Stocking Island Attractions

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Measuring in at only four miles long, those who set out to explore all of Stocking Island in one day will usually be successful if they've got a plan of action. Aside from the beaches, which should be lingered on, there are many hiking trails which will allow visitors to see all of the important points of nature.


Tropic Of Cancer Beach

You will find an abundance of beaches to choose from on and near the island. If you prefer having a lot of room around you, you may be pleasantly surprised, several of the beaches are relatively secluded and quiet. You can click on the beach names for more detail concerning that part of the coast.

A local beach that's good for snorkeling is Stocking Island Beach. Like many of the other beaches on Stocking Island, Stocking Island Beach features some of the finest and whitest sands in the Bahamas. The waters at this beach are bright turquoise and very calm, thanks to the coral reef that lies fairly close to shore.

Another location for beach-goers to consider is Hamburger Beach. Hamburger Beach can be reached via a ferry from the dock at George Town.

Starfish Beach: Take a small boat or water taxi for $15 to this beach.

The island and surrounding areas are home to plenty of other beaches. You can obtain more information by clicking here.

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you want to enjoy part of your vacation under the open sky? You may be pleased to know the island has an interesting nature preserve nearby.

Moriah Harbour Cay is a great nature preserve located on Great Exuma, Southeast of Stocking Island. Moriah Harbour Cay serves as a great spot to learn about one of the Bahamas varied eco systems, the coastal zone.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Stocking Island
Name Type Location Island
Moriah Harbour Cay Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.2 mi. Southeast of Central Stocking Island Great Exuma


Although most travelers are drawn by the beautiful water and coastline, that isn't the only way to enjoy the area's natural wonders. The one example is Blue Ade Underwater Cave. It is located within central Stocking Island. <p>Not too far from Stocking Island beach, you will find Blue Ade Underwater Cave. This is a hidden gem for those who enjoy underwater exploration.</p>


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