Cruising to Great Stirrup Cay Bahamas
Exciting Great Stirrup Cay Bahamas excursions your whole family will love!
Norwegian Cruise Line’s private island of Great Stirrup Cay is a glorious, sun-drenched haven filled with everything you could ever want in a Caribbean island paradise. Norwegian became the first cruise line to offer a private island for guests to enjoy when they purchased the island in 1977, and they’ve spent the intervening years turning the 250-acre island into a fantastic vacation destination that you’ll never want to leave! Of course, the island features the gleaming white sand beaches, gently swaying palm trees, and shimmering turquoise waters that the Bahamas are famous for, along with an authentic lighthouse, straw market, Aqua Park, and several dining options and bars. What makes Great Stirrup Cay Bahamas such a favorite among seasoned travelers, though, is the fabulous range of activities and excursions that that the island offers for guests’ enjoyment.
Great Stirrup Cay provides an incredible range of fun things to do, which is why they get our vote as one of the best Norwegian Cruise Line cruises for families – there are relaxing activities and excursions to fit every taste and age level! All of Norwegian’s Bahamas cruises feature a whole day stay at the island, so you can indulge in as many Great Stirrup Cay excursions as your stamina will allow. Which ones will become your favorites?
Relax on the beach – Spend a relaxing day lounging on the pristine white beaches, surrounded by crystalline turquoise waters and cooled by gentle tropical breezes. There are plenty of lounge chairs and hammocks available, so you never have to worry about scrambling to secure your spot. Gather the family together for some quality family down time in your own private cabana and try your hand at creating a fantastical fairy sand castle.
Get active with beach games – If lounging on the beach is too sedentary for you, enjoy some fun in the sun active-style with a hard-fought volley ball game, cooperative scavenger hunt, or a skill-filled impromptu ping-pong tournament.
Spend the day indulging in fabulous water excursions – Norwegian Cruise Line’s Grand Stirrup Cay has them all! Great Stirrup Cay excursions typically take between one to two and a half hours on the island paradise, so you don’t have to choose just one. Try several different ones or stick with your favorites:
- Hippo Slide – kids love gliding down the enormous Hippo Slide
- Snorkel the incredible mystical sculpture garden beneath the waves
- Paddle Bertram’s Cove– sit, kneel, or stand on your paddleboard as you glide on crystal clear waters
- Take a guided WaveRunner tour to neighboring Berry Island
- Go on a Kayak tour by yourself or as a couple
- Try Parasailing and soar 400’ above paradise on a glorious solo or tandem parasailing adventure
- Stingray Encounter– Make friends with a gentle giant in Stingray City Bahamas
- Marine Life Encounter – Take an Eco-Boat tour to explore the astoundingly diverse underwater life of the Bahamas, rich with marine animals, fish, and plants from starfish and sponges, to sea urchins, glorious butterfly fish, and many, many more
Recharge and refresh – Enjoy exceptional libations at the Caribbean’s only permanent Bacardi Bar before heading over to their complimentary 8,500-square foot beach buffet for some scrumptious barbeque. Choose from hamburgers, pizza, fruit, and so much more!
Ready to experience exciting Great Stirrup Cay Bahamas excursions for yourself? Norwegian Cruise Line offers hundreds of thrilling Bahamas cruises and departure dates, including this 7 days Bahamas cruise aboard Norwegian Breakaway. Departing from New York City on December 15, 2017, this cruise is one of CruiseExperts.com Price Advantage Alerts, with prices lower than if you booked direct! Rates start at just $609, and you can take advantage of bonus offers that include “Free at Sea”, Dash Sale with up to $500 onboard credit bonus, and CruiseExperts.com InnerCircle Exclusive of an extra $50 onboard credit per stateroom.
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