OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide

Family holidays with children in Bahamas - attractions and entertainment

Nassau, Bahamas When heading to the Bahamas, it would be a mistake not to take kids with you because it is an ideal destination for active recreation and entertainment. The islands have everything that kids want: sunny weather, clean sand, warm water, delicious fruit, unusual nature, friendly local people, and a chance to run and play as much as they want. In the Bahamas, it is easy to organize a cultural and entertainment program for young tourists. Funny games in aqua parks’ swimming pools, numerous attractions, acquaintance with the history and culture of the country in museums, swimming in the ocean, games in sand, and an opportunity to see such animals as dolphins, pigs, and turtles – all these activities will certainly make children happy and enjoy their holiday.
Even though the hot climate of the Bahamas is perfect for leisure relaxation on the beach, do not limit yourself to this activity only. First of all, …
Read further
In Nassau, tourists can visit Aquaventure, a popular aqua park that is present in the list of the top 10 aqua parks in the world. Here, tourists will find swimming pools for the whole family, for adults and children, a slow and a fast rivers, a lagoon with sharks, and many interesting water slides including the extreme 35-meter ones. Visitors can rent private cabanas that are perfect for relaxation. Not far from the park, there are four gorgeous beaches with white sand. There are many interesting activities close to the park. For example, children aged 3 and older can attend interesting master classes in the aqua park that include toy making, fish watching, turtle feeding, and many other exciting activities. There is a cinema that screens the latest films for the whole family.
Pirate's Cove in Freeport is a fantastic amusement park that is dedicated to pirates. In this park, visitors can not only swim but also try zip-lining, kayaking, waterskiing, playing volleyball in a gorgeous beach, and even try yachting. Fun Galaxy Amusement Park in the capital is a true entertainment center for the whole family that has merry-go-rounds, a train, basketball court, bowling, and even motocross. Having played in the park, tourists can take a stroll to Fort Charlotte, an ancient building that still has original cannons and gloomy underground tunnels. After such a walk, it is incredibly pleasant to return back to the surface and enjoy the warm sun and magnificent views of the coastline. Copyright
When the bright sun of the Bahamas finally sets, and darkness falls on the islands, fans of nighttime entertainment leave their homes to have fun. The …
Read further
For parents, it is very interesting to take their kids to Junkanoo World in Nassau. It is a museum and an entertainment center where children will never feel bored. Upon entering the center, everyone gets a drum, and visitors are welcome to play drums as much as they want. This is a colorful venue that cherishes local carnival culture. A large collection of costumes, many of which are available for fitting, an interesting history of parades, and an opportunity to make some noise will certainly make children happy. Everyone who has never visited Junkanoo Carnival simply cannot fail to visit this wonderful museum. Another popular museum in the capital, Nassau Pirates, offers its visitors to indulge into the world of pirates of the 16th century. Visitors can hear a wash of the waves and voices of pirates. An interesting interactive exhibition tells a lot of interesting information about pirates, their lives, and battles. Flags and weapons, ships and actors dressed as pirates make a visit to this museum truly unforgettable.
Eleuthera is a gorgeous island and a fantastic place where adults and children have an opportunity to get acquainted with the world of turtles. The island is the location of Edwin's Turtle Lake Marine Reserve where visitors can make a refreshing canoe ride in a lake and watch giant turtles, exotic birds and fish. Clean water of the lake, mangrove bushes, and many animals of different species that do not pay much attention to people – all these make a visit to the marine reserve really enjoyable. In Exuma, travelers can visit one more marine reserve that was founded at the end of the 50s of the previous century. This is a place where all creatures that live in water and on earth feel absolutely safe because of hunting and fishing ban. Charming nature of the region is nothing but magnetizing. Visitors can see iguanas, exotic birds, and animals. It is also possible to try diving or simply swim. When relaxing here, tourists can also see a truly charming picture – pigs swimming together with suckling pigs.
1. Having dined in a Bahamian restaurant, take a look at the receipt. Tips are often already included in the total, so there is a risk of leaving more …
Read further
When choosing a place to relax with kids, consider visiting Cat Island famous for its natural landmarks. It has nearly pristine beaches. The island is endless raw of clean shores, silent valleys, and hills. Needless to say, it is a truly enchanting view. Cheerful locals do their best to save the island’s nature, and travelers should not forget about that. Cat Island has an interesting history. It was named after a fearless pirate. Nowadays, tourists enjoy taking strolls on the island, try kayaking, and bird watching. Small and charming Stocking Island has always attracted travelers not only with its beautiful nature, Elizabeth Haven, and striking views of the Atlantic but also with an opportunity to rent a boat, feed stingrays, and play volleyball.
Museum and Library of Long Island is a chance to see local history through ruins and surviving buildings, whole settlements and churches. Inside houses, there are items that locals used centuries ago. Guests quickly forget that they live in the 21st century, and only ruins remind them that this is the past that is gone forever but that is recreated in these buildings. Princess Street Gallery is located in Dunmore Town. It is an interesting art gallery that exhibits paintings of Bahamian artists that create their works in different styles. Princess Street Gallery regularly organizes various cultural events and exhibitions. All art connoisseurs and everyone who likes drawing will find it very interesting to visit this gallery.
Bahamas guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Fantastic City Tours and Excursions in Bahamas

Country maps Maps of Bahamas
Car rental on Car rental in Bahamas

Saudi Arabia to Open 38 Hotels in Diriyah

Diriyah is one of the first mega projects in Saudi Arabia. Hotels and other infrastructure will start opening next year, and all works are expected to end in 2026. The first 18 restaurants in Bujairi Terrace will start operating already in early 2022. Read this


Bahamas by photographers

Top cities of Bahamas for children

Nassau is famous for its natural attractions, and Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center is very popular among holidaymakers with children. This zoo is completely unlike the classic ones. It was opened on the territory of a picturesque nature reserve and its main inhabitants are birds. Dozens of bird species live here, including pink flamingos which take part in interesting shows. One of the main features of the reserve is hand-held parrots. In the reserve, you can also see small … Read more
Nevertheless, you can also enjoy the view without immersion in water (in case if a child is too young or simply don’t want to try it). You can enjoy seeing reefs just on a surface in such places as Fowl Cays National Park. In addition, young snorkelers can also reach Mermaid Reef in the serene bay (strong waves are quite a rare phenomenon there). Another place your children and you must visit is Castaway Cay. There is an «almost true» abounded Pirate’s ship there and, what is more, a … Read more
Harbour Island
The Harbour Island’s territory is just 5 km2 so you can go around its whole territory together with your child. Moreover, there are no long and difficult routes and absolutely no rivers. However, you can show your kids sink lakes and a beautiful undisturbed rainforest. Besides, you can not only walk around the island on foot but also by a golf cart which you can rent in the capital of the island – in Dunmore Town. It’s almost impossible to move around the city streets by car while a golf … Read more

Map of Bahamas cities for family trip with kids

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Touristic areas
Attraction parks
Aqua parks
Train stations
Bus stations
Fuel stations
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
Weegschaalstraat 3, Eindhoven
5632 CW, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | About us
Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018