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Rose Island Day Trip by Boat from Nassau

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Take to the waters and cruise to a remote tropical island on this day trip from Nassau! Spend the day snorkeling in the crystal-clear Bahamian waters, relaxing on the beach or joining the various activities available – from volleyball and kayaking to taking a quiet island stroll.

New! * Come meet and play with our swimming pigs! Included on the Full Day Excursion!

Your beach trip to Rose Island includes a delicious buffet lunch with lemonade plus a complimentary welcome cocktail!
  • Cruise to a private beach on Rose Island in the Bahamas from Nassau
  • Unobstructed views of Nassau from a boat on the harbor
  • Includes a balanced itinerary of activity and relaxation
  • Cocktail and buffet lunch with lemonade provided
What to Expect
Your tour starts at the Paradise Island Ferry Terminal in Nassau (hotel pick-up also available). Board your boat and sip a cocktail during your short cruise to Rose Island. On arrival at Rose Island, choose from a wide variety of activities. Snorkel around the reef, sunbathe on the beach, splash around in the tidal pools, or play a game of beach volleyball. Float on a raft or a kayak, sign up for a guided snorkeling tour, or watch a fish-feeding show (each at your own expense). Then wade out into the Caribbean waters to see the Bahamas’ swimming pigs. Enjoy a buffet-style lunch with lemonade or an ice-cold beer from the beach bar (own expense) and take in the views overlooking the harbor. After lunch, relax on the beach and soak up the tropical island vibes, and then cruise back to Nassau to end your tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Paradise Island Ferry Terminal, Paradise Beach Dr, The Bahamas

Traveler pickup is offered
If you have selected and paid for the tour code WITH transportation (WT) please ensure you have provided us with your hotel information so that we may arrange your bus transportation. If you do not see your hotel listed, please contact us.
If you have booked the tour code WOT (without transportation) this means you have not booked or paid for a bus pick up from your hotel, therefore you will need to make your own way to check-in at the Paradise Island Ferry Terminal (next to Margaritaville) no later than 9:30am on the day of your tour.
Departure Time
9:30am (check-in)
10am (departure)
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Buffet lunch with lemonade
  • Complimentary welcome cocktail
  • Professional guide
  • Use of snorkel equipment (refundable deposit of USD $10)
  • Swimming pig interaction!
  • Round trip boat transportation
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Bus transportation to ferry terminal (approx. USD $12)
  • Use of kayaks (approx. USD $15)
  • Use of floats (approx. USD $10)
  • Beach-side Massages
  • Gift Shop
  • Entry/Admission - Sandy Toes
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note: it is recommended you bring your own towel and cash or credit card (Visa & MC only) for other optional activities
  • Itinerary may change without notice
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • In order to ensure on-time departures, Sandy Toes enforces a strict check-in policy. Check-in closes 10 minutes prior to our 10:00am departure. Any guest who has not checked in at the Paradise Island Ferry Terminal by 9:50am on the day of their excursion forfeits their seat and is subject to the tour's 100% cancellation fee, and will be deemed a "no-show" guest.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best place to chill out and spend then whole day!!! The beach is beautiful and private, got kayaka and bars and delicious food!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AstridHua_10_
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked for Sunday 1st September (my birthday) of which Hurricane Dorian hit, We rebooked for 3rd Sept and then 6th Sept the day before we left. All details and correspondence were superb from booking until the actual day. We checked in at Paradise Island...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank missjingles2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So beautiful and super funny! pigs are cute and well-trained. The water is clear and blue. All staff are very friendly!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank csbbx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only a short 30 minute boat ride to Rose Island. Plenty of activities is included on the island, including snorkling and swimming with pigs!!! Beautiful beach and a very delicious buffet lunch too. Time flew by on the island. The staff is also very nice....More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Jimmy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the BEST TRIP ever!! so happy I read the reviews and decided to book this boat trip. My daughter turned 21 & I wanted to do something really special with her. Swimming with the pigs at a reasonable price couldn't have been know...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Luv2ska8
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Jennifer R
7 September 2019|
Response from Z7991MPmichaelk | Reviewed this property |
We boarded the boat about 3pm and left the dock right at 3:30pm. Back at Paradise Island by 4pm
19 August 2019|
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Response from Mommynme18 | Reviewed this property |
We purchased the water-sports and it’s for one person. They give you a specific wristband upon arrival for that purpose.
Sherry D
16 August 2019|
Response from SJU2012 |
Is the water calm at Rose Island?
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