Top 10 Things to Do in Freeport

What to Do in Freeport, The Bahamas

  1. Tour the Garden of the Groves and the Local Bazaar
  2. Visit a Famous Brewery, Perfume Factory and the Marketplace
  3. View the Aquatic Life on a Glass-Bottom Boat
  4. Swim with Dolphins
  5. Enjoy Bottom Fishing
  6. Cruise on a Catamaran and Go Snorkeling
  7. Beach Fun for the Family
  8. Kayak Through Freeport’s National Park
  9. Take a Jeep Tour of the Island
  10. Go Biking Across Freeport

 

Freeport is one of the most relaxing port of calls when traveling on a Caribbean cruise to The Bahamas. Home to beautiful white sand beaches and crystalline waters, this large island also offers plenty of exciting and adventurous activities. Delivering a perfect taste of the tropics, the island also boasts unique sights, excellent shopping and delicious restaurants serving fresh seafood and local Caribbean fare. If you are going to travel to Freeport, consider trying some of these top 10 activities.

Sightseeing

Freeport offers a number of unique attractions that you’ll be glad you had the chance to see. Exploring by boat or vehicle gives you a chance to truly experience this island paradise during your cruise vacation.

1. Tour the Garden of the Groves and the Local Bazaar

Tour the beautiful Garden of the Groves which feature a wide array of tropical flora and fauna, as well as some breathtaking waterfalls. Photo opportunities abound! You’ll also pass the International Bazaar for great souvenir shopping opportunity.

entrance of the garden of the groves in freeport, the bahamas

2. Visit a Famous Brewery, Perfume Factory and the Marketplace

Home to some truly special sights and locations, the island has plenty of interesting places to experience. You’ll definitely want to visit the Bahamian Brewery where you can sample locally produced beers, the historic perfume factory and, of course, the marketplace where you can partake in some great shopping for yourself or get some souvenirs and gifts for others.

bahamian brewery in freeport, the bahamas

Activities On and Near the Water

The beautiful Caribbean waters surrounding Freeport offer plenty activities to do on and in the sea. Enjoy a wide range of options as you spend a day in paradise! Enjoy a calm and peaceful day at the beach with your family or take a ride along the coast where you can see other parts of the island not accessible by car. During your stay, you’ll experience relaxation, luxury, and adventure like never before!

3. View the Aquatic Life on a Glass-Bottom Boat

A special vessel with a glass bottom is the perfect way for everyone to get a glimpse of the colorful array of aquatic life while on a cruise. Through the floor of the glass-bottom boat, you’ll see spectacular coral formations as well as a shipwreck. The boat may even afford you a view of a medieval castle, a historical landmark on the island.

people waving aboard a glass bottom boat in freeport

4. Swim with Dolphins

One of the most exciting and popular attractions you can be a part of is swimming with dolphins. This excursion is both educational and interactive, plus, you’ll learn plenty about these playful and majestic animals when you spend time with them in their natural lagoon habitat. It is truly a grand experience, sure to provide great memories.

dophins splashing water over people sitting at the edge of a lagoon at sanctuary bay

5. Enjoy Bottom Fishing

With a wide variety of fish swimming along the bottom of these Caribbean waters, you’ll get a chance to bottom fish while onboard a custom-designed fishing boat. It’s a great way to enjoy the waters and sightsee in The Bahamas while also trying your luck at catching some fish.

man holding a fishing rod as he bottom fishes off the coast of freeport

6. Cruise on a Catamaran and Go Snorkeling

View the beaches and tropical paradise of Freeport on board a catamaran cruise as you sail along the coastline. You’ll get a chance to see what lies beneath the waters when you take a break for some snorkeling. Afterwards, you’ll be treated to rum punch while listening to great island music.

group of people snorkeling around a catamaran off the coast of freeport

7. Beach Fun for the Family

Since it is one of the largest Bahamian islands, Freeport is surrounded by miles of beaches. Whether you’re looking for a secluded beach for some rest and relaxation or you’re on a family cruise and want a beach with plenty of activities for everyone, you’ll have no problem finding a beach the whole family can enjoy.

woman dancing on a bahamian beach in freeport

For the Adventure Seeker

This large island offers plenty of excitement for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers.

8. Kayak Through Freeport’s National Park

While paddling on kayaks through the creeks of Lucayan National Park, you’ll see mangrove forests, an assortment of native animal and plant species in their natural habitat, while learning about the history of the island.

groups of two people kayaking through lucayan nation park in freeport

9. Take a Jeep Tour of the Island

Get used to driving on the left side of the road when you drive your own jeep while on a tour of some of the iconic sights around Freeport. You’ll be treated to views of waterfalls, lovely gardens, and many other interesting island highlights.

line of jeeps driving in single file line through dirt trails in freeport

10. Go Biking Across Freeport

If biking is more your style, you’ll be able to truly enjoy a biking experience like never before when you tour the island on a bicycle. A leisurely bike ride lets you see many of the sights and sounds of Freeport. There will plenty of opportunities to stop for beach breaks or enjoy some local fare.

group of people stop riding their bicycles in front of a river as tour guide speaks in freeport

From simply relaxing to enjoying local entertainment, and from tasting unique fare to trying your hand at a little gambling, Freeport will certainly keep you busy. Everything you need to make lasting memories with friends, family, and loved ones on your Bahamian cruise is here.