While In Freeport, Grand Bahamas, you’ll have the unique opportunity to explore the enchanting island paradise aboard a Cruise Shore Excursion. Discover the unique history of this dynamic region with a professional, knowledgeable guide.
You can choose between magnificent cruise ships including the distinctive Bahamas Celebration and Discovery Cruise ships, or Carnival’s sensational Glory and Pride, and the exclusive Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCLs) Sky. As you tour the popular sites in luxury, you’ll get a glimpse into the lifestyles of the natives that live here. You’ll meet interesting people and visit wonderful locations as you tour the island in style and comfort.
These three-hour tours visit an assortment of attractions including:
Port Lucaya Market Place:
This is the Bahamas finest location for fun in the sun. This marketplace is situated on a small peninsula overlooking the beautiful marina, and it contains a collection of delightful island-type buildings. Explore over eighty specialty stores, restaurants, bars, cafes, and more. The boutiques carry the finest jewelry, china, crystal, designer apparel, perfume, accessories, and more — and all at marvelous duty-free prices. Dining:
The Marketplace offers some of the finest dinings in the world and includes fresh-out-of-the-water seafood. With over thirteen spectacular restaurants, guests can enjoy all types of food including Native Bahamian, Greek, Italian, Chinese, Mexican, Thai, Caribbean, and more.
The International Bazaar:
This is a historical site and one of the oldest shopping districts in Freeport. Get a taste of this interesting region by strolling through the scenic marketplace, or ride the side streets through the residential areas of the South where wealthy celebrities like Mr. Howard Hughes once lived. Enjoy the spectacular architecture and beautiful landscapes of the area. Visit the home of the world-renowned entertainer, Count Base, whose home was constructed in the shape of a grand piano.
Straw Market:
The Straw Market in Port Lucaya Market Place offers numerous hand-made items including hats, sandals, jewelry, bags, authentic woodcarvings, and one-of-a-kind Bahamian souvenirs. The local people are happy to answer your questions and offer a delightful conversation. As you can see, you can have the best of all worlds here. With the exquisite duty-free shopping, casual and fine dining experiences, entertaining nightlife, full-service marina, pristine sandy beaches, reefs, and aqua blue waters, you just can’t go wrong visiting them on a Cruise Shore Excursion.
The historical rum distilleries of the East are unlike any other part of the Bahamian islands. Since the early days of prohibition, the manufacturing and production of alcohol have been a rich part of the island’s history. Freeport, Grand Bahama contains the only duty-free tax zone, which draws many visitors to the area. You must visit the rum distillery on the Eastern section of the island to take advantage of the duty-free prices.
Many commercial businesses are located in the downtown area. The business center contains wonderful shopping, open air markets, native foods, and unique experiences. Taste some of the native fruits, vegetables, seafood and more. Take part in a demonstration and sample fresh conch at the conch vendor. The area is charming; you won’t forget the unique history of the island or the amazing experience of the Cruise Shore Excursion

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