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Queen's Staircase

Top of Elizabeth Avenue, off Shirley Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-427-9878
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This limestone staircase was built by slaves to honor Queen Victoria's help in the abolition of slavery in the Bahamas.
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Top of Elizabeth Avenue, off Shirley Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-427-9878
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Reviewed yesterday

We went on our own with a small child in a pushchait, and it was really difficult to find the way up, but it was really great to see it

Thank brit933
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did the Queens Staircase with the Tyrone Wilson's V.I.P. Taxi and Tour Services. When I saw the area and looked up and saw those steep steps I was like naw I am not going up those (have bad knees) but my brother's told me...More

Thank Bianca S
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are killing time nothing special to say you must do these, the front up the road is better to spend time

Thank mary h
Reviewed 3 days ago

There was a non-uniformed, unoffical "guide" at the entrance to the staircase. He says he is the official care taker but his status is dubious at best. He can tell you the history-for a price. Avoid speaking to these people, the offical tourguides are at...More

Thank Rachelle O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A construction masterpiece, very steep, shady, waterfall, worth a visit for all tourists. We went down from Princess Margaret Hospital area rather than up after visiting the fort. Saw one rat near the waterfall.

Thank relaxed53
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Queens staircase is beautiful, and will leave you in awww! While we were there we saw Fort Fincastle and the view tower.

Thank Jill V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short hike up-hill about a mile from Downtown Nassau lies this beauty. A beautiful canyons surrounded by lush greenery and waterfalls that is hands down one of the best attractions on this islands. Spend some time walking the steps and learning as much as...More

Thank corzell
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a healthy walk uphill from Nassau harbor that gives you a good feel for Nassau...you will pass through Charles Town, the original settlement. A local at the foot of the stairs corners you to listen to the history...and this guy was excellent-a bit...More

Thank Rxroger
Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Nassau last week on a cruise, we walked from the ship through the town to the Queen's Stairs. Coming up the street, the hospital is on your left. As we approached the stairs we walked through a lovely path lined with plants and...More

2  Thank JanFCo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were planning on doing a walking tour to see this sight but, we felt unsafe do to they way they drive. The locals would run you over. It is a great pc. of history and the steps are steep but worth the trip up...More

1  Thank roxannmckee
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23 October 2017|
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Response from stacilee67 | Reviewed this property |
We did a self guided tour and depending on what you want to see we thought the self guided walking tour we did was worth it. We are not in the best shape and we were ok LOL The heat was the only complaint to that walk LOL We... More
31 March 2017|
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Response from Kendell M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can walk it. Get a free city map when you depart the ship. It's only a few streets from the port.
10 February 2017|
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Response from Syd D | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer. It is about a mile walk and the people inside of the cruise terminal can give you a map outlining the best route. They can also give you information about taxis and tours. Just don't let... More