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Underground passages and dungeons lie underneath this old fort, built in 1787.
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West Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We like to visit history sites and this certainly qualifies - but don’t get your hopes up cause there certainly was not a lot to see. Left a lot to our imagination.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nancylee54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw this Fort during our airport transfer from the airport to Paradise island and decided to walk one day from our resort to the Fort. Entrance is $5 - cash only. There is a tour guide but we didn’t stick around for her. There...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank T D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was interesting to walk around, especially the tunnels although there wasn't a ton of information available. Was disappointed that there was no access to walk where it looks like there was cells or something. Cannons were impressive!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BGfromWenniget
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to Fort Charlotte as part of a majestic city tour. We were met by Veronica as our tour guide. What a beautiful view and a history lesson about one of our favorite vacation spots. A lot of walking on uneven surfaces, so watch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This really needs a colorful guided tour. The litterateur around the fort is good and the views may be the best on the island. BUT that being said it really leaves something out just walking and reading the censored blurbs. Definitely worth the $5 to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Spydermn
Reviewed December 4, 2018

As part of our Buggy ride we visited Charlotte's Fort. Interesting histroy. We got great pictures. Tour guide was informative.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carol S
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Set high on the hill it has a great view of the harbor. It is historic and there are a number of old cannons. Don't miss one of two entrances to the lower chambers where it is cool, has a deep water well, and many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bobakerley
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Very cool to see this thing and the cannons! WOW is this place old and holds great stories. I was very impressed that it is still standing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank desangelrn
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Stopped here with a small tour bus group. The concrete-walled fort sits atop a hill that overlooks the cruise harbor. The access road is narrow, steep, and crowded with tourists and vendors. Drivers need to be observant because the tourists aren't. There is a small...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Linda44149
Reviewed November 11, 2018

We went on a dune buggy excursion and this was our first stop. We enjoyed hearing the history of this fort and the island. It’s located near lots of local eateries if you’re interested in true island food.

Date of experience: November 2018
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michellez2018
October 4, 2018|
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Response from Claudia600616 | Reviewed this property |
Actually my husband remembers that it was $5... The fort is 10 min walk uphill from the Fish Fry/ Junkanoo Beach...
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travel2where2016
January 17, 2016|
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Response from Jared S | Reviewed this property |
I believe it opens at 9:00am. The entrance closes at 4:00pm, but you can stay inside until 5:00pm.
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