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. 


You will find several beaches to consider on and near the island. You can click on each beach name to get additional information concerning that particular location.

A nice beach where you may find people 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 alternative worth considering is Hamburger Beach. Hamburger Beach can be reached via a ferry from the dock at George Town.

Coconut Cove Beach: Just up the road north of George Town, there are a couple of spots off the main road to pull your car over to the side, park, and follow the path to the beach.

Fortunately, you'll find a nice selection of beaches to choose from on and near the island. You can get more details here.

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you enjoy spending time under the open sky? You may be pleased to know the island has a nice 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

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