Full Day Exuma Tour from Nassau highlights:
Swim with the original Exuma Pigs at Pig Beach
Swim with Nurse Sharks at Compass Cay
Snorkel into the James Bond Thunderball Grotto Cave
Visit the Exotic Iguanas at Bitter Guana Cay
Roam stunning white-sand Sandbars at Pipe Creek
Roundtrip Flights from Nassau are included in this tour
Enjoy an amazing day in the Bahamas Exuma Cays on our Full Day Exuma Tour from Nassau by plane. With stunning window seat views of the Exuma Cays on your flight down to Staniel Cay, without a doubt flying is the best way to visit the Exumas. Avoid the 3 hour boat ride and fly in comfort instead! 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 of 20-30 mins each, along the Tour include:
*Snorkel at the Underwater Plane Wreck is available with upgrades to private boat tour options.
This is a Full Day Trip beginning with check-in by 7am at Nassau Airport. Hotel Transfers in Nassau are included in our Gold Package upgrade (+$100pp) and pickups commence between 6am and 6:30am. The trip returns to Nassau Airport at approximately 5:30pm to 6pm. We offer various Private Boat Upgrades and Private Trip options.
Important Information relating to Coronavirus / COVID-19
There are restrictions on International entry into the Bahamas. See here for the latest Bahamas Travel Updates.
You do not require any COVID Tests or Visas to travel on this Nassau to Exuma Day Trip (effective 2nd April 2022).
Departure Information & Hotel Transfers
This tour departs from Nassau Airport, New Providence island. Roundtrip Flights are included in the price of this Tour.
Round trip shared transfers can be organised from most hotels in Nassau as part of the Gold Package upgrade.
Airport Check-in by: 7:00am
Prices are Per Person, fully inclusive of roundtrip flights, entrance fees, taxes and boat excursion. See list below for what’s not included.
Adults: $599pp, Gold Package +$100pp
Children: $400 per child under age 6 (Ages 2-5), Gold Package +$50pp
Infants: FREE, if under age 2 (Ages 0-1), and can fly on a parents lap go free. Gold Package is FREE.
Conservation Fee: $40 per person mandatory fee is added at checkout.
Gold Package Upgrade
Includes hotel transfers in Nassau, a set lunch*, and beer** available during the boat tour. (*Set lunch is one food item off the SCYC lunch menu and a soft drink; **Beer limited to 2 per person due to safety restrictions with hazardous activities (snorkeling) and interaction with wild animals).
Private Boat Upgrade: We offer Private Boat upgrades for an extra fee:
$250pp for Group size 2-4 Persons in the 17ft Boat. (Minimum 2 persons)
$200pp for Group size +5 Persons in the 25ft Boat.
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.
Enjoy the stunning Exumas with our Private Day Trip that includes private flights, private boat tour and private Nassau hotel transfer service. Aircraft and boat size is selected to best accommodate your group. Please let us know if you have any specific questions about the type or size of aircraft or boats used for the private day trips. Contact us for private pricing and availability.
Boat Fleet and Group Sizes
Boat size and seating allocation is based on Group Size aswell as Load & Balance requirements. We will always allocate boat seating together for couples, families and groups traveling together.
32ft: 14 persons
27ft: 10 persons
25ft: 6-8 persons
17ft: 2-4 persons (Private Tours Only)
To compare our different boats and seating layouts see our Boat Tour Fleet Comparison document.
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.
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.
Cruise Ship Guests on a Nassau Stopover
If you are a cruise ship guest with a scheduled stopover in Nassau, we can now accommodate you on our new Half Day Semi-Private Tour from Nassau Cruise Port, please Contact us for availability and pricing. However it is not possible to accommodate you on the regular “Day Trip by Airline” because there is not enough time for you to do this tour, unless you have an extended stop over. Airline check-in is by 07:00AM and you will return to the airport at 05:30PM approximately (weather can delay timings).
Day Trip Itinerary Timings for Group Tour only*: Timings vary according to the day of the week.
*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.
Along the boat tour guests will enjoy stops at each attraction for approximately 20 to 30 minutes. The Plane Wreck is sightseeing only for around 5 minutes.
Example Itinerary – Actual Itinerary will be confirmed before your departure by email
Gold Package** can expect hotel pickup between 6:30 am and 7:30am – Exact time will be confirmed by email the night before your Tour.
7:00 AM: Check-in at Nassau Airport
Note: Flight schedules vary, refer to your flight confirmation email which is sent the evening before your tour for the correct Check-in Time, Location and Airline. Flights depart from different terminals at Nassau Airport: Domestic Departures Terminal A, Jet Aviation, General Aviation or Odyssey Terminals. There is no tour representative at Nassau airport.
8:00 AM: Scheduled Airline Flight Departs to Staniel Cay
Note: You will be greeted by your Tour Guide on arrival at Staniel Cay.
9:00 AM: Arrival at Staniel Cay, Tour Guide Welcome & Transfer to Boat Tour.
9:15 AM: Boat Tour approximately 4 hours. See our full list of Exuma Attractions visited. Each Stop is approximately 20-30 mins. Plane wreck is sightseeing only. Snorkel at plane wreck can be done by upgrading to a private boat.
Break for Lunch at Staniel Cay Yacht Club (Timing varies according to progress of the tour)
2:30 PM: Transfer to Staniel Cay Airport.
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM: Flights Depart to Nassau
Note: You may be transferred to a later than planned departure flight and you could expect a short wait at Staniel Cay Airport.
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM: Arrival back in Nassau
**Gold Package Upgrade (additional fee) includes Hotel Transfers.
What to Bring
For flights departing from Jet Aviation Private Terminal, there are no Liquids restrictions for carry-on items.
For flights departing from Nassau Domestic Departures Terminal you can check-in a bag weighing upto 44lbs with maximum dimensions 24″ x 16″. If you take just carry-on bags you must adhere to the 100ml liquids restriction (ie for sun cream etc) at the Security Search area.
Make sure you pack:
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