Pelican Cays National Park

Established in 1972, this land and sea park is comprised of Channel Rock, Gaulding Cay, the southern portion of Sandy Cay as well as their surrounding waters. It is a popular destination among snorkelers because of the great underwater biodiversity, coral reefs, and underwater caves.

Over 177 species of land and sea life have bee documented within the park, including Green and Loggerhead turtles and Bridled Terns.


Pelican Cays National Park can be found near the middle of the island of Great Abaco, 1.3 miles south of Channel Cay; it is 10.1 miles to the south of Hopetown.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most enjoyable options while spending an afternoon exploring the area is having a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of this wildlife reservation. The nearest restaurant to Pelican Cays National Park is Pete’s Pub & Gallery, which has a menu full of eclectic dishes. It's only about five miles away from this wildlife reservation, so check it out and peruse the menu. Also within a short distance, you and your companions will encounter eateries including Lubbers Landing Bar and Grill and Buster's on the Beach so if you're lucky, at least one of these nearby dining establishments will appease the entire group.

Nearby Attractions

Other nearby activities include Tiloo National Park, which is four miles away Tilloo Cay. You might also think about visiting Byrle Patterson Memorial Garden, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

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 Pelican Cays National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Tiloo National Park -- 4.2 mi. (9.5 km) N 5.9 mi. South-Southwest of Hopetown Tilloo Cay
Byrle Patterson Memorial Garden -- 10.0 mi. (0.1 km) N Hopetown Elbow Cay
Cetacean Museum Museum 10.1 mi. (0.0 km) N Hopetown Elbow Cay
Jarrett Park -- 10.1 mi. (0.0 km) N Hopetown Elbow Cay

Location: Great Abaco



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