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Explore the rum-infused highlights of Nassau in just a few hours on this walking tour, ideal for a shore excursion or for first-time visitors with limited time. Learn about the Bahamas’ long history of rum making and visit a pirate-themed pub. Fill up on conch fritters, boozy sweets, and rum cocktails. A tour and tasting at John Watling’s Distillery at the historic Buena Vista estate is also included.
  • Taste your way around Nassau without getting lost with the help of a guide
  • See more of Nassau in less time—ideal for a shore excursion
  • A great choice for first-time visitors with limited time
  • Choose from morning or afternoon departure times to fit your schedule
What to Expect
Meet your guide at a convenient central location in Nassau to start your tour. Walk between Nassau’s highlights and get your first taste of authentic Caribbean rum at Smuggler’s Beer Garden, a pirate-themed pub on George Street. Then stop at three more spots to fill up on rum cocktails, conch fritters, rum-infused chocolates, and boozy rum cupcakes. Along the way, explore the streets of Downtown Nassau, see some of the buildings where Bahamian rum runners stored their rum in between smuggle runs, and hear stories about the island’s swashbuckling past. Visit the historic Buena Vista estate and tour John Watling’s Distillery. Learn about rum making, barrel aging, and see the old-fashioned bottling process. Taste a variety of handcrafted rums, and then end your Nassau tour at the distillery.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Pirate Republic Brewing, Woodes Rodgers Walk, Nassau, The Bahamas
2h 30m
Return Details
John Watling's Distillery, Delancy St, Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Local guide
  • 6 rum tastings
  • 3 cocktails
  • Bites of Bahamian conch fritters
  • 2 Rum-infused bonbons
  • Local taxes
  • Homemade rum cupcake
  • Alcoholic Beverages - Rum Tasting Tutorial
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age to consume alcohol in the Bahamas is 18 years old
  • It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately; rain gear provided if necessary
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet the 2 passenger requirement. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • 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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We did the rum and food tour on the last day of our cruise and had a really good time ! Mikey was very informative learned a lot about rum drank some rum and rum cocktails also ate some good food and saw some areas In Nassau that we’re not quite as crowded as the port area
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The tour was delightful. Our guide, Julio, was informative and funny. We saw parts of old Nassau that we had never seen before and got to sample numerous rums, rum drinks and tasty foods. The tour met upstairs at the Pirate Republic Brewery. When we could not locate the
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We loved our walking tour! We felt that we got a tremendous amount of information and history about the area as well as generous servings of food and drink. Our tour guide, Mikey, was so knowledgeable and fun and accommodating. He really took care of us- even making sure that
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This tour was amazing!!! Mikie was an awesome tour guide. He was very knowledgeable and entertaining!!! I highly recommend this tour!
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My sister and I wanted to do something fun on the island of Nassau and we chose to take the Rum and food tasting tour. Our guide was Mike what a gem! He was very knowledgeable about everything. Our tour was very nice and he was funny too. Thanks again
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