Grand Bahama Island is one of the premier island destinations in the Bahamas and even the Caribbean. There are many things there for tourists to see, do, and enjoy. Being the fourth largest island in the Bahamas, it hosts a wide variety of Bahamas tours ranging from scuba diving to sailing the wide open sea. Below are some of the best tours on Grand Bahama Island that you definitely shouldn’t miss:
Scuba Diving Adventure with UNEXSO at the Port Lucaya Marina, Grand Bahama
Scuba diving is a great way to explore the underwater wonders of the Bahamas. Novice and expert divers alike can have a wonderful diving adventure with UNEXSO’s certified scuba divers. UNEXSO takes great pride of being “the only place in the world where you can dive in the open ocean with dolphins, dive with sharks, and explore the mystery of sunken ships on a single dive vacation.” As long as you are healthy enough to dive, you can check out wrecks and reefs, interact with dolphins and sharks, or do all of these.
Sightseeing Adventure with Calabash Eco Adventures of Grand Bahama
If you would rather go sightseeing on your feet than with some fins, then the Calabash Eco Adventures’ Sightseeing Adventure is a great tour to take. Calabash Eco Adventures offers tours in the three districts of Grand Bahama Island. Their Freeport Bahamas sightseeing tour gives tourists a chance to explore the wonders of nature at the Lucayan National Park, enjoy 3 amazing beaches including Taino beach, and visit the beautiful homes on Millionaire’s Row. You’ll also be able to sample some of the local dishes from a restaurant on Banana Bay beach and learn more about Freeport’s history.
Grand Bahama’s Cruise Adventure with the Bahama Mama
If partying is more your thing, then the Robinson Crusoe Beach Party and Snorkeling Cruise is a must for you. This is the most popular beach party cruise on Grand Bahama and is in our list of the should-not-be-missed Bahamas tours. The tour fee is a bit pricey which may put you off from going on this adventure but the money really is well-spent. You get to snorkel for 90 minutes, eat a sumptuous full buffet meal, drink unlimited Bahama Mama rum, play volleyball and beach games on an exclusive uninhabited beach, dance your heart out to some really good tunes, and you even get a free ride to and from your Grand Bahama resort.
Historical Windjammer Sailing Adventure on the Alexander von Humboldt
People who love sailing and ships with great history should experience sailing on the Alexander von Humboldt. This more than 100-year-old German windjammer sailing ship is now based on Grand Bahama Island. This 3-hour windjammer sailing adventure gives you a taste of the olden times. During your voyage, you will witness how sailors skillfully climb the ship’s rigging, get a chance to help in hoisting its sails, tour with a guide below deck, or be one of the lucky tourists who are given permission to steer the ship. Refreshments and souvenirs are available on the ship including a t-shirt with the word “Crew” on the back and a picture of the ship in front. At the end of the tour, you’re awarded a certificate indicating that you’ve sailed on this historic Tall ship from Germany.
Take one or all of the above tours and you will surely have a grand time on Grand Bahama Island.