The Port Lucaya Marketplace is the largest shopping, dining and entertainment open air facility in the Gran Bahama, with over forty specialty stores and boutiques, sixteen restaurants to tempt any palate and four bars/lounge for late night entertainment. The Marketplace boasts of a wide variety of Duty Free stores, two generously stocked Straw Markets filled with Bahamian crafts and souvenir items.
When in Grand Bahama, visiting the island's Fish Fry at Smith's Point is a MUST - happening only on Wednesdays!
Here, you will met locals and tourists alike, relaxing and enjoying the beautiful sunset by the beach. Starting from 6 PM, you have the opportunity to dine, socialize and join in the dance party which happens as the night progresses.
Across the canal from Freeport is Barbary Beach, a wonderful location that rewards those willing to make the trip. You’ll need to drive here, and keep a sharp eye for the turnout, which isn’t as well marked as some of the more popular spots. Still, its secluded location among rock jetties make it a great place for finding large conch shells and embracing the feeling of getting away from it all.
Take a deep breath and close your eyes. Hear the sound of the rolling waves. Feel the powdery, white sand in between your toes.
The Garden of the Groves features exotic and native vegetation, ponds and waterfalls as well as birds and butterflies. High up on the hill is a replica of Freeport's first chapel which Mr. Groves, the founder of Freeport, built in the Pineridge lumber camp.
The Lucayan National Park has great historical and cultural significance. The Lucayan Caverns—over six miles of caves, caverns and charted tunnels—is one of the longest underwater cave systems in the world! Part of the protected park is Gold Rock Beach, which supports Grand Bahama's mangrove ecosystem and features a spectacular variety of tropical vegetation.
This beach is also where Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed!
Grand Bahama Island offers visitors golfing on a tropical setting, and to feel challenged by the 18-hole course available on the island.
Grand Bahama Island has warm weather year-round and averages seven hours of completely sunny skies per day. Rain rarely lasts very long, so there’s no reason to limit playing on the island. Plan your next game of golf on Grand Bahama Island. Championship fairways and greens await.
Freeport Grand Bahama is home to one of the globe’s premiere dolphin facilities. We encourage all our guests to take a few hours to visit the dolphins at Sanctuary Bay in Freeport to experience a truly unforgettable program.
So, spend a day in Freeport swimming and interacting with dolphins. The Dolphin Experience is a fun adventure enjoyed by kids and adults. There is a safe platform to stand on and the dolphins swim up to you for petting, kisses and pictures. It is a real up close and personal dolphin experience.
See the best of the vibrant Grand Bahama Island on this adventurous jeep tour
As you drive through the area you will see where some of the locals live and you can stop at one of the many conch stands and see how the they take the conch out of hits shell and watch them as they make authentic conch salad!
Looking for a quieter spot to relax for the day? Relax with a book or sunbathe to your heart’s content in this restful location.
This popular spot is easy to reach from downtown Freeport and offers gorgeous stretches of sand. Get there the easy way by choosing the All Inclusive Beach Getaway excursion and you’ll enjoy an open bar and local grill favorites like curried chicken, conch fritters and swai fish. There are also plenty of water activities and souvenir shops, making this one of the best beaches in Freeport, Bahamas.
The glass-bottom boat tour is great for nature lovers or those who simply want to take it easy and enjoy being on the water
Horseback riding Bahamas is one of Grand Bahama's most fascinating eco tours and is one of the top things to do in the Bahamas. Loved by almost any tourist, Whether it’s a relaxing sunset ride with a colorful orange glow fading on the Caribbean Sea or the wind in your hair as the horse’s race overland, everyone can find a pleasureful ride of their own. There’s no better way to see an entire Bahamas island than on the back of such beautiful animals.
One of the longest established stables in the Bahamas is located in Freeport on Grand Bahama island. It is also known as having some of the best horse trails in the country. Rides usually last anywhere from 90 minutes to two hours, with a maximum of six guests to a group.
Fly high over the beautiful waters of Grand Bahama. Not only is parasailing a thrilling experience, it’s probably the best way to get an unobstructed view of Freeport, Grand Bahama Island. If you’ve never parasailed before, you are in for a most memorable experience. After you are attached to a harness and parachute, a speed-boat offshore pulls you 400 feet into the air for a spin. Truly exhilarating! The views will be so breathtaking; you’ll forget how high in the air you actually are.
Kayaking definitely offers you the ability to get closer to and interact with nature than a lot of other outdoor activities. Kayaking is a great exercise indeed. It can be done as a hobby, A competitive sport or as a fun activity on holidays. Traveling in a kayak feels like you're tricking the universe. The boat has the impression of being vulnerable because it's so small, An ocean going boat that you can pick up with one hand.
Snorkeling is a simple and fun activity that can easily be enjoyed by the whole family - children, parents and even grandparents ! Snorkeling allows anyone to have fun quickly and at no risk. There’s no need for hours of training before giving it a try. It’s instant fun from the very first time you get in the water! It isn’t necessary to dive deep underwater in order to admire the aquatic flora and fauna… You can start while staying on the surface. So join a snorkeling tour or visit Paradise Cove where you can snorkel straight from the beach! A thousand wonders await you!
Among the many fun activities you can enjoy in the Bahamas swimming with pigs definitely one of the best things to do in. The world famous Swimming pigs have graced Grand Bahama Island beaches. The pigs are very playful, sweet, and have an appetite. So it’s time to enjoy your swim with the pigs and make a new friend.
If you are searching for something fun to do on the water, You should definitely consider riding a jet ski. Jet Skiing Is A Fun Way To Enjoy Water. There are some people who do not like to go swimming. If you go jet skiing, you can enjoy the water without having to get into it. All you have to do is just hop on and have fun.