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Bahamas Family Activities

Submitted by on Monday, April 25, 2011No Comment

family activities in the Bahamas

If you’re looking for the best Bahamas family activities, whether in Nassau, Paradise Island or Grand Bahamas, you’ve come to the right place. Read on to find the best kid friendly activities in the Bahamas for any family vacation, they have more family fun than you could imagine. Also be sure to read our post; Nassau Bahamas: Which Atlantis Resort is Best for my Family? , and  Bahamas Family Resorts: The Short List, if you’re still deciding on where to stay for your Bahamas family vacation.

Not that you’ll ever get sick of the beautiful beaches in the Bahamas, but if the kids are sick of all the sand, sun and surf, check out these awesome Bahamas family activities to keep them busy.


Ardastra Gardens and Zoo
This is the place to come to see flamingoes, the national bird as well as many other wild animals. Great place for the whole family.

Dolphin Encounters
Tel: (242) 363-5066
Swim and dive with bottle-nosed dolphins on Blue Lagoon Island.

Hartley’s Underwater Walk
PO Box SS-5244
Tel: (242) 393-8234
Walk along the ocean bottom with expert guides with out getting your hair wet by donning a Hartley’s helmet. This unique invention lets you enjoy undersea beauty while staying dry. You can even keep your glasses on! Children over 5 and non-swimmers welcome.

Crystal Cay
Tel: (242) 328-1036
The Crystal Cay Marine Park is notably one of the world’s finest underwater parks. The park was built around an existing reef, and visitors can explore an array of exhibits both above and below the surface.

Pirates Of Nassau Museum
Marlborough& George Streets

Ahoy Matey! Embark on this pirate ship and come face to face with Captain Teach. Captain Teach and his fearsome crew will guide the whole family through an interactive and historical age of piracy. The thrilling atmosphere is contagious, and it is here where visitors have the opportunity to become pirates for a day!

Garden of The Groves
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
The Bahamas
Phone: 242-373-5668
Fax: 242-373-2177

The garden is open Sunday to Monday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily. Tickets are available for sale until 3:30 p.m.

Considered one of the finest botanical Gardens in the Caribbean, the Garden of the Groves has more than 10,000 species of flowers, shrubs, trees, and exotic plant life. Along its shaded, winding paths are several waterfalls and exotic native birds.

Hydroflora Gardens
Grand Bahama Island
The Bahamas
Tel: 242-352-6052
Fax: 242-373-6976

This unusual garden, located in Freeport, offers visitors a fascinating look into the science and technique of “hydroponics”—growing plants without soil. The tropical and sub-tropical flowers and plants produced on this five-acre compound are as beautiful as their growth process is interesting. Among the unusual exhibits are several of what is called “Bible” plants and a sunken garden.

Lucayan National Park

Lucayan National Park covers over 40 acres and four distinct ecological zones. Along with its abundance of plant and animal species, there are also caves you can explore via walkways.


Rand Memorial Nature Centre

Covering an area of over 100 acres, the nature center features over 200 kinds of birds and 400 types of plants.



See below for more information about Bahamas family resorts, family activities and more, including;

Bahamas Family Resorts: The Short List

Kid Friendly Bahamas city overview and more.

Nassau Bahamas: Which Atlantis Resort is Best for my Family?


Find this and other family resorts through BestKidFriendlyTravel.com!


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