Bahamas Day Trip from Miami highlights:
Swim with the Exuma Pigs at Pig Beach (Big Major Cay)
Swim with Nurse Sharks at Compass Cay
Snorkel into the James Bond Thunderball Grotto Cave
Visit the Bahamian Rock Iguanas at Bitter Guana Cay
Walk on pristine white-sand Sandbars
Roundtrip Flights from Florida are included in this tour
Enjoy a thrilling day adventure in the Exuma Cays on our Full Day Bahamas Day Trip from Miami by plane. You will enjoy stunning window seat views of the Exuma Cays on your flight down to Staniel Cay, which has a quick stop on Andros Island to clear Bahamas Customs and Immigration. The total journey time form Florida to Bahamas is 2 hours. Once you arrive at Staniel Cay Airport you will be greeted by your local Boat Captain and Tour guide who will take you on a 5 hour guided boat tour around all 7 of the top Exuma attractions! Stops along the Tour include:
This is a Full Day Trip beginning with check-in at 6:45am at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE). The trip returns to Florida at approximately 6:30pm. We offer various Private Boat Upgrades and Private Trip options.
Important Information relating to Coronavirus / COVID-19
There are restrictions on entry in the Bahamas and visitors will need a RT-PCR (RT-PCR: Reverse Transcription PCR) negative test result. There are also restrictions for return travel back into the US. See here for the latest Coronavirus Travel information.
This tour departs from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) in Florida. Roundtrip Flights are included in the price of this Tour. The exact Departure Terminal will be confirmed after booking. Free Car parking available. The FXE Airport is approximately a 1 hour drive from South Beach or Downtown Miami. No Hotel transfers are provided with this Tour.
Prices are Per Person, fully inclusive of roundtrip flights, entrance fees and boat excursion. See list below for what’s not included
Price Per Person: $799 plus $36.60 Tax (Federal International Head Tax)
Minimum Age for this tour is 3 years. If you are traveling with Young Children less than 3 you will need to request a Private Tour.
Private Boat Upgrade: We offer Private Boat upgrades for an extra fee.
Enjoy our group day trips but from the comfort of your own private boat. Have the added benefit of choosing where and for how long you want to spend at each tour attraction. Contact us for private pricing and availability.
Private Day Trip with Private Flights
Available 7 days per week.
For private group charters Contact us for group pricing and availability.
Each participant must complete a signed waiver before commencing the tour. The tour operator will send these electronically along with your tour confirmation email.
For the group tour option, we need a minimum of 48 hours notice (2 days before) to take your booking and get it reserved. Confirmation of your booking and place on the tour is only made after both payment and issue of the confirmation email. Submitting the booking enquiry form on this website does not confirm your booking.
We encourage customers to book as far in advance as possible to avoid disappointment. Last minute booking requests during peak season (Christmas, March-July) can be hard to fulfil.
We can’t guarantee all stops on the tour itinerary due to weather, sea conditions and progress of the group along the tour route.
Expectant mothers will require a Doctor’s clearance to fly letter.
Weather: Tours operate Rain or Shine. We only have to cancel tours ahead of time during exceptional weather (tropical storms). Weather in the Bahamas is generally scattered clouds with isolated but fast moving thunderstorms. It is likely you will encounter a rain shower during your tour. For our full terms, conditions and cancellation policy see our Booking Terms.
Bahamas Day Trip Itinerary Timings
Timings are all approximate to give an example of the format of the day trip. Timings will vary due to flight schedules, air traffic control delays, weather conditions and progress of the tour group along the tour route.
6:45 AM: Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport check-in (at Hangar 11). Arrive by 7:00am.
7:30 AM: Flight Departs to Staniel Cay
8:30 AM: Arrival at Bahamas Immigration and Customs on Andros Island
9:45 AM: Arrival at Staniel Cay
10:00 AM: Boat Tour (Attractions visited here)
1:00 PM: Break for Lunch at Staniel Cay Yacht Club (SCYC Lunch menu here)
4:30 PM: Flight Departs Staniel Cay back to Florida
6:30 PM: Arrival back in Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
What to Bring
You are allowed to bring a small day bag per person, weighing upto 10lbs. What to pack:
Do I need a Passport to fly to Bahamas from Florida?
Yes! Passports are a requirement for all guests. US ID Cards or Birth Certificates are not an adequate substitute for a passport because these are international flights requiring entry to both the Bahamas and re-entry into the United States.
Bahamas Air Tours Inc
doing business as, Swimming with Pigs
Fla. Seller of Travel Ref No. ST41785
Mon – Sun 9.00 – 17.00
4300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL