Family Fun In The Bahamas
The Bahamas is a perfect playground for kids of all ages. Throw on a saddle and trot up and down our pristine shores on horseback. Get down and dirty with a little sand volleyball. Go bowling at one of our many resorts. Or simply build a sand castle on the beach. Kids can even attend Kids Camp, where they’ll find a replica of a famous sunken Spanish galleon. Whatever piques their interest, know that you can find fun for the whole family in The Bahamas.
Eleuthera & Harbour Island
Eleuthera & Harbour Island offer a variety of family-friendly aqua-ventures including swimming in shallow waters, drift snorkeling, tubing, camping safaris, picnics on secluded beaches and even surfing lessons.
The Exuma Islands offer a variety of fun family activities. Take a glass-bottom boat ride to Stocking Island, snorkel at the famous Thunderball Grotto and even swim with friendly wild pigs on Big Major’s Cay.
There are many fun-filled activities for the entire family that also offer learning opportunities. Visit the candy-striped lighthouse of Hope Town on Elbow Cay. Enjoy a stroll through the pastel-shaded gingerbread houses of picturesque New Plymouth on Green Turtle Cay. Or, visit with the historic shipbuilders of Man O’ War Cay.
Grand Bahama Island
Nature-based activities, the wide open spaces, a recreation center and a kid-friendly marketplace make Grand Bahama Island an ideal family vacation spot. There are interesting kids’ programs available at Grand Lucayan Resort and Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort (which also features a nightly stage show that kids love). You may also wish to spend your family vacation exploring the beautiful waters and fascinating marine life in waters surrounding the island.
Nassau & Paradise Island
Nassau has a number of educational, historic and cultural sites to explore on land. Bay Street is home to the centuries-old public library and museum, the Pompey Slave Museum, colonial architecture from the 1800s and friendly police officers who will let you take a picture with them. Nearby are the Pirates of Nassau Museum, Educulture Junkanoo Museum, The National Art Gallery, The Queen's Staircase, The Water Tower, The Forts and Gregory Arch.
The Islands Of The Bahamas are very easy to get to by plane, cruise ship or private boat. Most major airlines fly directly from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Nassau International Airport (NAS). Cruise ships and private boats arrive at any one of our many Ports of Call.
Your local travel agent will be able to provide specific information for your trip.
Thanks to the trade winds that blow throughout our islands, we're fortunate to have warm weather year-round. Our coldest winters average 70°F. The coolest time is from September to May, when temperatures average 70-75°F. And during the rest of the year there’s high humidity, with temperatures ranging from 80-90°F.
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News & Announcements
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