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Half Moon Cay
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Half Moon Cay

Half Moon Cay is an idyllic island located in the Bahamas, just off the coast of Eleuthera. It is a private island owned by the Holland America Line, and is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway or a family vacation.

The island is a stunning paradise, with white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, lush tropical vegetation, and an abundance of wildlife. The waters surrounding the island are teeming with fish, making it a great spot for snorkeling and fishing. The island is also home to a variety of birds, including flamingos, pelicans, and ospreys.

Half Moon Cay has a long and storied history. The island was first discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492, and was later a hideout for pirates. In the 19th century, it was a popular stop for whalers and traders. During World War II, the island was used as a base for U.S. submarines.

Today, the island is a popular tourist destination. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, such as swimming, snorkeling, fishing, and kayaking. There are also several restaurants and bars on the island, as well as a variety of shops.

Half Moon Cay is an idyllic paradise, perfect for a romantic getaway or a family vacation. With its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters, and abundance of wildlife, it is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Excursion tips for a day in Half Moon Cay

1. Take a boat tour of the island to explore the beautiful coastline and get a feel for the local culture.

2. Go snorkeling and explore the vibrant coral reefs and sea life.

3. Take a kayak tour of the island to get a better view of the surrounding area.

4. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach and take in the stunning views.

5. Visit the Half Moon Cay Lighthouse to learn about its history and take in the views of the island from the top.

6. Go horseback riding along the beach and take in the beautiful scenery.

7. Spend some time on the beach and go swimming in the crystal clear waters.

8. Rent a jet ski and explore the island from the water.

9. Visit the local market and pick up some souvenirs or local produce.

10. Go for a hike on one of the trails and take in the lush tropical vegetation.

11. Visit the local wildlife sanctuary and learn about the local flora and fauna.

12. Take a sunset cruise around the island and watch the sun go down over the horizon.

Experience Half Moon Cay with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Half Moon Cay. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Half Moon Cay

Spring: The spring season in Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas is warm and sunny, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit. The spring season is also typically dry, with very little rainfall. Summer: The summer season in Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas is hot and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-80s to the low-90s Fahrenheit. The summer season is also typically wet, with occasional showers and thunderstorms. Fall: The fall season in Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas is warm and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit. The fall season is typically dry, with very little rainfall. Winter: The winter season in Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas is typically mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to the mid-70s Fahrenheit. The winter season is usually dry, with very little rainfall.

Cruise weather for Half Moon Cay

Our weather forecast for Half Moon Cay helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 30.1 °C
min: 28.4 °C
27.4 m/s
31.3 m/s
54.8 %
23.1 m
85.4 %
1,018 hPa
06:27:13
19:52:56
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 30.0 °C
min: 28.1 °C
25.9 m/s
29.5 m/s
55.5 %
23.2 m
84.5 %
1,019 hPa
06:27:40
19:52:32
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 30.4 °C
min: 28.1 °C
27.4 m/s
31.0 m/s
30.8 %
24.1 m
83.1 %
1,020 hPa
06:28:08
19:52:07
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 30.7 °C
min: 28.3 °C
27.4 m/s
31.3 m/s
32.4 %
23.9 m
83.6 %
1,021 hPa
06:28:36
19:51:40
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 30.3 °C
min: 28.2 °C
27.0 m/s
31.3 m/s
42.6 %
24.0 m
84.3 %
1,021 hPa
06:29:04
19:51:13
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 30.2 °C
min: 28.4 °C
30.6 m/s
38.2 m/s
67.9 %
24.1 m
82.3 %
1,020 hPa
06:29:32
19:50:44
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 29.2 °C
min: 28.8 °C
29.9 m/s
36.4 m/s
71.6 %
24.1 m
77.5 %
1,020 hPa
06:30:00
19:50:14
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 28.6 °C
28.8 m/s
30.6 m/s
32.6 %
24.1 m
76.0 %
1,020 hPa
06:30:27
19:49:43
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 28.9 °C
min: 28 °C
27.7 m/s
29.9 m/s
35.0 %
24.1 m
75.6 %
1,020 hPa
06:30:55
19:49:11
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 29.1 °C
min: 28.8 °C
27.7 m/s
29.9 m/s
26.5 %
24.1 m
77.4 %
1,020 hPa
06:31:23
19:48:37
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 28.7 °C
27.7 m/s
30.6 m/s
15.9 %
22.9 m
78.2 %
1,020 hPa
06:31:50
19:48:03
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 28.5 °C
27.7 m/s
31.3 m/s
59.0 %
23.5 m
76.2 %
1,019 hPa
06:32:18
19:47:27

