BAHAMAS BIRDING TOURS
Half day or full day birding on New Providence and Paradise Island, visit forest, wetlands, seashore, ponds, nature reserves to find your target birds or just enjoy visiting various habitat areas.
Tours start at your hotel or near the cruise ship docks at 8 am for the morning, 1 pm for the afternoon. Included are use of binoculars, spotting scope, field guides and refreshments. Picnic lunch with full day.
Half day $79 per person, minimum 2 people, or $139 for one person
Full day $129 per person, minimum 2 people, or $219 for one person.
Day or overnight tours to Andros or Eleuthera, details on request.
Experts or novices, wildlife photographers, all welcome. Maximum 6 people.
NATURE TOURS IN NASSAU
For the nature lover, this leisurely half day tour by vehicle is an excellent way for the whole family or group of friends to experience the island away from the crowds and the concrete jungle. Enjoy the birds, butterflies, flowers and native flora, bush medicine. Visit nature reserves and historic sites, whatever interests you most. The tour takes 4 hours from your hotel or near the cruise ship docks and includes some easy walking.
Tours start at your hotel or near the cruise ship docks at8 am for the morning or 1 pm for the afternoon.
$79 per person, minimum 2 people, including entry to all nature reserves.
6 persons maximum but larger groups can be accommodated.
Family discounts available for party of 4 or more persons.
HALF-DAY OFF-ROAD BICYCLING TOURS OR HALF DAY NATURE TOURS BY BICYCLE
Experience off-road cycling, away from traffic and noise. On all-terrain bicycles, enjoy a guided tour of shady woodland trails, open forest, the seashore and mangrove creeks, visit the historic village of Adelaide.
About 10-12 miles.
Choose a relaxed, easy ride or a longer route. Also offered are more challenging rides for the seasoned cyclist.
Provided: All equipment and safety equipment, refreshments and fresh fruit, use of binoculars.
Morning pick up around 8 am (depending on where you are staying).
Afternoon 1 pm.
$79 per person, 2 - 6 persons.
(From Paradise Island minimum 3 people)
Minimum age 9, maximum weight approximately 240 lbs.
FULL-DAY OFF-ROAD BICYCLING TOURS
In addition to the half day route, the full day bike tour includes a visit to Clifton Heritage Park and a lovely forest nature reserve, swimming on a secluded beach and a picnic lunch. About 20 miles.
$139 per person ($149 from Paradise Island), 2 - 6 persons.
Consulting field guide
Carolyn Wardle has lived in the Bahamas since 1964 and has been seriously birding for many years. She is one of the first Bahamas Ministry of Tourism certified Birding Tour Guides and offers a range of nature oriented tours in Nassau and the Family Islands of the Bahamas.
Since 1993, Carolyn has has been an active member of the Bahamas National Trust's Bird Club, by organizing monthly field trips on New Providence and multi-day trips to other islands. Members participate in several Christmas Bird Counts each year. She is also an active member of the Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds (SCSCB).
Advance booking required for all tours.
Starting times on all tours are flexible, by arrangement.