Caribbean Tourism

Green Turtle Cay

The picturesque and quaint village of New Plymouth can be reached from Treasure Cay airport by a short taxi ride (US$3 per person, minimum US$5) and then a ferry from Treasure Cay Dock (US$8, children 2-11yr, US$4, one-way, to Black Sound, White Sound, Bluff Cay or Coco Bay, ferry is three times a day, timed to meet planes, but can be chartered any time, VHF 16). The Albert Lowe Museum chronicles the British settlers who came in the 18th century and their shipbuilding skills. The Memorial Sculpture Garden is also worth a visit. The island has some lovely beaches, ideal for shelling, and boats are easily rented for exploring other cays. On New Year’s Day, the inhabitants celebrate the capture of Bunce, a legendary figure said to have lived in Abaco’s pine forests.



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The Family Islands

The Family Islands, often called the Out Islands, are very different in atmosphere from New Providence and Grand Bahama. The larger islands...

Abaco Islands

The Abaco islands (pop: 10,034 1990 census), are a chain of islands and cays within the Family Islands, are covered in pine forests,...

Elbow Cay

The name Elbow Cay is rarely used, people refer to the settlement as Hope Town, the main town. It is marked by a striped lighthouse from...

Elbow Cay

The name Elbow Cay is rarely used, people refer to the settlement as Hope Town, the main town. It is marked by a striped lighthouse from...

Great Guana Cay

The population of Great Guana Cay is about 100. There are a few shops, including a grocery and a liquor store, and most services are...

Man-O-War Cay

This cay is a boat building and repair centre with New England Loyalist origins, where, until recently, blacks were not allowed to stay...

Spanish Cay

Spanish Cay is a private 185-acre island off Cooper’s Town which has recently been developed as a resort. There is a 5,000 ft runway and a...