Andros Attractions

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Get ready to spend a good portion of your days outdoors when you visit Andros.  Beaches, national parks, nature reserves, and unique geological features abound, all of which will be of interest to travelers who enjoy exploring what Mother Nature has carefully produced. 

Beaches

Attractions Map

You'll find an abundance of beaches to consider visiting in the area. Snorkeling is available at several locations, for people who enjoy the underwater scene. Click on the name of each beach to get additional information concerning that specific beach.

Andros Lighthouse Beach: From the southwest corner of the Andros Lighthouse Yacht Club & Marina on the south side of Fresh Creek, there is a path that will take you directly out to the beach.

A second option for beach-goers to consider is Goat Cay Beach. Technically, there is no beach on Goat Cay, but there is a sandy area on the northwest part of the island that visitors to this private island use for a place to swim.

Love Hill Beach: A dirt road off Queen's Highway leads to Love Hill Beach.

Fortunately, you can find plenty of additional beaches in the area. Those interested can get more details here.

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you enjoy being under the open sky? You might be pleased to know the area has several nature preserves available.

Blue Holes National Park is a great nature preserve located on Andros. One of Mother Nature's more unique creations has its home on the island of Andros in the Bahamas -- more than once. In fact, this island has the highest concentration of Blue Holes in the world.

Adventurers hoping to find a another great natural attraction should consider visiting choices like Crab Replenishment National Park. Considered to be the top crab park in the Bahamas, Crab Replenishment National Park is the spot for crab lovers to explore.

Be sure to look at this table for information concerning nature preserves .

Nature Preserves and Hiking In Andros
Name Type Location
Andros Barrier Reef National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 19.0 mi. South of Central Andros Town
Blue Holes National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 20.1 mi. East of Central North Andros Island
Crab Replenishment National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 28.2 mi. South West of Central Clifton Bay

Parks

Travelers can experience the local park on Andros.

West Side National Park is found on Andros. West Side National Park, established in 2002, is a 1.3 million acre park that protects an expansive array of coastal lands and wildlife, from birds to Iguana. Many tourists make the trek for the primo bonefishing.

Parks In Andros
Name Type Location Island
West Side National Park Park 19.3 mi. South-Southwest of Central Central Andros Central Andros

Land Formations

Another idea is to go see some of the more interesting naturally occurring land formations. Fully natural attractions like these on Andros are listed here:

Land Formations In Andros
Name Type Location Island
China Point Point 10.5 mi. Northwest of Central Andros Town North Andros Island
Fresh Creek Stream 27.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central North Andros Island North Andros Island
Lake Forsyth Lake Central Andros North Andros Island
Libens Point Point 8.0 mi. Northwest of Central Andros Town North Andros Island
Red Shoal Other Natural Formation 11.1 mi. Northwest of Central Andros Town North Andros Island
Southern Bight Split Other Natural Formation 3.6 mi. Northwest of Central Congo Town Central Andros
Trumpet Reef Reef 2.1 mi. North of Central Andros Town North Andros Island
Turner Sound Lagoon Central Andros North Andros Island
 

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