Fowl Cays National Park

Established in 2009, this is one of the newer national parks in the region. The reserve measures in at 3,200 acres or 3.6 sq miles, featuring a colorful barrier reef.

Fowl Cays has long been a popular boating destination, but in recent years it has grown into one of the top snorkeling and diving sites around. It is home to biologically rich coral reef systems, sandy bottom habitats, rocky shores, and lush seagrass beds. Both elk horn and stag horn coral dwell here in numbers. If you like to cave dive, you will be happy to discover that many undersea caves are found here. Because of these features, this area is a frequent scuba and snorkeling spot. Many sightseeing tours visit the park as well.

Location

Positioned near the center of the island of Fowl Cay, Fowl Cays National Park invites local residents and vacationers who are rooming on this part of the island or nearby. However, even if you aren't staying in the vicinity, you are free to drop by to enjoy a great time. From this location, Marsh Harbour is six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) to the south.

Nearby Restaurants

If you've worked up an appetite exploring the nature sanctuary, you're in luck, as you can find a wide variety of local restaurants in the general vicinity. Island Treats Snack Bar is an ideal eatery to dine at on your way to spending time at this wildlife reservation, and offers quick access to it. Also within reach, you and your party will encounter options like Hibiscus Cafe and Dock & Dine Restaurant where you and your companions should be sure to try out eclectic dishes and enjoy the local foods and culture of the Bahamas.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of nearby activities include Maxi Caves, which is within traveling range on Great Abaco. You might want to also consider heading to Hopetown Lighthouse, which is another attraction in the area.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of attractions nearby.

Attractions Near Fowl Cays National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Maxi Caves GeoFeature 5.0 mi. (5.7 km) SSE 3.6 mi. Northeast of Marsh Harbour Great Abaco
Hopetown Lighthouse Other Attraction 8.5 mi. (0.6 km) SE Hopetown Elbow Cay
Taylor's Park -- 8.5 mi. (0.5 km) SE Hopetown Elbow Cay
Wyannie Malone Museum Museum 8.8 mi. (0.1 km) SE Hopetown Elbow Cay

More Information

Location: Hopetown, Fowl Cay

Phone

(242) 367-6310

FAX: (242) 367-6309

Website

https://bnt.bs/fowl-cays-national-park/

Email

bnt@bnt.bs

 

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