Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > Cruise Lines (Mainstream) > Norwegian Cruise Lines
Register Forgot Password?

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old May 28th, 2008, 12:47 PM
bhf108's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: New York City
Posts: 42
Default Do or Don't? Horseback riding through Freeport with NCL

NCL Spirit is offering a horseback riding excursion at Grand Bahamas Island. It'll take us throughout the island and end up on a beach, but I've heard Freeport is an "industrial wasteland". Should I consider this, or should I book an excursion myself with an outside tour (Trikk Pony) that includes only a ride at the beach?

If anyone have experience with either of these 2, or any idea about Freeport / Grand Bahamas Island at all, please help. Thank you!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old May 28th, 2008, 03:48 PM
Roger91's Avatar
Senior Member
Cruise Maniac
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 119

my day @ freeport wasn't very long (8am - depart 3pm)

i would agree that freeport isn't a nice place to just walk around in (especially around the dock area). i'm not saying its unsafe or anything but it is sort of an industrial wasteland

my personal tip would be to take a taxi ($10/person round trip, with plenty coming and going all the time) from the dock across the island to Port Lucaya where there is a BIG westin resort on the beach. it had the nicest beaches and views out of all the islands in the itinerary. also, the resort is really big (plenty of $) so there are tons of amenities (pools, bars, food, beach chairs, patio, rent jetskis/kayaks, shower/changing, sports)

using the pools and chairs were free =)

Next cruise: Independence of the Seas - April 4th!

Carnival Destiny - 2000
Norwegian Dawn - April 2006
Crown Princess - June 2007
Norwegian Gem - March 2008
Caribbean Princess - July 2008
Reply With Quote


bahamas, dock, excursion, excursions, freeport, grand, horse, horseback, hoseback, norwegian, norwegiean, riding

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Do or Don't? Horseback riding in Freeport, Grand Bahamas bhf108 Caribbean & Panama Canal 0 May 28th, 2008 12:49 PM
Do or Don't? Horseback riding through Freeport. bhf108 Shore Excursions 0 May 28th, 2008 12:31 PM
Horseback Riding Sulross Caribbean & Panama Canal 0 September 10th, 2004 09:55 PM
Horseback Riding ???? Miller Shore Excursions 1 September 24th, 2002 04:27 PM
Horseback riding Donna Caribbean & Panama Canal 0 June 30th, 2001 10:04 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:08 AM.
design by: Themes by Design

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1