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 Hotel Transfers from 06:00 AM to 07:30 AM. The trip returns to Nassau Airport at approximately 4:30 PM with Hotel Drop-off approximately 5:30 PM. We offer various Private Boat Upgrades and Private Trip options.
Important Information relating to Coronavirus / COVID-19
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 are included from most hotels in Nassau.
Prices are Per Person, fully inclusive of flights, boat excursion, lunch, hotel transfers in Nassau, entrance fees, transfers at Staniel Cay and taxes. See list at bottom of this page for what’s not included.
Per Person: $675pp
Infants: FREE, if under age 2 (Ages 0-1), and can fly on a parents lap.
Conservation Fee: $40 per person mandatory fee is added at checkout.
Private Boat Upgrade: $325pp (Minimum 2 persons)
We offer Private Boat upgrades for an extra fee. The private boat size is allocated according to your group size:
2-3 persons: Private 17ft. (Upgrade to larger 25ft available for extra fee. Contact us for private pricing.)
4-6 persons: Private 19ft (Upgrade to larger 25ft available for extra fee. Contact us for private pricing.)
7-10 persons: Private 27ft
Compare Boat Sizes here. 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. Only the boat tour portion of the day trip will be private. If you want a Private Day Trip with a fully private experience see below. If you are a traveling as a Solo and want a private boat, a solo supplement applies, Contact us for private pricing and availability.
Private Day Trips with Private Flights and Private Boat
Available 7 days per week.
Private Day Trip: 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.
Extended Private Day Trip: extends the Boat Tour by 2 hours. Please contact us for private day trips pricing and availability.
Boat Fleet, Group Sizes & Seating Arrangements.
Boat size and seating allocation is based on Group Size and Load & Balance requirements. We will always allocate boat seating together for couples, families and groups traveling together. Our Boats feature a combination of seats and benches. To compare our different boat types and seating layouts see our Boat Tour Fleet Comparison document.
For all Tours purchased after 01 Nov 2022, Roundtrip Hotel Transfers (non-private) between Nassau/Paradise Island, and the Airport are included in your Tour. Your exact Hotel Pickup time will be confirmed to you by 7PM, the evening before your Tour Departure. You can expect a hotel pickup time between 06:00AM and 07:30AM, depending on your Hotel distance to the Airport. At the end of the Day Trip, Hotel drop-off can be expected by 5:30PM (weather can delay timings).
A Set Lunch is included in your Tour. The set menu entitles each guest to an appetizer sampler and 1 entree with 1 soft drink. Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. See our Set Lunch Menu here.
Please note this tour is not operated by Bahamas Air Tours, but local Bahamas operators. 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.
*Beer onboard Boat Tour is limited to 2 per person due to safety restrictions.
A Solo Supplement Fee applies if you are the only solo customer traveling on the tour. Contact us in advance regarding the Solo Supplement fees.
For Customers weighing more than 300lbs, there is a Customer of Size Fee; Contact us in advance regarding the Customer of Size Fee.
Weather: Tours operate Rain or Shine. We usually only have to cancel tours ahead of time during exceptional weather (tropical storms). Weather cancellation is rare. 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. If you decide to cancel your tour because you decide not to travel due to forecasted weather you would be subject to our restrictive cancellation policy. If we/operator cancel due to weather you will receive a refund. For our full terms, conditions and cancellation policy see our Booking Terms.
Booking Terms and Cancellation Policy
Reservations are subject to a 50% partial refund if you decide to cancel more than 48 hours before the tour date and there is strictly no refund if no-show or cancelled within 48 hours of departure date. For a full list of booking terms see our Booking Terms here
Cruise Ship Guests on a Nassau Stopover
If you are a cruise ship guest with a scheduled stopover in Nassau, we can only accommodate you on one of our Private Day Trips, please contact us for availability and pricing. However it is not possible to accommodate you on our regular group Tour because there is not enough time for you to do this tour. Flight check-in is by 07:30AM and you will return to the airport at 05:30PM approximately (weather can delay timings).
Day Trip to Staniel Cay from Florida
We also have the same itinerary Day Trip available which departs from Florida (Fort Lauderdale / Miami), so you can join us for a Staniel Cay Day Trip before or after your cruise! The tour departs from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport which is 30 Minutes from Port Everglades or 1 hour from Port Miami.
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
6:00 AM to 7:30 AM: Hotel Pick-up in Nassau & Transfer to Airport
Note: Your exact hotel pickup time will be confirmed to you by 7pm the evening before your tour.
7:45 AM to 8:30 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. Our Flights depart from different terminals at Nassau Airport
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM: Flight Departs to Staniel Cay.
Note: You will be greeted by your Tour Guide on arrival at Staniel Cay.
9:15 AM: Arrival at Staniel Cay, Tour Guide Welcome & Transfer to Boat Tour.
9:30 AM: Boat Tour approximately 4 hours. 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. For a tour map and attractions details please see on our website here.
Break for Lunch at Staniel Cay (Timing varies according to progress of the tour).
2:30 PM: Transfer to Staniel Cay Airport.
2:45 PM to 3:30 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.
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM: Arrival back in Nassau Airport
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM: Hotel Drop-off in Nassau.
What to Bring
You can bring one small carry-on bag per person. Our flights depart from the private terminals at Nassau Airport where there are no Liquids restrictions for carry-on items. It is not permitted to bring alcohol in a carry-on item.
Make sure you pack:
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