8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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8 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  29​h
1
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  3​h
2
George Town, Great Exuma
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Grand Bahama Island
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
End: Melbourne

1
night
Nassau, New Providence Island

Nassau ©
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
On the 10th (Tue), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then get engrossed in the history at The Heritage Museum of the Bahamas, then explore the world behind art at Antonius Roberts Studio & Gallery, and finally admire the masterpieces at The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, then shop like a local with Doongalik Studios, then take in the exciting artwork at Central Bank of The Bahamas, and finally stroll through Jaws Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nassau travel route tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Nassau is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Nassau, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in September, things will get much warmer in Nassau: highs are around 38°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Nassau

Museums Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Central Bank of The Bahamas
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Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre ©
The Heritage Museum of the Bahamas ©
The Heritage Museum of the Bahamas

2
nights
George Town, Great Exuma

George Town ©
Few island getaways are more idyllic than George Town, a small settlement on the east coast of the Bahamian island of Exuma.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tropic of Cancer Beach, pick up some local products at Exuma Markets, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hooper's Bay Beach. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Sandpiper Arts & Crafts, view the masterpieces at Wenshua Art Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Coco Plum Beach, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Anglican Church.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read George Town online travel planner .

Getting from Nassau to George Town by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in George Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Exuma, Tropic of Cancer Beach
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Hooper's Bay Beach ©
Hooper's Bay Beach
Wenshua Art Gallery ©
Wenshua Art Gallery
St. Andrew's Anglican Church ©
St. Andrew's Anglican Church

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Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stop by Coastal Mojo, then shop like a local with Leo's Art Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fortune Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Gold Rock Beach.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Bahama Island trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from George Town to Grand Bahama Island takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Grand Bahama Island are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach
Fortune Beach ©
Fortune Beach
Leo's Art Gallery ©
Leo's Art Gallery

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