• Nassau, Bahamas
    Overview

    Nassau, Bahamas

    Nassau is one of the most recognized names within the 700 islands of the Bahamas, but Nassau is not an island. It is actually located on the Island of New Providence, the 11th largest island in the chain, and the capital of the Bahamas.

    The allure of her powdery white sand beaches and crystal clear water is just the doorway to a thriving city full of restaurants, shops, nightlife, golf, casinos and underwater adventures that will astonish you with colors you’ve only imagined. The beauty of Nassau extends far beyond her natural resources, it’s in the smiles and warmth of her people that will keep you coming back.

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    Capital City Nassau
    Population 319,000
    Language English
    Currency Bahamian Dollar
    Time Zone Eastern Time Zone
    Sights and Attractions

    Sights & Attractions

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      World-Famous Straw Market

      Located on Bay Street, the Bahamian Street Market offers a variety of crafts made by local artisans. Browse through the many booths and shops and choose a treasure or two to take home.

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      National Art Gallery

      Located within an exquisite mansion that was built in 1860, this special art gallery showcases the art of the Bahamas. There are permanent exhibitions as well as temporary ones that also feature the cultural influences of the Bahamian Islands.

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      Ardastra Gardens and Zoo

      Home to the famed lovely pink flamingoes for which this unique place was founded, the Ardastra Gardens and Zoo now features more than 200 animals.

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      Swimming with the Dolphins

      There are several places in Nassau that offer the unique opportunity to swim with adorable, gentle bottlenose dolphins.

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      Snorkeling & Diving

      Under the gorgeous turquoise waters that surround Nassau lives an equally beautiful ecosystem. Whether scuba diving or snorkeling, the legendary shipwrecks, thriving coral reefs and striking underwater ecosystems are sights to behold.

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    Nassau, Bahamas

    Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau (NAS) is the largest airport in the Bahamas and is located just minutes away from the major resorts on Nassau.

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    Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau (NAS)

  • Out Islands, Bahamas
    Overview

    Bimini, Bahamas

    Bimini is the closest “Out Island” 53 miles off the coast of Florida. Sitting atop an underwater cliff that plunges 1,000’s of feet into a dark abyss. The Gulf Stream passes by bringing marlin, dolphin, sea turtles, mantas and all the nutrients that keep the underwater world of beautiful reefs and tropical life fed.

    Bimini offers a small island escape with miles of white sand beach skirting along the crystal waters. You’ll find friendly locals everywhere you turn. And the common mode of transportation is a golf cart. You may not find the big city nightlife here, but make no mistake – this charming island is up to the challenge of pleasing the most refined guest.

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    Quick Facts Bahamas Flag
    Capital City N/A
    Population 2.008
    Language English
    Currency Bahamian Dollar
    Time Zone Eastern Time Zone
    Sights and Attractions

    Sights & Attractions

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      Bimini Big Game Resort and Marina

      Luring in fisherman from all over, Bimini is known as the game-fishing capital of the world. With 50 world-fishing records set in the Bahamas, Bimini has all sorts of fish from bonefish in their saltwater flats to prized marlin out in the deep seas. Whether you’re a first-time caster or a deep-sea enthusiast these waters are sure to never let down.

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      Rainbow Reef

      Being home to almost every type of sea life imaginable it’s no surprise Bimini has such beautiful diverse reefs with domes of brain corals and acres of sea fans. You can snorkel and scuba dive at this colorful reef to find large schools of sergeant majors, butterfly fish, blue tangs, and many different types of coral.

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      Bimini Road

      Huge limestone blocks off the coast of North Bimini were discovered in 1968 and are believed to have been once an undersea road to the Lost City of Atlantis. Easy to explore, the “road” is only in about 20 feet of water and is a great location for casual snorkelers and adventurous divers alike.

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      Shark Research Experience

      Locals know the Bimini Biological Field Station as the Bimini Sharklab. It is a world-renowned research facility that offers daily tours, half-day shark excursions, and a multi-day hands-on educational research experience. Programs are open to the public and must be scheduled in advance.

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      Wild Dolphin Expedition

      If you have ever dreamed of swimming with dolphins, it is time to make it a reality. Swim and snorkel in Bimini’s cool turquoise waters with some of the most intelligent and friendly creatures in the ocean.

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      Rentals

      There are a variety of recreational activities in the area. Through independent contractors, you can rent kayaks, banana boats, glass bottom kayaks, jet skis, ocean water hammocks, paddleboats, and water bikes.

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    Bimini, Bahamas

    South Bimini Airport is an airport located in South Bimini on Bimini Islands in the Bahamas. The airport rests 206 km from Nassau, Bahamas shores.

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    South Bimini Airport, Bimini, The Bahamas

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