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 are intrigued by the idea of feeling the wind on your face as you move along, there is a place that can help. Those wanting to get more details about this topic can do so by visiting 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 dive sites in the area. Those wanting to learn more about diving in this area, can do so 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.

If you're a fishing fanatic you might be happy to know there are a few charter fishing services in this area. For more in formation concerning deep sea fishing in this area, check out this page.

Sailing and Boating

The chart right below summarizes information on firms that will help you spend some time on the open 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 want to find out about marinas and charter operators go to this page.


If you have some foks who enjoy exploring new shops in your group, they're not totally out of luck -- more than 17 retailers operate in this area. Follow this link to check out our page about shopping in Marsh Harbour and nearby.


You might want to set aside some time for enjoying the sights, sounds and culture of Marsh Harbour. Nature enthusiasts will frequently enjoy the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To find out about other area sightseeing attractions, read this article.

Take a minute to read the chart below for more information about a firm that will help you have a great time enjoying the 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 exploring a watery world sounds fun you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Marsh Harbour. To get more information about snorkeling, read this article concerning possibilities for snorkeling.


Indulging in a trip to the spa just might be the highlight of your entire vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you will be happy to learn the area has one. You can get more details about this topic can do so by following this link.


Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour

If you like to play tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. However, we're only aware of one property where you can play tennis in this area.


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