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Address: Elizabeth Ave | Shirley St., Nassau, New Providence Island
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+1 242-356-9085

The top of this 126-foot fort offers spectacular panoramic views of the...

The top of this 126-foot fort offers spectacular panoramic views of the ocean.

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Nice 360 View buy Nothing Grand

Located close to the Queens Staircase, was a cover charge to get in, yet no one gave us a tour, we had to walk it by ourselves. At the top the view is beautiful, very hard for... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Located close to the Queens Staircase, was a cover charge to get in, yet no one gave us a tour, we had to walk it by ourselves. At the top the view is beautiful, very hard for handicap or someone with a wheelchair because the terrain is awful..and the stairs to get to the top is one person at a... More 

Thank Monica C
San Jose, California, United States
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Fort Fincastle after seeing the Queen's Staircase. It was ~$1.00 entrance fee per person. It's a small fort, but good for a quick visit. They have people there giving some informational talks to give a bit of history behind the fort.

Thank Libby S
George Town, Grand Cayman
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is next to the queens steps so you can do both at the same time. Entry fee is about $1.20. The fort is quite small, so you won't be there long. The view from the top (up the stairs) is fine and popular for tourists taking selfies or scenic shots. There didn't appear to be any guides available, but... More 

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Located at the top of the Queen's staircase. The fort offers great views of the city & harbor below. It's just over $1 pp to go up into the fort. There are "tour guides" that will follow you in and tell you a few tidbits of info, then ask you for a donation for their time. Fincastle was named after... More 

Thank Suzanne L
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The position and shape of the fort is very unusual and the view from the top is amazing! It's position right next to the Queen's stairs is an awesome place to visit, especially if you can be dropped off at the fort at the top and walk down the stairs to the bottom.

Thank cgrimes32
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extra tip: This was one of the best tours!!!! We chartered a driver with a mini bus/van for $90 US...we gave him $100 US for a family of four for 2 hours but he ended up giving us about 3. He was great, we visited about 4 different sites where we stopped including at "Smileys Restaurant" where the service was... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very small fort with really not much to see , they charge you a dollar to go inside and for me it was not worth the dollar.They have little vendor's outside seeing different item's witch makes it more pleasant to visit.But not worth going out of your way to visit.

Thank zadojny
Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here recently on a cruise that stopped in Nassau. It was nice because we were able to walk to the Queen's Staircase and Fort Fincastle. The fort itself reminds me of every other fort I've ever been in---old walls and cannons. Nice enough, but not terribly exciting. The thing that makes this stand out are the beautiful views... More 

Thank Rebecca S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After climbing Queen Victoria's staircase we turn right to the fort which is situated on a hill. Beautiful place for views of all of Nassau and Pradise Island.

Thank Diane P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Fort Fincastle on a recent trip to Nassau. There was a small admission fee to enter the fort. We went to the top and got some great pictures of the surrounding area and the water. Wish there had been a guide present.

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