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Underground passages and dungeons lie underneath this old fort, built in 1787.
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West Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
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We went to Fort Charlotte as part of a majestic city tour. We were met by Veronica as our tour guide. What a beautiful view and a history lesson about one of our favorite vacation spots. A lot of walking on uneven surfaces, so watch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jan01876
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This really needs a colorful guided tour. The litterateur around the fort is good and the views may be the best on the island. BUT that being said it really leaves something out just walking and reading the censored blurbs. Definitely worth the $5 to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Spydermn
Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of our Buggy ride we visited Charlotte's Fort. Interesting histroy. We got great pictures. Tour guide was informative.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carol S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Set high on the hill it has a great view of the harbor. It is historic and there are a number of old cannons. Don't miss one of two entrances to the lower chambers where it is cool, has a deep water well, and many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bobakerley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool to see this thing and the cannons! WOW is this place old and holds great stories. I was very impressed that it is still standing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank desangelrn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here with a small tour bus group. The concrete-walled fort sits atop a hill that overlooks the cruise harbor. The access road is narrow, steep, and crowded with tourists and vendors. Drivers need to be observant because the tourists aren't. There is a small...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Linda44149
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a dune buggy excursion and this was our first stop. We enjoyed hearing the history of this fort and the island. It’s located near lots of local eateries if you’re interested in true island food.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LandLRanch
Reviewed 31 October 2018

A typical example of a costal defense fort from the 18th century, a small example. Its claim to fame is that is was build to deter an attack from the French - and it worked, they didn't attack.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brwydave02
Reviewed 13 August 2018

1st, no map is accurate, so getting there is a mystery. 2nd it's just a concrete fortress, the only view is of the commercial shipping trailers. It's not worth the time or the trouble to get there. Better to visit Fort Fincastle via the Queen's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank FLgal1989
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Of all the forts in Nassau, this one is the largest and most well maintained. It has quite a few passages that are well lit and fun to explore (our 9 yo enjoyed it). Nice views of the area and harbor, and it overlooks the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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michellez2018
4 October 2018|
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Response from Claudia600616 | Reviewed this property |
Actually my husband remembers that it was $5... The fort is 10 min walk uphill from the Fish Fry/ Junkanoo Beach...
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travel2where2016
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Response from Jared S | Reviewed this property |
I believe it opens at 9:00am. The entrance closes at 4:00pm, but you can stay inside until 5:00pm.
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