Nassau Sightseeing Adventure
- Military marvels: Take an in-depth look at both Fort Charlotte and Fort Fincastle, two 18th-century defensive installations designed to guard the island.
- Sightseeing: Pass famed attractions including the Graycliff Hotel and the bustling Nassau Straw Market; the perfect place to see the popular Caribbean craft of basket weaving.
- Historic attractions: Draw inspiration from both Rawson and Parliament Squares, Pompey Museum, the Senate Building, and the House of Assembly.
- Paradise Island: After crossing the Sir Sidney Poitier Bridge, you're in for a world of pleasure with the Atlantis Hotel Resort & Casino at its epicenter.
About This Nassau Tour
It really is better in the Bahamas. As you flit past Rawson Square, you can admire the cast-in-bronze statue of a woman holding a child. This lustrous lady proudly stands for the role women played during the island's years of adversity. You'll also hop over to Parliament Square to gaze at perfectly pink structures that pack a load of political power, including the House of Assembly, the Senate Building, and the Supreme Court of the Bahamas.
One look at Government House – the blushing mansion that serves as the official residence to the Governor General of the Bahamas – will have you pondering a run for office. On Arawak Cay, you'll inhale the smells of an authentic Bahamian fish fry. You'll also admire the Nassau Straw Market's vibrant wares, including hand woven hats, rich woodcarvings, and conch shell jewelry.
But the story of the Bahamas is not all pretty pastel buildings, yummy fish, and bustling markets. The Pompey Museum, named for a slave who led a long-ago revolt against unfair plantation conditions, is housed in Vendue House, a structure where slaves were bought and sold in the 18th and 19th centuries. And you'll have the chance to descend upon Fort Charlotte and Fort Fincastle to cast yourself back to a time when the island had to defend its shores against attack.
Now fast-forward to a modern-day paradise. Crossing the Sir Sidney Poitier Bridge will get you there. Arriving on Paradise Island, Atlantis stretches out before you – the world-famous resort, not the underwater city – so you don't need to plug your nose to dive into this utopia!
A bridge to fame
The Bahamas' largest bridge was rechristened with Sidney Poitier's name in 2012 during the 40th anniversary of the island nation's independence. Poitier left behind his impoverished childhood on the Bahamas' Cat Island to earn international acclaim as an actor, Oscar winner, recipient of SAG's Life Achievement Award, Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, and Bahamian ambassador to Japan and UNESCO.
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.
During the tour you have the option to remain on the bus or partake in the inside visits.
Travelers must be able to make several steps to enter/exit the vehicle.
Cultural, Family Friendly, Bus Tour, Scenic
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.
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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