The Nassau City and Country Tour is the best of Nassau's tours because you will not only be informed about the historic persons and sights of the Bahamas, but you will also visit local neighborhoods to see how today's Bahamians live. This 2.5 hour tour will take place on an air-conditioned coaster bus where at designated stops, you will be allowed off the bus to explore, shop and take pictures.
After port pick up in a fully air-conditioned coaster bus, you will be transported to downtown Nassau where you will begin an informative narrated bus tour.
The Nassau City and Country Tour will last approximately 2 and a half hours where at some points you will be allowed off the bus to explore, shop and take pictures. You will first head east to the city center to view the bust of the first governor general, Queen Elizabeth, and the seat of governance in the Bahamas. Then you will continue east to Fort Montagu, built in 1742 by Peter Henry Bruce.
This fort played a significant role in the American war for independence.
Continuing east you will visit Bahamian neighborhoods with British style architecture and some homes valued in the millions. Returning to the downtown area you will visit the Queen's Staircase at Fort Fincastle where you can exit the bus to purchase souvenirs and explore. After exploring Fort Fincastle, you will head to Fort Charlotte, viewing various landmarks on the way.
Next, you will head over to the world famous Fish Fry/ Arawak Cay and see where Bahamians go to get delicious indigenous dishes like crack conch, conch salad and more! Just outside of the Fish Fry, there is a beach with white sands and some of the clearest ocean water you will ever see. You will be allowed to exit the bus to dip your feet in and then head back into town for the conclusion of the tour.