Activities in Marsh Harbour

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Set on Great Abaco, Marsh Harbour is the third largest town in the Bahamas, yet, when compared to the other two big cities it is quite quaint.  Those who choose to stay on this island will more often than not spend much of their time sailing around exploring other islets and cays in the Abacos, and other activities include duty free shopping, deep sea fishing, and scuba diving.  

Bike and Scooter Rental

Anyone looking for a scenic trip may find exploring Marsh Harbour via bike or scooter a peaceful way to spend a vacation.

If you like the idea of seeing the sights with the wind in your face, there is a place that can help you. To visit our detailed guide to bike or scooter rentals, see this page.


Marsh Harbour Diving

Home to one of the most unique dives, a train wreck, Marsh Harbour provides divers with the opportunity to explore the seas and observe a variety of marine life.

There are 3 dive services and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area. For more about scuba diving in this area click here.


Local Boy Deep Sea Fishing

As the most popular area on the Abacos Islands, Marsh Harbour is the center of the Abaco tradition of bonefishing, and many visiting tourists will limit their time to this local activity. Just keep in mind that other kinds of fishing are avaliable to those who want it.

Avid fishermen love this area, as indicated by the presence of 5 charter fishing services in this area. Use this link to find our article about this topic.

Sailing and Boating

The following table summarizes information on area firms that can help you get out on the water.

Boating Opportunities In Marsh Harbour
Name Type Phone Location Island
Dive Abaco Snorkeling Boating and Day-Sailing Provider (800) 247-5338 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central Marsh Harbour Great Abaco

If you'd like to learn about charter operators and area marinas read this article.


If you have some shopping fanatics vacationing with you, they'll be interested to know that at least 9 retailers are located in this area. To read about opportunities for shopping in Marsh Harbour and nearby, visit this page.


Also plan on spending some time enjoying the culture, sights and sounds of Marsh Harbour. Travelers who enjoy the natural environment will probably enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To reach our complete guide to sightseeing attractions and opportunities, click here.


If you like the idea of going snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Marsh Harbour. To read about other snorkeling opportunities, go to this page.


Going to a spa just might be one of the highlights of your vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you might be happy to know there's one in the area. For more about places to relax in this area click this link.


Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour

If you like to play tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. However, there's only one property in the area where you can play tennis.


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