Exuma is one of the fastest growing tourists destinations in the world. Take one trip there and it’s easy to see why. The crystal clear ocean, the powdery sand, and the bucket load of activities makes for a great vacation. For families wondering if Exuma is the right fit for them, don’t worry. Exuma offers tons of family-friendly activities that people of all ages can enjoy.
Visiting The Animals
Exuma has tons of local wildlife that kids and parents should both see. It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to see your kids swimming next to a piglet, feeing iguanas’ grapes, or touching some stingrays. Read all about all of the amazing local wildlife activities your family can do here.
Hopefully, nobody gets seasick in your family because Exuma has tons of great boating opportunities. Boats can simply be a means of travel, or you can go on boating tours to see some of the many cays that make up Exuma. Glass-bottom boats are also available, so you can get a chance to see what’s below without even going in!
Sometimes it’s nice to take a break from the water. Exuma has some ATV adventure tours for those that are old enough. Check and make sure that your kids are old enough for it, but if they are we highly recommend it.
Exuma Cays Sea and Land Park
The Sea and Land Park have tons of family-friendly adventures. From hikes to amazing sites, a visit there is a must. Just make sure you pick up after everyone, as these are protected parks.
Snorkeling and Scuba Diving
Depending on how old everyone is, taking a day to go snorkeling or scuba diving is highly recommending. Exuma has some of the clearest bluest water ever and the surrounding water is full of colorful fish, vibrant coral, and hidden adventures like blue holes and sunken drug planes. Some areas may be more suitable for younger kids than others, and a local guide will be able to determine where the best spots to go are.
What kid doesn’t love the beach? Exuma beaches are beautiful, and they offer a lot of the same thrills that other beaches do like swimming and building sand castles. You can also do a little exploring, hunting for sand dollars and shells. There are even rumors that pirates left buried treasure on the island, which could excite your kids. Just make sure you go to beaches that have bathrooms nearby.
Exploring and Site Seeing
Typical site seeing can be boring for kids, but Exuma has some thrilling spots to see. From plantations to old salt fields, there are tons to see. If your family is up for adventures there are a few good spots around the cays for you to explore.
Did we mention that Exuma has delicious food? Enjoy a Sunday pig roast or fresh conch salad at Stocking Island’s Chat-n-Chill. Or maybe take a picnic to eat on a mile-long sandbar. There are tons of fabulous food options that your whole family will love.