Port of Call Freeport, Bahamas
Aerial View of Freeport, Bahamas - a Busy Working Port
Freeport Shore Excursions
Lucayan Beach fronts Grand Lucayan Beach Resort. The south beach is free, plus you can access the hotel's beach and swimming pools by purchasing a day pass at the hotel's front desk. Situated about 7 miles east of the port.
Port Lucaya Marketplace
Port Lucaya Marketplace contains over 70 boutiques, as well as several restaurants and bars. Entertainment is occasionally provided at the Marketplace's Count Basie Square.
Garden of the Groves
The 12 acre Garden of the Groves botanical garden makes a quiet and peaceful change to a busy beach. The restaurant offers a tasty lunch menu.
Lucayan National Park
Lucayan National Park park is famous for its extensive underwater limestone caves, pristine mangrove swamps, and beautiful beach. The caves are best seen on a scuba dive, but walkers can descend into one of them via a wooden staircase. The beach, called Gold Rock, is absolutely gorgeous, and is reached from the cave area by a winding footpath which includes sections of very rickety wooden boardwalk. There are also interesting nature and bird watching trails.
Deadman's Reef, located off Paradise cove, is a popular excursion with keen snorkelers. The reef has an amazing variety of corals, lots of tropical fish, including parrot fish, barracuda, bonefish, and grouper plus rays, lobsters, and even the odd shark. Though you have to be a confident swimmer to make the 200 yard swim from the beach to the reef. Situated about 20 miles north west of Freeport.
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