More experiences unveiled for MSC’s Ocean Cay

Night-time SUP boarding, adults-only off-island rum rendezvous and more

MSC Cruises has unveiled a range of new activities and experiences that will be available at its new island paradise in the Bahamas, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve. The island offers sweeping views of crystal blue waters and has over three kilometres of white sandy beaches. Ocean Cay will begin welcoming guests in November 2019.

Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve offers a whole cavalcade of ocean discovery activities, such as snorkelling, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, beachside cabanas for relaxing and a spa. Guests can also enjoy  sunsets followed by a traditional Bahamian Junkanoo parade, a lighthouse light show, or beachside stargazing. There are eight beaches to choose from offering different activities and services and the island is accessible by foot or the electric tram on the island.

A few of the newest island experiences awaiting visitors include:

Deep Sea Fishing – After a short boat ride, guests can enjoy an adventure-filled day reeling in the best catches of a lifetime as well as learning about the array of regional fish as they catch, tag and release. Gray Fish, the only tagging research centre in The Bahamas, will help guests as they catch and tag their fish to report information on the specific catch.

Rum Rendezvous (Adults Only) – Guests will enjoy a scenic boat ride to a stunning Bahama bank where they can enjoy a lively, adults-only atmosphere and pristine shallow waters while sipping on complimentary rum punch, surrounded by live music and dancing.

Ceclo Luxury Electric Pedalo Rentals – Explore or drift for hours in the tranquillity of the Bahamian waters on the newest invention on the market, the Ceclo – the luxury yacht of pedal boats, with electric assistance ready for all your adventures and made of recycled champagne cork, wood, and aluminium.

Glow Night-time Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) Boarding – Discover the marine life after dark and enjoy a calm evening paddle under a starry sky with a specially equipped stand-up paddle board, fitted with LED illumination that allows guests to glide on a beam of light across the calm waters of The Bahamas.

Kids Beachside Stargazing Adventure – This fun learning activity for kids allows them to discover everything about the universe, planets, stars, time and space. Led by Captain Doremi, children will help a little star find her way back home to the skies through stories, games and riddles.

Honeymoon Harbour Stingray Adventure – Interact with a variety of different ray species on an adventurous boat ride to Honeymoon Harbour where guests can also enjoy the beaches and lighthouse on Gun Cay.

Sunset Beach Picnic – A romantic picnic on the beach awaits couples looking for a secluded experience while enjoying the sunset and blue Bahamian sea over a bottle of wine and picnic basket of snacks.

Starting next month [November 2019], four MSC Cruises ships will call at Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve on different days.

Additional information on Ocean Cay can be found at

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