Nassau Sightseeing Bus Tour
- Duration: 2 hours
On this self-guided audio tour, you will learn about Nassau's pirate history and its cargo smuggling days at the Pirates of Nassau Museum. Take a peaceful walk and get a view of the iconic Atlantis Paradise Resort and Christ Church Cathedral. From a library that was once a jail to a one-hundred foot hand-crafted staircase, Nassau has an abundance of fascinating sites which reflect its tumultuous history. Visit Fort Charlotte, Blackbeard's tower, and Rawson Square to get a feel for the culture and history. Learn how over the years, this tourist destination has seen tribal warfare, world-renowned explorers, swashbuckling pirates, alcohol smuggling, race riots, fabulous Junkanoo festivals, internationally-acclaimed resorts, and much more. See Bay Street where you will learn about the 1942 Riots, the Nassau Public Library and Museum, the Queen's Staircase, and the iconic Senor Frogs. Ther...
Discover Nassau's lesser-known treasures on this sightseeing bus tour. Begin with a brief stop in Rawson Square, located in downtown Nassau, to view and learn about its historical government buildings. Take in the numerous statues of Queen Victoria and hear about the first black Bahamian Governor General. Continuing on to Fort Fincastle and explore the historical landmark known as the Queen's staircase. Afterwards, continue on to view the governor's mansion. Next, head toward the largest fort on the island, Fort Charlotte, and enter to explore hundreds of years of history. After a healthy dose of history, journey along towards the rum cake factory to taste some of the country's finest treats. Before returning to Nassau, head to Paradise Island and stop by the famous Atlantis Hotel. Finally, return to the cruise ship terminal with a new found appreciation for the historic city.
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