History of World Famous Swimming with Pigs

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There are multiple rumors related to swimming pigs like some say that they were deserted on the island by some sailors. It is said that the sailors intended to return and feast on the pigs. However, some of the people believe that the pigs are the survivors of an old nearby shipwreck.

One more rumor or myth related to the pig island Bahamas is that the pigs were brought by a business person along with his partner. It was done because they wanted to create a farm in the preparation in the 90s. However, to know more information related to world-famous swimming pigs.


How did the pigs become famous?


Firstly, the swimming pigs were far from the instant sensation but with the rise of smartphones, the pigs blow up the web drastically. They attracted multiple Hollywood stars such as Amy Schumer, Johnny Depp and many more.


Other then this, the pigs were also featured in music videos. However, the tropics are not the real habitat of the pigs as they traditionally, roam around the forest in the center of the island. But with the increasing interest, the pigs slowly started to make their way to the shore.


How can you pet the pigs?


While going on a pig beach Bahamas tour, you should remember that Exuma is the only place that offers this unique experience. World-famous swimming pigs are incredibly friendly with tourists. You can swim with them and feed them with some tasty food. The pigs also love to take selfies with tourists.


What are the other things you can enjoy in the Bahamas?


You can enjoy the natural surroundings of the untouched and completely uninhabited cay, other than the pigs. You can also take a walk through the forest or else take sunbathe on the white sandy beaches. However, if you choose day tours then it will also include opportunities to go snorkeling, meeting iguanas, playing with stingrays, spotting turtles and much more.

You can go through the below-mentioned list of activities you can expect while “swimming with the pig's tour”. It includes:

  • Snorkeling
  • The Endangered Bahamian Rock Iguanas
  • Swim with sharks at Compass Cay
  • Sunken Plane Wreck
  • Exuma Cays and Bars
  • Turtles at Farmers Cay

What is the best time to swim with pigs?

The pigs are happy to welcome tourists to their humble residence round the year. However, the best time to visit the Bahamas is the months of November to mid-December to mid- April. The summer months are more favorable months for personal interaction with the pigs. It is due to the fewer crowds at Exuma Cay Bahamas.


To know more information related to the Exuma Cay Bahamas or else to book your trip to the Bahamas you can visit the official website of Pieces of 8 Charters. The tour and travel firm offers all its services at an affordable cost. Book your trip to Exuma Cay Bahamas via an online portal or else contact us at 242.828.PIGS (7447) or 242.323.0009.


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