8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Nassau
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Compass Cay
— 1 night
Travel:  2​h 30​min
3
Staniel Cay
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
4
George Town
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  4​h 15​min
5
Great Guana Cay
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Miami


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1
night
Nassau

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 2nd (Sun), explore the world behind art at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Sea Lion Encounter at Blue Lagoon, and then identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Close Encounter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Tag Heuer Boutique, admire all the interesting features of Versailles Gardens and French Cloister, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marine Habitat at Atlantis.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nassau trip planning website .

Miami, USA to Nassau is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. February in Nassau sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Compass Cay.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Paradise Island, Dolphin Close Encounter
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Marine Habitat at Atlantis ©
Marine Habitat at Atlantis
Sea Lion Encounter at Blue Lagoon ©
Sea Lion Encounter at Blue Lagoon
Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre ©

1
night
Compass Cay

Compass Cay
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Rachel's Bubble Bath.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Compass Cay trip maker site .

Explore your travel options from Nassau to Compass Cay with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Staniel Cay.

Things to do in Compass Cay

Parks Nature
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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 5th (Wed), get outside with Pig Beach - Big Major Cay and then Head underground at Thunderball Grotto.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Staniel Cay online attractions planner .

Explore your travel options from Compass Cay to Staniel Cay with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Staniel Cay

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

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 (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, stroll through Jolly Hall Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Exuma Wall. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Coco Plum Beach, pick up some local products at Exuma Markets, and then stroll through Beaches of Stocking Island.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read George Town vacation tool .

Traveling by flight from Staniel Cay to George Town takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Great Guana Cay.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Great Exuma
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Beaches of Stocking Island ©
Beaches of Stocking Island
Jolly Hall Beach ©
Jolly Hall Beach
St. Andrew's Anglican Church ©
St. Andrew's Anglican Church

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night
Great Guana Cay

Great Guana Cay ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Great Guana Cay.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Great Guana Cay trip itinerary website .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from George Town to Great Guana Cay in 4.5 hours. On the 9th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Great Guana Cay

Parks Nature
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Great Guana Cay ©
Great Guana Cay

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