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5 Water Adventures in Nassau Paradise Island

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5 Water Adventures in Nassau Paradise Island

The stunning turquoise waters of The Bahamas are just waiting to be explored! Add tropical marine life, coral reefs, pristine cays and islands, and awesome man-made marvels, and there’s no shortage of adventures to be had. Here are five water adventures to try in Nassau Paradise Island.


This 141-acre waterscape at Atlantis, Paradise Island is miles from ordinary. There are 20 swimming areas—including three pools designed just for kids—two river ride experiences that stretch for a mile, and thrilling waterslides including the Leap of Faith that drops you 60 feet into a tunnel through a shark-filled lagoon. Aquaventure is open to all guests of Atlantis and Comfort Suites Paradise Island

Two people splashing into a pool after sliding down the Challenger Slide at Aquaventure.

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Embrace the pirate history of The Bahamas and hit the high seas! The Bahamas is made up of 700 islands, and there are some beautiful small islands within a half-hour boat ride of Nassau Paradise Island – each offering its own one-of-a-kind experience. Head to Pig Island to visit The Bahamas’ famous swimming pigs, spend the day enjoying fun in the sun at Sandy Toes, enjoy a snorkeling adventure at Pearl Island, or speed into fun with Powerboat Adventures! If you really want to be alone, our boat charters in Nassau Paradise Island provide the perfect private escape.

A large pig opens it mouth at Pig Island Bahamas

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The rich waters of The Bahamas are home to a host of marine life, including red snapper, blue marlin, wahoo, bluefin tuna, and more! If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, head out on one of the fishing charters in Nassau Paradise Island and see if you can reel in the catch of the day!

A man and a woman laughing together aboard a boat after catching a large fish.

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The Bahamas have some of the best snorkeling in the world. Our clear waters offer perfect views of the vibrant coral reefs that lie beneath the surface. Beginners can feel comfortable snorkeling in protected inlets and cays, such as Rose Island, and seasoned snorkelers will love exploring the Gambier Deep Reef on a day excursion.

A family of four snorkels in clear turquoise waters.

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Discover a world of aquatic adventure unlike anything else at Nassau’s Stuart Cove’s Dive Bahamas. Get your PADI scuba diving certification, swim with sharks, try SNUBA, or go for a drive beneath the waves with Stuart Cove’s SUB experience. All experience levels are welcome at Stuart’s Cove—all that’s required is a love of the water and a sense of adventure!

Four vacationers enjoy the Stuart Cove's SUB Bahamas experience surrounded by fish in the crystal-clear waters of The Bahamas.

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Which water adventure has you ready to dive in? The warm turquoise waters of Nassau Paradise Island are the perfect setting for making memories that will last a lifetime when you’re on vacation in The Bahamas. Learn more about all of the water activities in Nassau Paradise Island and start planning!