Pig Beach


Visiting the swimming pigs at Pig Beach, Bahamas is one of the exceptional wildlife experiences of the yachting world and a must-do on a Bahamas yacht charter, as some of the celebrity Instagram images featured below, show. There’s nothing quite like the excitement of seeing the pigs launch themselves from the white sandy beach into the water and paddle out to the tender to approach you. The water is so crystal clear that you can see their trotters paddling furiously below as the pigs hold their snouts above the surface. No-one quite knows how the adorable snuffly residents of Pig Beach came to the uninhabited island of Big Major Cay in the first place. Some say that they were left there by sailors or pirates who planned to return to eat them later, while others believe that the pigs swam ashore from a nearby shipwreck – thereby getting their swimming…