Nassau, Bahamas Cruise Port

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It is getting expensive to visit Nassau. We went to the aquarium and it ran us over $40...

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About Nassau, Bahamas

With 1 million visitors a year, The Bahamas’ largest port is immensely crowded. But if you look past the overpriced restaurants and touristy shops around the terminal, you’ll find treasures on the other side.


What people said about this port:

"However, if you have early seating then you will NOT get to shop in the straw market." in 425 reviews.

"Great tour and Paradise Island was great." in 313 reviews.

"do n't go to blue lagoon unless your swimming with the dolphins or or unless..." in 136 reviews.


6627 reviews and tips of Nassau, Bahamas




kayate11
Contributor Level: Purser

I have been to this port numerous times and have done Atlantis twice, once with a beach day. I was never a huge fan of coming to this port so when our last vacation has Nassau on the itinerary, we decided to book an actual excursion through the ship. After looking at reviews online, we decided to try out the Blue Lagoon Beach Day. They also had options for more expensive experiences such as dolphin, stingray or sealion interactions. We opted for the beach day and I am so glad we did. When you first arrive on their boat, you dock directly beside the dolphins and the staff took it upon themselves to do some tricks with the dolphins. My 4 year old especially loved it. There were opportunities to pay additional costs for other experiences and we decided to pay 20$ for a dolphin kiss for my 4 year old and a sealion kiss for myself. After this, my sister-in-law and I were approached by staff to participate in a training session with the dolphins FOR FREE! We got into the water with 5 new dol...

WhitzMix
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
1 cruise (first)

We reserved a day at the Hilton's private beach. No crowds, excellent service, good food and drinks, spotless sand and clear water. Relaxing under the grass umbrellas beats any shore excursion you could get. Just a 10 minute walk from the ship.

Visited: Feb 13, 2017

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mybetty
Contributor Level: Third Mate

This port was busy. We hopped on Bus #10 for $1.25 A person and took a quick 15 min ride to Melia Resort where we purchased a day pass to use their 4 pools and beach. Beautiful resort. There were women and men selling t-shirts, bracelets, necklaces, and cover ups as well as hair braiders on the beach. I was surprised by that but They were not harassing. They came walking by every so often, not too pushy like when you first get off the pier. The cost of the day pass was $45 which included a Starbucks coupon for the Starbucks in the hotel. Towels & wifi were included. I asked about a food package but I was told they didn't offer one. Pretty sure I saw an offer online for a buffet. Nonetheless we are a good breakfast on the ship and headed over there for a few hours then back to the shop for a late lunch. It turned out perfect for the weather we had because it was windy and 75 degrees. A little cool for the beach so the pools and hot tub were a great option. There was almost no one at the...

janastein
Contributor Level: Deck Hand

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
4-6 cruises

Señor Frogs is a fun place for lunch. Great entertainment. Be sure to get a coupon for free nachos from Melanie, the Cruise Shopping Director

Visited: Oct 26, 2015

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kpf1965
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

Create your own excursion: Walk up to the distillery and spend some time in Graycliff experiencing the old hotel and the chocolate and cigar factories. If you want to go to the Atlantis, take the water taxi to the right once you exit the ship terminal.

Visited: Feb 05, 2017

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swhite315
Contributor Level: Deck Hand

if anyone is wondering the cheapest way to get over to atlantis with out having to take the crazy taxi services, well there is a water taxi that was rather cheap, I believe it was 2.00 per person, took you along the waterway and gave yall a little tour of who's houses were located along the way.


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