Activities in Marsh Harbour

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 exploring a new environment with the wind in your face, there is a place that can help. To read more about bike and scooter rentals, visit 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 several dive operators and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from. To visit our page about scuba diving in this area, visit this page.


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.

If you and your traveling companions like to fish you might be happy to know there are a few charter fishing services in this area. You can go to this page about fishing in the area if you want to discover additional facts.

Sailing and Boating

The following chart has some details regarding 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're interested in reading about charter operators and marinas click here.


If you have some shopping aficionados in your group, they're not totally out of luck -- there are at least 17 retailers in this area. To navigate to our guide to shopping in Marsh Harbour and nearby, go to this page.


You should plan on spending some time experiencing the culture, sounds and sights of Marsh Harbour. Nature enthusiasts are likely to enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Anyone needing to obtain more information concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so here.

Take a look at this table for a listing of a firm that will guide you to some of the most interesting local sights.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Marsh Harbour
Name Type Phone Location Island
Abaco Eco Kayak Tours and Rentals Nature Tourism Service (242) 366-0398 Hopetown, 6.3 mi. East of Central Marsh Harbour Elbow Cay
Abaco Outback Eco Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (242) 367-5358 Marsh Harbour Great Abaco


If you like to snorkel there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Marsh Harbour. Click on this link to visit our page regarding local snorkeling opportunities.


Relaxing for a few hours in a spa could be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you will be happy to discover there's one in the area. To learn more about the options, click this link.


Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour

If you're a tennis player your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. However, there's only one property where you can play tennis in this area.


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