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Waverunner Tours Exuma Cays

Looking for a different way to explore the cays to the north of Great Exuma? Consider a WaveRunner tour!

Exuma Water Sports offers a 2 hour, 35 mile guided tour on Yamaha WaveRunners. These bikes are highly stable and are very easy to maneuver, even for first time beginners. Cruise fast or slow to explore caves, extraordinary rock formations, blow holes all the while keeping an eye out for starfish, stingrays, maybe even a shark, and yes, swimming pigs!

This tour is appropriate for all levels of experience and ages, however, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Training will be provided by the highly qualified instructors, both on and off the water. Each WaveRunner has a dry compartment so that you can bring your camera to capture the sights along the way. Complimentary bottled waters are also provided. Tours depart from Barraterre. Advanced reservations are required.

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Rates $250 per WaveRunner; $50 for extra passenger (up to 2 people per WaveRunner)
Tour Times 10am and 2pm
Tour Length 2 hours, 35 miles
What to Bring Sunblock, towel, camera (waterproof), or crocs sandals
Methods of Payment Accepted Cash, Visa or MasterCard
Website & Phone www.exumawatersports.com 242.357.0770 or 242.357.0100
Transportation To & From Dock Included; pick up at the Villa Casa Del Mar.

Exuma Cays Tour Providers

For an adventure of a lifetime take a tour of the Exuma Cays and experience the abundant beauty and sea creatures along the way. Boats leave from the docks in Barretere, approximately 35 minutes from Casa Del Mar. Advanced reservations are required.

Exuma Water Sports 007

All-inclusive; premium tours; onboard restroom

Four C`s Adventures

Standart Tours

Half Day Tour(4 Hours)*

9am—1pm or 1pm—5pm; Group

Great option for families with younger children

$150 per person; includes

  • Swimming Pigs
  • Feed Iguanas
  • Snorkeling
  • Island Hopping (i.e., Blow Hole Beach, Sand Bar, Starfish Bay, hiking)
  • Celebrity Homes
  • Beverages & Snacks (water, soda, beer, cookies)

$100 per person; includes

  • Swimming Pigs
  • Feed Iguanas
  • Snorkeling
  • Island Hopping (i.e., Blow Hole Beach, Sand Bar, Starfish Bay)
  • Celebrity Homes
  • Beverages & Snacks (water, soda,chips)

Full Day Tour (8 Hours)*

9am—5pm; Group

Available as a private tour only.

$160 per person; includes

  • Swimming Pigs
  • Feed Iguanas
  • Thunderball Grotto
  • Snorkeling
  • Island Hopping (i.e., Blow Hole Beach, Sand Bar, Starfish Bay)
  • Celebrity Homes
  • Beverages (water, soda, juice)
  • With Extra Fees($25—$35+ per person; cash only):
  • Lunch and drinks at Staniel Cay
  • Swim with the Sharks

Group Size

Available as a private tour only.

6—12 or 25 guests (2 boat sizes)

Transportation To & From Dock

Included. Pick Up from Casa Del Mar

Included.

Methods of Payment Accept

Cash, Visa or MasterCard

Cash, Visa or MasterCard

Private Tours

Full Day; $2,200 up to 16 people; Half day tours also available; ask for quote

Website & Phone

www.exumawatersports.com
242.357.0770 or 242.357.0100

www.exumawatertours.com
242.355.5077 or 242.464.1720

Age Limits

Group Tours: no children under 8 Private Tours, all ages welcome Children 11 & under half price

All ages welcome Children 9& under'half price

Sugar Adventure Company

Standart Tours

Half Day Tour(4 Hours)*

9am—1pm or 1pm—5pm; Group

None

Full Day Tour (8 Hours)*

9am—5pm; Group

$200 per person; includes

  • Swimming Pigs
  • Feed Iguanas
  • Swim with the Sharks
  • Thunderball Grotto
  • Snorkeling
  • Island Hopping (i.e., Sand Bar, Starfish Bay)
  • Celebrity Homes
  • Beverages & Snacks (water, soda, juice, beer, rum punch, fresh conch salad)
  • With Extra Fees ($25+ per person; cash only)
  • Lunch and drinks at Staniel Cay

Group Size

8—10 guests

Transportation To & From Dock

Not included

Group Size

8—10 guests

Methods of Payment Accepted

Cash, Visa or MasterCard

Private Tours

Half Day $1,000 (up to 10 people)
Full Day $2,000 (up to 10 people)

Website & Phone

www.sugaradventures.com
242.524.8093 or 242.345.2331

Age Limits

All ages welcome; children 6 & under free

*Please note the Captains may alter the tours depending upon weather and sea conditions.


