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. This tour departs from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE). 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 from 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 4 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 6:30am at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE). The trip returns to Florida at approximately 6:45pm. We offer various Private Trip options too. NOTE: You may be booked on a flight departing earlier than published which requires check-in by 5:45am. Please check your Email Itinerary Confirmation for flight details, check-in time and check-in location.
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. Complimentary Valet Car parking available (Self Parking is not available). The FXE Airport is approximately a 1 hour drive from South Beach or Downtown Miami. No Hotel transfers are provided with this Tour.
Private Boat Upgrades: Enjoy the Day Trip with the exclusivity of a Private Boat on our Semi-Private Day Trip option. You’ll still fly on the flight with other customers (flight is non-private) but you’ll get the boat tour experience absolutely private. The benefit of this is you call the shots on which tour stops you want to visit, skip, or spend longer at, within the 4 hour duration of the boat tour. If you want to spend longer with the sharks but skip the snorkelling activity, you have the freedom to chose this. For our Semi-Private Day Trips please Contact us for pricing and availability.
Private Day Trips: Our most VIP experience that includes Private Flights and a Private Boat! You’ll depart from an exclusive Private Terminal at FXE, exclusively reserved for our Private flight guests only. For our Private Day Trips please Contact us for pricing and availability.
Price Per Person is:
High Season departures 15-Dec to 31-Jul: Price is $949pp plus $231.30pp Tax & Fees (**see below)
Low Season departures 1-Aug to 14-Dec: Price is $875pp plus $231.30pp Tax & Fees (**see below)
Infants aged less than 24 month (2 years) at date of departure, only pay Tax & Fees. Infants can only travel as a lap baby.
Prices are Per Person, fully inclusive of flights, entrance fees, boat excursion, transfers in the Bahamas. See list below for what’s not included.
Tax & Fees**
Taxes and fees per person are as follows:
Federal International Air Tax: $44.20
Bahamas Exit Tax: $31
Fuel Surcharge Fee: $40
Service Fee: $56
Security Scan Fee: $9
Bahamas VAT: $0.90
Entrance Fee: $15
Admin Fee: $35
This tour is minimum 2 Persons. In the case that we don’t reach 2 customers and you are traveling alone as a Solo traveler, an additional Solo Supplement of $460 applies and is due at time of boat departure check-in on-island.
Customer of Size
Upon booking, customers are encouraged to disclose if they anticipate needing a seatbelt extender. There is a weight limit of 350lbs per passenger. For customers weighing more than 350lbs, please enquire with us before booking regarding your options to travel.
Each participant must complete a signed waiver before commencing the tour. The tour operator provide these to complete on-island prior to departing on your boat tour.
For the group tour option, we need a minimum of 48 hours notice (2 days before) to take your booking and get it reserved.
NOTE: Confirmation of your booking and place on the tour is only made after both payment and issue of the confirmation email with flight tickets. Submitting the booking request 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.
Booking Terms and Cancellation Policy
Reservations are strictly non-refundable and non-changeable. There is strictly no refund if you no-show. For a full list of booking terms see our Booking Terms here. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU TAKE OUT TRAVEL INSURANCE THAT INCLUDES COVERAGE AGAINST IRRECOVERABLE CANCELLATION COSTS.
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.
NOTE: All passengers must arrive and check-in a minimum of 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time as flights may depart earlier than scheduled.
6:30 AM: Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport check-in (at Hangar 19).
NOTE: Please check your Email Itinerary Confirmation for check-in Time & Location.
7:30 AM: Flight Departs to Staniel Cay
NOTE: You may be booked on a flight departing at 6:45am which requires check-in by 5:45am. Please check your Email Itinerary Confirmation.
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
NOTE: You may be booked on a returning flight departing at 3:15pm. Please check your Email Itinerary Confirmation.
6:45 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:
Carry-on Baggage Policy
Baggage is limited to 10lbs per person, including your personal items such as handbag, laptop bags, etc. Excess baggage will be charged a fee of $1.75 per lb pound. For safety reasons, excess baggage can only be accepted on a space-available basis, as determined by the Flight Operator. Please note that all baggage will be considered checked baggage, unless the bag weighs 5lbs or under. Infants do not get a bag allowance.
Do I need a Passport to fly to Bahamas from Florida?
Yes! Physical passports books 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. Passports are required for all persons, including children.
Bahamas Air Tours Inc
doing business as, Swimming with Pigs
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