Cruises to Half Moon Cay

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Scheduled ship calls in Half Moon Cay, Bahamas
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 22nd 2024 Monday, 22nd of Jul. 2024 Carnival Magic 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 23rd 2024 Tuesday, 23rd of Jul. 2024 Carnival Vista 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Jul. 24th 2024 Wednesday, 24th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Conquest 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 25th 2024 Thursday, 25th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Pride 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 30th 2024 Tuesday, 30th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Elation 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 31st 2024 Wednesday, 31st of Jul. 2024 Carnival Dream 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 1st 2024 Thursday, 1st of Aug. 2024 Carnival Sunshine 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 3rd 2024 Saturday, 3rd of Aug. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 5th 2024 Monday, 5th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Sunshine 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 6th 2024 Tuesday, 6th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Vista 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Aug. 7th 2024 Wednesday, 7th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Conquest 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 8th 2024 Thursday, 8th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Pride 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 12th 2024 Monday, 12th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 07:30 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 13th 2024 Tuesday, 13th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Elation 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 14th 2024 Wednesday, 14th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Dream 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 15th 2024 Thursday, 15th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Sunshine 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 17th 2024 Saturday, 17th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 19th 2024 Monday, 19th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Sunshine 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 20th 2024 Tuesday, 20th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Vista 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Aug. 21st 2024 Wednesday, 21st of Aug. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 07:30 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 22nd 2024 Thursday, 22nd of Aug. 2024 Carnival Magic 09:30 am 05:30 pm
Aug. 27th 2024 Tuesday, 27th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Elation 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 28th 2024 Wednesday, 28th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Dream 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 29th 2024 Thursday, 29th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Sunshine 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 31st 2024 Saturday, 31st of Aug. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Sep. 2024 Carnival Sunshine 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 3rd 2024 Tuesday, 3rd of Sep. 2024 Carnival Vista 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Sep. 4th 2024 Wednesday, 4th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 07:30 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 5th 2024 Thursday, 5th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Elation 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 9th 2024 Monday, 9th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 07:30 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 10th 2024 Tuesday, 10th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Elation 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 11th 2024 Wednesday, 11th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Dream 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 12th 2024 Thursday, 12th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Sunshine 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 14th 2024 Saturday, 14th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 16th 2024 Monday, 16th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Sunshine 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 17th 2024 Tuesday, 17th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Vista 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Sep. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Conquest 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 19th 2024 Thursday, 19th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Magic 09:30 am 05:30 pm
Sep. 23rd 2024 Monday, 23rd of Sep. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 07:30 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 24th 2024 Tuesday, 24th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Sunshine 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 25th 2024 Wednesday, 25th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Dream 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 28th 2024 Saturday, 28th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 30th 2024 Monday, 30th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Magic 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 1st 2024 Tuesday, 1st of Oct. 2024 Carnival Vista 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Oct. 2nd 2024 Wednesday, 2nd of Oct. 2024 Carnival Conquest 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 3rd 2024 Thursday, 3rd of Oct. 2024 Carnival Pride 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 7th 2024 Monday, 7th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 07:30 am 03:30 pm
Oct. 9th 2024 Wednesday, 9th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Dream 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 12th 2024 Saturday, 12th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 14th 2024 Monday, 14th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Magic 09:00 am 05:00 pm

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