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Swimming Pigs & Private Island Tour
Explore the island’s Northern coast on this 5-hour, afternoon swimming pigs adventure tour. Board one of our roomy catamarans and casually cruise through Nassau’s historic harbor on the short 20 minute boat ride to Pig’s Beach where you will meet, feed, and plunge around in the waves with our world famous swimming pigs. Our camera ready, four legged friends will be sure to run down the beach and give you a warm welcome upon arrival. With the splash of an anchor, arrive at the charming Pear Island. This quaint and quiet, sun-drenched paradise lies some 8 nautical miles off the Eastern coast of Nassau and is the perfect place to unwind for the remainder of your afternoon. We invite you to explore the crystal clear waters while kayaking along the flourishing coastline. Or, grab your snorkeling gear and head for a peek at the vibrant underwater marine life that surrounds the island. On land, the island is complete with an array of lounge chairs, hammocks and three bars that will keep you hydrated and refreshed until lunch time. After a long day in the sun, lunch is finally served. Recharge your batteries with a tasteful Bahamian meal that embraces the many traditional flavors of the Bahamian cuisine. After enjoying a filling meal, soak up the afternoon’s remaining rays and take in the beautiful views one last time before returning to the dock.
Rose Island & Green Cay Getaway
You guys can enjoy one of the top water sports and tour providers Nassau, Bahamas has to offer by sailing alongside my incredible team and I! As we commence the harbour tour, you will have the opportunity to sight-see a number of well-known celebrity beach villas. There are two routes to choose from. The first choice will be to see the picturesque Gilligan's Island, followed by snorkeling at a Rose Island Reef before spending the day on one of Rose Island's white sandy beaches. The second alternative is to cruise to another beautiful site on Rose Island where you will have the options to purchase food, drink, party, and unwind. There will be an additional fee if you would like local food included as well. The pigs are also an additional cost for both choices, be sure to let me know if you're interested. After an eventful day, we'll booze and cruise back down the harbor before stopping to one of the floating bars, if they are open. Please bear in mind that weather-related modifications may be subject to charters. Looking forward to sailing with you guys soon!
Eco Picnic at Chiccharney Farms
Our guests will meet us at our eco-farm, Where we will have a unique farm to table picnic experience set up for them. To begin we will show our guests around the farm including a touch and taste session of seasonal fruits. We will offer a selection of initimate board games. (Jenga, Checkers , Connect 4). We will serve a mini charchuterie box with seasonal fruits, local finger foods and local icecream , Farm fresh lemonade and sparkling water.
Explore Nassau's flavors with a foodie
Venture away from the crowded tourist trail and visit a selection of locally adored eateries where we'll interact with the chefs and restaurant owners who form the heart of Nassau's culinary scene. Sample unique Bahamian food and drinks at 6 venues, including family-operated restaurants and specialty shops. Sip on handcrafted rum cocktails and nibble on classic conch fritters and Bahamian mac and cheese-- just to name a few! Food quantities will be equivalent to a hearty lunch, so don’t forget to bring your appetite for great food and adventure. In between our tastings, we’ll wander the shaded streets of Old Nassau, soaking in stories and history. Together, admiring the colonial era architecture and getting a feel for the rhythms of Bahamian culture. You’ll conclude the afternoon with a satisfied belly and an appreciation of Downtown Nassau and Bahamian cuisine! Other things to note - Gratuities and transportation are not included in the ticket price. - Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking. - Tour is held in all weather conditions (ponchos provided in case of rain). - Not wheelchair accessible or suitable for guests with severe mobility
Tour & Swim with Pigs, Nassau, Bahamas
Guests will be picked up and the fun begins. You will be given a tour on the way to the dock to catch a boat to the beautiful Rose Island and once you leave the beach. We will arrive on the beach, where a pig show will be held by trained individuals for about 20 mins, where you can interact with and feed the pigs (only the food you are provided). After the show, other activities will be held until time to leave. You will be provided with 1 complimentary meal and 1 complimentary drink.
