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.


Located on the island of Great Abaco, 1.3 miles south of Channel Cay, Pelican Cays National Park always welcomes travelers rooming on this part of the island. Whether or not you're staying nearby, you should consider stopping by to enjoy a great time. It is 10.1 miles south of Hopetown.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of restaurants to choose from in the area immediately near Pelican Cays National Park. The most frequented nearby eatery to Pelican Cays National Park is Pete’s Pub & Gallery, which has a menu full of eclectic dishes. It is just around five miles away from the wildlife reservation, so stop in and peruse the menu. Lubbers Landing Bar and Grill and Buster's on the Beach are some of the other food and drink options near Pelican Cays National Park where travelers will have the chance to try a new dish and experience the Bahamas culture.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of nearby activities include Tiloo National Park, which is four miles away Tilloo Cay. You might also want to consider heading to Byrle Patterson Memorial Garden, which is another attraction nearby.

Nature preserves are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's more to visit in the Bahamas. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

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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