobster fritters, rum-infused white chocolate and other regional delicacies.
Along the way, uncover some of the city’s lesser-known sights and hear stories about the island’s rum-running, swashbuckling past. See, too, the historical buildings that played a role in the profiteering business as storage for liquor about to be transported overseas. 
Make your final stop of the tour at John Watling’s Distillery. Walk around the Buena Vista Estate, where the distillery is situated, and learn about the production of rum as well as the 17th-century pirate for whom the distillery is named.
Tastings include (subject to change with notice):
  • 6 rum tastings
  • 2 rum cocktails
  • Bahamian conch and lobster fritters
  • Rum-infused white chocolate
  • Caramel truffle shot
  • Homemade boozy rum cupcakes

Customer Reviews

Robert K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Great time and very informative. Food and Rum were excellent as well. Recommend and would do tour again!

Carrie C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

What a great afternoon...our guide, Jamie, was fantastic! Definitely worth the money and time!!!!

jmmillr71

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Excellent tour! We had lots of fun sampling rum, tasting local treats, and learning some Bahamian history. Jamie was fabulous guide and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!

Eric P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Loved it!

Susan S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

We had the best time on our tour. Lots of rum - shots of rum, rum cake, rum ice cream, fritters. It was great and the walking was really just short walks from one spot to the next for another taste of rum.

Dawn S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

This was an amazing tour. Our guide, Jamie, was wonderful. We learned some history facts and had rum and delicious food along the way. It was definitely worth it. I would highly recommend this tour

mmstaub

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Tour was awesome, exactly as advertised. Our tour guide Orchid was extremely knowledgeable about the history of Nassau and made the tour a blast for everyone. Would definitely recommend this to anyone visiting Nassau.

William S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

We had the best time on this tour. Orchid was an amazing guide, very knowledgable and entertaining. She gave us a history of the Pirates of Nassau and how rum affected everything in Nassau, from economy to entertainment. I booked this tour primarily for my husband, who enjoys his rum. I am not a big drinker and Orchid made sure I received the virgin version of rum punch and pina colada - very much appreciated!! We enjoyed everything, from the chocolates to the conch fritters to rum cupcakes, and the drinks. Would definitely recommend this tour!

Justin W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

The tour was great. Orchid, our guide, is very knowledgeable, patient and funny. Will repeat this next time in the Bahamas

Alyssa W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Orchid was an excellent tour guide. Very informative and very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend this tour .

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