Dreaming of an exotic desert island? Of idling on ivory beaches? We know just the place. Glorious Great Exuma is the largest island of The Exumas, a Bahamian archipelago of cays calling for a splash in sapphire waters. Here, adventure is sea-set, from swimming with wild pigs and sailing around the island, to learning the art of bonefishing. Get off the beaten path and escape to Great Exuma.

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Get to Great Exuma thanks to our flight and hotel packages taking you to this gorgeous island in The Bahamas. Our Exuma all-inclusive resorts or hotels sit on the island's best beaches. Look for exciting excursions or tours to experience swimming with pigs or Exuma boat trips. Don't wait for a trip to one of the top Bahamas destinations!

GREAT EXUMA TRAVEL GUIDE

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DESTINATION FACTS

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English

What to eat

Grilled or pan-seared snapper, lobster and basically anything fished that day by the locals, and don’t miss the Sunday Pig Roast at the Chat N’ Chill.

What to bring back

Hand-woven straw baskets or hats and endless photographs of you with the famous swimming pigs.

Fun Fact

Wondering how a group of pigs came to be splashing about the Exumas’ uninhabited Big Major Cay? Unfortunately, we only have a series of local legends to satisfy your curiosity. One claims that they were left here by sailors, another that they’re the sole survivors of a shipwreck, and a third tale asserts that they were brought by a businessman who wanted to start a sustainable pig farm. 

Important Info

For more information on all necessary travel documents, visa, taxes and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.


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