Freeport, Bahamas

Freeport is a city, district and free trade zone located on the island of Grand Bahama of the North-west Bahamas. It is located just 65 miles (105 km) off the coast of Palm Beach, Florida and on the major EW - NS shipping routes.

Visitors to Freeport will have lots of opportunities to snorkel, sail, build sand castles and even go scuba diving with dolphins. Duty free shopping is available on cameras, watches, porcelain and fine jewelry. Sightseeing opportunities include tranquil botanical gardens bursting with tropical flowers as well as gardens of coral under the sea.

Things to see and do

* Lucayan National Park
* Port Lucaya
* Garden of the Groves
* Beaches
* Duty free shopping

General Information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Bahamian dollar (BSD)
Language – English
Population – 27,000 approx
Land Area – 558 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins US style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1 - 242

Port Location – The port of Freeport is not near the city, transfer will be required to reach the city center.

Transport Links – The main airport serving the city is the Grand Bahama International Airport.

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