Nassau Bites and Sites Food & Cultural Tour

The Nassau Bites and Sites Food & Cultural Tour is a unique way to experience the culture and cuisine of Nassau, Bahamas. This tour takes you on a journey through the city, sampling a variety of local dishes and exploring the sights and sounds of the city. The tour begins with a traditional Bahamian breakfast, followed by a visit to the historic Straw Market, where you can find a variety of local crafts and souvenirs. After that, you'll sample a variety of local dishes, from conch fritters to johnny cakes, and learn about the history and culture of the area. The tour then takes you to the waterfront to enjoy a traditional Bahamian lunch, followed by a visit to the nearby Fort Charlotte. Here, you'll learn about the history of the fort and the role it played in the defense of Nassau. After the tour, you'll have the opportunity to explore the city on your own, or take a boat tour of the harbor. The Nassau Bites and Sites Food & Cultural Tour is a great way to experience the culture and cuisine of Nassau and learn more about its history and culture.

Frequently asked questions

What is included in the tour?

The tour includes a guided walk through the city center, food tastings at several locally loved food spots, and historical and cultural insights about Nassau.

How long does the tour last?

The tour takes approximately three hours.

What types of foods will we try?

You'll sample traditional Bahamian staples like conch fritters, rum cake, and local brews.

Do you accommodate dietary restrictions?

Yes, dietary restrictions can be accommodated with advanced notice.

What should we wear?

Comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are recommended.

Do I need reservations?

Yes, reservations are required and can be made online.

What if it rains?

The tour runs rain or shine, so it's a good idea to check the weather before your tour and dress accordingly.

Is the tour child-friendly?

Yes, children are welcome on the tour, although it may not be suitable for very young children due to the length of the tour.

Can we buy food during the tour?

All food tastings are included in the tour, but you might want to bring some extra cash for additional food, drinks, or souvenirs.

Are bathrooms available during the tour?

Yes, there will be bathroom breaks during the tour.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

Some parts of the tour might not be fully accessible for wheelchair users due to narrow pavements and occasional steps.

Can we take photos during the tour?

Absolutely! Taking photographs is encouraged.

Are drinks included in the tour?

Yes, you'll sample a variety of local non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages as part of the tour.

Does the guide speak multiple languages?

The tour is currently only offered in English.

Are the tours private?

No, the tours are in groups but private tours can be arranged upon request.

How many people are in a tour group?

The size of the group can vary but it's typically around 12 people.

What safety measures are in place due to Covid-19?

Safety measures include smaller group sizes, mandatory face masks, social distancing, and regular sanitization of tasting spoons and glasses.

What happens if I'm late?

The tour leaves promptly at the scheduled time so please make sure to arrive a bit earlier. If you're running late, contact the tour operator as soon as possible.

Where does the tour end?

The tour ends very close to the starting point, in the city center.

How physically demanding is the tour?

There's a fair amount of walking involved, but it's generally at a leisurely pace with plenty of breaks.