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The Abaco Islands can be called Mecca for those who like diverse water-activities. Both professional yachtsmen and ones who are just interested in this kind of sport would extremely like here. Amateurs can not only take a ride on a yacht but also to try to learn the basic. There are several yacht-clubs in Marsh Harbour so you can easily find a decent instructor there, rent a yacht, take a small ride to Little Abaco or to have a cruise on the archipelago and see all the 17 inhabited islands. Anyway, it’s not necessary to know how to rule a yacht to have a real sea voyage.
The Abaco Islands are located in the northern part of the Bahamian archipelago, the largest and most visited are Great and Little Abaco. 13 smaller islands are also accessible for … Open
Various sightseeing tours around the archipelago are offered in Marsh Harbour and in Hope Town. For instance, you go into a journey on a simple motorboat, a boat or a special yacht with a glass bottom. If you like scuba diving then you definitely must visit Man-O-War Cay. You can find one of the most fascinating points for diving there, and those who are fond of man-made ones would be very amazed. So, you can see Adirondack warship which sank in 1862. What is more, tourists who prefer beautiful underwater landscapes would also find something peculiar.
There is about a dozen of coral reefs around the archipelago. These are homes for hundreds of species of coral reef fish, sharks, turtles, rays, etc. Besides marvelous reefs, there are many underwater cave ranges which every diver would find especially nice. You can also dive, underwater fishing, swim, or even meet pretty mini pigs on the territory of Fowl Cays National Park. If you have never tried diving before but you’d really like to, then there are some dive-clubs where you can learn how to deal with a scuba set and you will get an international diving license after you finish a course. Anyway, you don’t need to have any special skills to see water area creatures. Copyright
If your kids are the ones who can’t imagine a vacation without different activities, then the Abaco Islands are the perfect option. There is a great variety of entertainment programs … Open
Some parts of the reefs are very close to a surface so you can just put on a mask and see its inhabitants. Moreover, you can try snorkeling in the area of Mermaid Reef. The Abaco Islands are also good for fishing as there is a lot of fish here. The locals have been earning a living by it, and they would like to share some secrets with tourists. Surfers and windsurfers would really enjoy staying here as well. There is a great verity of stunning beaches on the islands – from luxurious to completely deserted ones. For example, there are kilometers of sandy tranquil beaches with small piers on Manjack Island and they cross with wild forests. You can find unusual creations made by locals in the forests – peculiar little stylized idols.
Abaco Bahamas 048 There are several beaches on Great Abaco: spacious and half-deserted Treasure Cay Beach is perfect for swimming, then Guana Cay Beach where you can get to by a beach buggy, Nippers Beach with its children park and diverse slides and a swimming pool. There are also lots of other beaches but they have no particular infrastructure. If you prefer resting in a shade, then Tahiti Beach with its palms is an ideal option. Nevertheless, there is something interesting for tourists who are not keen on water activities and beach holidays, too. There is a big variety of pristine animals and plants on the islands. Peculiar fact: after the abolition of slavery a part of local beasts ran wild and scattered around the whole territory so now you can see wild pigs and turkeys all around Abaco.
The local cooking traditions were greatly influenced by cooks from England, the USA, Africa, and Caribbean countries. Nowadays you can easily find here on the Abaco Islands all possible … Open
You can also enjoy a calm walk in the Abaco National Park (5.000 acres). There are various routes going through the local rainforests so you can easily have a short one-hour walk or even append a whole day surrounded by nature. The place is also famous for its endangered birds (particularly Bahamas Parrots). If you visit Elbow Cay, you can see deserted centuries-old gardens left from the abandoned plantations. If night-life is also really important for you, then come to Marsh Harbour as there are diverse bars and night clubs there.
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National and city parks around Abaco
♥   National Park 'Fowl Cays National Park' , 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Tilloo Cay Reserve' , 25 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Pelican Cays Land And Sea Park' , 32.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Abaco National Park' , 89.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Walker’s Cay National Park' , 143.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Bahamas

Among tourists who visit the Bahamas there is always someone who knows how and likes to navigate an airplane. These travelers have a unique opportunity to rent an aircraft on the islands, make a flight plan, get off the ground, and then land safely. Striking views of the Bahamas will conquer hearts even of experienced pilots. Stella Maris airport on Long Island offers professional pilots to rent aircraft. Cherokee Aviation on Abaco Island offers the same service. An opportunity to fly above the gorgeous islands and azure water is truly something that is impossible to forget. All flights are absolutely safe if the aircraft renter is a certified pilot. … Open
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Guide to your best city break in Abaco - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Abaco - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Abaco?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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