Lucayan National Park
Pack a picnic and head to The Lucayan National Park. Located near the eastern end of Freeport between Freeport and Freetown at Gold Rock Creek. It consists of 40 acres of land and is home to Ben’s Cave, one of the longest charted underwater cave systems in the world. The park also features an elevated boardwalk through the last intact mangrove wetland on the southern shore of Grand Bahama and boasts a magnificent wide unspoiled beach showcasing the tallest sand dunes on the island.
Peterson Cay is a 1.5 acre limestone cay. This beautiful park is surrounded by active coral reefs which provides excellent opportunities for snorkeling or diving. The cay is also perfect for bird watching, picnics and relaxation. Cay is comprises of a marine protected area within ¼ mile of the land. Since this is a protected area; leave nothing but footprints, take only memories and photos.
Rand Nature Centre
The Rand Nature Centre is a 100 acre park near the heart of downtown Freeport, Grand Bahama. It’s foot trails wind through pine barrens, native and exotic coppice and lead to a fresh water wildlife pond and a native plant arboretum. The Centre, which also houses an exhibit room and art gallery is the home of the administrative office of the BNT in Grand Bahama.
Opened in 2007 with the launch of its first beer, SANDS, this 60,000 square feet brewery is built on 20 acres of land and houses a tour facility, retail store, gift store and a beer garden where visitors can sit outside and enjoy any of the Brewery’s seven beverages.
Get your daily dose of vitamin D with Calabash Eco Adventures. Calabash operates tours throughout the island including kayaking, snorkeling, birding and diving. If you’re an underwater explorer try snorkeling, or schedule a cave dive at Ben’s Cave or dive in one of our many blue holes, all with their experienced guides.
Go Nutz with CocoNutz Cruisers electric bike tours. Experience Grand Bahama’s coastline by exploring some of the island’s most beautiful beaches. Share some of the islands highlights, and taste local Bahamian cuisine all while learning our history and culture from some of the friendliest and attentive guides.
Looking for a first class fishing experience?! Go deep sea fishing with Captain Muff on the Tailin’ Boner. Grand Bahama is a great place to catch some of the world’s most popular game fish species and with a massive drop-off just off the southern shore, you won’t have to travel far. Depending on the season, Captain Muff will help you catch Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Barracuda, Snapper, and a variety of other species frequenting the area. Tailin’ Boner Charters will supply you with all the fishing gear for the trip, along with bait, drinks, and a good time.
Explore winding trails through lush vegetation, cascading waterfalls and sparkling fountains. Visit the picturesque chapel,which has been consecrated and is a favourite place for weddings, prayer and meditation. Explore the Garden Shops, discover the sacred beauty of the Labyrinth, enjoy lunch or dinner at the Garden Café and Bar.
The Port Lucaya Marketplace is the largest outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment facility in the Bahamas, with over forty stores and boutiques, and numerous restaurants and bars/lounge for late night entertainment. The Marketplace has a wide variety of duty free stores and straw vendors filled with Bahamian craft and souvenir items. Be sure to checkout Daddy Brown’s conch stand and Tailin’ Boner for beach or fishing trips.
Paradise Cove at Deadman’s Reef
Spend a day at Paradise Cove snorkeling on of the most unique eco systems on the island. In addition to a natural coral reef that is home to hundreds of species of fish, the Paradise Cove also has the largest man made reef ball in The Bahamas. Angelfish, sea turtles, damselfish, parrotfish, squirrelfish and snapper are just a few of the regular residents who inhabit the area.
Pirate’s Cove – Taino Beach
Make moves to West Endon Sundays…
Be sure to check out Chicken Nest for fish and “pannycake”, Coffee’s on the Bay for a nice meal or Tanya’s conch salad or Shebo’s for some pickled conch.