The Dolphin Experience, Lucaya
Participants in this popular program get the opportunity to swim with dolphins.
Attraction type: Nature center; Tour
Underwater Explorers Society
Grand Bahama Island
Established in 1965, this is the world's largest and most famous scuba diving school.
Attraction type: Tour
Rand Memorial Nature Center, Freeport
100-acre wildlife reserve featuring many tropical birds in their native habitat.
Attraction type: Nature center; Nature reserve
Port Lucaya Marketplace, Lucaya
This market is full of shops, restaurants, and local artists performing outside.
Attraction type: Flea/street market; Town center/square/plaza; Mall
Xanadu Undersea Adventures, Freeport
This company offers a full service dive operation where you can swim with sharks.
Attraction type: Tour
Most popular Grand Bahama Island hotels:
Pelican Bay at Lucaya, Lucaya
The Westin at Our Lucaya Beach & Golf Resort, Freeport
Old Bahama Bay
Sheraton at Our Lucaya Beach & Golf Resort, GBI
Ocean Reef Yacht Club and Resort, Lucaya
Port Lucaya Marketplace
Port Lucaya Marketplace, established in 1988, is located across from the Our Lucaya Beach & Golf Resort. This 12-acre picturesque waterfront complex comprises 55 Shops, 32 Restaurants and Bars, and is also home to Count Basie Square, featuring dancing and live entertainment by local bands nightly.
Other attractions include a number of Water Sports Companies, where you can charter a fishing or dive boat and arrange for a reef tour. And, of course, there is shopping, shopping, and more shopping -- all of it duty free -- at stores such as Colombian Emeralds International and Island Galleria (Crystal & china). Particularly exceptional is the Straw Market, which is one of the largest in the Caribbean, several Craft Kiosks showcasing the work of local artisans and "Ye Olde Pirate Bottle House," a mini-museum with antique bottles of English, French and Dutch origin.
Next door is Port Lucaya Marina, housing vessels ranging from power boats to million-dollar yachts and UNEXSO, featuring Diving and Dolphin interactions.
World class Golf
Spectacular Bahama golf packages await you at The Westin and Sheraton at Our Lucaya. We boast two championship courses: the Reef Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., and the Lucayan Course designed by Dick Wilson. Both challenging courses are sure to put your skills to the test. And to help you play your best, the resort is home to one of the finest golf schools in the world.