Bush Tea & Culture Tour

Fill Your Senses with Bahamian Culture

Traditional Tea & Homemade Pastries

Local Heritage & Artefacts

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

Highlights

Experience the authentic side of Grand Bahama Island, away from the tourists

Sip on traditional Bush Tea and try Bahamian pastries

Discover the rich and diverse heritage of the islands

Learn from the experiences and wisdom of your local guide

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Trip Details

Price

Adults: $35 USD
Seniors (65+): $30 USD
Children (14 & under): $25 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

45 minutes


Group size

Minimum: 1 person
Maximum: 20 people


Participation requirements

Grum Ma’s House Cultural Center is wheelchair accessible


Included

Authentic bush tea and dessert and access to Bahamian artefacts including traditional Junkanoo costumes


What to bring

A camera if you would like to take photos


Staff

A local and knowledgeable Bahamian guide

What to Expect

All of our tours start at Grum Ma’s House Cultural Center, which we founded to preserve and share the fascinating details of our Bahamian heritage. This Bush Tea and Culture Tour provides visitors the opportunity to learn about the diverse cultures and traditions that have written Bahamian history. We’ll discuss the native ingredients that are used in the tea before sampling them alongside some delicious pastries.

Around the Cultural Center, you’ll also be able to see authentic Junkanoo artifacts that are used during Bahamian celebrations and parades. You can enjoy Starbucks every day, so why not try authentic Bahamian Bush teas when you have the chance!

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 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).

Yes, bathrooms are available during the tour.

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 we have places available.

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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