Sandy Island Marine Park

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Sandy Island Marine Park is an island that remains untouched by human hands, and the crystal clear waters that surround it are a favorite amongst snorkelers.


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Sandy Island Marine Park is only accessible by boat.

Sandy Island Marine Park is found toward the center of the island of Carriacou, near L'esterre; it is to the west of Hillsborough.

Nearby Restaurants

You'll find a good number of culinary options to pick from in the locale around the wildlife reservation. The most convenient eatery to Sandy Island Marine Park is Off the Hook, which has a menu full of Caribbean food. The restaurant is a short ways away, but far enough that you will probably decide to arrange for having a viable means of transport to visit there. Oyster Beds and Lambie Queen Restaurant and Bar are some of the additional refreshment choices near the wildlife reservation. At Lambie Queen Restaurant and Bar you shouldn't end your meal without sampling their specialty, barbecue, among others.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who enjoy nature preserves, and have the energy to view some others, should check out Belair National Park and White Island Marine Park; the first and closest of which is 2.8 miles away from this nature preserve. Additional local attractions include The Carriacou Museum, which is a mile and a half away Hillsborough. You might also want to think about making the trip to Botanical Garden, 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 closest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Sandy Island Marine Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
The Carriacou Museum Museum 1.7 mi. (0.4 km) ENE Hillsborough
Botanical Garden -- 2.1 mi. (0.5 km) E Hillsborough
Anglican Rectory Garden -- 2.2 mi. (0.7 km) ENE Hillsborough
Old Sugar Mills Hillsborough Historic Site 2.6 mi. (1.3 km) ENE 0.8 mi. East-Northeast of Hillsborough
Ningo Well Historic Site -- -- 2.3 mi. North-Northeast of Hillsborough
Dover Ruins Historic Site 4.0 mi. (3.6 km) NE 2.3 mi. Northeast of Hillsborough
Carriacou Ruins Historic Site 4.0 mi. (4.4 km) NE 2.7 mi. North of Hillsborough
Gun Point Historic Site 4.8 mi. (5.7 km) NE 3.5 mi. North-Northeast of Hillsborough

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