Explore the new Dolphin Cay and encounter dolphins in a way that leaves a lifelong impression. Personally meet and connect with playful dolphins in a 90 - 120 minute Shallow Water Interaction program (each consisting of up to 10 guests), which includes an orientation and 30 minute in-water dolphin interaction. In addition, the Shallow Water Program includes: complimentary wetsuit use, non-alcoholic refreshments, personal lockers, towels, beach service and an opportunity to view and purchase photographs of you and your guests interacting with the dolphins. This 11-acre, state-of-the-art facility for dolphins is one of the best and largest inland marine habitats in the world and also home to the well-known "Katrina" dolphins.
Each tour guest will also receive an Atlantis map, which will allow them to take a self-guided or guided tour of the Ruins Lagoon, a re-creation of the sunken streets of mythical Atlantis and The Dig, a replica of an archeological excavation site at their leisure. You will feel the magic of a fabled world long lost in time and explore this maze of archaeological ruins and excavations. Atlantis is home to the world's largest open-air marine habitat, second only to Mother Nature. The resort's 141-acre waterscape comprises 20 million gallons of fresh and seawater. Fourteen exhibits and thirteen lagoons containing more than 50,000 fascinating sea creatures representing over 250 species provide a fascinating look at life in the ocean's depths.
If you've never been to colorful Nassau before, you're in for a charming treat.
This tour will take you along Bay Street, the heart of Nassau's shopping district, to the Queen's Staircase.
Built in the days of England's Queen Victoria, the stair case consists of over 65 steps hewn out of solid coral rock.
Climb the stairs to the Water Tower where, for a small fee, you can take the elevator to the observation point, 216 feet above sea level for a panoramic view of Nassau.
Fort Fincastle is your next stop.
Built in 1793, the structure was designed in the shape of a paddle wheel steamer. Next, you will have an exterior visit of Fort Charlotte.
Built in the Napoleonic era to defend the island against marauding pirates, Fort Charlotte offers you a historic peek into the past.
Before returning to the ship, there will be a brief photo stop at the famous Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island.
The Sea Lion Encounter includes a 30-minute scenic boat ride through historic Nassau Harbor on our high-speed, double-decker catamarans to Blue Lagoon Island and a short orientation on the sea lions. This program includes the opportunity to kiss, hug, feed and play with these affectionate and humorous marine mammals. Your sea lion interaction will take place from specially designed, waist-deep water platforms immersed in our calm, private island lagoon with ten or less guests in your program.
Our professional on-site photo and video staff and lab will capture your sea lion interaction and have your memorable souvenirs ready before you leave for your convenience. While at Blue Lagoon Island, you will also get a chance to observe our fascinating Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in their pristine natural lagoon setting.
Enjoy a scenic 20-minute boat ride through Nassau Harbor to the private island of Blackbeard's Cay, featuring crystal clear turquoise waters, swaying palm trees, island music, water sports, and a variety of activities.
Once you arrive on the island, you'll be escorted to Stingray Adventure, where you will then be briefed on how to use the snorkeling equipment, safety tips, and details about the Atlantic Southern stingrays.
Once in the water, enjoy snorkeling with the stingrays as they gracefully glide around you.
After your swim, enjoy the rest of the day on the beach, or at one of Blackbeard's famous beach bars.
Other water sports are available for purchase, as are food and beverages.
It's a wonderful experience for the entire family.
Experience the best of Nassau's underwater world from above and below the water.
Enjoy a scenic 45-minute historical cruise through Nassau Harbor to the Sea Gardens of Athol Island.
Your Dive Staff will escort you through the beautiful marine life sanctuary where you will be able to get up close to some of the most colorful coral and reef fish of the Bahamas.
This tour allows plenty of time for additional tours or shopping at Nassau's famous Straw Market.
All snorkel equipment included.