Explore Nassau Walking Tour

Explore Nassau Walking Tour
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$39
Duration: 90 minutes
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Description

This Nassau tour gives you a great overview and understanding of modern day Nassau through the lens of history, starting with the Lucayan Arawaks.

The original inhabitants of the Bahamas, the Lucayans were the first natives to encounter Christopher Columbus on his travels to the Americas. Learn about their peaceful, primitive culture and their ultimate demise at the hands of the early Western colonizers.

At your Nassau excursion, you will make your way to Fort Fincastle, built in 1793 and used as a bastion of defense with 12 canons and 1 howitzer among its armament. In later years it served as a lighthouse to guide naval traffic in its waters.

While here, take a few minutes to ascend the 66 limestone steps of the Queen’s Staircase named in honor of Queen Victoria. Built by 18th century slaves, this staircase allegedly connected the fort to Nassau City.

This Nassau walking tour gives you a great overview and understanding of modern day Nassau through the lens of history, starting with the Lucayan Arawaks with a knowledgeable tour guide.

The original inhabitants of the Bahamas, the Lucayans were the first natives to encounter Christopher Columbus on his travels to the Americas. Learn about their peaceful, primitive culture and their ultimate demise at the hands of the early Western colonizers.


Tour Stops

Parliament Square

At the Bahamas House of Parliament you will learn the history of the Bahamas to this present Day.

The Queen's Staircase

The Queen's Staircase, commonly referred to as the 66 steps, is a major landmark that is located in the Fort Fincastle Historic Complex in Nassau.

Fort Fincastle

This is the primary highlight of the tour. You will have a panoramic view of the island. Learn about the history of the fort to protect the island from invasion. Take Great Photos

This Nassau tour gives you a great overview and understanding of modern day Nassau through the lens of history, starting with the Lucayan Arawaks.

The original inhabitants of the Bahamas, the Lucayans were the first natives to encounter Christopher Columbus on his travels to the Americas. Learn about their peaceful, primitive culture and their ultimate demise at the hands of the early Western colonizers.

At your Nassau excursion, you will make your way to Fort Fincastle, built in 1793 and used as a bastion of defense with 12 canons and 1 howitzer among its armament. In later years it served as a lighthouse to guide naval traffic in its waters.

While here, take a few minutes to ascend the 66 limestone steps of the Queen’s Staircase named in honor of Queen Victoria. Built by 18th century slaves, this staircase allegedly connected the fort to Nassau City.