Half Moon Cay – Bahamas


A 2,400 acre private island in the Bahamas, this largely undeveloped paradise is owned by Holland America, (Carnival Cruises also stop here). Most of the island is a nature reserve and an important nesting site for waterfowl. The 50 acres that are currently developed are in the area of the incredible crescent-shaped white sand beach, from which the island gets its name.

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Currency: USD. (Though most activities/items will be purchased with your provided cruise card.)

Wireless Internet: There is currently no Wifi available on the island.

Languages: English

Where You Dock in Half Moon Cay – Bahamas

There is nowhere for the ships to dock so all passengers are tendered to the island.



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Getting Around Half Moon Cay – Bahamas

All activities and attractions on Half Moon Cay are within walking distance. There is also a tram available to save time.

Shopping In Half Moon Cay – Bahamas

There are several souvenir shops and the popular ‘straw market’.

Dining In Half Moon Cay – Bahamas

A BBQ lunch will be served between 11:30 and 1:30, the price of which is always included in the cruise package. There are several bars dotted around the developed area which can offer a snack or beverage at other times.

Things To Do in Half Moon Cay – Bahamas

Land and Sea – Horseback Riding – Ride a magnificent beast across the white sand beaches, take the horse for a swim in the ocean and explore all the beautiful sights this island has to offer.


Stingray Adventure – Learn about the sleek and fascinating creature’s life and habitat. Then wade in and discover the amazing feel of stingray skin and watch them play!

Tropical Outdoors Adventures – Whether your thing is cycling around carefully maintained trails or snorkelling in the clear water, you’ll find it all on Half Moon Cay. Rentals are available for water sports; watercraft, kayaks and more.


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