How To Get Around

There are several options to help you get around Nassau & Paradise Island. Rental cars, motor scooters, buses and taxis are the most common means of public transportation. Bicycles are not generally available for rental, but some hotels will offer them for the use of their guests. Pedestrians should remember to first look right and then left before crossing streets.


Glass Bottom Ferry Boat Association
Ferry Dock, Paradise Island
Phone: (242) 363 1030, (242) 363-1040

Ferry boats (water taxis) can transport you between Nassau and Paradise Island, giving you a waterfront view of the beautiful islands, houses and the Nassau Harbour. Tickets can be purchased from the tour desk at Festival Place and at Woods Rodgers Wharf, which is directly beside Festival Place, and at the dock on Paradise Island. One-way tickets from Nassau to Paradise Island cost $4 per person; round-trip is $8. The duration of the trip is approximately 10 minutes each way and the boats leave the wharf every half hour on the hour. Private charter trips can also be arranged from Nassau to Paradise Island, Rose Island, Pearl Island and Black Beard Cay. Charter trips are negotiable. Hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily.