A day trip to Bahamas is a getaway most people dream of; pristine, white sand beaches; tropical breezes; cold fruity drinks; and riding the waves. All this and more is at your fingertips! Bahamas Air Tours present the Bahamas day trip by plane – the world’s first and only day trip to Bahamas from Florida. They offer two pre-packaged tours: Green Turtle Cay, part of the Bahamas’ Abacos Islands and Staniel Cay, a Bahamas’ Out Island, which are designed to pack in many adventures for a fantastic day of touring Bahamas. Both of these day trips will have you swimming with pigs, turtles and stingrays; island hopping; and spending some much-deserved beach time. The itineraries are taken care of, but also allow you some freedom to explore the destination your own. Experience the authentic Bahamas Out Islands filled with history, culture, nature and more.
Alternatively, you could book a Bahamas Air Charter and design your own Bahamas experience loaded with excursions that take you from Florida to the Bahamas and back all in one day. There are several islands from which to choose. You could go to Bimini, the islands that were a muse to Hemmingway and well known for fishing and diving. You could go to the Abacos, islands filled with exotic wildlife, marine life and many nature excursions such as swimming with pigs, Green turtles, stingrays and more. These islands are a boat lover’s paradise, and you will spend much time island hopping throughout the day. Or, venture out as far as Cat Island, home to pink sand beaches, many water activities and tropical island fun. Whatever island you choose, your Bahamas tour will be a comprehensive, full-service package.
Why take a Bahamas Day Trip?
In today’s world, it is difficult to get away for a length of time, especially to visit somewhere exotic like the Bahamas. A Bahamas one day cruise is ideal. You will get to experience the best of the best – the authentic Bahamas Out Island experience. When you travel by plane, it takes just one day to see and experience the biggest highlights of any Bahamas trip. Your day is full of adventures when you fly like a VIP in our private plane rather than waiting in lines or spending most of the day on a ferry or cruise ship. In fact, the Out Islands are so remote they cannot be reached by boat or cruise ship in just one day. What’s more, you will not have to fear sea sickness when flying – just enjoy the view! Book your trip today with Bahamas Air Tours, by the seat or by the group as a private charter.
Bahamas Island Hopping on a Bahamas Day Trip
The beauty of a day trip to Bahamas is that it takes only one day and you get to visit another country and enjoy the many different experiences the Bahamas has to offer. Your trip will begin at one of several Florida departure sites: Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Vero Beach or Orlando. Arrive by 7:00 a.m. for a 7:30 a.m. departure. After a brief orientation, you will board the plane and embark on a day journey filled with excitement. Our aircraft have extra large windows so everyone can enjoy the stunning views where the sky meets water. You will get to see the archipelago of islands that stretch out along the water’s edge. When you arrive in the Bahamas, upon clearing customs, your adventure will continue.
You will be transferred from the airport to a private boat for a tour of the surrounding Cays. These trips are handled by expert guides and are for Bahamas Air Tours customers only. The maximum size group on the boat is nine people, keeping your experience more personal. Since you will spend most of your Bahamas tour in the outdoors enjoying the sun and surf, please bring appropriate clothing and sun protection. Sunglasses are helpful as well. The boat tour takes approximately 5 hours as you journey from one adventure to the next. Throughout the Bahamas boat tour, you will be able to enjoy the pristine white sand beaches and sandbars, relax, and enjoy a perfect day touring the Bahamas.
The Famous Bahamas Swimming Pigs
Your day trip to Bahamas will have you island hopping from cay to cay, enjoying a variety of stops. One stop will be to meet the famous swimming pigs. Pigs of all sizes will greet you as the boat nears shore; adorable from their signature flat noses to their curly tails. They are hoping for treats, which are available to you. Please follow the guide’s instructions as the pigs get anxious for their treats and will bite. You can hop in the water and wade with the pigs. Residents provide for the care of the pigs by donations of food, fresh water, and monetary gifts.
Snorkeling with Exotic Marine Life: Turtles and Sharks
Snorkel the crystal clear waters, another activity on your Bahamas tour. The Green Turtle Cay Bahamas, one day cruise will take you to Coco Bay where you will swim and snorkel with Green turtles. You will have the opportunity to glide through the water with these graceful creatures. If you are on the Staniel Cay day trip to Bahamas, you will be able to snorkel the James Bond Thunderball Grotto, an on-location site for filming the James Bond hit film, “Thunderball”. Necessary gear is available for this activity.
Your tour boat will take you for a chance to swim with stingrays and Nurse Sharks at Manjack Cay for those on the Green Turtle Cay day trip to Bahamas or to Compass Cay to swim with Nurse Sharks for the Staniel Cay Bahamas day trip. This exhilarating experience will be something to talk about for years to come.
The Authentic Bahamas in the Out Islands
Each village has its unique history steeped in British Loyalists, Plantations, Lucayan Indians, European explorers, rum runners, smugglers, pirates and more. Take a stroll, enjoy a bike ride, or golf cart ride to take you around the village.
Enjoy the services of a luxury resort with arrangements made by Bahamas Air Tours. You will have a chance to purchase lunch and visit some of the local shops at New Plymouth on Green Turtle Cay or Staniel Cay Village. Try the Bahamian delicacy of conch, a white mussel that can be prepared deep-fried, sautéed, fried in fritters or made into a salad, or raw with spices and fruit.
As the sun moves toward the western horizon, you will know your fantastic day trip to Bahamas is about to come to a close. You will board the plane to return to Florida reminiscing about the fun you had on your Bahamas one day cruise.
Day Trips to Bahamas with Bahamas Air Tours
One thing is for sure: the Bahamas Out Islands boast some of the most beautiful scenery the world over. There are experiences on a day trip to Bahamas that you will only experience in the Bahamas such as the swimming pigs, the miles, and miles of white sand beaches, the archipelago of islands, the unique history, the tropical cuisine, and the beautiful people of the islands. The Bahamas Out Islands are away from the cruise ships and mass tourism. It will seem like you have the world to yourself because the Out Islands are remote and less traveled. What are you waiting for? Isn’t it time to book your Bahamas Day Trip? All that is left to say is “Wheels up, Bahamas here we come!”
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