15 days in Bahamas Itinerary

15 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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15 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Grand Bahama Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
George Town, Great Exuma
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  5​h
3
Harbour Island
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 45​min
4
Paradise Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Groves, then take in the waterfront at Port Lucaya Marketplace, then look for gifts at Coastal Mojo, and finally shop like a local with Leo's Art Gallery. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Lucayan National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Bahama Island day trip planning website .

Vancouver, Canada to Grand Bahama Island is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Grand Bahama Island due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in December; daily highs in Grand Bahama Island reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Garden of the Groves ©
Garden of the Groves
Port Lucaya Marketplace ©
Port Lucaya Marketplace
Lucayan National Park ©
Lucayan National Park

2
nights
George Town, Great Exuma

George Town ©
Few island getaways are more idyllic than George Town, a small settlement on the east coast of the Bahamian island of Exuma.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the gorgeous colors at Exuma Wall, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beaches of Stocking Island, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Exuma Markets. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Hooper's Bay Beach, kick back and relax at Coco Plum Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Wenshua Art Gallery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Anglican Church.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the George Town visit planner.

You can fly from Grand Bahama Island to George Town in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Harbour Island.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Great Exuma
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Beaches of Stocking Island ©
Beaches of Stocking Island
Hooper's Bay Beach ©
Hooper's Bay Beach
St. Andrew's Anglican Church ©
St. Andrew's Anglican Church

1
night
Harbour Island

Harbour Island ©
The casual Bahamian vibee of Harbour Island comes through in its atmospheric seaside eateries, the colonial English architecture of its main urban zones, and its wealth of attractive coastal areas.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Princess Street Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Dunmore Town, then look for gifts at A and A Hidden Treasures, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pink Sands Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Harbour Island journey builder site .

Getting from George Town to Harbour Island by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Paradise Island.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Princess Street Gallery ©
Princess Street Gallery
Dunmore Town ©
Dunmore Town

3
nights
Paradise Island

Paradise Island ©
Located just off the shore from the capital city, Paradise Island offers glamorous gambling, luxury living, and a welcome dose of island exploration as well.
Paradise Island is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, wildlife, spas, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, tee off at Ocean Club Golf Course, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Predator Lagoon, and try your luck at Atlantis Casino.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paradise Island trip planner .

Getting from Harbour Island to Paradise Island by ferry takes about 3 hours. December in Paradise Island sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Nassau.

Things to do in Paradise Island

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Golf
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Marine Habitat at Atlantis ©
Marine Habitat at Atlantis
Atlantis Casino ©
Atlantis Casino
Predator Lagoon ©
Predator Lagoon

6
nights
Nassau, New Providence Island

Nassau ©
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Nassau is known for theme parks, beaches, shopping, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach, head off the coast to Blue Lagoon Island, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and make a splash at Aquaventure.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Nassau tour planner .

Nassau is just a short distance from Paradise Island. December in Nassau sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Tongue of the Ocean
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 5:
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Aquaventure ©
Aquaventure
Blue Lagoon Island ©
Blue Lagoon Island

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