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Bahamas Culture Tour from Nassau Including Rum Cake

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Immerse yourself in the island life of the Bahamas with this sightseeing tour from the city of Nassau. With a local guide, you'll visit a range of sites that reflect the culture and history of the dreamy Caribbean archipelago. Discover herbal teas and remedies at Tasty Teas, sample an authentic piña colada at John Watling's Distillery, and learn about the islands' history as you gaze at the Queen's Staircase. The tour also includes a slice of rum cake at the Bahamas Rum Cake Factory.
  • Island culture tour of the Bahamas from Nassau
  • Learn fun facts about the islands and their culture
  • Savor samples of piña colada and local rum cake
  • Visit Tasty Teas, the John Watling Distillery, and more
  • Stop for photos by the Atlantis, one of the largest Caribbean hotels
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All taxes, fees, and handling charges
Bottled water
Professional local guide
Port pickup and drop-off
Gratuities
Food

Departure Point

Woodes Rodgers Walk, Nassau, The Bahamas

Exit the green gate in front of the cruise terminal area, take a left on Woodes Rogers Wharf. In about 200 feet on your right (opposite side of the street from the cruise terminal), is the Sir Stafford Sands water fountain. Tour guide will be holding a sign with your name.

Departure Time

9:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Marvelous Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Bahamas Culture Tour from Nassau Including Rum Cake?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Bahamas Culture Tour from Nassau Including Rum Cake.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Bahamas Culture Tour from Nassau Including Rum Cake?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Bahamas Culture Tour from Nassau Including Rum Cake?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Bahamas Culture Tour from Nassau Including Rum Cake.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Bahamas Culture Tour from Nassau Including Rum Cake?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Bahamas Culture Tour from Nassau Including Rum Cake.

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Not worth the money paid
Larry_B
, Nov 2021
The day started as to what I thought was going to be a busy and exciting excursion, by the description of stops involved. We got about 1/2 of what is advertised. We did not go to Atlantis even though I asked our guide Marvin about going there. We did not go in the John Watling's Distillery, just stopped on the road out front for a few seconds. We did not go to Fort Fincastle, another stop listed on the tour. We also did not go to Fort Montagu as listed. No bottled water was offered as listed. Had I known it wouldn't be, I would have taken my own. Our tour only lasted 1-1/2 hours, not 2-1/2. We did get to see the low and high end homes (from afar) and learned alot about the culture, government, taxes, health care, etc. but was very disappointed in the description of this excursion, only to see about 1/2 of the listed stops. For the price, it was not worth it. Would not recommend for this price.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Hello, Larry. First of all we are very sorry that you did not have a 5 star experience. We aim to always please our guests! I hope that you would give us another chance to offer you an experience that you really enjoy.I am glad that you learned a lot about our history and culture on the tour. Marvin is amazing at sharing our vibrant history and culture in an engaging and fun manner! He said that he had a great time with you both and was surprised that you did not fully enjoy yourselves. We were happy to give you a free upgrade for a private tour and you commented to Marvin on how you enjoyed the personal touch...which we love giving! Regarding Atlantis, they temporarily closed access to outside visitors due to covid 19 unless you are willing to pay $150 per person to tour their property plus do covid tests. Cousin Marvin did offer to still show you the outside of Atlantis, but I understand that you declined to see it which is totally fine! He did take you to Fort Fincastle which is above where the Queen's Staircase is. The Bahamian government, like many places around the world, has closed all access to going inside the forts temporarily due to covid. However, we still showed you the outside and gave you the amazing history. We look forward to the times when we can go inside them again! You did go to Fort Montague. It is where you saw the high end homes from. Regarding John Watlings Distillery, we did stop there but unfortunately they were not opened which is beyond our control, but Cousin Marvin still gave you the history. We would be happy to take you back there when you return to Nassau! It is amazing! We are glad that you enjoyed learning about our history and culture. Hopefully when you return you will give us another chance to give you the marvelous experience our guests really enjoy!
star-5
Jeremy was very good and...
Linda_B
, Nov 2021
Jeremy was very good and informative really enjoyed the day tea shop was good as was the distillery aaaaaaAaAaA
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
We are so glad that you enjoyed the tour! Thank you so much for your kind feedback! And I agree...I love Tasty Teas too and Jeremy is awesome! :)
star-5
Informative, Fun & Active Experience.
Kimi_T
, Oct 2021
Awesome experience! I had no idea that the Bahamian culture celebrate junkaroo almost like how we experience Mardi Gras in the states. Rum cake samples was great & the tasty teas service was excellent. Jeremy (tour guy) was beyond amazing, informative & patient throughout our tour. Definitely recommend.
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I would be cautious of this travel...
Richard M
, Jan 2018
I would be cautious of this travel group. We were asked to be there 15 min. before tour time. We were there and at 10 min after tour time I had to call. They apparently had not scheduled any one for us. About 5-8 min later a guy showed up with the only knowledge of the color of my husbands shirt, did not have our names but knew that he was to give us a tour around the island. The van was a beater, no AC, really dirty, nasty in fact. No water, totally unprepared. The tour was to be 2 hours and we were back at the ship in 1 hour. We frankly were glad to get out of the van and end the tour.
star-3
Our tour guide was very nice and...
tanebdird4
, Nov 2017
Our tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable. We rode as a couple with another family of four. At first the guide did not have information of our booking, but we waited as he confirmed before loading into an older mini van. We did see all the sights as promised in the tour booking online. For the price it was a good tour and the time spend was average. Will refer for future visitors who need to stay within budget of their vacation.

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