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Mopeds

Mopeds – these services provide moped rentals in Nassau (at rates running from $65 – $85 per day). They also offer hourly rates: www.bahamasscooterrentals.com http://ridebahamas.com/nassau/scooter.html www.uniquerentalsbahamas.com

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TAXI

TAXI – Taxis are plentiful and can be hailed everywhere, be it right by your ship or at all the hotels and restaurants. Count on sharing the taxi with other tourists and locals. Rates are fixed by law. Typical fares from Nassau to nearby Paradise Island are $9 (plus $1 bridge toll and a 15 […]

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Queen’s Staircase

Queen’s Staircase (top of Elizabeth Avenue hill, south of Shirley Street, Nassau, New Providence Island) — the Queen’s Staircase, commonly referred to as the 66 steps, is a major landmark that is located in the Fort Fincastle Historic Complex in Nassau. It was hewn out of solid limestone rock by slaves between 1793 and 1794 […]

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Prince George Wharf

Prince George Wharf (Waterfront at Rawson Square, Nassau, New Providence Island) — this is a popular and busy port, accommodating mainly cruise ships (up the seven at the same time). When such cruise ship traffic occurs, there are 15,000 to 20,000 cruise passengers roaming the streets all at once, heading for the outlying islands and […]

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Authorized taxi companies operating in the Bahamas include

Authorized taxi companies operating in the Bahamas include: Bahamas Taxi Cab Union (Nassau): (242) 323-5818 Freeport Taxi Co. (242) 352-6666 Grand Bahama Taxi Co. (Grand Bahama): (242) 352-7101 Happy Days & Sons (Nassau): (242) 361-4101 Jermaine’s Taxi & Tours (Nassau): (242) 425-1789 Jolly Green Giant Taxi Service: (242) 394-8294 Union Cab (Grand Bahama): (242) 352-7101

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CAR RENTALS

CAR RENTALS – a rental car isn’t needed as most places can be reached easily by taxi, which is generally the best and most convenient way of getting around. Taxi rates are set by the government. If you do decide to rent a car, rental car agencies can be found at the airport and downtown. […]

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Rawson Square

Rawson Square (Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island) — Rawson Square is the gateway to the city for cruise-ship passengers. It was named for Sir Rawson W. Rawson who was Governor of The Bahamas during the late 1860s. In the middle of the square is a bronze bust of Sir Milo Butler, the first Bahamian […]

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Perfume Factory

Perfume Factory (behind International Bazaar, West Sunrise Highway and Mall Drive, on access road Freeport, Grand Bahama) – visitors can create their own Bahamian fragrance at the Perfume Factory! Located in a beautiful replica of an old Bahamian mansion, discover top fragrances such as:Sand Cologne, Pink Pearl, Guanahani, Paradise, Island Promises, Bahama Blue Bahama Mama, […]

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Pompey Museum

Pompey Museum (Bay and George Streets, Nassau, New Providence Island) –– The Pompey Museum is named in honor of a courageous slave, Pompey, who lived on the Rolle Plantantion on Steventon, Exuma, Bahamas. Historic Vendue House, or the Bourse as it was known, was built some time before 1769 and continued to function as a […]

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Pirates of Nassau

Pirates of Nassau (Museum) (George and King Streets, Nassau, New Providence Island) — this wax museum is dedicated to the life and times of Pirates in The Bahamas and those who fought against them. You can take self-guided or guided tours of the facility which take approximately thirty (30) minutes. There are dramatic recreations of […]