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singerchatter April 4th, 2013 08:08 PM

Do you have to book official shore excursions
I'd like to know what is safe and good and reasonable for a family of five in both Freeport and NAssau? Pretty flexible> youngest child is 7

Trip April 4th, 2013 08:54 PM

My advice would be, in Nassau is, to take a taxi over to the Atlantis Hotel, and, spend the day. The Dig,and The Aquarium, and more, will fill your day there,and everybody will have fun.

This excursion does not need to be booked through the ship. You will save money doing it on your own as you walk off the ship. Tickets for the attractions can be purchased right at the hotel. Once back to the pier area, you can walk the shops and Straw Market, if you have time.

singerchatter April 4th, 2013 09:43 PM

Thanks for the advice, I don't think Atlantis is in the budget :) More advice would be appreciated as I consider all options. Thanks again

green_rd April 5th, 2013 08:19 AM

Just pay attention to the time.

John Rivers April 9th, 2013 11:34 AM

Hey Singer

There are some local hotels that have small fees to use their pool and beach. You could snorkel and just relax. The excursions can get expensive for a family. Once you get off ship there are also businesses WAITING to take to on different excursions. Just be careful to go on APPROVED ones by the officials at the pier.

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