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Island City Tour

For the Bahamas, tourism is big business. The facts are simple: tourists visit the island and they spend. They get off the coach or the plane, go to their hotel and then emerge and boost the economy of the place they are visiting. They often travel far and wide with their families in tow to experience in some cases their very first visit to The Bahamas. At Island Girls Taxi and Tours, with our combined hospitality experience we've listened and develop a tour that caters to you...via sight sound smell and taste. Why chance it to anyone else other than us. We love to show you our island, one unique tour at a time.

per adult from

$60

AUD

Duration

2 to 4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Bottled water - . All Food Tours include Local beer or mixed drink, appetizers and bottled water and Lunch. City Tours include choice of bottled water or coconut water.
    • WiFi on board
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Parking Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Fort Charlotte
    • Entry/Admission - Fort Fincastle
    What's excluded :
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Use of Segway
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Entry/Admission - Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center
    • Entry/Admission - Clifton Heritage National Park
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center, Chippingham Road, Nassau New Providence Island

    Guest will be delighted by the fauna and flora of the Ardastra Gardens with an exceptional parade of the dancing Flamingos

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Arawak Cay, Nassau New Providence Island

    Fish Fry. Sample cuisine of freshly made conch salad and local appetizers "Conch Fritters" from one of the 18 -20 vendor restaurants. Sip and sample daiquiris and local beers

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Fort Charlotte, West Bay Street, Nassau New Providence Island

    rt Charlotte, constructed during the governorship of Lord Dunmore (1787-1796), was named in honor of the wife of King George III. There are actually three forts: Fort Charlotte, the eastern section, Fort Stanley, the middle section, and Fort D’Arcy, the western section.

    The building of the forts, out of solid rock, began in 1787 and was completed in 1819. A dry moat surrounds Fort Charlotte and it is spanned by a wooden bridge on the north side. The forts and military installations in New Providence and throughout The Bahamas formed such an insurmountable defense system that potential invaders were discouraged, and, as a result, these forts never fired a gun in battle

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Fort Fincastle, Bennet_s Hill, Nassau New Providence Island

    Erected in 1793, Fort Fincastle was named after British captain Lord Dunmore—and his second title, Viscount Fincastle—who had it built to protect Nassau Harbour and watch for encroaching pirates. Since it was located atop Bennet’s Hill, the highest point on New Providence Island, the fort provided fantastic views of Nassau and Paradise Island as well as the eastern approaches to New Providence. Its appearance alone must have been daunting enough to all would-be marauders since its cannons were never fired! Open seven days a week, 8:00am to 4:00pm.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Queen's Staircase, Top of Elizabeth Avenue, off Shirley Street, Nassau New Providence Island

    The Queen's Staircase, commonly referred to as the 66 steps, is a major landmark that is located in the Fort Fincastle Historic Complex in Nassau. It was hewn out of solid limestone rock by slaves between 1793 and 1794 and it is said that it provided a direct route from Fort Fincastle to Nassau City. These steps were later named in honour of Queen Victoria, who reigned in Britain for 64 years from 1837 to 1901.

    There are only 65 steps visible because the pathway that leads to the steps was paved and the bottom step is buried under the asphalt. Great photo opportunity.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mortimer Candies Ltd, East St North Near Fort Fincastle, Nassau New Providence Island

    Visit one the oldest sweets and candy manufacturers in the Bahamas. Mortimer's Candy shop was first started by Mr Ulric Mortimer Sr in 1928.

    Duration: 6 minutes

    Stop At: Rawson Square, Downtown Nassau, Nassau New Providence Island

    Rawson Square located in downtown Nassau, is the gateway to the city for cruise-ship passengers. It was named for Sir Rawson W. Rawson who was Governor of The Bahamas during the late 1860s. In the middle of the square is a bronze bust of Sir Milo Butler, the first Bahamian Governor General in an independent Bahamas. A fountain in the square was named for Sir Stafford Sands, the first Bahamian Minister of Tourism.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Parliament Square, Bay St., Nassau New Providence Island

    he buildings in Parliament Square were constructed in 1815 by the Loyalists. They are modeled after buildings that are found in New Bern, the old capital of North Carolina. These flamingo-pink government buildings are excellent examples of the colonial architecture of old Nassau. The building to the right is the House of Assembly where parliamentary meetings are held.

