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2022 Bahamas Getaway

November 13th-19th, 2022

7 days / 6 nights

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Departing from: KFXE in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Returning to: KFXE in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Overview

This Guided Expedition will take pilots and passengers to visit the crystal-clear waters and white sand beaches of The Bahamas. Our trip will take us to Cat Island and Long Island, where some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes can be found.

Escape the cold weather and relax on the pristine beaches while sipping a delicious cocktail.

This Guided Expedition will also be full of adventure. Optional day trips will take you to meet the friendly pigs who swim in Staniel Cay, discover Thunderball Grotto, famous for appearing in two James Bond movies and explore the world’s second deepest salt water blue hole.

Embark on this extraordinary adventure accompanied by CST Flight Services!

Equipment and Technical Requirements

  • VFR or IFR rating
  • Current Medical Certificate (Basic Med Accepted)
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts (recommended)
  • GPS (recommended)
Jackets, rafts, and GPS can be purchased or rented from a number of FBOs or Pilot Shops. Contact us for more information.

Navigation Information

Route Map
Departure Apt. Arrival Apt. Distance
KFXE Fort Lauderdale
MYCB New Bight
300 NM
MYCB New Bight*
MYES Staniel Cay*
55 NM
MYES Staniel Cay*
MYCB New Bight*
55 NM
MYCB New Bight
MYLS Stella Maris
50 NM
MYLS Stella Maris*
MYLD Deadman’s Cay*
30 NM
MYLD Deadman’s Cay*
MYLS Stella Maris*
30 NM
MYLS Stella Maris
KFXE Fort Lauderdale
350 NM
 
Total Distance
870 NM
*Optional Day Trips

Itinerary

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Day 1: Sunday

 Cat Island

Depart Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE) for New Bight Airport (MYCB) in the Bahamas. After clearing customs and immigration we will transfer to Fernandez Bay Village Resort. Take the day to settle in and enjoy the beach and relax. We will meet for dinner at the hotel’s restaurant.

Meals Included:

  • Dinner

Day 2: Monday

Cat Island / Optional: Staniel Cay

After breakfast take an optional day trip (cost not included in price) to Staniel Cay. Fly to Staniel Cay Airport (MYES), in the Exumas. Stroll around the island, chat with friendly locals and explore the nearby beaches and sandbars. An optional boat tour is available to explore the famous James Bond Thunderball Grotto followed by a visit to the swimming pigs (yes, really!). After lunch fly back to New Bight (MYCB). For those not going on the day trip, it will be an opportunity to relax on the beach and enjoy the resort’s hospitality and amenities, or to explore the surrounding areas. We will meet for dinner at the resort's restaurant.

Meals Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 3: Tuesday

Cat Island

Enjoy the pristine beach and turquoise waters of Fernandez Bay Village, take advantage of the resort’s complimentary kayaks, to discover delightful sights in the nearby bay and creeks. Visit “the Hermitage”, a miniature monastery built atop “Mount Alvernia”, the highest point in The Bahamas with a whopping 206 feet of elevation! Take the opportunity to visit the town of New Bight and enjoy a meal at a typical Bahamian island restaurant. In the evening, we will have dinner and a pre-flight briefing for next day’s flight to Stella Maris Airport (MYLS) in Long Island.

Meals Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
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Day 4: Wednesday

Long Island

Depart New Bight Airport (MYCB) for Stella Maris Airport (MYLS) in Long Island. After landing, transfer to Cape Santa Maria Resort. Settle in and get ready to enjoy one of the world's most beautiful beaches. We will meet for dinner at the resort's restaurant.

Meals Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 5: Thursday

Long Island / Optional: Deadman’s Cay

After breakfast take an optional day trip (cost not included in price) to Deadman’s Cay (MYLD) and explore Dean’s Blue Hole, the world’s second deepest salt water blue hole. Explore the less traveled parts of The Bahamas and experience the true charm of the Out Islands. Return to Long Island and enjoy the rest of the day. Those not going on the day trip, will be able to enjoy the activities recommended by the resort or relax at the beach. We will meet for dinner at the resort's restaurant.

Meals Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 6: Friday

Long Island

Take this day to enjoy snorkeling, diving, or fishing in the surrounding areas of the resort. The Resort can help you arrange a tour or rent a car (cost not included in price) and learn more about Long Island’s rich history and beautiful culture. The resort also offers a tour to Sandy Cay (cost not included in price) where you will visit breathtaking sandbars and will observe the diverse fauna of the island. In the evening, we will have dinner and a pre-flight briefing for next day’s flight back to Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE).

Meals Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 7: Saturday

Fort Lauderdale

Time to say goodbye to The Bahamas. After breakfast we will clear customs and immigration out at the Stella Maris Airport (MYLS) and fly back to Fort Lauderdale Executive.

Meals Included:

  • Breakfast

Price

Airplane Registration Fee: $395 usd

Per person, double occupancy: $2,175 usd


Included in price:

  • eAPIS filing
  • Beachfront resorts
  • 12 meals
  • Ground transportation to/from airports
  • CST Flight Services tour leader
  • CST Flight Services participant package

Not included in price: 

  • COVID-19 Testing
  • Airport fees & government taxes
  • Tips
  • Room service
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Fuel
  • Telephone calls
  • Souvenirs
  • Additional gratuities, beverages or meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Travel, medical or life insurance
  • Optional excursions and day tours
  • Any other items not specifically mentioned as included

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