Pearl Island Pigs Beach Adventure
Frolic with swimming pigs for the experience of a lifetime. If you haven’t seen the pictures on friend’s social media feeds, or in the pages of travel magazines, you’ll be in for a wonderful surprise. Nassau’s northern coast is home to Pigs Beach, where beachgoers can meet, feed, and yes, even swim, with the local indigenous pigs. Your day starts from a ferry ride from Nassau’s bustling harbor to Pearl Island. From there, you board our ferry and comfortably cruise to your destination for the thrill of a lifetime. Pigs Beach, is just a short five-minute trip away. After arriving, you’ll meet the local “hosts” and enjoy frolicking with them in their natural habitat. Make sure to take pictures and create memories that will last a lifetime. After your encounter with your new four-legged friends, spend what’s left of the day lounging in the sun, back at Pearl Island. Our quaint and quiet, sun-drenched retreat is the perfect way to unwind away from the din of Nassau’s busy streets. Sip a cocktail beneath of shade of a leafy palm tree, sunbathe on our powdery white-sand beaches, or take a dip in the azure-blue waters. You can also enjoy a freshly prepared lunch of Bahamian staples, like BBQ Chicken, Peas N’ Rice, Fish Fingers & Coleslaw. It’s all served on the patio overlooking the lighthouse and ocean. After lunch you can kayak along the flourishing coast lines, or just lounge
Nassau Historical City Tour
Embark on a journey through history and culture in The Bahamas. Learn about the unique culture and history that makes The Bahamas so unique; from piracy, to slavery, forts and ancient escape routes, to modern society and politics. You will see all the major points of interest within the city. Small group size ensures that you have a personal interaction with your guide. Other things to note This tour route is approximately 2 miles and we will walk over uneven surfaces, up a slight incline as well as down stairs.
Drink, eat & be Merry
Start a Bahamian breakfast or lunch (small tidbits) at a local restaurant or on the beach. Then move around the island and experience the local fruits, culture while enjoying local brews and specialty drinks provided. On route we will stop to a fort, fruit & fish market, ride though historic neighbourhoods, and have a chat with the locals. The tour takes you away from the usual tourist experience, so you can truly appreciate living in paradise! Will visit a craft beer brewery and rum distillery & sample the brews. Finally, Other things to note: It’s a minimum of 2 hours. Be prepared to wet your feet on a beach, and splash in the water; optional. Food samples to include, conch, fish, and another meat prepared the Bahamian way.
Bonefishpond National Park Kayaking
This is an hour long guided kayaking tour of Bonefish Pond National Park. This activity is great for first time and experience kayakers. On this tour we will learn about the unique ecosystem of the park, the cultural significance and the plants and animals that call it home. Other things to note There is no storage space at Bonefish Pond at moment. I suggest leaving all valuables including jewelry, non waterproof electronics. The best time to kayak is around high tide at bonefish pond. Please message us before booking to enquire the best times for your activity date.
Paddle board with Turtles/ Snorkel Reefs
We will meet at a selected beach depending on the wind. After a short safety and instruction briefing we will take paddle boards and paddle with many turtles in blue calm water. After we will go to a pristine reef or mangrove estuary depending on the win. We will sorkel for 20- 30 minutes. On the way back we will go back and paddle again with the turtles. Typically seen on this tour are reefs filled with stag and brain coral, fans, tropical fish, turtles, rays, and so much more. If we go to the mangroves we see coral, tropical fish, sea cucumbers, turtles, rays, and more! The tour lasts from 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Eleuthera has amazing beaches, reefs, estuaries, and mangroves filled with abundant sealife and this tour will show it to you! Other things to note I will contact you the day before to confirm meeting time and place. It is always determined by the wind and within 10 minute drive of South Tarpum Bay. Looking forward to getting you on the water!
Bodypainting - Become Living Art
Become a living work of art immortalized in high resolution, art photographs featuring you body-painted with a unique, detailed paint scheme tailored to your body. Imagine that we are peeling away your existing skin to reveal the supernatural being underneath. My bodypainting enhance and celebrate bodies; minimizing or eliminating surface features like cellulite, wrinkles and skin discolorations. All paintings are done with a paint brush. There are no stencils or airbrushing. Guests lie down for the most part during the painting and have a relaxing spa experience with music and meditation, or invite friends for a paint party. After the painting, we photograph on the dock with Nassau's beautiful harbour and Paradise Island in the background. You will receive a portfolio of 10-15 full resolution photographs. Choose two of your favorites for further editing to hang on your wall. Other things to note Groups of up to 3 people can be painted. Skin must be clean and oil free. No makeup, lotions, etc. You are welcome to bring a few friends to keep you company of course. My paintings are designed to create alternate humans, and do not incorporate 'things' like animals, plants, flowers, etc.
