Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Departs: Nassau, Bahamas
Price from USD 69.98
What is a trip to the Caribbean without a little rum education? Taste your way through downtown Nassau on this rum and food walking tour with a friendly local guide. Youll stop at four locations, including a pirate-themed pub and a chocolatier, to sample rum and rum cocktails, of course, plus rum-infused sweets, classic conch fritters and a Bahamian dessert. Finish up at John Watlings Distillery for a look at how rum is made. This tour is limited to 10 people, ensuring you enjoy a small-group experience.
In downtown Nassau, meet your friendly tour guide and head to your first stop, Pirates Pub & Grill on George Street. As you enjoy your first sample of rum, try to imagine the days more than 300 years ago when the unruly pirates of the Caribbean roamed these streets, inebriated on their demon water.
Continue walking through downtown Nassau to three more local establishments, where youll fill up on rum cocktails, savory snacks and sweet, boozy treats. Enjoy bites of Bahamian conch fritters a local specialty as well as rum-infused chocolate and a Bahamian dessert made from guava, a tropical fruit.
As you get to know the citys rum and food scene with your guide, discover off-the-beaten-path sites and hear madcap stories about the islands swashbuckling and rum-running history. Passing historical buildings, learn how they once played a role in the profiteering business as storage space for liquor about to be transported across the ocean.
Fittingly, your tour ends at John Watlings Distillery, located on the islands Buena Vista Estate. Learn about how rum is made here, from fermentation to aging in white-oak barrels, and hear about the mysteries surrounding 17th-century pirate John Watling, for whom the distillery is named.
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