Attractions in Freeport

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Within the 250 miles of land that is Freeport is a world of wonderful sites waiting to be explored.  Museums are not necessarily a popular attraction throughout some of the chain's smaller islands, but you'll find them in abundance here, in addition to the typical natural attractions, and beaches.  

Beaches

Coral Beach

You will discover a good group of beaches to enjoy in the area. Click on the beach names for more detail concerning that beach.

Bahama Princess Beach: Backed by a sandy field of brush that leads directly Dundee Bay Drive, Bahama Princess Beach features smooth white sand and aquamarine waters.

Attractions Map

Another place that beach-goers can consider is William's Town Beach. Centrally located in a settlement of the same name, William's Town Beach is popular for watersports like jet skiing and snorkeling. As an extra special treat, horses sometimes show up on the beach.

Coral Beach: Coral Beach is neither the most popular beach on the island, nor is it completed deserted either. Guests come to enjoy the clean environment and calm shores.

Needless to say, you will find additional beaches to choose from in the area. Click on this link to view our page about beaches for Freeport.

Museums

If you enjoy expanding your knowledge of other cultures and places, you might want to visit a museum while on vacation in Freeport.

The table directly below shows more information on a few available museums in and around Freeport.

Museums In and Around Freeport
Name Phone Location
Grand Bahama Museum -- 1.7 mi. East of Central Freeport
Museum Of Underwater Exploration -- 2.1 mi. East of Central Freeport
Science Museum -- Downtown Freeport

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Grand Bahama Labyrinth

Travelers will explore some other intriguing landmarks close to Freeport.

One popular destination is Grand Bahama Labyrinth. It is found within Garden of the Groves and located in Garden of the Groves, East-Northeast of Freeport. The Labyrinth is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except on Fridays when it stays open until 10:00 p.m.

Miscellaneous Landmarks Near Freeport
Name Type Location Island
Grand Bahama Labyrinth Monument 6.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you enjoy spending time outdoors? You may be happy to find out that the area has some nature preserves available.

BNT Rand Nature Centre is a popular nature preserve found in northern Freeport. Tourists in the Bahamas will not want to miss a chance to explore the BNT Rand Nature Centre, a calming and peaceful depiction of the natural side of the island nation.

Nature Preserves and Hiking In Freeport
Name Type Location Island
BNT Rand Nature Centre Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.4 mi. East of Downtown Freeport Grand Bahama Island

Parks and Botanical Gardens

Garden of the Groves

Guests can spend some time in a park, as well as a botanical garden in and around Freeport.

To surround yourself with beautiful tropical vegetation, you might want to visit Garden of the Groves, which is located in Garden of the Groves, East-Northeast of Freeport. Garden of the Groves is a 12 acres garden and park dedicated to the preservation of local Bahamian flora. Certified as a Wildlife Habitat as the U.S.

The parks and gardens worth considering are listed directly below.

Parks and Gardens In and Around Freeport
Name Type Location
Garden of the Groves Botanical Garden 0.1 mi. South of Central Garden of the Groves
Regency Park Park 3.4 mi. West of Central Freeport

Casinos

Vacationers do not usually stay in Freeport for its gambling opportunities, but there is one option nearby, Treasure Bay Casino. <p>Relax and have fun at the Treasure Bay Casino at the Grand Lucayan Bahamas Beach. Here you can try your luck at slot machines and games, as well as enjoy the entertainment, drinks, and atmosphere of the room.</p>

 

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