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Rose Island Day Trip by Boat from Nassau

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Take to the waters and cruise to a remote tropical island on this day trip from Nassau! Spend the day snorkeling in the crystal-clear Bahamian waters, relaxing on the beach or joining the various activities available – from volleyball and kayaking to taking a quiet island stroll.

New! * Come meet and play with our swimming pigs! Included on the Full Day Excursion!

Your beach trip to Rose Island includes a delicious buffet lunch with lemonade plus a complimentary welcome cocktail!
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You'll start at
Paradise Island Ferry Terminal
Paradise Beach Dr, The BahamasSandy Toes enforces a strict check-in policy. Check-in closes 10 minutes prior to our 10:00am departure. Any guest who has not checked in by 9:50am on the day of their excursion forfeits their seat and is subject to the tour's 100% cancellation fee, and will be deemed a "no-show" guest.
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    Sandy Toes
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission excluded
    Our day excursion includes a scenic boat ride to and from our private island. Once on the island, an array of activities are available to our guests including snorkel instruction and a guided snorkeling tour. Fish feedings are also a popular attraction and especially fun for kids. We include a buffet lunch, served on our southern pavilion overlooking picturesque Lower Harbour, and feature our very own Sandy Toes Gift Shop with one-of-a-kind souvenirs. Snorkeling gear, river tube floats and kayaks are available for rent. Fresh water showers and upgraded bathrooms are also available on the island for the comfort of our guests! Laze in the hammock garden or bask in the sun on your own private beach. Also equipped with wi-fi and direct TV, our beach bar is a great social atmosphere where you can mingle with our friendly staff or meet fellow travelers!
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Cruise to a private beach on Rose Island in the Bahamas from Nassau
  • Unobstructed views of Nassau from a boat on the harbor
  • Includes a balanced itinerary of activity and relaxation
  • Cocktail and buffet lunch with lemonade provided
What to Expect
Your tour starts at the Paradise Island Ferry Terminal in Nassau (hotel pick-up also available). Board your boat and sip a cocktail during your short cruise to Rose Island. On arrival at Rose Island, choose from a wide variety of activities. Snorkel around the reef, sunbathe on the beach, splash around in the tidal pools, or play a game of beach volleyball. Float on a raft or a kayak, sign up for a guided snorkeling tour, or watch a fish-feeding show (each at your own expense). Then wade out into the Caribbean waters to see the Bahamas’ swimming pigs. Enjoy a buffet-style lunch with lemonade or an ice-cold beer from the beach bar (own expense) and take in the views overlooking the harbor. After lunch, relax on the beach and soak up the tropical island vibes, and then cruise back to Nassau to end your tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Paradise Island Ferry Terminal, Paradise Beach Dr, The Bahamas
Departure Time
9:30am (check-in)
10am (departure)
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Buffet lunch with lemonade
  • Complimentary welcome cocktail
  • Professional guide
  • Use of snorkel equipment (refundable deposit of USD $10)
  • Swimming pig interaction!
  • Round trip boat transportation
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Use of kayaks (approx. USD $15)
  • Use of floats (approx. USD $10)
  • Beach-side Massages
  • Gift Shop
  • Entry/Admission - Sandy Toes
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note: it is recommended you bring your own towel and cash or credit card (Visa & MC only) for other optional activities
  • Itinerary may change without notice
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • In order to ensure on-time departures, Sandy Toes enforces a strict check-in policy. Check-in closes 10 minutes prior to our 10:00am departure. Any guest who has not checked in at the Paradise Island Ferry Terminal by 9:50am on the day of their excursion forfeits their seat and is subject to the tour's 100% cancellation fee, and will be deemed a "no-show" guest.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I had a difficult time deciding between Exuma and Rose island. At the end we opted for Rose Island due to my pregnancy (small double decker ferry was safe for pregnant customers). The entire team at Sandy Toes was super friendly from the lady who checked us in to the team who
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Had a nice time at sandy toes. The pigs were well trained. It’s a good alternative to a 3 hour boat ride.
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Visiting Sandy Toes was a fantastic day trip for our family. We were a group of 17, including 8 children and everyone truly enjoyed the experience. The beach and water are absolutely gorgeous and the gentle sloping entrance into the water meant even our four year old grandson
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We are staying at Atlantis resort, lovely place but crowdy all the time, if you wanna find the best peacefull and paradisiac place you have to come to Sandy Toes Beach!! 100% sure you will LOVE it!
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The beach was beautiful. Such a fun day. The food served at lunch great. Very well run operation. The pigs were a plus and they were well trained happy pigs. Definitely would recommend this excursion for anyone in Nassau.
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By: Sandy Toes
1,146 reviews
maryl0212
Toronto, Canada
2032
Enjoyable day!
I had a difficult time deciding between Exuma and Rose island. At the end we opted for Rose Island due to my
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C9103PGbenjaminb
10
Day with the piggies
Had a nice time at sandy toes. The pigs were well trained. It’s a good alternative to a 3 hour boat ride.
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Donna K
Pine
247
Amazing Day Trip
Visiting Sandy Toes was a fantastic day trip for our family. We were a group of 17, including 8 children and
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CarineLeblanc
10
The most amazing place in the Bahamas!
We are staying at Atlantis resort, lovely place but crowdy all the time, if you wanna find the best peacefull and
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val4kicks10
20
Best excursion
The beach was beautiful. Such a fun day. The food served at lunch great. Very well run operation. The pigs were a
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redraider1994
Houston, Texas
10
Amazing get away in the Bahamas!
I booked this and went on this trip with my beautiful wife. We’ve had an amazing time here. The beach, the ocean
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giannaspadolini
Long Island, New York
10
Beautiful island, amazing staff!!
My family and I did a day trip from Nassau to Rose Island while staying at Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island.
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jeremynetzel
Park Ridge, Illinois
51
The best experience of our trip!
We had such a great time and were very happy we booked this trip. The beach on Rose Island was the best beach we
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E7961PLangelas
10
Sandy Toes
Great trip with great food and guides. Have already recommended to friends and family! The island itself was fun
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Racwoh
Boston, Massachusetts
16655
Easy peasy version of swimming pigs
Was worried about "a day away".... would there be real bathrooms? Shade? Annoying people? Not to worry - Rose
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travelingmusician73
Dallas, Texas
353161
If you’re in Nassau, DO THE ALL DAY EXCURSION!!
I didn’t mean to yell in the title, but our little family (me, wife and 12 yo son) had an amazing time with Sandy
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Travel693065
10
Amazing experience!
We took a day trip to Rose Island while staying in Cable Beach. It was truly the best day ever! The entire trip
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3ishak
10
Loved it!
Excellent trip! Hospitality was amazing and the beach was from a dream. The bluest skies and sea and the
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Baracuda96
Toronto, Canada
5044
So Dreamy
We went to Sandy Toes for a day of relaxation and fun on the beach. This was well worth the money. The beach is
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QueenDom10
11
Snorkeling & Swimming with pigs
This excursion was amazing! Cody and Zack were great host and made this trip unforgettable. This was my first time
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