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Nature lovers and adventurers appreciate escaping busy Freeport to kayak with sea turtles at a remote location off the coast of Grand Bahama island. Spot sea stars, watch turtles in their natural habitat, and enjoy the pristine surroundings on this guided shore excursion tour that includes transportation to and from the Freeport cruise port.
- Ideal for nature lovers and families who want to escape bustling Freeport
- Enjoy the tranquil scene as you travel by boat to a remote island locale
- Kayak amid turtles and observe them in their natural habitat
- Round-trip transportation from the Freeport cruise port is included
What to Expect
Get picked up from the Freeport cruise port, where you transfer to a boat and cruise 4 miles to Sweetings Cay. Upon arrival at this remote location off of Grand Bahama’s east end, you can't miss the plentiful sea stars in the clear, shallow water. After your guide gives you a briefing on how to best enjoy the area safely, you are outfitted with a kayak to enjoy time at your leisure to paddle around the aptly named Turtle Park. Watch graceful turtles as they bob their heads above the water; some will come close enough to your kayak to allow you to feed them. No kayaking experience is necessary for this adventure, so it is a perfect shore excursion for novices, children, and experienced kayakers alike. You return to the mainland by boat and then are transferred back to the cruise port.
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- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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So worth the money!! We ported in Freeport through carnival cruise line. Bryce picked us up and dropped us off right on time. It’s about a 45min drive to location, then maybe 10-15min boat ride to turtles. The area is just beautiful and Bryce is very friendly and helpful. This…
Date of experience: April 2019
Words can't describe how amazing this experience was. We were on the Carnival Pride and were only to be in port in Freeport from 7am to 1:30pm. Brice emailed ahead of time and told us where to meet once the ship was cleared. Once Brice arrived to pick us up, we drove about an…
First, I was a bit nervous about taking a jeep ride all the way from Freeport to McLean's Town since one of my kids has extreme motion sickness. So I called them up and they told me that we could drive ourselves to McLean's if that was easier - and they agreed to a reduced…
Date of experience: July 2018
2 Helpful votes
This was my first trip to Grand Bahama Island with my boyfriend. We were on a Carnival cruise and they worked so well with getting us from the port. The drive was wonderful and Brice made the hour long drive feel really short with fun facts and guessing games. Brice took us to…
Date of experience: June 2018
1 Helpful vote
This trip was a definite highlight of visiting Grand Bahama Island. I had heard a lot about the different ecosystems, flora, and fauna out on the island's East End, and had heard wonderful things about Sweeting's Cay, so we decided on the kayak excursion to be able to see the…
Date of experience: March 2018
1 Helpful vote
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I’d like to give this zero stars since no one ever picked me up
How do you rate an excursion that never happened? We booked the transport and then called the number provided as we…
Don’t book he will not show up
Don’t you ever schedule with this plan, on January 5 we arrived to Freeport and he never showed up his name it’s Br…
This was a horrible experience. After meeting us at the cruise port he took us over to the place where you catch a …
They Got us from Point A to Point B
Okay folks, nothing but the facts: There was no information regarding what time to meet the driver at the pickup lo…
This is not the typical snorkeling experience. Go for it ... the day before there was a client at Coral Beach (from…
Definitely worth every penny
After doing a few dives around Freeport we closed our Holliday with this activity. We were pleased beyond our expec…
Blue Hole Snorkeling
This is a must do when visiting Freeport Bahamas ! We were picked up at our resort and driven to McLean Town by Bri…
Plenty of beer included. Bring some funds tp buy liquor. The lowest prices on the island.
Very clean brewery. The cleanest I have ever been in. And I have been in many. Also they sell duty free liquor chee…
Kayak on Sweetings Cay
Starfish under crystal clear water, eagle rays swimming in the ocean, remote islands with mangroves. This was the h…
Saw this tour while I was in Bahamas last week. Contacted them and never received a response! Not the best business…
It was a Clark Griswold family vacation moment......
Ok it started as "its $14 to go to the beach" but that's both ways. Ok I think, we have a party of 10 so I'm in, an…
Great snorkeling swim!
We enjoyed swimming at this beach. It was the first spot that we went snorkeling while in the Bahamas. We enjoyed …
If you want to really experience the island, call Brice. Brice has a calm demeanor (very good with children). He …
Uncle is the best tour guide!
We came to Bahamas for our 1st anniversary and had a great time! Uncle was waiting at the port in Freeport. He was …
Combined with perfurmery
Tiny was a very good guide. He was very informative and entertaining. Since we couldn't take beer back to the cruis…
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