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With famous white-sand beaches, fantastic shopping, two casinos and underwater adventures in the clearest water in the world, it's not surprising that Grand Bahama Island is the second most popular destination in the Bahamas. Add to that the unique Bahamian culture and all of the luxuries of a world-class destination, and you have yourself a truly amazing port of call.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
Get ready for an underwater adventure of a lifetime at The Dolphin Experience, an educational and interactive facility where you can swim and play with these friendly creatures. You can also try scuba diving, offered for all levels of experience, which includes several dives around the coral reefs on this nine-and-a-half-acre lagoon.
|Visit the Garden of the Groves, which features approximately 5,000 species of exotic plants, cascading waterfalls, botanical gardens, scenic trails and a petting zoo with animals and tropical birds.|
|Explore Lucayan National Park and the world's largest known underwater cave system. It's 40 acres in total, with six complete ecosystems represented.|
|Walk along Freeport's Heritage Trail. Once the main road on the island, today this easy walking trail brings you along a five-mile path with more than 30 species of plants, 18 kinds of birds, seven species of butterfly and “The Hermitage”, the oldest intact building on the island.|
Thanks to the beautiful Caribbean waters and endless beaches, you'll find just about every water sport under the sun. Or, if you're looking for an activity on land, you can always head to the golf course.
For a shopping and cultural experience, head straight to the International Bazaar in Freeport. It's divided into separate sections, each representing different parts of the world. You can get great deals and save a bundle on anything from perfume and jewelry to handmade arts and crafts.
What you may know as the Spiny Lobster is commonly referred to as "Crawfish" on Grand Bahama Island. It's a local delicacy that you'll come across on most menus and it is served in a variety of ways.
The Bahamian dollar (BSD) is the official unit of currency. U.S. dollars, traveler's checks and credit cards are widely accepted.
Learn more about this port city with these tourist information guides.