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It's not fisherman's wharf

I found the whole downtown Nassau area a disappointment. Lots of junk shops. Walk a bit down bay... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
673randyf
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Pinckney, Michigan
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Typical tourist trap

Typical tourist trap, lots of overprice stores, with cheap stuff from China. Also option of taking... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
YvonneK-M
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Cape Coral, Florida
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Nov 20, 2018
“It's not fisherman's wharf ”
Jun 18, 2018
“Typical tourist trap”
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Docking point for cruise ships, where visitors can take glass-bottom boat cruises around the beautiful harbor.
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Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

I found the whole downtown Nassau area a disappointment. Lots of junk shops. Walk a bit down bay street and there is nothing but empty stores. Gets sketchy fast.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 673randyf
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Stay on the boat. Don't get off the boat. You will be followed by hustlers the minute you leave the gates. They wave driver licenses around and tell you they are associated with this-and-that store. The buildings are grimy. Taxi drivers will not ever leave...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is a very visual area and If you are not shopping this is a fine walk and wharf to check out. Very safe and clean with shops selling the normal stuff and local crafts and places to have some food and drink. Very pretty...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed August 8, 2018

I forget the name of the shop, but it is on the main avenue, family owned by Asian family, daughter Sue Lin was very helpful, lots of different style hats to select from, plus T-shirts, trinkets, beach towels etc... and priced very competitively. See Sue...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mike S
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Typical tourist trap, lots of overprice stores, with cheap stuff from China. Also option of taking a taxi or a bus to do some sight-seeing.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank YvonneK-M
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Your first experience coming off of a cruise ship will be aggressive folks trying to get you to take their cab. We did a little shopping near the ship and then got back on the ship because we just did not feel safe. If coming...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank McFerrid
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here at our final port of call in our NCL trip to the Bahamas and I’d have to say this port is very clean and well maintained. As we left off the boat at 8am there was workers repainting the concrete and planting new...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AdventureDann
Reviewed February 23, 2018

we rented scooters here which was fun and then was sucked into the straw market. The vendors there were ruthless. It was much more civilized in the area stores which at least took credit cards and had the same merchandise. Very interesting place and good...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank dancingranee
Reviewed January 29, 2018

My first time visiting here and unfortunately, I didn't have much time to explore more. Will certainly go back to do just that. But the wharf is easy to navigate around to catch the tour bus, taxi and go out to see Nassau City. You...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tongansailor
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

ALWAYS a great place to hang out, dance, eat and see friends. I’ve been going since year 1 and miss it when I am away. The owners are fabulous and generous people, the staff are like old friends almost instantly! Iko is one of the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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843fayep
March 18, 2017|
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Response from travelingirlandhubby |
It is a short taxi ride, maybe 15-20 minutes because of traffic. It really depends on how many cruise ships are in port that day. It is $4. for a taxi to Atlantis, or it was last fall.
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Wanda C
August 19, 2016|
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Response from Rocchio F |
hola una consulta, todos los cruceros atracan aca, viajo en MSC. gracias
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