    The Senate meets upstairs in the center building and the building to the left houses the office of the Leader of the Opposition. Queen Victoria's Statue, erected in 1905 from funds donated by the public who held her in high esteem, is in the front of the Senate building.

    Located at the back of the Senate building is the Supreme Court which occupied this present building since 1921. This is where quarterly sessions of the Bahamas Superior Court and sessions of The Court of Appeal sit. Judges and lawyers are dressed in traditional British wigs and robes.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: The Bahamas Rum Cake Factory, 602 E Bay Street, Nassau N-4122 New Providence Island

    The Bahamas Rum Cake Factory produces bundt rum cakes in several scrumptious flavors, like Pina Colada, banana, chocolate, and plain pound cake. The cakes are marinated in the famous Ole Nassau Rum, distilled in Nassau on New Providence Island, and they especially go great with ice cream. These cakes are available throughout the island as well as in the departure lounge at the Lynden Pindling International Airport and at Festival Place on Prince George Wharf. They are vacuum packed for shipping and will retain their flavor. You can get a tour of the facilities and free tastings when you visit. Home-made jams and jellies are also available.

    Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. / Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Price Start at $7.00

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Bahama Art and Handicraft, East Shirley Street, Nassau N-7501 New Providence Island

    Bahama Art and Handicraft is a Treasure Box filled with unique memories of The Bahamas, we sell a large selection of different Bahamian Art and Handicrafts such as:

    Paintings of all different media
    Mosaics (mirrors and pictures)
    Straw-work
    Jewellery of all different media
    Shell-work (mirrors, frames, plants etc)
    Wood-work
    Gift bags
    Quilts
    Preservatives
    Sea Glass work
    Ceramics
    Books
    Souvenirs
    Old Bahamian prints (large selection)

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Straw Market, Bay Street Bay Street Nassau, Bahamas, Nassau New Providence Island

    Visit local artisans and straw craft vendors for locally made souvenirs, T Shirts and jewelry.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Graycliff Heritage Village, West Hills Street Studio 11, Nassau New Providence Island

    Graycliff is Nassau’s oldest hotel and a landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The hotel comprises an historic mansion, built in 1740, with lush tropical grounds, a casually elegant oasis of tranquility with gracious service and well-appointed surroundings.

    Gray Cliff Heritage Village also compises of a Chocolate Factory, where free sample and a guided walk though tour of the factory is available daily at $11.24 per person. Visit the Heritage Art Gallery Have a blast while you create your own piece of art. It's as simple as 1. 2. 3. - 1 Paint, 2. Sip, 3. Laugh and repeat! Or, create your own fashionable Coconut Purse or Coconut/Wood Jewelry at a cost of $65 pp (48 hour cancellation policy) Learn to hand roll cigars or even get your own wine made while you sip and sample various wines. When you purchase a bottle they will create your own family label in honor of your experience.



    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Clifton Heritage National Park, Southwest Road The Email Button Does Not Work, Nassau SP-63846 New Providence Island

    At the Clifton Heritage National Park, you can find remnants of the historical and cultural legacy of three important groups that had an impact on the country: the Lucayans, the Loyalists and Africans. Managed by the Clifton Heritage Authority, Clifton Heritage Park was established in June 2004 to preserve this important area for the use and benefit of the people of The Bahamas, and the Park officially opened its doors in April 2009.

    A walk along the winding trails throughout the park will reveal a variety of ecosystems, such as native coppice, cliffs, coastal wetlands, dunes, rocky shorelines, sandy beaches, and offshore coral reefs. Local fauna include songbirds, wading birds, seabirds, and other wildlife. You can enjoy swimming, fishing, hiking, camping, snorkeling, birdwatching, and picnicking in the Park, plus the Sacred Space is perfect for wedding ceremonies and spiritual retreats, and the panoramic views from the cliffs provide perfect photo opportunities The Park is closed for all activities after dark except boat launching and pickups.

    Organized Adventure Tours, Eco-Tours, and Heritage Tours are available.

    $65pp Adults $33pp Kids plus 12% VAT added

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Nassau, The Bahamas
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Island Girl tours are private - you can add or take away whatever you would like from any tours suggested to have it specifically catered to your needs. We are here to please youAirports
    • Lynden Pindling International Airport, Windsor Field Road, Nassau, The Bahamas
    Ports
    • Nassau Cruise and Sea Port
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 9/29/2019 - 10/20/2021
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Island Girls Taxi and Tours

Activity ID: V-175193P1

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