Exuma Fishing Guides

Deep-sea fishing, reef fishing, fly-fishing and spear fishing await you in the amazing waters of the Exumas. The flat waters on the South-side of the island are world-renowned for bone fishing; while the deep waters of the Exuma Sound on the North-side boast an abundance of marlin, tuna, wahoo, mahi-mahi, red snapper, and grouper as well as Spiny Lobster and conch. There are a number of certified local fishing guides on the island.

Bone Fishing Guide

Phone

Half Day Rate

Full Day Rate

Alston "Rambo" Rolle

242.554.3606

$300

$400

Drexel "Drex" Rolle

242.345.5025 / 357.0243

$300

$420

Garth Thompson

242.345.5062/439.7172

$280

$380

Harris Smith

242.524.2607

$400

$800

JJ Dames

242.345.5049 / 357.0649

$350

$450

Reno Rolle

242.345.5014/524.4215

$300

$400

Stevie Ferguson

242.345.0153

$300

$450

Reef and Spear Fishing Guides

Phone

Half Day Rate

Full Day Rate

Dallas Knowles

242.336.2246

$400

$800

Drexel "Drex" Rolle (reef fishing)

242.345.5025

$250

$350

JJ Dames

242.345.5049 / 357.0649

$350

$450

Harris Smith

242.524.2607

$800

$1,600

Peter Burrows (spear fishing)

242.357.0390

$800

$1,000

Robert Thompson

242.357.0224

$450

$700

Evvie Munnings

242.357.0459

$400

$600

Reef and Spear Fishing Guides

Phone

Half Day Rate

Full Day Rate

Dallas Knowles

242.336.2246

$400

$800

Doug Rowe

242.357.0870

$800

$1,600

Harris Smith

242.524.2607

$800

$1,600

Peter Burrows (spear fishing)

242.357.0390

$800

$1,000 (6 hours)

Robert Thompson

242.357.0224

$650

$950

*Please note most guides only accept cash, and transportation to & from the boat is extra,
Some guides rent fishing tackle for a separate fee as well.

Fishing Regulations For The Bahamas

Please help us conserve our natural resources by following the fishing regulations out lined below.

  • Each vessel shall use not more than 6 rods or reels unless the operator is in possession of a permit authorizing the use of more rods or reels;
  • Vessels with a valid fishing permit are allowed 20 pounds of scale fish, 10 conch, and 6 crawfish (in season) per person, at any time.
  • All other migratory fish shall be returned to the sea alive unless it is to be used immediately.
  • No grouper or rockfish weighing less than 3 pounds may be taken. No spearfishing within 200 yards of any island in The Bahamas.
  • It is illegal to use any type of underwater air supply for spearfishing or collecting of any marine life. This includes scuba gear as well as air compressors.
  • Spearfishing is restricted to free divers only and only with the use of a Hawaiian sling.
  • It is illegal to take coral, tropical fish or sea fans.
  • It is illegal for a non-Bahamian to use any type of fishing net, except a cast net.
  • It s I legal for a non-Bahamian to use fish traps or to sell marine products of any type.
  • Nothing may be taken from Bahamas National Underwater Parks.
  • A person shall fish by the traditional method of angling with a hook or lure attached to a line held in the hand or attached to a pole, rod or reel;
  • A person, unless otherwise authorized by the respective permit, shall not use a spear, a fish trap, or a net other than a landing net;
  • Any migratory fishery resource that is caught shall not in total consist of more than 6 Kingfish, Dolphin, Tuna or Wahoo per vessel and any resource not intended to be used shall not be injured unnecessarily but be returned to the sea alive;
  • No vessel shall have on board more than 20 pounds of any demersal fishery resources (groupers, snappers, etc.) per vessel at any time.
  • No vessel shall have on board any fish unless its head and tail is intact.

The Queen Conch (conch) is considered to be an endangered species throughout much of its range within the wider Caribbean area, including The Bahamas. The Government, in an effort to ensure the continued sustainability of local conch stocks, has decided to prohibit the harvesting of the species by foreign boaters.

Lobster and Crawfish

Closed Season April 1 -July 31 6 tails per person at anytime Minimum size limits are 3-3/8 inch carapace length or 6 inches tail length Egg-bearing female crawfish are protected

Conch

Harvesting or possession of conch without a well formed lip is prohibited. Conch should be at least 7 to 8 inches long. Bag limit at anytime is 10 per person. The Queen Conch (Strombus gigas) which takes about 3-4 years to grow is protected by law in The Bahamas and should not be taken from the water.

