Activities on Elbow Cay

Photo credit: © Hope Town Inn & Marina

Best known for its candy-striped lighthouse, Elbow Cay is the quintessential tropical getaway.  No crowds, miles of soft sand beaches, and stains of island music floating through the air from whatever building you happen to be nearby.  Aside from simply relaxing, fishing and diving are favored activities here. 

Bike and Scooter Rental

Visitors looking for a bicycle on Elbow Cay generally get it from their accommodations, as opossed to a rental shops. However, you will be able to find golf carts at the ready if you decide you want to rent one.

If you like the idea of enjoying the scenery at a leisurely pace, you will encounter a variety of different rental agencies that can help. To get more information on bike and scooter rentals, read this page.


Elbow Cay Diving

Elbow Cay is just off the popular Abaco Reef. At over 130 miles long, there are plenty of options for divers. Whether you are a seasoned vet or just now trying to get certified, there are options on Elbow Cay for you.

You'll find several dive operators and a small number of dive sites to choose from. For a detailed look at scuba diving in this area visit this page.


Local Boy Deep Sea Fishing

The warm and clear waters surrounding Elbow Cay make it a prime place to get in some fishing.

If there are some fishing fanatics in your group, they're in luck -- there are 5 charter operators in this area. For a more comprehensive look at fishing in the area read this page.


If there are some shopping aficionados traveling with you, they might enjoy browsing a few of the area's 15 retail shops. To see our guide to shopping on Elbow Cay, see this page.


Sightseeing is also a good way to spend some of your vacation on Elbow Cay. Nature enthusiasts will probably have a good time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Those wanting to find out more about area sightseeing opportunities can do so here.

Information concerning a firm that will help you enjoy some local sightseeing can be found down below.

Sightseeing Services On Elbow Cay
Name Type Phone Location Island
Abaco Eco Kayak Tours and Rentals Nature Tourism Service (242) 366-0398 0.0 mi. West of Central Hopetown Elbow Cay


If you enjoy looking at fish you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance in the waters off the coast of Elbow Cay. Click this link to visit our extended discussion of local snorkeling opportunities.

Other Activities

The table just below enables you to learn some details concerning one other type of activity.

Other Activities On Elbow Cay
Name Type Phone Location Island
Hope Town Community Pool Swimming Pools -- 0.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Hopetown Elbow Cay

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