Activities on Long Island

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When you plan a trip to Long Island, you do so to escape the busy resort areas of the Bahamas and find a quieter haven where reveling in the beautiful tropical scenery is enough.  This destination is best known for bonefishing and scuba diving, but other activities like sailing, hiking, rock-climbing, and freediving at Dean's Blue Hole are possible as well. 


Long Island Diving

Long Island has some interesting dives in the immediate area. However, one of the best qualities of this destination is its central location and easy access to many of the best sites throughout the Bahamas. If your diving vacation will be nation-wide, Long Island may be a good base-camp for you.

There are at least 4 good dive sites to choose from. To get more information on scuba diving in this area click here.


Long Island Fishing

Long Island is a popular destination for fishermen thanks to its offerings of fishing lodges. Just keep in mind that many of the lodges specialize in the local tradition of bone fishing.

Hoping to reel in a big one during your vac ation? There are a couple of fishing charters that operate in this area. Those wanting to get more information about fishing in this area can do so here.


If you love to snorkel you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so within easy reach of Long Island. To reach our detailed guide to local snorkeling opportunities, go to this page.


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