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Balmoral Island

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Private beach destination where the encounter with mother nature is a most. Enjoy, relax and let us pamper you with our hospitality. Balmoral Island offers a unique dolphin and stingray program, beach day, activities to do and food & beverage...more
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Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought my excursion from TripAdvisory. I got the private beach day package. The ferry departs at 10 am. They pick everyone up at Señor Frog bar/restaurant. Once you are on the island you can either swim with the dolphins or stingrays. Or lay down...More

Thank Abel R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So, swimming with dolphins on a paradise island. What more could you ask for? A lot actually! Firstly, like to say the trainers who looked after us through the dolphin swim encounter were very good, friendly and knowledgable. The beach and crystal clear water as...More

Thank markalanp236
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the day at Balmoral Island when docked in Nassau during a cruise. The boat ride to BI is approximately 30 minutes, and depending on how full the ferry is...it may feel like a lifetime!! On the way there we were packed in like...More

Thank Tiffany M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After finding out that our original booked excursion in Nassau was cancelled, we were trying to find something as similar as possible to what we were originally trying to do. We booked the Balmoral private VIP cabana with lunch. Although the scenery was beautiful, the...More

1  Thank Audrey C
Reviewed 15 September 2018

this place has so much potential as it could be easy 5/5 stars. as i work for a cruise line someone who sells tours for this place so it was time i check it out and BOY-OH-BOY let me say HORRIBLE. the disorganization is a...More

1  Thank Tevin J
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We took an excursion to Balmoral while on our cruise. The cost of the stingray and beach day was $60/person. We arrived and were told to stop back at the customer service desk at a certain time. When we met back at the desk, we...More

Thank tatormae
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We visited Balmoral Island twice. Portions of the beach are sectioned off according to which resort you are staying at or if you arrive from a Cruise ship. For example, the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar had a roped off section of beach as did Sandals....More

1  Thank Victoria_Corrigan
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We booked with the MSC Seaside cruise line a few days before for $59.99 per person. The day of the excursion, after a short walk, they took us to a boat for an 1/2 hour ride over to the Island. During the 1/2 hour cruise,...More

2  Thank MikeTu
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Nothing to brag about this place other than the dolphin swim which was worth every penny of $120. What they fail to tell you is that it will be an additional $150 for the videos and photos. If you are looking for a nice beach...More

Thank pmadr
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We went to Balmoral Island as part of a prepaid package. This included the VIP package. The VIP area had ample umbrellas, a separate dining area, and lots of beach space. This is where the niceties stopped. Shortly after arriving, we realized there was no...More

3  Thank nrstp
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5 September 2018|
Response from cmhb32 |
Unfortunately, they didn't allow us to take any of our own photos.
Brandy H
28 August 2018|
Response from cchaze11 |
I booked through Carnival when I booked the cruise, it was a discounted price getting it early.
Brandy H
25 August 2018|
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Response from MicheleVACA | Reviewed this property |
Hi Brandy, Short answer is yes, loungers and umbrellas are to the right of the boat dock, Dolphin Experience is to the left. Beach is lovely and husband can enjoy music, drinks and beach. As far as watching your dolphin... More