This excursion, which lasts from 4 to 7 hours, begins with a tour of this incredible resort. You'll see “The Dig,” featuring a fantastic array of marine life, as well as the many pools, rivers, and lagoons among the 141 acres of Atlantis. After that, get ready to experience the rides and attractions first hand, or just lounge by one of the 11 pools. Lunch is typically included on this excursion.
Price: Adults expect to pay $152 - $176
Booking Advice: Atlantis can be explored for less money and less time. Day passes for example, range in price from 35 USD (Atlantis Tour) to 110 USD (Aquaventure). Cruise line prices can be quite competitive, however, and it's good to bear in mind that Atlantis day pass prices do vary.
Snorkeling excursions typically take you to exceptional areas where you'll see the Bahamas' bounty of marine life, including sting rays, and view coral reef formations. Snorkeling gear, supervision, instruction, refreshments, and transportation are usually included in your price.
Price: Adults expect to pay $29 - $60
Booking Advice: This excursion lasts from 2.5 to 3.5 hours, and there is usually a minumum age requirement for children. Cruise line snorkeling excursions are competitive with 3rd party rates!
Sea & See Tours
“Sea & See” Tours literally give you the best of both worlds! Following a semi submarine view of Nassua's oceanic majesty, you are then transported by coach and with a guide to points of interest in the city. The Parliament buildings, Fort Fincastle, Bay Street, the Supreme Court, and Rawson's Square are among places you'll see, and some tours include the magnificent Fort Charlotte.
Price: Adults expect to pay $62 - $66
Booking Advice: This excursion does have limited seating, and is predominantly offered by cruise lines.
Ardastra Gardens & City Tour
If you'd rather be on dry land to experience the charms of Nassau, Ardastra Gardens' 5 acres of flora and fauna which include those famous marching flamingoes, may be just the ticket. City tours typically include the Water Tower, Fort Fincastle, the Queen's Staircase, and a visit to Straw Market for souvenirs!
Price: Adults expect to pay around $50.
Booking Advice: In terms of activity level, this excursion is considered to be easy. Some walking is involved in the gardens and during the city tour. Expect a small fee (.50 USD) to ascend the Water Tower. Cruise line prices are quite competitive with third party vendors.
Beach Lounging and Fun
Excursions to the Blue Lagoon or Blackbeard's Cay typically begin with a 25 minute boat ride to the area. Once there, prepare to relax as you lounge in an incredibly soothing and scenic beachscape. Not all activities are free, but beach chairs are usually provided. A complimentary rum drink is offered on your return trip.
Price: Adults expect to pay from $39- $80.
Booking Advice: If you just want to hang out on a beach, Cable Beach is nearby and it's free. You'll also fine an assortment of dining options nearby!