Sports and the Outdoors in Gregory Town and North Eleuthera
Sports and the Outdoors
Bahamas Out-Island Adventures. This tour operator gives overnight kayaking and surfing lessons. 242/335–0349. www.bahamasadventures.com.
Arthur Nixon Tours (242/332–2052 or 242/359–7879.)
Eleuthera Adventure Tours (242/334–2356. www.eleutheraadventuretours.com.)
Freedom Tours (242/335–1700.)
Scuba Diving and Snorkeling
Current Cut. This narrow passage between North Eleuthera and Current Island is loaded with marine life and provides a roller-coaster ride on the currents. You'll want a boat and a guide, as the current can be very fast. end of Current road, Current, Eleuthera Island.
Devil's Backbone. In North Eleuthera, Devil's Backbone offers a tricky reef area with a nearly infinite number of dive sites and a large number of wrecks. Contact a local dive shop to schedule a trip. North Eleuthera, Eleuthera Island.
Rebecca's Beach Shop. In Gregory Town, stop by Rebecca's Beach Shop, a general store, crafts shop, and, most importantly, surf shop, where local surf guru "Ponytail Pete" rents surfboards, snorkel gear, and more. A chalkboard lists surf conditions and tidal reports. He also gives surf lessons. Queen's Hwy., Gregory Town, Eleuthera Island. 242/335–5436.
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