Miami/Fort Lauderdale: Freeport Bahamas Ferry Day Trip
The independent Island nation of the Bahamas with more than 700 islands is located just a few miles off the coast of Florida in the middle of the mysterious Bermuda triangle. The Bahamas are known for its small tropical islands, white sandy beaches and warm, turquoise waters. The top rated beaches of the world are located in this beautiful archipelago. Visit Pig Beach or enjoy other water sports on the island at surcharge payable on the ferry.The ferry is equipped with comfortable seats, restrooms and a snack bar. Hotels with restrooms and showers are located close to the beach.
You will check-in at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale where, upon clearing security, you board the ferry bound for Grand Bahama/ Freeport. During the ferry ride, enjoy amenities including a full bar, a snack bar, a duty-free shop, restrooms and enough seating for ca. 240 passengers. Be sure to bring your passport!
When you arrive at the island, make your way to the beach or chose the optional visit of Pig Beach. Swim and feed the world famous friendly pigs (surcharge of $ 85 payable on the ferry and minimum of 15 participants applies ) You can book a beach-shuttle or water sports activities on board the ferry, or take a taxi from the port. Once you arrive at the beach, you can find shops that rent equipment for a variety of water sports such as parasailing and snorkeling. If you want to just chill out, claim a spot on the sand and soak up the sun and sea!
Grand Bahama is known for casinos and the straw market, where you can buy duty-free local rum, handcrafted souvenirs and gifts. When you want to grab a bite to eat, head to a cafe or restaurant (own expense).
Soak up the tropical beauty of Grand Bahama Island before departing on the return ferry to Florida in the afternoon.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Please note: Passports are mandatory for the Bahamas, your trip will not be guaranteed if you do not have a valid passport. You must provide the following at the time of booking: hotel location, all traveler names, nationalities, passport numbers, dates of birth and expiration date of passports"
"Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately"
"Activities on the Island are not included"
"All passengers must have a paid ticket regardless of age"
"Certain citizens from non-EU & non-US/Canadian countries might require Bahamian visa, please check with your local Bahamian embassy or online at http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/wps/wcm/connect/bf838397-2677-410e-9987-87fa188e4966/Visa+Requirements+for+Visitors+Travelling+to+The+Bahamas1.pdf-MOD=AJPERES"
"Longer than expected wait times at Bahamas & US Immigration entry points are possible"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 499 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"The new requirements to enter the Bahamas are:
Take a COVID-19 test within ten days of your intended travel.
Complete the Travel Health Card on-line.
Be sure to have a copy of your completed travel card, negative COVID-19 test results, as well as your proof of citizenship on your travel day."
Duration: 18 Hours
Port Everglades, Hollywood, FL 33316, USA
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.