The administrative center of The Exumas, with
Elizabeth Harbour, one of the finest in The Bahamas and
site of the famed Family Island Regatta.
St. Andrew's Church
This 189 year old Anglican church is located in
A huge African fig tree in the middle of George Town
shades the straw market, where a variety of island-made
crafts are sold.
National Trust's Exuma National Land and Sea Park
The world's first national park lying partially
beneath the sea. It is home to the Bahamian iguana and
tropical birds and has long been a model for the
preservation of the Caribbean's spectacular natural
resources. As many of the smaller cays of the Exumas
emerge from the water only at low tide, they offer an
unusual and exciting environment for snorkelers and
This hollow cave was the location for some of the
dive scenes in the James Bond classic, "Thunderball
The "cave" is actually a mysterious tunnel
descending 400 feet down into the sea floor.
One of the coves in Elizabeth Harbour which was,
according to legend, the favorite anchorage of notorious
pirate, Captain Kidd.
This large settlement is home to the ancient and
elaborate marble tomb of Ann M. Kay and her infant built
in 1792. She is reputed to be the widow of one of Lord
Within these grounds stands the Cotton House, the
oldest building in The Exumas, built in the 1750s as part
of a 970-acre cotton plantation. It remains inhabited to
Salt Pans and an Ionic Column are reminders of times
past, when ships sailed the world in search of the great
commodity, salt. The columns here marked big salt beds
and ships called on The Exumas frequently because salt
Flotsam and Jetsam Museum
This unusual collection of sea "treasures"
is owned by Gloria Patience, the famous Shark Lady of The Exumas.
Feed friendly stingrays in ankle-deep water and, if
the tide's right, watch the captain feed small sharks.
Primitive iguanas up to 3 feet long wander Allen's
Cay--you can wander with them, or experience the beauty
of snorkeling for beginners. PADI divemasters are always
on hand for safety and snorkeling instruction.