Situated between the twin-span that joins Paradise Island to Nassau, Bahamas the Paradise Island Ferry Terminal serves as the jumping-off point for Blue Lagoon Island dolphin and sea lion encounters. It is also the hub for other tour operators running snorkeling, diving, and boating excursions into the waters off New Providence Island. Transportation from the cruise ship terminal and from Nassau-area hotels is frequent and reliable.
Cruise Ship Passengers Arriving by Taxi
To get from your cruise ship to the Paradise Island Ferry Terminal, you can take a taxi from the Festival Place Welcome Center located in the cruise ship terminal. Many taxis will be waiting outside the welcome center and can quickly transport you to Paradise Island where you can join up with your tour group. If you have trouble navigating the cruise ship terminal, do not hesitate to ask someone at the information desk to point you in the right direction.
Cruise Ship Passengers Arriving by Ferry
Some cruise ship passengers choose to reach the Paradise Island Ferry Terminal on a ferry from Prince George's Wharf located beside the Festival Place Welcome Center. Take a right out of the welcome center and follow Woodes Rogers Walk for a short while until you see the wharf on your right. This pleasant ferry ride brings you through Nassau Harbour, giving you nice views of the city and of Paradise Island. You can take the ferry round trip to and from Prince George's Wharf.
Hotel Guests on Paradise Island
Visitors staying in a hotel on Paradise Island can easily walk to the Paradise Island Terminal or take a taxi from outside the hotel. Just stroll toward the two big bridges to the terminal complex that sits between them.
Hotel Guests on New Providence Island
Shuttle services connect many hotel guests in Nassau and in other areas of New Providence Island to the Paradise Island Ferry Terminal. You may also opt to grab a taxi outside of your hotel, or you can hop on a ferry from Prince George's Wharf for a scenic trip to the terminal on Paradise Island. Privately hired water-taxis also make the trip from Nassau to the Paradise Island Ferry Terminal.