Nassau Rum And Food Walking Tour

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Overview

What is a trip to the Caribbean without a little rum education? Taste your way through downtown Nassau on this rum and food walking tour with a friendly local guide. Youll stop at four locations, including a pirate-themed pub and a chocolatier, to sample rum and rum cocktails, of course, plus rum-infused sweets, classic conch fritters and a Bahamian dessert. Finish up at John Watlings Distillery for a look at how rum is made. This tour is limited to 10 people, ensuring you enjoy a small-group experience.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Led by a local guide

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In downtown Nassau, meet your friendly tour guide and head to your first stop, Smuggler's Beer Garden, on George Street. As you enjoy your first sample of rum, try to imagine the days — more than 300 years ago — when the unruly pirates of the Caribbean roamed these streets, inebriated on their ‘demon water.’

Continue walking through downtown Nassau to three more local establishments, where you’ll fill up on rum cocktails, savory snacks and sweet, boozy treats. Enjoy bites of homemade boozy rum cupcakes for dessert!

As you get to know the city’s rum and food scene with your guide, discover off-the-beaten-path sites and hear madcap stories about the island’s swashbuckling and rum-running history. Passing historical buildings, learn how they once played a role in the profiteering business as storage space for liquor about to be transported across the ocean.

Fittingly, your tour ends at John Watling’s Distillery, located on the island’s Buena Vista Estate. Learn about how rum is made here, from fermentation to aging in white-oak barrels, and hear about the mysteries surrounding 17th-century pirate John Watling, for whom the distillery is named.

Tastings include (subject to change):
  • 6 rum tastings
  • 2 cocktails
  • Bites of Bahamian conch and lobster fritters
  • Rum-infused white chocolate
  • Caramel truffle shot
  • Homemade boozy rum cupcakes

Inclusions for Nassau Rum And Food Walking Tour

  • Local guide
  • 6 rum tastings
  • 2 cocktails
  • Bites of Bahamian seafood fritters
  • Rum-infused white chocolate caramel bonbon
  • White Rum hazelnut truffle shot
  • Local taxes
  • Homemade rum cupcake

Exclusions for Nassau Rum And Food Walking Tour

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age to consume alcohol in the Bahamas is 18 years old

It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately; rain gear provided if necessary

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet the 2 passenger requirement. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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89 reviews by the users

  • The tour was great. Orchid, our guide, is very knowledgeable, patient and funny. Will repeat this next time in the Bahamas

  • Orchid was an excellent tour guide. Very informative and very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend this tour .

  • Amazing! We had an awesome time and Highly recommend!! Our tour guide was fabulous!!

  • This tour was excellent. Very interesting and we loved all the places we walked to. You will see a lot on this tour...and drinking the Rum was awesome.

  • Amazing trip, guide was great, lots of rum! Far better value than the trips direct form the cruise operator.

  • Jamie was an absolute pleasure and had a wealth of knowledge! The weather did not stop Jamie from taking the two of us on the tour to historical sites and quenching our thirst for delicious RUM!

  • This tour was the perfect way to spend our afternoon! Orchid, our tour guide, was very friendly and knowledgeable. She definitely made this a great experience.

  • Great tour! Orchid was our guide. She was fun, informative and entertaining! Perfect amount of time. We did the 11 am tour and then went for lunch.

  • It was a great paced, informative, and fun tour! We tried 6 different rums to start, received cocktails for walking to some historic sites, learned about the history of the Bahamas, and visited a cigar making shop, artisanal chocolate shop, and gelato store, and ended at a local distillery, John Watling's, where we tried one more rum sample and a cocktail, and learned about barrel aging rums. During our walk we were able to try conch fritters, two different kinds of rum-infused chocolates, and some rum raisin ice cream. It was a manageable walk and a nice way to learn more about the Bahamas from a local. The tour guide was very friendly and informative. I was nervous it would not be worth the money, but it was fantastic and well worth it.

  • I loved it!!!
    Orchid was nice and knowledgeable!!!!
    Great time!!!!
    Denisse

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