Attractions on Green Turtle Cay

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The big selling point for tourists heading to Green Turtle Cay is that there isn't much going on there.  Surprisingly, there is a museum that focuses on local contributions to the art world, the rest of your time spent exploring the island will lead you to beaches and unique land formations  – some of which are located underneath the surface of the sea. 


There are a handful of beaches to choose from on the island. Snorkeling is available at some of the beaches, for vacationers who enjoy this relaxing pastime. Click on the name of each beach to get additional information about that particular location.

A beach where snorkeling is popular is Gillam Bay Beach. Green Turtle Cay is a small island, and getting around will be no problem. Gillam Bay Beach is actually the end of the road for the Southeast part of the island.

Another good option for those who enjoy snorkeling is Coco Bay Beach. Lined with the occasional villa, walkers who explore this beach will come across very little on their journey, save for some boat docks, sunbathers, and the waves gently rolling ashore.

Ocean Beach: Ocean Beach is undeveloped, so while you should not expect anything in terms of amenities or services, you can be sure that the atmosphere will be peaceful and the sand soft. This makes Ocean Beach a great choice for sunbathers, especially since there are also plenty of areas shaded by pine trees when it is time to cool off.

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If you like to expand your knowledge of other cultures and places, you might want to visit a museum while on vacation on Green Turtle Cay.

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Albert Lowe Museum. It is situated in southern Green Turtle Cay. Admission grants you to look around the museum and read about the artifacts, as well as a tour by the caretaker who will give you a narrative of life in the early time of the British Bahamas.

The chart below offers more details on a museum on the island.

Museums On Green Turtle Cay
Name Phone Location Island
Albert Lowe Museum (242) 367-4094 6.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Treasure Cay Green Turtle Cay

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Vacationers can enjoy some other interesting attractions on Green Turtle Cay.

Many travelers choose to visit Memorial Sculpture Garden. It is located in southern Green Turtle Cay. Learn all about important Bahamians by visiting the Memorial Sculpture Garden on Green Turtle Cay, where busts and placards detail their histories.

Miscellaneous Landmarks On Green Turtle Cay
Name Type Location Island
Memorial Sculpture Garden Monument 6.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Treasure Cay Green Turtle Cay

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you hope to spend more of your vacation time outdoors? You may be happy to find out that the island has an interesting nature preserve nearby.

Black Sound Cay is a nature preserve found within Great Abaco, Northwest of Green Turtle Cay. Black sound Cay is not a major tourist attraction. Instead it really just serves as a protected area for wildlife.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Green Turtle Cay
Name Type Location Island
Black Sound Cay Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.1 mi. South of Central Crab Cay Great Abaco

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