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“Best. Day. Ever.”
Review of Freewillynassau

Freewillynassau
Ranked #3 of 11 Tours in Paradise Island
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: FREEWILLYNASSAU provides alternatives to traditional packaged Boat tour. The entire idea behind is to allow you an inside view of a distant natural sea and island world without disrupting it. Knowing that, we create custom tours and itineraries based on what you are most interested in seeing and experiencing.Our prices are affordable and we enjoy family and kids (over 10 years old)
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We visited Atlantis over Spring Break (Late March 2018). My husband and I were traveling with our 12 and 14-year-old boys and always like to plan a day trip to see the local waters and do some snorkeling. There are lots of options out there – I am so glad we booked with Jean Philippe and Francois. It truly was an experience of a lifetime.
We had the most amazing day! We left around 9:30 in the morning. When we arrived at the boat it was fully stocked with water, Gatorade’s, sodas and snacks. We took a short 20-minute boat ride to our first stop – swimming with sea turtles off a small island. One of the guides snorkeled with us and helped us find where they were – we also swam in to check out the island. After snorkeling we got back on the boat and had some of the amazing snacks they had brought with for the trip (Fruit, breads, cheese, meats). As we were leaving we were lucky enough to spot 2 dolphins who were playing in the water – one of them swam very near the boat – a real treat for us and the boys who have never seen one in the wild! Our next stop was a cute deserted island. We swam and explored the amazing beach/views for a while before heading to our next stop – snorkeling. Now this was amazing. Both guides got into the water with us and we followed one of them and the other followed all of us (especially nice having 2 kids with us who are not very experienced snorkelers). We saw the most amazing fish and coral – the colors were just beautiful and the water was calm and crystal clear. We had some more of the snacks (basically lunch for us all). Jean Phillippe put 2 hammocks up on the front of the boat for our boys to relax in and my husband and I jumped back in the water for one more look. Then we were off to our next stop where we saw a Sting Ray. For our last stop we went to Rose Island to relax on the gorgeous beach and crystal-clear water. They even walked us over to see a boat wreck on the rocky part of the island.
We stayed at each spot as long as we wanted and they never seemed to be in a rush. They seemed to enjoy the day and showing us all the waters/beaches as much as we did! This private boat trip was the best “boat trip” experience we have ever had and was so refreshing to experience the amazing Bahamian waters and islands in this way instead of on a crowded tour where they are always in a rush! Some of the islands we were the only people at them. No footprints. Very cool. We will be booking again with them on our next trip to the Bahamas!

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were in the Bahamas in late June of 2017. Jean Philippe was wonderful. We were late to get to the boat and he was not bothered by this. He was very knowledgeable about the local waters. He was not watching the clock as we had a 4 hour/afternoon with him. J.P. seemed to enjoy the afternoon as much as we did. We were able to do a little snorkeling and saw some turtles. J.P. pulled out a tube and didn't look to add any charges to our bill.
The water was absolutely amazing. We have been many places and really enjoyed this afternoon.
Thanks JP for a great day. Sorry it took me so long to doing you justice and writing this review !
My screen saver on my phone is from this day. I love looking at this picture each and every day.

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I had so much fun on JP's boat! He took us to many hidden islands and shark holes/coral reefs. 10/10 recommend

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Went out with JP yesterday,had an absolutely outstanding day! He tailored the trip to our wishes and delivered an amazing day. No request was too much, very enjoyable company, great value for money!
Snorkeled with turtles and then in a very secluded reef just us (we were the only boat to be seen!). Then spent several hours fishing and relaxing in the peace & quiet
JP provided a very personal & friendly experience & we will definitley be booking with him next time were in the bahamas!

Thank Alicia C
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Management response:Responded 26 July 2017

Alicia and Tom are very nice and kind people I will be happy to have them as friends hope to see them back in the Bahamas soon

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I was lucky enough to go out on a wonderful day trip around the islands near Nassau where we were able to experience swimming with turtles as well as visiting beautiful deserted beaches! It was truly the highlight of my visit to the Bahamas! Jean Philippe made sure that we had everything we needed on the boat and provided an amazing experience and impeccable service.

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