Nassau: Rum Tastings and Culinary Walking Tour

 
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Nassau: Rum Tastings and Culinary Walking Tour

Highlights:

Taste Bahamian rum and other spirits, baked, infused, in cocktails, and straight out of the bottle

Visit Nassau's newly established rum distillery and chocolate factory

Meet some of Nassau's most hilarious bartenders at local pubs and bars along the way

See where thousands of barrels of alcohol were stored during US prohibition days

Learn how Nassau became known as the Pirate's Republic and a haven for buccaneers and bootleggers

Hear the history of rum production, and its modern uses in the Bahamas

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  • Nassau: Rum Tastings and Culinary Walking Tour

    Live guide: English

    Duration: 2 hours

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Overview:

Stroll downtown Nassau, stopping to taste Caribbean rums and rum-infused desserts on a 2-hour walking tour. Journey back to pirate-plundering and rum-running days, when rum and other spirits played a colorful role in Bahamian history.

Description:

Taste the strong Caribbean rums and rum-infused desserts of the Bahamas on a 2-hour rum-tasting walking tour of downtown Nassau.

This culinary tour takes you on a journey back to pirate-plundering and rum-running days when rum and other spirits played a rich and colorful role in Bahamian history. Starting at Pirate’s Pub, next to the Pirates of Nassau Museum, enjoy a swig of the demon water, and delve into a time when inebriated pirates roamed these very streets.

After sampling some rum-infused delicacies at Hillside House, and boozy hand-crafted chocolates at Graycliff Chocolatier, wash it all down with rum samples and a cocktail at John Watling’s Distillery. Hear profiteering tales of old, when these historic properties stored liquor for ocean transport across illicit passages of the Gulf Stream from Nassau’s harbor.

Strap on your buccaneering boots for a jolly good time, and grab your satchel - you’ll want to carry some of this elixir home!

What's Included:

• Rum tastings
• 2 cocktails
• Rum infused desserts and chocolates
• Restroom facilities at each stop
• Entrance fees
• Local taxes and fees

What's Not Included:

• Transportation to/from tour meeting point
• Gratuities (optional)

Good to Know:

• Wear ventilated fabric and comfortable clothing. Pack your camera, hat, and sunscreen. Also have a bite to eat before you come, as the rum tastings are quite strong on an empty stomach! All stops have restroom facilities, however, it will be best to make a visit to one beforehand

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  • Rating: 5 “Very fun, highly recommended”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Maricopa, United States on September 11th, 2014 We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. You learn the history of the island and try some fantastic rums and treats. Do make sure that you eat before though because it winds up being more drinking than just a couple samples. the cocktails and desserts included were great too. Our guide was very knowledgeable and fun.


  • Rating: 5 “WONDERFUL”

    Reviewed by Liesel from Graham, United States on July 21st, 2014 The tour was awesome, and our guide (Orchid Wynd) was absolutely fantastic! The rum was great and the tour was fun. Loved seeing the sights and learning all about the Bahamas. I would definitely recommend! :)


  • Rating: 5 “Yo ho ho and a lot of fun!”

    Reviewed by Cary from Colorado Springs, United States on June 27th, 2014 A short but very fun tour that will give you some history of the rum trade in the Bahamas as well as some great samples! The John Waitling Distillery tour and tasting is especially great. And our guide was very friendly, humorous, and fun. Definitely worth doing!


  • Rating: 5 “A wonderful experience!”

    Reviewed by Caroline from Bear, United States on April 28th, 2014 I took this tour with my mother and two sisters and we all really enjoyed the experience. Our tour guide was Orchid and she was excellent. We found this tour to be both interesting and fun. I would highly recommend it.


  • Rating: 4 “Great tour, great guide, great experience”

    Reviewed by Markus from London, United Kingdom on February 27th, 2014 Booked this tour as part of our cruise. Was really fun and something different, compared to all the normal tours offered by the cruise ship. Our guide was really friendly and explained us a lot about the history of the Bahamas. We had several rums, cocktails, rum chocolate as well as a rum cake. The walk felt short and ended by the famous John Watling's Distillery where we had our last cocktail. I can definitely recommend this tour.


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  • “Had a great experience on the Rum tour.”

    “Absolutely amazing tour done by Islandz Tours. Next time I am headed to Nassau I will be doing there tour again.”

    Jonathan from Harrison, United States

  • “Jamie our guide was great his knowledge about piracy and history super”

    “Overall would rate tour 5 stars good value for money. Well paced activity plenty of time to ask questions. Perfect amount of rum tasting and the guava cake was to die for.”

    Whitney from Vero beach, United States

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