Essential Nassau: Lively City Sites and Caves Point Beach by Private Vehicle and Driver/Guide
- Cultural landmarks: Cruise by government buildings housing the Supreme Court, Senate, and House of Assembly, and get a glimpse of Nassau’s history at Fort Charlotte and Fort Fincastle.
- Local delights: Dig into an authentic Bahamian fish fry at Arawak Cay and go on a tempting fully-guided tour and signature drink of the day tasting at the John Watling's Distillery.
- Atlantis photo stop: Try your luck at the slots or tables, snap pics, and take in the world-class splendor of the Atlantis Hotel Resort & Casino on Paradise Island.
- Caves Point Beach: Leave the crowded coast to the other tourists and go off the beaten trail for your own place in the sun on the blissfully tranquil Caves Beach.
About This Nassau Tour
The pink-hued government and historic buildings of Rawson and Parliament Square will glide by your view in a rosy nod to colonial Nassau. Military buffs (you know who you are!) can get hands-on at two 18th-century defensive installations – uncover dark dungeons and cryptic underground passageways at Fort Charlotte and climb the limestone landmark that is the Queen's Staircase at Fort Fincastle.
Have a sudden craving for seafood and rum? That's natural. You are on a tropical island, after all. This narrated tour will take you to an authentic Bahamian fish fry on Arawak Cay. Meander your way through the vendors and follow your taste buds to a fresh-caught meal. You'll also savor the award-winning "Spirit of The Bahamas" (a true buccaneer favorite) with a signature rum drink of the day tasting during your fully-guided tour at the always-vibrant John Watling's Distillery.
Feel like Lady Luck is on your side? You may want to hit the gaming floor during the stop at Atlantis Hotel Resort & Casino. If you feel like the house advantage is too much to take on, you can get snap-happy and blow up your friends' feeds with selfies taken around this stunning, world-class property.
And let the less savvy tourists fight for elbow room at the beaches on everyone's Bahamian radar. You're going off the grid and straight onto sun-drenched Caves Beach. This crescent-shaped stretch of soft white sand is bursting with simple charm and natural beauty. You already hit the high-energy city sites, now it's time to unwind on the beach.
Many notorious pirates stalked the waters off the Bahamas. Just don't lump John Watling in with that wicked bunch. Known as the "pious pirate," Watling faithfully observed the Sabbath and frowned upon gambling. Pious, maybe, but pompous as well. After all, he did rename San Salvador after himself. He had the last laugh, though. This spiritual swashbuckler's name appears on every bottle of John Watling's rum, widely called the "Spirit of The Bahamas."
Your guide will meet you on your ship's pier. Please look for our GoBe Representative with the displayed logo sign. Staying at a hotel? Be sure to advise the GoBe Crew so we can meet you in the lobby.
In need of retail therapy after your tour? Your guide can advise you where to go in search of that "must have" souvenir to take home. Be sure to have some local currency and a back pack for all your great buys.
A moderate amount of walking is required, with some steps to climb. An ADA vehicle is available upon request.
Full Day, Private Tour, Family Friendly, Scenic, Beach
Tour Participation Requirements
This experience is rated moderate. Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.
Suitable for all ages.
Special Medical Restriction
ADA vehicle available for one traveler who is wheelchair confined and up to 3 accompanying participants. Contact the GoToCrew to request.
Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.
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