Bahamas Cooking & Culture Tour: Hunter’s, Freeport, Bahamas

Vegetarian & Family Friendly

Cook With Native Ingredients

Local Bahamian Cook & Guide

Why buy a souvenir when you can create your own Bahamas souvenir experience!

Highlights

Make your own authentic Bahamian meal while being guided by an expert, local cook

Learn about traditional ingredients and their significance to the island’s history

Enjoy the fruits of your labor as you taste your home-cooked dish

Discover the diverse heritage of Grand Bahama and what it means to be Bahamian today

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Trip Details

Price

Adults: $60 USD
Seniors (65+): $55 USD
Children (14 & under): $40 USD


Start time

9:30 AM


Meeting point

  • Pick-up provided from island accommodation (please contact us with your location information)
  • Cruise passengers: meet in front of the Bandstand at the Freeport Harbour

Availability

Year-round, Monday to Saturday


Duration

2.5 hours


Group size

Minimum: 1 person
Maximum: 8 people


Participation requirements

Grum Ma’s House Cultural Center is wheelchair accessible


Included

Authentic Bahamian cuisine cooking class and meal with Bahamian soft drinks and bottled water


What to bring

An appetite!


Staff

An expert, local cook

What to Expect

Our cooking experience takes place at Grum Ma’s House Cultural Center, which we founded to preserve and share the fascinating details of our Bahamian heritage. With instruction from a local cook, you will try your hands at cooking the Bahamian way with native ingredients. The cook’s tips and tricks are easy to follow so you don’t need any skills to make something delicious.

While the food is cooking, we will discuss various aspects of Bahamian culture, seeing Junkanoo artefacts around the center and learning about their use. Once the food is ready, we will dig in, savoring the unique Bahamian flavors. You’ll leave the day with your own authentic Bahamian experience and a local dish that you’ll be able to share with friends and family back home.

Good to Know

  • Each tour will begin at the pick-up location or at Grum Ma’s House Cultural Center. All tours are by reservation therefore pre-purchase is recommended.
  • All tickets become non-refundable after 8 hours before your tour start time.
  • Tours take place rain or shine. However, in cases of severe weather, or cancellation of the tour, all guests will be refunded.
  • At this time, we do not offer tours in any other language except English.
  • Unfortunately, we do not offer AAA discounts, but follow us on Twitter(opens in a new tab) or Facebook(opens in a new tab) for promo codes and discounts!
Frequently Asked Questions

Please be sure to let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergies, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we will seek to accommodate your needs.

Yes. IDs are not required, we will take your word for it. Schools are accepted too!

We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, birthday parties, out of town guests, corporate events, conventions, festivals, parades, grand openings, and more).

To maximize your chances of getting the day, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance. Tickets can only be purchased via our website. Cash is accepted on the day of the tour if spaces are available.

Parking is available at the church parking next door.

For the Tea Tour and Cooking Tour, it is possible to enter Grum Ma’s House by wheelchair.

Have more questions? Check out our FAQ page!

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