Nassau Grouper

Closed Season Dec. 1—Feb. 29

Wahoo/Dolphin/Kingfish

6 fish per person; any combination

Vessel Bag Limit: 20 pounds of scalefish

Stone Crabs

Closed Season.June 1 - October 15.

Minimum harvestable claw is four inches. Harvesting of females is prohibited.

Turtle

The Bahamas completely prohibit the harvesting, possession, purchase and sale of sea turtles and their eggs found either within Bahamian waters or on any of its hundreds of beaches.

What`s Biting When in The Exumas

Jan

Feb

March

April

May

June

July

August

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

Sailfish are rare here. 2 or 3 caught a year

Due to migration and temperature patterns, this scale can change, usually only slightly. All of these fish have been caught year round; this chart indicates the most common time periods.
Chart courtesy of Fish Rowe Charters: WWW.FISHROWECHARTERS.COM

Sandals Emerald Reef Golf Club

A golfer's dream! This 18-hole, 7001 yard course has been named among the best in the Caribbean by Travel & Leisure Golf. Placing the front 9 holes through scenic mangroves, Greg Norman took advantage of the landscape's natural barriers. The back 9 offer challenges of a different nature where the sea views create ample distractions from the focus of the game. The ever-changing course presents a worthy challenge for even the most avid golfer. Golfers will experience a new game each time they play and there are five different tee boxes to accommodate every skill level.

Greens Fees & Rental Rates For Grand Isle Resort & Spa Guests

Greens Fees*

Includes cart, 1 sleeve of range balls & yardage book

$125 — 9 or 18-holes (Adults)

$85 —Junior Rate (16—18 years old) Must be accompanied by an adult

Driving Range Fees*

Includes unlimited balls for 2 hours

$25 per hour

Driving Range Fees*

Includes unlimited balls for 2 hours

$25 per hour

Rental Club Fees

Taylor Made Clubs

$60 — 18-holes of play; includes 2 sleeves of balls

$45 — 9 holes of play; includes 1sleeve of balls

$25 — Junior Clubs, includes 1 sleeve of balls

Shoe Rental

$15

Tee Times

8am to 10am & 12pm to 3:30pm

Transportation

Not included. Taxi or rental car is required.

Methods of Payment Accepted

American Express, Visa Or MasterCard; Cash (must be exact change)

Phone & Website

242.336.6800, ask for golf shop www.sandals.com/golf/golf-bahamas.cfm

Age Limits

16&up





Kayaking Tours

Starfish-The Exuma Adventure Center

The Bahamas offers some of the best ocean kayaking in the world! Starfish - The Exuma Adventure Center, is at the forefront of kayaking in the Exumas; offering the largest fleet of kayaks (single and double). Their skilled guides will lead you through crystal blue waters as you explore white sandy beaches, tranquil islands, and interesting marine life.

Full Moon Kayaking Tour: This 2.5 - 3 -hour tour will be one of the most unique tours you have ever experienced! Kayaking on the beautiful waters of Exuma during a Full Moon is truly magical. The start times for this tour vary each month depending upon the time of the moon will rise; see Starfish for details. $70 per adult (age 14 & up); $55 per child (ages 4—13); price includes bottled water

Moriah Cay Tour:Take this 4-hour tour and be among the first to explore The Bahamas' newly designated National Park, Moriah Cay. During this tour, the guide will lead you through blue waters and remote mangroves as you journey to Moriah Cay. Upon arrival at the cay, you will have time to explore the beautiful beach or perhaps swim in its amazing waters. $70 per adult (age 14 & up); $55 per child (age 4—13); price includes bottled water and snacks.

Elizabeth Harbour Tour:This is a nice, laid back, 4-hour tour of Elizabeth Harbour in George Town. The guide will lead you across the harbor to Stocking Island where you will visit Starfish Beach, home to many of the giant Starfish for which Exuma is famous. Next you'll head to Hamburger Beach where you'll have the option to hike up to the salt beacon for incredible views of the harbor, or walk the nature trail to the Atlantic Ocean side of the island. $60 per adult (age 14 & up); $40 per child (age 4—13), price includes bottled water and snacks. Bring cash if you wish to purchase drinks and / or lunch on Stocking Island.

Greens Fees & Rental Rates For Grand Isle Resort & Spa Guests

What to Bring

Swimsuit, sunblock, towel, camera (waterproof), sandals or crocs, hat, long sleeve shirt (for sun protection), insect repellant (optional), cash to purchase food and souvenirs

Methods of Payment Accepted

Cash, Visa or MasterCard; 5% fee applied to all credit card charges

Website & Phone

www.starfishexuma.com

242.336.3033

Transportation To & From Dock at Exuma Beach Resort

Not included. Taxi or rental car is required.

