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Hump Day @ddicts Eye Opener

Discussion in 'Community Message Board' started by Jamman, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Happy Hump Day Everyone!!! :sunny: That means that it's a beach day. Plenty of loungers available in the sun or shade!! :beach: Take a dip in the ocean or pool, then join me at the Beach Bar for some cold ones!! :cheer:



    The above photos are courtesy of Carnival Cruise Lines, and are of the NEW Balmoral Beach Day excursion in Nassau, Bahamas. It is on an island off the coast of Cable Beach, which used to be called Blackbeards Cay, and has been given a 5 million dollar overhaul. It looks like they have done a great job there. Just recently reopened, the excursion to Balmoral Island costs 49.95 for adults, and 24.95 for children, and includes boat transportation to and from the island, and a beach chair. Everything else is for sale, including umbrellas, cabanas, all drinks, food, and watersports. These can all be charged to your sail & sign account. I understand that if multiple Carnival ships are in port on a given day, only one of the ships will be able to offer this excursion. This excursion is being offered on our upcoming cruise, but after beach days at Grand Turk and HMC, a third beach day would be pushing it!! We will save this for a future cruise that stops in Nassau.

    Have a
    GREAT day!!!
  2. gram

    gram Well-Known Member


    Great photos. Would love to be there today relaxing under an umbrella. Thanks Jeff for the info on this new beach break.
  3. connie seabee

    connie seabee Well-Known Member Community Sponsor

    The beach looks wonderful. I would go there in a heartbeat. I'm glad that Carnival offers it.
  4. Donna - dsw

    Donna - dsw Well-Known Member

    Love a beach day! Great photos!
  5. maw

    maw Wordsmith

    Looks like a great place. Think I could enjoy that today rather than more rain here. Thanks for share Jeff.
  6. Karry

    Karry Well-Known Member

    Guess where we are going in February!? NASSAU! Never thought I would be excited about that port of call. I am going to check the excursions right now. Thanks for the heads up, Jamman! :doubleup::clap::boogie::dance: :banana:
  7. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    That is a lovely beach.
  8. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Fingers crossed for you Karry!! I see there are two other Carnival ships in port with you.

  9. Karry

    Karry Well-Known Member

    And 2 RCI and 2 Princess...OY! :whistle::duh: Jamman, do you have any idea how I can find out if they offer this excursion on the Splendor on the day we will be there? TIA!
  10. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Did you go to "manage your cruise" on the website, then check the offered excursions thru there? Since you are still 6 months out, not all the excursions may have been entered yet. I do hope they don't really offer it to only one Carnival ship per day!!
  11. Karry

    Karry Well-Known Member

    :thankyou:Jamman, I did just that and it shows up,so I will wait until we are on the ship and keep my fingers crossed. I hate booking beach day type of excursions beforehand because you never know what the weather will be like, but those crossed fingers will just have to do double duty! :doubleup::biggrin:
  12. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Good for you Karry!!! :doubleup: Remember, that if you do choose to book early, you have up to 24 hours before to cancel for a full refund.
    Just noticed that for an extra $20. they include a stingray encounter.
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2013
  13. Funnel

    Funnel Sweden Unleased - Special Contributor

    Wow, that looks like a great beach!
    I just have to find my way to the beach bar!

    Thanks Jeff! :doubleup:


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