Renowned as the ‘Jewel of the Bahamas,’ Grand Bahama Island was selected as one of the finest Caribbean destinations in the Travelers’ Choice® Destinations Awards. While in port for the day, or if you choose to extend your stay in this tropical paradise, guests can experience the extraordinary customs, attractions and ecological wonders that earned it this distinction. Enjoy golf, snorkeling, horseback riding, swimming with dolphins and remarkable duty-free shopping for deals on jewelry or perfume.
Visit a secluded beach or check out the amazing Lucayan National Park, home to Ben’s Cave, the second longest underwater surveyed cave system in the world. Gold Rock Creek, located just across the street, is home to all five ecosystems of Grand Bahama Island. The Garden of The Groves offers a relaxing tour of its 12 acres of indigenous flora and fauna.
A short ferry ride to The Dolphin Experience Lagoon provides swimmers the opportunity to learn about these brilliant creatures and to give the dolphins hand signals as they watch these skilled sea mammals show off their talents.
On horseback, guests can experience a two-hour guided trail ride on veteran trail horses through the endangered pine forest, past captivating Cooper’s Medieval Castle, along the white sand beach and into the ocean.