Freeport, Grand Bahama Island Cruise Port

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Either shop for souvenirs or plan an excursion. Nothing else to do.

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About Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

Go for the sugar-white sand and clear, blue water, and you may find yourself leaving with dreams of rum punch, conch salad, and mangroves set to calypso tunes.


What people said about this port:

"We took a taxi to the straw market and walked to the beach from there." in 37 reviews.

"At port Lucaya you will find many places to eat and drink." in 30 reviews.

"We did not do any of the shore excursions that were offered by the ship at this port." in 21 reviews.


1592 reviews and tips of Freeport, Grand Bahama Island




Froggy3
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:
Family (older children)

Experience:
2-3 cruises

We booked a day at the beach with an open bar ** thru Carnival **. I can't remember what the name of the beach was in Freeport that we went to. It may have been Taino Beach. The food & drink bar was located right on the beach & the seating under the covered deck was plentiful. There were separate men's & women's showers to shower off the sand or salty water. Maybe we just got lucky by our bus getting there early on because we had no problem getting beach chairs. I do think I heard people who got there way after us say something like all the lay-out chairs were taken, leaving only sit-up chairs. The staff made sure to frequently make their rounds to everyone lounging by the beach & ask if we wanted anything to drink. I don't think more than 5 minutes every went by without someone checking if we needed a drink. I read some reviews that people who booked this excursion were dissatisfied with the alcohol quantity lacking in the drinks at this location, saying the drinks were nothing but su...

Visited: Jun 15, 2015

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alison833
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Family (young children)

Experience:
2-3 cruises

We snorkeled at Dead Man's Reef. It is off the beaten path and well worth it! No crowds, good conch at the little conch stand, rentals for all of your gear and a beautiful beach!

Visited: Jul 09, 2015

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paulasmith333
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:
Singles/Friends

Experience:
4-6 cruises

The trip to the Garden was great, but one of my friends did witness a drug buy so we left the shopping and came back to the ship. so be careful where you go, and don't go by yourself.

Visited: Sep 27, 2015

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jjappraisal
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
4-6 cruises

Economy here is not doing well and there was not much here to see. However, we saw several very nice beaches that is the island's strong suit. They should promote that more.

Visited: Mar 06, 2016

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