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.
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 considering exploring a new environment with the wind in your face, there's a place that can help. To see our detailed guide to bike or scooter rentals, visit this page.
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 services and a small number of dive sites to choose from. To visit our page about scuba diving in this area, click this link.
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 your group enjoys fishing you'll be pleased to learn there are several charter fishing services located in this area. For a more comprehensive look at fishing in the area click here.
Check the following chart to see area firms that can enable you to get out on the open water.
|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 marinas and charter operators visit this page.
If you have some people who love to shop in your group, they might be interested to know that there are more than 18 retail stores to browse in this area. To find out about opportunities for shopping in and around Marsh Harbour, visit this page.
Most visitors spend some time experiencing the sights and sounds of Marsh Harbour. Tourists who like the open air will typically enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Click here to see our article concerning area sightseeing and attractions.
Information about a firm that will guide you to some of the most interesting local sights can be seen in the following table:
|Nature Tourism Service||(242) 366-0398||Hopetown, 6.3 mi. East of Central Marsh Harbour||Elbow Cay|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(242) 367-5358||Marsh Harbour||Great Abaco|
If exploring an underwater world sounds appealing you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Marsh Harbour. Those needing to get more details concerning opportunities to go snorkeling by clicking on this link.
Enjoying a spa just might be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to discover the area has one. To read about other the options, go to this page.
If you like playing tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. However, there's only one property in the area where you can play tennis.
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