Tours, Attractions & Sites of Interest

Abaco Mainland The Sea Shell Museum in Cherokee Sound has reopened. The only such museum in Abaco, the Sea Shell Museum is features many beautiful and unusual shells, as well as antique bottles and coins. The museum is located under the Comms Tower on the front street — look for the prominent signs once you reach the settlement. Admission is FREE and the museum can be opened at almost any time by prior arrangement. Call (242) 366-2053 or (242) 475-7868 for more info.
Abaco MainlandSiren and Marcus Davis operate Da Bush ‘n Da Beach, offering nature tours and a taxi service.
Abaco MainlandLucayan Nature Tours offers birding, nature and general sightseeing tours. Contact Reggie Patterson at (242) 477-5953 or email
Abaco MainlandM&W Livery offers bird-watching tours. Call Michael Knowles at (242) 557-9011.
Elbow Cay/Hope TownCaptain Plug’s Adventures operated by Stafford Patterson, is open. See his Facebook page for additional details.
Elbow Cay/Hope TownBuilt in the 1860s, the 89-foot, red and white Elbow Reef Lighthouse is the only manned, kerosene-burning lighthouse left on the planet. Climb the winding staircase to the top for one of the most beautiful views in all of Abaco. The Lighthouse Tower is open Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm, and the Gift Shoppe is open Monday to Saturday, 10am-1pm. Please note that the entire lightstation grounds, tower and gift shoppe are closed on Sunday.
Elbow Cay/Hope TownIslandBoy Excursions (Hope Town/Elbow Cay), operated by Francis Charles, is available for boat charters and transport between the Abaco mainland and the cays. Email or call (242) 808-1789.
Elbow Cay/Hope TownThe Wyannie Malone Historical Museum brings Abaco’s history alive in fascinating displays of ship building, ship wrecks, hurricanes, and torpedoed freighters. Glimpse the past in furnished rooms, clothing and housewares of bygone times, and see historic faces and places in their historic photo collection. (The museum is temporarily closed due to damage from Hurricane Dorian.)
Man-O-WarMan-O-War Heritage Museum and Coffee Shop is open.
Green Turtle CaySunset Marine offer a selection of tours to nearby destinations.
Green Turtle CayReel Serious Charters is up and running and ready to customize an excursion for you. Visit their Facebook page for additional info.
Green Turtle CayBrendal’s Dive Center & Adventure Tours offers SCUBA and snorkel trips, charters, fishing trips, and family and fun tours. Call (242) 365-4411 or call or WhatsApp (242) 458-7868 for more information and bookings.
Green Turtle CayThe Albert Lowe Museum is the Bahamas’ first historical museum. Through an extensive collection of paintings, sculptures, antiques, photographs, documents and rare Lucayan artifacts, the museum documents and preserves Bahamian history and serves as an educational tool for the nation’s children. (The museum is temporarily closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Dorian.)
Green Turtle CayLoyalist Memorial Sculpture Garden Designed and created by American sculptor, James Mastin, this national monument incorporates twenty-four bronze busts of individuals who feature prominently in the history of the country and Abaco. The centerpiece of the garden features life-size bronze sculptures of two Loyalist women – one African and one European – symbolizing the founding mothers who gave birth to a united Bahamian people.
Treasure Cay Abaco Tours and Activities is offering sunset cruises, visits to Piggyville and various other tours. Visit their website for full details.

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