Day trip to the Bahamas - Departing from Fort Lauderdale

Day trip to the Bahamas - Departing from Fort Lauderdale

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You would like

A ferry cruise to the Bahamas
Relax at the beach next to the turquoise sea
The chance to board in either Miami or Fort Lauderdale
The choice to spend the day at Freeport or Bimini

Essential information *

14 hours

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.


Enjoy a day in the Bahamas during your stay in Miami or Fort Laudredale!

Departing from Fort Lauderdale, you will board a ferry that will take you to one of the Bahamas islands. You will have the choice between Freeport and Bimini depending on the day.

Freeport is the main city of the island of Gran Bahama, known for its national park Lucayan which has grand underground caves, and offersan ideal setting for hiking and kayaking. To go back to Freeport, the boats depart from Fort Lauderdale.

Bimini is an an archipelago of islands, the coastal destination the most rich in sealife in the Bahamas, ideal for snorkeling. You will head to Bimini Nord, the main island of the archipelago. Heading back to Bimini, the boats depart from Miami.

Upon arrival at Freeport or Bimini, you will enjoy around 6 hours of free time to discover the Bahamas. You will be able to, for example,relax on the beach in the sun, stroll through the shops or even go snorkeling with a mask and snorkel. By opting for the trip to Bimini, you will receive a day pass to Hilton World Resort.

At the end of the day, you will head head back to Florida by ferry.


When you book, you will asked to choose one of the following options: 

  • First Class
    During your journey (approx. 2 hours), enjoy the peaceful environment of a first-class cabin. Light refreshments will be served and you will have priority boarding and disembarkation from the boat. You will aslo have access to the different services on the ferry (bar, boutiques and lounge). 
  • Economy Class
    During your journey you will have a reserved seat in a standard cabin plus access to the different services on the ferry (bar, boutiques and lounge). 
  • You will also be asked to indicate the island of your choice between Freeport and Bimini. Please note that the island option often depends on the day of the week.

Good to know

Bimini trip information:

  • Availability and times (excluding exceptional dates): Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 9am (meeting on site at 8am)
  • Departure location: Fort Lauderdale Port or pickup from your hotel in Miami Beach

Freeport trip information: (unavailable at the moment)

  • Availability and time (excluding exceptional dates): Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 9am (meeting on site at 8am or pick-up between 5:45am and 7:30am at your Miami Beach hotel)
  • Departure location: Fort Lauderdale Port (Terminal 21). For Freeport, hotel pick-up is not available
  • This excursion is accessible for people with reduced mobility. However, only foldable wheelchairs are accepted
  • Depending on how long the boat ride over takes, you will have between 4 and 7 hours on site
  • Please note: for reasons out of our control, please note that a supplementary delay may occur during the customs upon arrival in the Bahamas
  • This is not a guided trip (you will enjoy some free time in the island of your choice). Communication with the ferry team will be in English
  • Please note: meals are not included in this excursion. Numerous restaurants are available at the destination
  • To participate in this activity you must have a valid passport and the all the necessary documents to return to the United States. Citizens from certain countries may need to obtain a visa to enter the Bahamas. Please refer to the entry requirements on the Bahamas immigration site for more information:


Price includes

  • Ferry cruise to the Bahamas (Freeport or Bimini according to your chosen option)
  • Harbour rights and taxes
  • Transport between your Miami Beach hotel and Fort Lauderdale Port (for Bimini)

Price doesn’t include

  • Food and drink
  • Transport between your Miami Beach or Downtown Miami hotel and Fort Lauderdale Port (for Freeport)
  • Tips
  • All other extras



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