Age& Health Limits

Age 4 and up are welcome; must be in reasonably good health; not recommended for those with severe back problems







Starfish offers group discounts on each of their tours. Groups of 6—9 will receive a 10% discount; groups of 10—12 will receive a 20% discount.

A maximum of 12 guests can be accommodated on each tour.

All tours are suitable for ages 4 & up and all skill levels.

* Please note the guides may alter the tours depending upon weather and sea conditions.

Kitesurfing Exuma

Ride the trade winds and frontal winds that make the Exumas a top kitesurfing location in The Bahamas November through April.

Top Spots-West End

Emerald Bay (the beach adjacent to Grand Isle), Coco Plum Beach and Rolleville offer some of the best spots to ride on the West end of the island.

Top Spots-East End

Moriah Harbor, below George Town, is a favorite among kitesufers as well. Off Island Adventures' Captain Stephen Cole (an avid kitesurfer himself), will be happy to show you some of the secret spots that are only accessible by boat. Visit their website for more information: www.offislandadventures.com; 242.524.0524.

Kitesurfing Lessons

Never kitesurfed before, but want to learn? Check out Exuma Kitesurfing (www.exumakitesurfing.com/index.php, 242.524.7099). They offer kiteboarding lessons and kiteventures (kiteboarding charters) with personalized coaching for students of all skill levels. Their school is located in Rolleville, about 35 minutes from Casa Del Mar where they offer package and a la carte lessons.

LEARN TO KITEBOARD KITEVENTURE | 3 day package. $985.00

The beginner student goal is to achieve IKO intermediate level 2i kiteboarding certification by being able to determine wind direction, speed, and quality for a safe launch, practice the rules of the water with other kiters, set up kiting equipment independently, use and reset all safety systems, safely launch and land the kite, execute water relaunches, water start, work the board and kite in harmony for extended rides, control speed, complete basic turns and transitions, and perform upwind body dragging and self rescue techniques.

This package includes Slingshot kiteboarding gear, helmet, harness, 3 hour land lesson (instructor/student ratio 1:4, 2 kites), unlimited power kite flying (trainer kite), 3 hour water lessons (instructor/student ratio 1:2, 2 kites), 2 hour private lesson (instructor/student ratio 1:1), 2 hour solo supervised practice session and 2 upwind boat shuttles. All lessons are held in waist deep water and sandy bottom locations. Also includes a Stand-Up-Paddle board session IKO/PASA certified (prices include kite, board, helmet, harness, and boat support).




Check out Judd Burdon's kitesufing adventure: Great Exuma Bahamas | Chasing the Wind at Grand Isle Resort Spa



Beginner 1: Level 1, Part 1: $250 1 hour theory, 1.5 hours powerkite flying, 30 minute kite set-up (instructor/student ratio 1:4, 2 kites).

Beginner 2: Level 7, Part 2: $265 3 hour water lesson (instructor/student ratio 1:2,2 kites).

Beginner 3: Level2, Part 1: $270 2 hour water lesson (instructor/student ratio 1:1).

Private Lessons. $120- $140per hour (with boat support; instructor/student ratio 1:1)

Group Lessons $105per hour (instructor/student ratio 1:2,2 kites)

Up-wind Shuttle (includes rescue). $25 per trip

Solo Supervised Practice They launch, land and monitor the students, give feedback, and rescue if required. $35 per hour with your gear; $90 per hour with their gear (including kite, board, helmet, and harness).

Apply 10% of your kiteboarding lesson or supervised practice toward Slingshot kiteboarding gear purchased from Exuma Kitesurfing.

Elizabeth Harbour Tour Providers

Elizabeth Harbour, located between Stocking Island and Great Exuma, awaits your discovery! Explore amazing snorkeling sights and some of the locations used to film the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. Then top it off with lunch at the famed Chat N Chill.

Captain Evvie Munnings

Captain Steven Cole

Half Day Tour(4 Hours)*

9am—1pm or 1pm—5pm

PRIVATE TOURS ONLY

$450; includes

  • Leisurely tour of Elizabeth Harbour
  • Caves, Sand Bars
  • Blue hole
  • Starfish beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Water

With Extra Fees ($25+ per person; cash only):

  • Lunch & drinks at Chat’N’Chill

S650 Full day tours (5—6 hours) also available

S400; includes

Leisurely tour of Elizabeth Harbour
  • Caves, Sand Bars
  • Blue hole
  • Starfish beach
  • Snorkeling, turtles
  • Water

With Extra Fees($25+ per person; cash only):

