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Eleuthera and Harbour Island Sights

Gaulding's Cay Beach

  • