The company was Sunshine Glass bottom boat tours which we booked through the cruise line. I was concerned about the ability to see but I was very satisfied. We went below deck and stood around 2 blocks of Windows on the bottom of the boat. The tour guide described the different fish we saw. A cup of punch or rum punch was included in the price. The tour provided a nice history of Nassau and they identified homes of famous people as we passed them. Chevy was an excellent tour guide
Boat tour was nice. Had to make a pit stop for crew to get gas for the boat. Staff was funny and explained the houses and locations a long the way. They did give plenty of time to view the fish at the bottom of the boat and this was also very clear and neat to see the coral and variety of fish in the water as well.
The boat was right by the ship on the pier. It was clean and spacious. The guide gave a great tour of the harbor and pointed out all the famous people's mansions along the water. Then we had 45 minutes to observe the sea life in the protected reef.
We did 2-person glass bottom kayaks, not a boat. The instruction was fair but it's not difficult. They only launch 1 kayak with 2 people at a time so it takes a while before everyone is in the water. There wasn't much to see until the guide began feeding the fish. Then it was excellent. There were suddenly fish everywhere. We paddled out about 20 minutes to a shallow shipwreck which was cool. Stay by the guide since that's where the fish will be. On the boat-ride back, the music was really loud.
Definitely not worth $45.00! I enjoyed the boat ride and seeing the sights along the way, but the actual glass bottom viewing was very disappointing! We saw nothing but plain fish, no colorful ones among them, swim back and forth under our boat. No stingrays, jellyfish, starfish, anything out of the ordinary. One can see the same thing in any aquarium anytime!
Excursion got over booked, was enough room for everyone to enjoy the wreck/fish once we got there! Two levels had to try to change places and it didnt work too well. Lots only got a couple minutes seeing the fish! Glass on the bottom f boat was very scratched and in need of repair, cant get decent pics at all!
Did not get enough time at the bottom of the boat. Sitting in the back of the boat, we could not hear anything the tour guide was saying. Also, the drinks were watered down. On the plus side the water looked nice and we were able to get some great pictures of the scenery.
A nice smooth ride; no problems with seasickness. Be aware that it's mostly a harbor tour, with the guide pointing out homes of the rich and famous. The part where the boat stops over a reef and you look at the fish (while standing up) doesn't last long. I had a bit of trouble with the guide's accent, but I'd still do it again. The guide holds a tip box as you disembark, but seems happy with whatever you put in it (I gave $5 for the two of us).
The boat tour was ok. It was a nice boat ride and they did point out some interesting houses we went by that were on Paradise Island.We really didn't see much when we were taken out to an area to observe the underwater life through the plastic glass bottom. It was actually dirty really needed cleaned. We didn't see too many fish or anything else except green plants in the water. We had them drop us off at Paradise Island and we visited the Atlantis and found our way back to port in a cab later.
The loading process was a bit iffy. There was some confusion, and when we got on board, the boat seemed a bit rickety. But after we were underway, I enjoyed the scenery out to the reef, and the coral and fish were interesting.
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