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denjoker 07-07-2013 04:34 PM

Freeport Excursions
 
Although we've been to the Bahamas a lot, we've never been to Freeport. I've heard there's not a lot to do there. We've moved in to the slightly less active role of excursions. Also stopping at Tortolla. Any suggestions?

Dave 07-07-2013 06:37 PM

I think there is a huge resort being built by the Chinese on Freeport. Not sure if it is open yet.

Jim C. 08-09-2013 07:47 AM

Freeport is a place we stay on the ship. The costs of a taxi to anyplace you want to go prohibits doing anything on your own (we were going to go to a beach last time but the taxi fare to and back for the 4 of us would have been $150....)

They have a little tourist shopping area right at the ship.. there is a hamburger stand there at the extreme left of the shops (as you get off the ship) The guy makes them on a grill right there. The crew recommended them to us last time and we tried them and agree they are very good

Cruise Fanatic 08-09-2013 06:10 PM

The big resort being built by the Chinese is in Nassau out past Cable beach. It's the Baha Mar due to open in December 2014.

Wow Jim, I think someone was trying to pull a fast one. I've see more than one site that says taxis are $3.00 for the first 1/4 mile and .40 for each additional 1/4 mile. $3.00 per person extra for each person over two.

Jim C. 08-13-2013 11:59 AM

They quoted us $20 per person to and from the beach we wanted to go to. (So it would really have been $160)... I started to negotiate the price when I realized even at half that I had lost my desire to go to the beach.


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