Group Discounts-Snorkel a Coral Reef and Rose Island Beach
If you're tired of being around large crowds and want to get away on an intimate experience this one is for you. First, we will meet you at Bayshore Marina (type the name into Google Maps, addresses are tricky in the Bahamas). Let them know at the gate that you have arrived. Once we are all on the boat just sit back and relax while you listen to your local Bahamian captain tell you about the Bahamas. You will pass beautiful Paradise Island looking at million dollar homes. After about 15 minutes we will arrive at Rose Island (only accessible by boat). With its beautiful beach and pristine waters it is the perfect location to relax and unwind. Snorkeling gear is provided for free and you can snorkel as much as you want. Then we head back and relax as you are served fruit punch and sit around talking for the approximate 15 minute ride back to Bayshore Marina. The entire experience is expected to last 4 hours. Other things to note We will provide life jackets, drinking water, and fruit punch. Bring a towel, sunscreen, and swimsuit. Just come relax and take in the beautiful water, scenery, and enjoy your time on an intimate boat experience. There is inherent risk swimming in the ocean, your safety and the safety of our crew is our highest priority.
Art & ocean family afternoon
Make a fun-for-all-ages STEAM project before hitting the beach in this 3-hour experience. This isn’t the usual food tour and doesn’t try to be. If you’re looking for a laid back way to inexpensively entertain the kids (or your parentals) as you beat the heat and honestly just try to make it to dinner time - then this is for you. What you’ll do: - Leisurely walk through our lush backyard with its mature mango, avocado and pomegranate fruit trees while selecting herbs and petals for your customized seed paper. Note: A small handful of Nerf guns and ammo are already loaded to keep the kids entertained as you explore. - Learn about local agriculture and food sovereignty while pressing and binding garden salad seed paper journals. Messy hands and big smiles happen here! - Snack on freshly baked Caribbean patties and fruit. - Capture social media worthy photos of a local cave as well as beautifully unobstructed ocean views. - Enjoy a beach away from the downtown crowds. Sanitized goggles, floaties and swim toys available for your enjoyment. This is a perfect experience for those visiting Nassau by cruise ship, especially if you want to get away from the usual tourist crawl. You and your family get picked up and dropped off within walking distance of the cruise port.
Rum Sun Fun Tour/Unlimited Drinks and Big Group Discounts
Welcome to Ole Nassau in the center of The islands of The Bahamas. Known for sun, sand, sea and fun! Historically a pirate republic and a former British colony; we strive to keep that theme alive...with our rum fun fun tour. Join me and my tour masters as we take you and your group through the centuries old streets of the world famous and historically rich city of Nassau. We begin the tour by picking you up at your destination (Bnb, Resort, Hotel, Cruise Port) and whisking you away on a culturally rich tour....but not before your first drink; our signature Bahama Mama. From here we will visit the most popular tourist destinations, along with tour sites that will give you a story to tell and show you why The Bahamas is so popular and important to travelers, all over the world. We specifically designed our tour for large groups (Families, Reunions, Corporate Retreats, Weddings, Spring Breakers, etc.) Our tours are facilitated on 30 seater buses with a standing tour guide and bottomless Bahama Mamas
Caribay Food & Culture City Tour
Join us on the CARIBUS for the Caribay Tour!!! First, we will kick off the tour with an Airport/BnB pickup in the CARIBUS (the ONLY tour of its kind in The Bahamas) and then we will sweep you away for a multiple destination experience extravaganza!!! Your tour will conclude rich appreciation of the island of New Providence, the city of Nassau and a taste of the Family Islands (if you choose to add an excursion to your stops); and hopefully the World's BEST cuisine in your belly (if you choose a food stop along the way...which we highly recommend) BOOK NOW!!! What makes our tour unique is...you get to choose the which stops you want to experience: Driven Food Tour National Art Gallery Visit Bahamian Distillery Rum Cake Factory Visit National Landmark Visit Local Farm Visit Seafood Dock Experience Conch Salad Experience Government House Grounds Pompey Museum National Forts Heritage Museum Clifton Heritage Site Family Island Dock Dropoff/Pickup Atlantis Paradise Island The Current Gallery (Bahamar) The Straw Market ...and many more!!! There is NO OTHER tour in the WORLD that packs soooo much experience in one day, with time leftover for you to enjoy your trip, before and after the adventure. All in all we are excited to see you, have you and Caribay you in the real Bahamian experience! (Food & Drinks NOT Included)