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“Highlight of our Vacation”
Review of Bahama Boat Tours

Bahama Boat Tours
Ranked #2 of 113 Outdoor Activities in Nassau
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: We offer a wide variety of tours in Nassau. You can choose from many of our tourist packages or create your own custom water experience in the beautiful Bahama Islands located in the sunny Caribbean.Choose from a wide variety of Tour Packages, Water Sports and Activities: We offer Tubing, Fishing, Knee-boarding, wakeboarding, site-seeing, water skiing and snorkeling. Explore the coral reefs, swim with the schools of fish in the crystal blue waters, have a father and son fishing excursion or just sit back and enjoy the boat ride. Let us take you to private locations to explore the white sandy beaches of the Bahamas. Your Captain will take you on your own, private water adventure.Whether you're in the Bahamas on your honeymoon, enjoying a family vacation, looking for an adventure, or coming in for a short visit with your Cruise Ship, Bahama Boat Tours can help you create those lasting memories. Convenience and safety are very important to us. We will pick you up from your Cruise Ship Dock or Hotel, we'll provide the safety gear, and life preservers, snacks and beverages and lend you our experience and wonderful customer service. Join Captain Blades and his staff in exploring the Bahamas. You'll want to come again!
Reviewed April 2, 2013

I highly recommend that you book a trip with Captain Carl. Carl is a very experienced captain with an impressive resume. His boat is lovely - extremely comfortable with lots of seating options. We booked a half day trip to go snorkeling. Carl took us to four different snorkel spots - each was terrific. We also had time to visit "Gilligan's Island" and an opportunity to wander on this lovely deserted island. Carl took us back through the harbor, and dropped us off at the Atlantis Marina next door to our vacation condo at Harborside. It was a wonderful afternoon - nice to get away from land. We will definitely hire Carl again on our next trip to Nassau.

2  Thank DGodkin
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

We read the reviews on Tripadvisor and decided to book our day in Nassau with Captain Carl. Our boat arrived a little late but Carl was there waiting for us in the described location.

Carl gave us a great introduction and history lesson on the Bahamas, a tour of the Atlantis harbour and then we headed out to snorkel. The first reef was beautiful but only a few fish so Carl zipped us over to another reef that was just filled with a variety of fish/coral. It was funny to watch a large, overcrowded tour boat of 60+ people try to snorkel all huddled together. Carl kept us away from the crowds.

We had several options of how to spend the rest of our time but the kids decided they wanted to visit Gillian's Island. There isn't much to the island but the kids loved playing around on it.

My son wanted to fish so we then headed out to a fishing spot. We caught several fish which made my son really happy.

It was just a great time in Nassau with Captain Carl. There was no rush or urgency you get with a ship's tour. It was all very relaxing and easy. It was just the 5 of us so we had lots of room and were free to pick what we wanted to do. Carl's boat is very clean and Carl is a great representative of the Bahamas - Mr. Bahamas! The reason this tour is #1 in Nassau is because of the individual attention you get - its your day to choose and Carl is happy to make your day special.

Thank you for an amazing day in Nassau! We'll be back!!

3  Thank Kelli99
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

We were down in Atlantis for several days and wanted to get away for an afternoon. The pick up was easy (down by Senior Frogs) and we headed out for a short tour of the harbor. Captain Carl is very knowledgeable having served in the Bahamian Coast Guard for 15+ years.

We avoided most of the cruise ship masses that crowd onto a catamaran for snorkeling. We were 6 total on the boat and were very comfortable. We snorkeled for 90 minutes then fished for an hour. The weather was great and Carl made our outing awesome.

This was one of the highlights of our trip and I highly recommend.

3  Thank Ramsey M
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Reviewed March 10, 2013

After reading great reviews of Capt. Carl on TripAdvisor, we decided to book a half day trip (we ended up extending it to six hours though). Since we were traveling with another family (each of us with two little kids ages 1 and 3), we wanted to make sure we could customize the trip so that it would fit all of our needs. It turned out even better than we thought! First of all, the boat was very nice and clean and plenty big enough for all eight of us. Secondly, he was so accommodating! He took us on a short tour of the harbor and Nassau (and let the guys out in downtown across from a grocery store to get supplies), then took us to a snorkel spot that was amazing - lots of fish and coral! There were so many fish tt was impossible to swim and look at them without touching the fish. After that, he dropped the other mother and I off with the kids at a private beach - one of the most beautiful and picturesque I've seen! - while the husbands went fishing. The kids got to play on the beach and swim so they were happy, and the guys got to catch some fish, so they were happy too! After that, he dropped us all off at a local seafood restaurant (b/c we'd asked for recommendations) and it was probably the best food we had while in the Bahamas. So a great day, Carl was so nice and knowledgable, and we just had an amazing time! Definitely recommend him, and way better than any sort of organized tour. Very reasonably priced as well!

3  Thank scmommy8
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Reviewed March 9, 2013

WOW!!! If you do any tour on the island...this is the one! Captain Carl was amazing and was very personable! We first took a tour of the harbor. Captain Carl was very knowledgeable and took time to explain much of the island history. We then toured the Atlantis yacht marina,,,HOLY COW....that was awesome! He then took us to our first snorkel spot, passing the crowded catamaran snorkel tours, on our way out. We snorkeled for 1/2 hour until it started to get crowded so Capt. Carl took us to Rose Island and we snorkeled in 2 different spots with nobody around. We got to walk on the private beach before we headed back. It was a very laid back tour. We were never rushed. Drinks and snacks were provided! This was the highlight of our cruise!

2  Thank JTB84663
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