Caribbean Tourism

WHAT TO SEE AND DO

DINING:
Restaurants available Local. American. Fast Food. Gourmet. Continental. French. Italian. Chinese. Japanese. Polynesian. 15% service charge is usually added. Dress code is casual. Some restaurants may require slightly more formal attire.

NIGHTLIFE:

Entertainment available includes:
* Nightclubs.
* Discos.
* Casinos.
* Cabarets.
* Theater.
* Cinema.
* Live music.


SHOPPING:
Locally produced items Straw goods. Wood carvings. Perfume. Liquor. Duty Free Shopping. Local arts & crafts & local gourmet foods.

SIGHTSEEING:
Abaco:
Hope Town Light House. Wyannie Malone Museum. Albert Lowe Museum. Memorial Sculpture Garden.
Exuma:
Exuma Land & Sea Park. Stocking Island. Plantation ruins. Under water caves.
Eleuthera:
Preacher's Cave. Glass Window Bridge.
Eleuthera & Harbour Island:
Pink sand beaches. Ocean Hole.
Grand Bahama:
International Bazaar. Glass bottom Boat. Garden of the Groves. Port Lucaya. Unexso. The Dolphin Experience. Lucayan National Park. East End Adventures. Kayak tours.
Nassau:
Straw Market. Bay Street. Pompey Museum. Pirates of Nassau. Horse & carriage rides. Government House. Historical Forts. Ardastra Gardens. Queen's Staircase. Water Tower. Walking Tours. Discover Atlantis.

SPORTS:

Activities
* Aerobics.
* Biking.
* Boating.
* Deep sea fishing.
* Golf.
* Gym.
* Horseback riding.
* Jogging.
* Parasailing.
* Racquet ball.
* Scuba diving.
* Skeet shooting.
* Squash.
* Tennis.
* Water skiing.
* Watersports.

Spectator sports
* Bungy Jumping.
* Cricket.
* Rugby.
* Soccer.

CARNIVALS & FESTIVITIES:

Junkanoo A spectacular pre dawn parade combining dance, colourful costumes and song. New Years Day & Boxing Day.

TRANSPORTATION:
Driving is on the left hand side of the road. Rentals available include Cars. Bicycles. Motor scooters. Temporary license/permit requirements A valid foreign driver's license is acceptable for up to three months. Local services Taxis & bus service in Nassau & Grand Bahama. Ground transportation in the Family Islands is limited to taxis and in some islands ferries. Inter island transportation available through Bahamasair & mailboat (ferry) service. Bahamas Fast Ferries - Daily round trip service between Nassau and Eleuthera & Harbour Island.


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Introduction

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