Activities in Freeport

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Known as the Bahamas “Second City,”  Freeport is a little bit quiet beachside community and a little bit busy tourist town depending on whether or not there is a cruise ship in port.  There is no question that thanks to the International Bazaar and the Port Lucaya Marketplace, the top activity in Freeport is shopping.  At the Marketplace, you can spend hours and even days wandering the stalls of this 12 acre complex looking for handmade goods, souvenirs, snacks, and fine artwork among other things while the Bazaar is known for more international treasures.  

Of course, not everyone will spend their entire time in Freeport shopping.  There is also a golf course, several tennis courts, an eco-attraction called Garden of the Groves that can be explored, and much, much more. 

Bike and Scooter Rental

Many visitors find it exhilarating to zip around town on the back of a scooter, and the easy access for scooter riders to Port Lucaya can make for a great day of beachgoing or shopping.

If you are considering exploring the area in the open air you will find a variety of different rental agencies that can help make it happen. Go to this page dedicated to bike and scooter rentals if you want to find more details.

Diving

Freeport Diving

Whether you are here for a few hours during a cruise, or are staying in one of the many hotels, dive operators stand at the ready to take you out to sea for some decent reef dives. Additionally, there are also some shallow dives close to shore.

You'll find two dive operators and at least 6 different dive sites to choose from. Anyone needing to find out more concerning scuba diving in this area, can do so by following this link.

Fishing

Freeport Fishing

Even though Freeport is a bit more developed than other parts of the Bahamas, it happens to be one of the best areas for fisherman looking for a day at sea.

If you have some fishing fanatics traveling with you, they're in luck -- 5 charter fishing services operate from this area. You can get more details concerning fishing in this area can do so by clicking here.

Golf

If there are some golfing fans in your group, they're in luck -- there are 5 courses in this area. Some of the area courses include The Reef Club Golf Course, Lucayan Golf Course, and Fortune Hills Golf Course & Country Club. For more detail concerning the course, including location, number of holes, and more just click on the course name. Click on this link to visit our page dedicated to golfing throughout Grand Bahama.

Sailing and Boating

The chart just below enables you to learn a few details concerning area firms that will enable you to get out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Freeport
Name Phone Location
Exotic Adventures (242) 374-2278 2.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central Freeport
Pat & Diane Tours (888) 439-3959 2.3 mi. East of Central Freeport
Reef Tours (242) 373-5880 2.1 mi. East of Central Freeport
Sunn Odyssey (242) 373-4014 1.6 mi. Southeast of Central Freeport
Superior Watersports Sailing (242) 373-7863 2.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Freeport

If you'd like to read about nearby marinas and charter operators go to this page.

Shopping

The Perfume Factory

If there are some people who enjoy exploring new shops in your group, they'll be interested to know that the area has more than 67 retail stores just waiting to be explored. To learn about opportunities for shopping in and around Freeport, visit this page.

Sightseeing

Grand Bahama Labyrinth

Many visitors spend at least a day enjoying the sights and sounds of Freeport. Those visitors who enjoy spending time outdoors will frequently enjoy visiting the outdoor park and botanical garden. Anyone needing to get more details concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so here.

Information concerning a firm that can help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be found in the table below.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Freeport
Name Type Phone Location
Executive Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (242) 352-8858 Port Lucaya
Lucaya Watersports Hiking Tour and Trip Operator (242) 373-6375 2.6 mi. East of Central Freeport
Paradise Watersports Excursions and Sightseeing Service (242) 373-4001 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Freeport
White Cloud Water Sports Travel and Tour Operators (242) 559-2723 1.8 mi. South of Downtown Freeport

Snorkeling

Freeport Snorkeling

If you enjoy snorkeling there's good news -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Freeport. To see our detailed guide to nearby snorkeling opportunities, go to this page.

Spas

Dermalogica Freeport

Relaxing in a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, given the fact that there are 5 spas in this area. To get more information on the options, click this link.

Tennis

Grand Lucaya Bahamas Beach

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table can help clarify your options. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on the names to learn more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Freeport
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Grand Lucaya Bahamas Beach 2.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Freeport 4
Grand Lucayan 2.3 mi. East of Central Freeport 4 check check
Flamingo Bay Hotel and Marina 2.6 mi. East of Central Freeport 4

For example, Grand Lucaya Bahamas Beach has 3 swimming pools where you can cool off after a game.

Other Activities

Take a moment to look through this table for a list of other activities.

Other Activities In Freeport
Name Type Phone Location
Freeport Rugby & Football Club Spectator Teams and Clubs 352-2952 Seahorse Village
Grand Bahamas Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue -- 1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Freeport
Mind Body & Soul Fitness Center Fitness Centers and Instructors -- Downtown Freeport
Muscletune Fitness And Nutrition Center Fitness Centers and Instructors -- Downtown Freeport
Paradise Watersports Watersports Operator (242) 373-4001 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Freeport
Pine Tree Stables Horseback Riding Site (242) 373-3600 1.3 mi. South of Central Freeport
 

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