  • Lunch & drinks at Chat’N’Chill
  • Francis on Stocking Island

Group Size

Up to 7 guests

Up to 6 guests

Transportation To & From Dock

Tours depart from February Point Marina; Transportation to and from the dock is not included; taxi or rental car

Tours depart from February Point Marina;Transportation to and from the dock is not included; taxi or rental car

Methods of Payment Accepted

Cash only; payable directly to vendor at time of tour

Cash only or Traveler's check; payable directly to vendor at time of tour

Phone

242.357.0459 or 242.524.3013

242.524.0524 or 242.336.3083
www.offislandadventures.com

Age Limits

All ages welcome

All ages welcome

Roberts Island Adventures

Half Day Tour(4 Hours)*

9am—1pm or 1pm—5pm

PRIVATE TOURS ONLY

$450; includes

  • Leisurely tour of Elizabeth Harbour
  • Caves, Sand Bars
  • Snorkeling
  • Beverages (water, soda, juice!

With Extra Fees($25+ per person; cash only):

  • Lunch & drinks at Chat’N’Chill

Group Size

Up to 6 guests

Transportation To & From Dock

Tours depart from February Point Marina; Transportation to and from the dock is not included; taxi or rental car

Methods of Payment Accepted

Cash only; payable directly to vendor at time of tour

Phone

robertsislandadventures.com
242.357.0224

Age Limits

All ages welcome

*Please note the Captains may alter the tours depending upon weather and sea conditions



Boat Rentals Elizabeth Harbour

Spend a day skippering your own boat while exploring the coves and beaches of Elizabeth Harbour and Stocking Island. Snorkel the reefs and the blue holes, photograph the marine life or just enjoy a beautiful beach at your own pace.

Minns Water Sports, located in George Town, offers a fleet of Boston Whalers and Power Cats. Rent your boat for the day, or several if you choose. Half-day (4 consecutive hours) rentals are available as walk-in rentals only. Please note all rental boats must remain in the Elizabeth Harbour area; they cannot be brought to the Emerald Bay marina adjacent to Grand Isle.

Greens Fees & Rental Rates For Grand Isle Resort & Spa Guests

Rental Rates Per Day

1-2 Days

3-6 Days

7+ Days

Deposit

15'Boston Whaler

$155

$135

$125

$200

17'Boston Whaler

$200

$160

$145

$200

19'Power Cat

$245

$225

$205

$300

22" Boston Whaler or 20'Power Cat

$295

$265

$245

$300

Methods of Payment Accepted

Visa or MasterCard (no credit card fee) and cash

Website & Phone

https://sites.google.com/site/

minnswatersports/home

www.mwsboats.com

(boat rental form)
242.336.3483



Even if you're a novice skipper, you'll be able to handle one of Minns' very safe outboard motor boats in no time. You'll be provided with a detailed map of the harbour and a reliable radio in case of emergency.

Snorkeling Tours

Snorkeling Tours | Starfish Adventure Center

If you'd prefer a guided snorkeling experience, join the Starfish Adventure Center for an exciting tour of several outstanding snorkel locations in the Elizabeth Harbor area near George Town. During this excursion, a variety of tropical fish, coral reefs, starfish, barracudas, stingrays, dolphins, and even turtles may await your discovery.

All Starfish Adventure Center trips are small, intimate groups of 12 or fewer people, led by a trained guide. Or if you'd prefer to have the boat to yourself, book a private tour.

Greens Fees & Rental Rates For Grand Isle Resort & Spa Guests

Rates

Half-day Group Tour: S75 per adult (age 14 & upj; $55 per child (ages 8-13); $35 per child (ages 5-7); children 4 & under are free; groups of 6-9,10% discount; groups of 10-12,20% discount; price includes bottled water

Private Tours for 1—6 People: S325 for first 3 hours; $75 for each additional hour

Tour Length

Half-day Group: 3.5 hours Private

Tours: 3-8 hours

What to Bring

Swimsuit, sunblock, towel, camera (waterproof), sandals or crocs, hat, long sleeve shirt (for sun protection), insect repellant (optional), cash to purchase lunch and souvenirs

Methods of Payment Accept

Cash, Visa or MasterCard; 5% fee applied to all credit card charges

Website & Phone

www.starfishexuma.com

242.336.3033

Transportation To & From Dock at Exuma Beach Resort

ot included; Taxis start at $50 each way depending upon the number of passengers

Age Limits

All ages are welcome







* Please note the guides may alter the tours depending upon weather and sea conditions.

Diving in Exuma

Exuma has nice diving spots and all the information for divers can be found in “Dive Exuma"

Government dock, Exuma, the Bahamas

Office: +1 242-336-2893

Mobile: +1 242-357-0313

www.dive-exuma.com