Where do I stay if I want to swim with the pigs in the Bahamas?

If you want to visit the swimming pigs, you have two options: you can base yourself on Staniel Cay (from where you can get to the pigs in only ten minutes!), or you can take a day trip from Nassau.

Where can you see swimming pigs?

The BahamasThe Bahamas' beach pigs live on Big Major Cay, one of the over 365 islands in Exuma, a district of the Bahamas. Also known as Pig Beach (for obvious reasons), the island is about 82 miles southeast of Nassau, and about 50 miles northwest of George Town.

What part of Exuma is best to stay?

The best place to stay in Exuma is Staniel Cay! Known as the crown jewel of the Bahamas, Staniel Cay is where you'll find the famous Pig Beach and great resorts like Fowl Cay Resort. Great Exuma and Stocking Island are also fantastic spots!

Where should I stay to see the swimming pigs?

Can you drive from Nassau to Exuma?

There are only 2 ways to get to Exuma from Nassau: By Plane or Boat.

How long do you need in Exuma?

Most people will stay on Nassau which is the most touristy place in the Bahamas and only take a day trip to the Exumas but try to carve out at least three days to spend in the Exumas and then you can island hop around. There's so much to see and do in the Exumas that one day just doesn't do it justice!

How long is ferry ride from Nassau to Exuma?

Can you take a ferry from Nassau to Exuma? Nassau to Georgetown (Great Exuma) : By Ferry = 14 hours. Bahamas Fast Ferries operates an overnight ferry service between Nassau and Georgetown Exuma.

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