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Bahamian Culture and Cooking Lesson Tour provided by Grum Ma's House Cultural Center

Bahamian Culture and Cooking Lesson Tour

Bahamian Culture and Cooking Lesson Tour
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from $70.52 per adult
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 7930P1
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Afternoon tea • Bottled water • Food tasting • Local guide • Lunch • Entry/Admission - Grum Ma's House Cultural Center
Exclusions
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Duration
3h
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We pick up from AirBNb, apartments and time share with proper directions given.
Grum Ma's House Cultural Center /Taste Bahamas, Hunter's Main Road, Freeport, The Bahamas Next to St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church
Ports:
Freeport Cruise Port, The Bahamas
Inclusions
Afternoon tea • Bottled water • Food tasting • Local guide • Lunch • Entry/Admission - Grum Ma's House Cultural Center
Exclusions
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We pick up from AirBNb, apartments and time share with proper directions given.
Grum Ma's House Cultural Center /Taste Bahamas, Hunter's Main Road, Freeport, The Bahamas Next to St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church
Ports:
Freeport Cruise Port, The Bahamas
Duration
3h
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Not wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
A maximum of 15 people per booking
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Grum Ma's House Cultural Center /Taste Bahamas
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Grum Ma's House Cultural Center
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Culture introduces our guests to our Bahamian cooking and continues as food is prepared and cooked.
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  • You'll end at
    Grum Ma's House Cultural Center /Taste Bahamas
    Hunter's Main Road, Freeport, The Bahamas
    Next to St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church
    See address & details
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Phong T
Westminster, CA5 contributions
A must do cultural experience
Jan 2020 • Couples
Firstly, we arrived to see that the majority of news and media outlets have not been fully accurate about the state of the Bahamas. The hurricane (Dorian) did not wipe out everything. The area where the cruise ship docks to the southern area of Freeport is intact and fully functional.

As for this tour, Donald picked us up from our hotel and drove us around the area a bit and gave us a very informative tour and history of the area. Then we arrived to a home to talk with and cook some local dishes (such as peas & rice, fried plantains). Diane was with us as well giving instruction. We are very appreciative and honored that they would invite us into their home to eat and converse with them. After we ate, we went on a drive around the island and was given a tour that cannot be matched by any other typical touristy tour. We got to see some historical areas, the areas that were affect by the hurricanes, the areas that most people do not know about, etc. It was the most informative and personable tour I have ever experienced. I am both humbled and grateful to have experienced it. Donald even helped us secure some famous local food that is difficult to find in stores and dropped it off at our hotel afterward. It was potato bread, very delicious.

If you come to the Bahamas, especially if you are going to be on the Grand Bahama island, I cannot stress how amazing this experience will be for you. The friendliness of the local Bahamian people , their culture, their struggles, etc. can all be learned and understood with this "tour" (it feels more like a cultural experience). Highly recommended to check out.
Written January 23, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
grummash
Eyeonc, Thank you (P & B) for the opportunity to host you. I must admit that we were unable to use the cultural center for cooking because of some of the challenges which we still face. It is however, open for other tours. We appreciate your sharing of so much regarding cooking. We felt more in debt to you for such a great sense of humility and giving of the knowledge that you have. Would that we all found the time just to share of ourselves. Thank you for your kind review. Donald & Diane
Written January 24, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

christianmccu
Ottawa, Canada21 contributions
Definite Highlight!
Mar 2018 • Couples
There isn't much in the way of museums on Grand Bahama, so our morning at the Cultural Center was exactly what we were hoping for in terms of learning more about the island's history and culture. Our hosts were so accommodating both with dietary restrictions and with timing - they fit us in the morning of Good Friday, even though they had a busy afternoon ahead celebrating with their families. They provided us with a highly personalized and intimate experience to learn about Grand Bahama, cook some phenomenal food, listen to traditional music, and made it such a memorable day. We had really wonderful conversations about history, politics, nature, tourism, the different Bahamian islands, and so much more, and Donald even unlocked the chapel next door (St. Vincent De Paul Church) so he could show us around and talk a bit more about religious traditions on the island. The folks here are truly passionate about sharing their knowledge and stories, and their enthusiasm is contagious!
Written April 2, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Christian, It was truly great to host such wonderful young people as yourselves. As you said it was Good Friday and a long day but it was well worth it to have been your host. Thank you for allowing us to provide you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in The Bahamas its people culture and cuisine. Blessed regards, Donald & Dianne.
Written April 24, 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
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By: Grum Ma's House Cultural Center
C5058HZdeborahm
C5058HZdeborahm
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Unexpected Yet Amazing
I didn't know what to expect but this was an amazing day. Donald was so delightful. He went out of his way to make
VictoriaGrace930
VictoriaGrace930
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Amazing!
I live in Freeport on Grand Bahama Island. I have been to Grum Ma's Cultural Center three (3) times with guests th
alexandriaw504
alexandriaw504
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Not you typical tour
The experience was honestly not like I expected but better. My mother and I went on a cruise and wanted to get a lo
Nikoletodd
Nikoletodd
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Incredible experience!
I’ve taken numerous food tours throughout many different cities and counties. This one was crazy incredible. They c
Travel65626891055
Travel65626891055
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Awesome!
We had an amazing time! Donald knew some much about the island and was passionate about the culture. He showed us w
Karl N
Karl N
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Nice, but there are better tour options in Freeport
Donald and his family are very nice people and they provided a very pleasant meal, however if you are on a limited
Candice D
Candice D
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Check this out!
This a great way to truely experience the island! Donald is knowledgeable about all things in Bahamian culture. We
currie81
currie81
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awesome excursion!
this was by far my favourite excursion that i did while in freeport! don the tour guide was excellent and informati
Lisa B
Lisa B
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Great!
Donald and Diane do a great job with this cultural experience. We loved hearing about the history of Freeport and
Hugh H
Hugh H
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wonderful time in Freeport!
I can't imagine a more enjoyable excursion. Great sightseeing and tour guides, great food in a wonderful setting. E
Heather R
Heather R
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The best Freeport cultural experience possible
This is truly a one on one experience. Being able to have pastor Donald Duncomb drive us around the island and disc
CONSTANCE B
CONSTANCE B
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Best kept secret on the island
After learning to cook five fabulous Bahamian dishes we watched an experienced Bahamian music culture history and J
NancyEno
NancyEno
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A real Bahamian experience
We have done all of the usual tours in most of the places we have traveled so we looked for something different. We
KMCC44
KMCC44
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Awesome tour!
I really enjoyed this tour....learning about junkanoo, Bush medicine, rake and scrape music ...followed by a privat
Naomi J
Naomi J
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Fabulous!
This tour is so much bang for your vacation buck. We enjoyed about five hours of thought-provoking conversation ab
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