6 days in Bahamas & Great Exuma Itinerary

6 days in Bahamas & Great Exuma Itinerary

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6 days in Bahamas & Great Exuma Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
Andros
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
3
George Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Grand Bahama Island
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Newark


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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.
On the 4th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Marine Habitat at Atlantis.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read our Nassau trip planner .

Newark, USA to Nassau is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Newark in November; daily highs in Nassau reach 83°F and lows reach 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Andros.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

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Marine Habitat at Atlantis
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Marine Habitat at Atlantis ©
Marine Habitat at Atlantis
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach

1
night
Andros

Andros ©
With the island large and largely undeveloped, Andros itineraries focus mainly on its superb natural features.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Somerset Beach, explore the striking landscape at Blue Holes National Park, and then gain insight at Forfar Field Station.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Andros road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Nassau to Andros in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Andros are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Andros

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Blue Holes National Park ©
Blue Holes National Park
Forfar Field Station ©
Forfar Field Station

2
nights
George Town

George Town ©
Few island getaways are more idyllic than George Town, a small settlement on the east coast of the Bahamian island of Exuma.
On the 6th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Tropic of Cancer Beach, browse the fresh offerings at Exuma Markets, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coco Plum Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Hooper's Bay Beach, then view the masterpieces at Wenshua Art Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Beaches of Stocking Island, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Anglican Church.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our George Town trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Andros to George Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in George Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Exuma, Tropic of Cancer Beach
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Coco Plum Beach ©
Coco Plum Beach
Beaches of Stocking Island ©
Beaches of Stocking Island
Hooper's Bay Beach ©
Hooper's Bay Beach

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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 8th (Fri): stroll through Gold Rock Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grand Bahama Island tour itinerary builder site .

You can fly from George Town to Grand Bahama Island in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in November, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach

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