Exploring the Bahamas’ Out Islands: Natural Wonders & Hidden History

Beyond the all-inclusive resorts, the Bahamas is truly wild at heart. This archipelago of more than 700 islands—of which only about 30 are inhabited—is home to blue holes and thick mangrove forests, coral reefs, and spectacular beaches. Discover the Bahamas’ wild side on a voyage to some of its most far-flung islands and hear an intriguing history of pirates, pilgrims, lost civilizations, and the slave tradeSnorkel with abundant sea life in warm turquoise waters, explore waterways by kayak, and get introduced to the islands’ terrestrial flora and fauna on guided walks in nature reserves. Our exploration of these remote islands supports national park management as well as local conservation initiatives including habitat restoration, wildlife monitoring, and education to foster awareness of the incredible diversity of the Bahamas.Note: Some locations are pending government approval. 

  • Snorkel little-known reefs and dazzling lagoons and explore the coasts and creeks of remote islands aboard a Zodiac

  • Kayak between the mangroves of Turtle Sound, spotting sea turtles and rich birdlife

  • Visit Conception Island National Park and see nesting boobies and other seabirds as well as wintering songbirds

  • Learn the evolution of Bahamian history and culture, from the native Lucayan people through European exploration to modern times.

  • Witness nature conservation in action on a visit to Eleuthera's innovative Island School

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Duration

8 Days

Price

From $5,590 per person

Dates

Feb

Mar

Next departure

2/20/2022

Bahamas

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Beyond the all-inclusive resorts, the Bahamas is truly wild at heart. This archipelago of more than 700 islands—of which only about 30 are inhabited—is home to blue holes and thick mangrove forests, coral reefs and spectacular beaches. Discover the Bahamas’ wild side on a voyage to some of its most far-flung islands, and hear an intriguing history of pirates, pilgrims, lost civilizations, and the slave trade. Snorkel with abundant sea life in warm, turquoise waters, explore waterways by kayak, and get introduced to the islands’ terrestrial flora and fauna on guided walks in nature reserves.

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Great Exuma, Bahamas

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Great Exuma, Bahamas

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Our activities support national park management as well as local conservation initiatives including habitat restoration, wildlife monitoring and education about the incredible biodiversity of the Bahamas. Some locations are pending government approval.

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