Luxury Tours in Bahamas

Planning a cruise to the Bahamas?

If your cruise gives you some free shore time, as it is sure to do. Here are some suggestions for some great on shore tours to consider.

  1. Nassau Sub Adventures

 

 

 

 

 

 

Experience a unique and exciting underwater journey like no other. The SUB is comparable to an underwater motorbike with a big bubble filled with a constant flow of air. Your head will be dry and your body will be wet. During your submarine adventure you will come face-to-face with brilliantly hued fish, gorgeous coral reefs and other exotic marine life. A SUB adventure combines the best of snorkeling and scuba diving all in one thrilling and memorable tour.

Tour Highlights

  • Board a custom built boat and head to the dive site
  • Get into your personal SUB and experience a gorgeous reef
  • Come face to face with exotic marine life and take pictures.
  • Cost approximately US$182 pp.

2. Two Tank Shark Dive.

Are you ready for some real adventure? What better way to get your blood boiling than by hopping into a shark tank!? Your first dive takes place in a non-feeding environment. The sharks will follow you throughout the dive, because when they see you they know that the dinner bell will ring soon. This keeps the sharks curious and it will create a very natural experience for you. The second dive takes place in a large sand patch where you will kneel down in a semi-circle as the Dive-master feeds the shark off of a long pole. As many as forty 5 to 6 foot Caribbean Reef Sharks will swim amongst you. They may be very fascinating creatures, but it is HIGHLY recommended that you do not touch them!

Tour Highlights

  • Experience a two-tank dive amongst reef sharks with a certified divemaster
  • The first dive allows you to swim with the sharks along the reef
  • Witness the sharks being fed by the dive-master during the second dive
  • Other fish can be seen on the dive, videos and photos are taken throughout
  • Return to shore, shower, shop and view the photos/videos taken.
  • Approximate cost: US$236 pp

3. Nassau Sail and Snorkel.

Enjoy an afternoon of sailing, sunning and snorkeling aboard one a state-of-the-art catamarans. You’ll sail out onto the gorgeous turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea to one of the islands most remarkable reefs, teeming with tropical fish. Once the boat anchors, it’s time to dive in the water and enjoy your afternoon exploring exotic marine life and coral formations. When you climb back aboard, your crew will have rum punch waiting for you so you can be sure to enjoy the leisurely sail back.

Tour Highlights

  • Sail to a remarkable reef aboard a state of the art catamaran
  • Enjoy an afternoon exploring exotic marine life and coral formations
  • Complimentary rum punch awaits you on the sail back to shore
  • Approximate cost: US$74 pp

4. Nassau Wine Luncheon Experience.

Welcome wine lovers to a lovely luncheon at Nassau’s only 5-Star Restaurant. Upon entering the stunning Five-Star restaurant you will be greeted with a glass of champagne and then led by Graycliff’s Master Sommelier on a tour of the hotel and restaurant’s acclaimed wine collection. Housing fine and rare wines, the cellar is comprised of over 250,000 bottles from 400 vinters, acquired over decades by Enrico Garzaroli, the establishment’s Chairman and CEO. Garzaroli exudes passion when it comes to his wine collection as it is one of the largest private collections in the world and it has received the prestigious Wine Spectator Grand Award since 1988. The Wine Luncheon consists of a delectable four-course, gourmet repast paired with the appropriate wines. The menu consists of an appetizer, soup or salad, main course and dessert.

Tour Highlights

  • Have a glass of champagne as you enter this 5-star restaurant
  • Enjoy touring a world renowned collection of over 250,000 wines
  • Return to the restaurant for a four-course gourmet meal paired with wine.
  • Approximate cost: US$151 pp

All of the above tours and a great many more are available from “ISLAND ROUTES” (www.islandroutes.com).

Their web site allows you to book online, even giving the ship’s name you will be arriving on and your departure time.

 

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