Bahamas charter itineraries can take you to places in more than 100,000 square miles and over more than 600. It stretched from Grand Bahama to Acklins Island in the south, just north of the Turks and Caicos. Of course, you won’t have enough time to see everything in a week or two! For more, head to our guide to chartering in the Bahamas.
You can spend years cruising the islands and cays of the Bahamas. There are many crewed yachts available for your Bahamas yacht charter. Sample itineraries include beautiful destinations such as Shroud Cay, Highbourne Cay, Staniel Cay, and more.
The Bahamas | Things to Do
Set sail on the Bahamas’ famous blue water and try deep-sea fishing
Relax on the deck with your friends and enjoy the sunshine.
For nightlife, Nassau and Paradise Island offer glittering excitement
Rent a golf cart and explore an island. Harbour Island, Nassau, Bimini, and Staniel Cay are some islands offering golf cart rentals.
Quiet morning swims or afternoon kayaking on countless secluded beaches and anchorages throughout the Bahamas
For unique experiences, how about swimming with the sharks at Compass Cay or with the pigs at Big Major Cay?
Make use of the variety of water toys on your yacht. Inflatables, towables, water skis, jet skis, Seabobs, and standup paddle boards (SUP) are some of the fun toys on many power yachts and catamarans.
Places to See
There are many places to see in the Bahamas, both above the water and below.
Colorful coral reefs and shipwrecks as you scuba or snorkel.
Nassau straw market. This world-famous market offers handmade Bahamian crafts, straw hats, bags, dolls, and more.
Marine habitat at Atlantis on Paradise Island. Discover lagoons, caves, coral formations, and underwater ruins filled with colorful marine life. There are over 250 marine species in this open-air marine habitat. It includes sharks, rays, barracuda, eels, and critically endangered Smalltooth sawfish.
Staniel Cay Yacht Club
Exumas Land and Sea Park
The better-known Bahamas charter itineraries are The Abacos Islands, the Exuma Island Chain, and a combination of the Exumas and Eleuthera. Each area is unique in its appeal. Currently, The Exumas are the most popular charter area in the Bahamas.
Most motor-yacht charters depart from Nassau, either doing a round-trip or a one-way ending in Norman, Staniel Cay, or Georgetown, Great Exuma. This area offers sandy beaches for picnics, private islands for exclusive use, and a few settlements or villages.
For the more active clients who charter a fast boat, visiting Harbour Island, Spanish Wells, and Eleuthera from Nassau is an alternative. The Abacos is an alternative for those seeking more local interaction with beaches, fishing, bars, restaurants, and resorts. Weather permitting and planning, you can choose the right experience for your party.
Awesome Abacos Yacht Charter Itinerary
Welcome to the beautiful Abaco islands in the Bahamas. It is far removed from the hustle and bustle of Nassau and Freeport, and these islands are also known as the Out-Islands. This is the start of your personal Abacos Yacht Charter Itinerary. Hope Town You'll discover many Cays (pronounced "keys") during your holiday. And you'll have the opportunity to meet many interesting people, as each cay has a unique character. The Sea of Abaco is a premier sailing destination with protected waters. You will see why: "It's always better in the Bahamas!" Day 1: Depart from Marsh Harbour Transfer from Marsh Harbour airport (10 min) to the marina. Meet your captain and crew, then step aboard your yacht. Get settled in your cabin, take a deep breath, and relax-- you're finally here! The captain will briefly review the daily routine and safety on board. Set sail and then anchor at...
Exploring Paradise! Nassau to Great Exuma Charter Itinerary
Welcome to your Nassau to Great Exuma Charter Itinerary! This sample itinerary will give you an idea of the places you can visit and what you can do while exploring a true paradise on Earth. Warderick Wells Cay DAY 1 - Nassau to Highborne Cay Begin your journey in Nassau, Bahamas. Meet your captain and crew at the marina and board the yacht. After a brief safety meeting, we set sail for a three to four-hour cruise to Highborne Cay. This picturesque island boasts one of the most beautiful beaches in the Bahamas. The Cay is home to luxury cottages and eight beaches. Beach activity is the order of the day. However, you can explore a nearby shipwreck if you are a scuba enthusiast. Just to the north is Allen's Cay, a favorite for iguana lovers! Spend the day exploring and relaxing. DAY 2 - Highborne Cay to Normans Cay...
Exumas and Eleuthera Itineraries: A Luxury Experience!
Chartering a luxury yacht in the Bahamas is the perfect way to comfortably see the islands. Sample Exumas and Eleuthera itineraries give you an idea of places you can visit and things you and your guests can do. Your luxury yacht charter experience is completely customizable. You can go where you want, stay as long as you like, and move on when ready. Have the captain drop anchor at a beautiful cove and stay to watch the sunset or visit several different beaches in a day. It's up to you. Use the samples at the bottom of this page for a few ideas. Exuma Bay, Bahamas The Exumas and Eleuthera | Climate Expect year-round beautiful, tropical weather. Specifically, November to April have the sunniest days. January is the most incredible month, while August is the hottest month. Overall, the temperature is pleasant year-round, and you can expect pop-up showers at...
Set sail from Nassau on an Exumas Charter Itinerary and immerse yourself in the Bahamas' captivating wonders. Journey through the Bahama islands and experience a carefully crafted adventure that allows you to enjoy the best of the archipelago. From pristine beaches and charming cays to vibrant coral reefs and quaint settlements, this itinerary offers a perfect blend of relaxation, exploration, and discovery. Paradise Island Day 1 - Paradise Island to Highbourne Cay Begin your adventure in Paradise Island, Nassau, the Bahamas' capital. This place is all about good vibes and non-stop fun. Nestled on the beautiful New Providence island, Nassau has something for everyone. New Providence and Paradise Island have stunning beaches, fantastic dining options, exciting casinos and nightlife, and top-notch golf courses. There is plenty to do here both before and after your charter. Your captain will plot a course to Highbourne Cay, the gateway to the Exumas. Activities...
Harbour Island to Harbour Island: Yacht Charter Itinerary!
Explore the quieter yacht charter areas of the Bahamas on this Harbour Island to Harbour Island Itinerary. Pink Sand Beach Day 1 | Begin Harbour Island to Harbour Island Itinerary Board your yacht on Harbour Island. Enjoy the streets of Dunmore Town that the glossy travel magazines label the “new St Barths.” Walk along the narrow flower-lined streets, famous for brightly colored houses and white picket fences. This elegant little town also offers art galleries, restaurants, boutiques, and straw work. Golf cars are the means of transportation around Harbour Island and will allow you to explore the many narrow streets. If fishing or diving is your passion, perhaps you can provide the catch of the day and enjoy it at dinner. Harbour Island is renowned for its pink sand beaches. Find an isolated anchorage near the island for a relaxing swim in the waters, gently lapping on pink sand beaches....
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