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Half Moon Cay, The Bahamas

When cruise pros dig a little deeper into The Bahamas’ 700+ islands, they find hidden gems like Half Moon Cay.​

This one’s a private island, and — smile! — you’re absolutely welcome here. Grab a Carnival cruise to Half Moon Cay and from your first toe in the sand you’ll understand why it’s anything but a typical destination. All the features and excitement aboard your Carnival cruise pause for a bit, opening up your vacation with a unique island experience.​

Cozy up and lounge with your personal someone-special in a clam-shell, a shady hideaway for two. Plus, if you’re looking for more private stretch-out space there are cabanas and villas to rent. And who can resist the siren’s call of an expert massage by the beach? You know, relaxing is encouraged at Half Moon Cay… but against this pristine backdrop there’s still so much to do! Play in turquoise seas, ride horseback on powdery white sand, or gently paddle a kayak through acres of protected lagoon, encountering silky-smooth stingrays and so much more.

This island is a little off the typical cruise path but isn’t a complete mystery — Half Moon Cay was just named Best Private Island by Porthole Cruise Magazine… for the 20th straight year!​

Activities & Excursions

Please note that excursions can be booked only after you receive your booking information. This will come shortly after final payment
All excursions are booked through carnival and subject to change. Check out carnival’s excursion page for up to date information.

Tropical Kayak Adventure

Calling all nature enthusiasts! Enjoy an invigorating, guided kayak adventure through the island’s Bone Fish Lagoon. Pair-up and board the two-person kayak to begin your adventure across the 1,400-square acres of protected habitat and mangrove forest which is home to seabirds, red mangroves and silver buttonwood trees Learn More

Stingray Adventure

Enjoy an educational encounter with the southern stingrays that make their home at Half Moon Cay. Snorkel in the waist-deep, crystal-clear water where you can gently touch the stingrays’ silky wings and feed them from your fingers. Learn More

Combo, Eco Bike & Hike Tour

ake a guided, leisurely bike ride exploring the island’s highlights including Pegasus Ranch, home of the swimming horses. Pedal to the beautiful island nursery to enjoy the native Bahamian plants.
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Horseback Riding

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience as you ride a trained quarter horse along a winding, picturesque trail to the island’s highest point for breathtaking, 360-degree views. Take advantage of the best selfie-backdrop in The Bahamas — the crescent-shaped Half Moon Cay and the surrounding islands. Reserve Now

Island Tram Calypso Tour

ll aboard for an enjoyable, leisurely, guided tour of the island’s highlights in the comfort of a shaded, open-air tram.

 Drive by the famous Captain Morgan "On the Rocks" Bar and Pegasus Ranch, home of the swimming horses. See the island’s only farm where fruits and vegetables are sustainably grown, giving you a peek at what it’s like to live on this sun-kissed island.
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Beach Activity Rentals

Relax on a floating mat, paddle out on a paddle board, or lounge under a nice umbrella. The beach offers several rental items to enhance your beach going expierence. See All Rental Options