Can you still swim with the pigs in the 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.
Why are there swimming pigs in the Bahamas? Before there were pigs in the ocean, Big Major Cay was uninhabited. Then, the Bahamas Pigs arrived from the neighboring island of Staniel Cay. Staniel Cay was once a prominent farming village. Farmers brought the pigs to the adjacent island of Big Major Cay because of the pigs rank stench.
What part of the Bahamas can you swim with pigs? The Bahamas’ beach pigs live on Big Major Cay, one of the over 365 islands in Exuma, a district of the Bahamas. Also known as Pig Beach (for obvious reasons), the island is about 82 miles southeast of Nassau, and about 50 miles northwest of George Town. It is entirely uninhabited by humans.
Can you swim with pigs in Nassau Bahamas? If you’re staying in Nassau or The Exumas, you can easily book a day trip to see the swimming pigs. Your adventure includes a boat tour through The Exuma Cays.