How much does it cost to swim with pigs in Exuma?
Exuma Water Sports is a highly rated tour operator that offers half day- and full-day swimming with pigs tours. Tours with this outfitter cost $168 per person for a half-day excursion and $350 per person for a full-day trip.
Can you still swim with pigs in Bahamas?
There are a number of islands in the Bahamas that now have swimming pigs, these include Exuma, Eleuthera, Spanish Wells, Abacos, Rose and Grand Bahamas.
How do you see the pigs in Exuma?
You can get to Pig Island, Bahamas, by powerboat or plane. If you’re traveling from Nassau you can fly directly to Staniel Cay, just a 30min ride, or to Exuma island, and book a tour from there. Another option is to book a swim with pigs tour from Nassau. You can also travel to Pig Beach from Miami and Fort Lauderdale.
Is Pig Island cruel?
The pigs are killed. Pigs can have upwards of twenty piglets each year, and they can start having babies when they’re just a year and a half old. Without killing the pigs (or giving the piglets away to locals for food), there would be no way to maintain the small population of pigs on the various islands.
Are the pigs in Bahamas OK?
Bottom line—the pigs are not living out long lives of freedom on a deserted island in the Bahamas. Sure, it’s better than a factory farm, but Pig Island is no paradise for pigs.
Are the pigs OK in the Bahamas?
How do you book swimming with pigs in Bahamas?
phone: +1 242-357-0770 email: [email protected] address: little town of Barreteree, George Town, Great Exuma Bahamas
- phone: +1 242-357-0770.
- email: [email protected].
- address: little town of Barreteree, George Town, Great Exuma Bahamas.
What is the best time of year to go to Exuma?
The Exumas are a year-round destination. For the best weather visit the Exumas in March and April when it’s warm and the skies are clear. However, anytime during the winter dry season from early-November to mid-May is good: temperatures average a balmy 26°C (78°F) with fairly constant and cooling easterly trade winds.
Should you swim with pigs?
While the swimming pigs are feral, they are incredibly friendly. They’ll let you swim right up to them if they don’t get to you first. Gently touching and petting the pigs is acceptable, but as a general rule treat the pigs with respect and they will do the same.