Nassau Shore Excursion: Cultural Heritage Sightseeing Tour

Nassau Shore Excursion: Cultural Heritage Sightseeing Tour
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$108.5
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Description

Explore Nassau on this half-day historical tour. Visit some of the city's most famous attractions such as Fort Charlotte, The Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre, and the Cave of New Providence. Your guide will show you around and give you interesting details of the island's history and culture.

This 4 and 1/2 hour sightseeing tour will be one of the most memorable experiences for you. Begin the tour with a drive through the historic City of Nassau and see popular attractions, such as, the pink and white parliament building, established in 1729 or the Magna Carta Court, cut out of solid limestone with it's vibrant red shutters. The first 30-minute stop will be at the Graycliff Chocolate and Cigar Factory. See how this famous chocolate is made and sample one of the 17 different flavors.

Continue on to Fort Charlotte, the largest fort in the Bahamas. The fort was built in 1787 by Lord Dunmore, the former governor of Virginia. Explore the interior chambers and gallon guns with a panoramic view of the Western end of New Providence. You will have 30 minutes at this stop. Next, travel to the Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre this mini zoo has more than two hundred mammals, birds and reptiles that are nestled in over five acres of plush, tropical landscape. this is a 30 minutes stop.

Visit a local fruit stand where you can purchase coconuts, sugar bananas or star apples depending on the season. Travel West along Cable Beach and view the stunning coastal shores and multi-million dollar homes. pass by Baha Mar Casino and Hotel the largest resort in New Providence.
Don't forget your camera for the next stop! The Cave of New Providence was once believed to be a lair for pirates. The cave is now the home of friendly fruit bats and a giant throne made of sea shells. After this if you wish to spend time at a local beach you can end your tour at Junkanoo beach It's only a 15-minute walk back to the port if  not stay on-board and conclude your tour in the Nassau shopping district.

Explore Nassau on this half-day historical tour. Visit some of the city's most famous attractions such as Fort Charlotte, The Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre, and the Cave of New Providence. Your guide will show you around and give you interesting details of the island's history and culture.