15 days in Bahamas Itinerary

15 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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15 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cable Beach and Aquaventure. There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, step off the mainland to explore Blue Lagoon Island, kick back and relax at Junkanoo Beach, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nassau road trip website .

Vancouver, Canada to Nassau is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. In December, Nassau is much hotter than Vancouver - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Island, Tongue of the Ocean
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Marine Habitat at Atlantis ©
Marine Habitat at Atlantis
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Aquaventure ©
Aquaventure

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 30th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then stroll through Pink Sands Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Dunmore Town.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Harbour Island trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by ferry from Nassau to Harbour Island takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dunmore Town ©
Dunmore Town

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, then kick back and relax at Beaches of Stocking Island, then browse the fresh offerings at Exuma Markets, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Hooper's Bay Beach. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coco Plum Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Exuma Wall, and finally view the masterpieces at Wenshua Art Gallery.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the George Town trip site .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Harbour Island to George Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Staniel Cay.

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
Staniel Cay

Staniel Cay ©
The remote and pristine island of Staniel Cay has a reputation as being one of the most untouched and unspoiled islands in the area.
On the 2nd (Thu), head outdoors with Pig Beach - Big Major Cay and then Head underground at Thunderball Grotto.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Staniel Cay trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from George Town to Staniel Cay in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in Staniel Cay

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Thunderball Grotto ©
Thunderball Grotto
Pig Beach - Big Major Cay ©
Pig Beach - Big Major Cay

3
nights
Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Garden of the Groves and Gold Rock Beach. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Lucayan National Park, stop by Coastal Mojo, take in the dramatic natural features at Shark Alley, and take a leisurely stroll along Port Lucaya Marketplace.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Bahama Island travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Staniel Cay to Grand Bahama Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In January, daytime highs in Grand Bahama Island are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Garden of the Groves ©
Garden of the Groves
Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach
Lucayan National Park ©
Lucayan National Park

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