Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve

Part botanical garden and part preserve, the Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve is a privately protected forest dedicated to the native plants that grow in the Bahamas that have become under threat from invasive species.

When coming to the Leon Levy Preserve, guests will be able to explore a variety of trails that will lead them throughout the park to see some of the native plants. Additionally, guests will learn of the benefit the native plants offer, and how the invasive plants can hinder those benefits.


Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve is found near the heart of the island of Eleuthera, close to South Palmetto Point; it is 2.0 miles to the east of Governors Harbour.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a fairly sizable set of culinary establishments to select from in the locale around this wildlife reservation. Bank’s Road Deli, which sells European meals, offers convenient access to this wildlife reservation. The eatery is a small ways off, but far-removed enough that you might want to make plans for having a viable type of transportation to visit there. Tippy's Restaurant and Bacchus Fine Foods are a couple other restaurant options within reach of this outdoor attraction you will be able to give your taste buds a treat and enjoy the Bahamas scene.

Nearby Attractions

There are some additional places of interest nearby, including Globe Princess Theater, which is a mile and a half away Governors Harbour. Also, you might think about checking out Big Tree at Palmetto Point, which is another attraction in the area.

Nature preserves are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

Attractions Near Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Globe Princess Theater Other Activities/Excursions 1.8 mi. (0.4 km) W Governors Harbour
Big Tree at Palmetto Point Historic Site 2.8 mi. (7.6 km) SE North Palmentton Point
NAVFAC Base Historic Site 8.1 mi. (10.2 km) NW 6.4 mi. Northwest of Governors Harbour

More Information


The park is open every day of the week from 9:00am until 5:00pm.

The preserve is only closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day.


General admission into the preserve is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and $3 for children 12 and under.

Location: Banks Road, Eleuthera


(242) 332-3831

(242) 225-7832






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