The Bahamas consists of over 700 individual islands and many more rock and coral formations throughout the Northern Caribbean Sea. The islands are a very popular tourist destination especially for cruise passengers as they account for nearly 75% of all cruise travel. The islands have a long and colorful history of discovery, industry, pirates and drug smugglers all of which can be explored both through the pages below and through visiting them and immersing yourselves in their culture.
Freeport is on the Northernmost Bahamian Island of Grand Bahama Island. It is only 65 miles East of West Palm Beach and is considered the industrial capitol of the Bahamas.
Half Moon Cay is Carnival Cruise Line’s private island and available exclusively to their cruise passengers as well as the passengers on their sister ships within the Holland America line.