The 700 islands & 2000 cays of the Bahamas present a string of tropical havens with their pearly-sand beaches for swimming, scuba-diving, parasailing, Zip-lining & more. You’ll discover sunken Spanish galleons, inland blue holes, underwater caves and coral reefs teeming with marine life. You can even feed and swim with reef sharks. Disney cruise line, Norwegian cruise line, Royal Caribbean and Holland America all have their own private islands in the Bahamas with secluded beaches, thrilling adventures, and restaurants offering beach barbeques, bars & live music. Their Kids’ & Teens’ clubs have their private areas on these islands too, with amazing supervised activities to captivate young cruisers. helps you choose the perfect Bahamas cruise vacation, complete with excursions.

Things to do in the Bahamas

  • Water Sports In The Bahamas – The islands are perfect for any type of water sport. Whether it’s kayaking, canoeing, jet skiing, kiteboarding, snorkeling, parasailing or even swimming excursions with wild dolphins, you’ll find it in The Bahamas.
  • Shop in Nassau’s authentic Straw market for handmade Bahamian crafts, souvenirs, and items such as hand-woven straw hats, bags, dolls, conch shell jewelry, wood carvings and local liqueurs—at very reasonable prices, especially if you know how to bargain!
  • Join a Nature lovers’ tour on the Marine Life Eco Encounter boat at Norwegian’s Great Stirrup cay. On this 40 foot catamaran you’ll seek turtles, sharks & stingrays while learning about the Bahamas ecosystem.
  • At Atlantis Aquaventure in Paradise island- Nassau you can have a full day of fun with stunning beaches, high-speed waterslides, river rapids & 11 refreshing pools—including three kids pools, and one for Adults only.

Best time to visit the Bahamas

Bahamas cruises sailing mainly from Florida are popular throughout the year. Winters are pleasant & mostly sunny with average low temperatures in the 70s and average highs in the mid-80s.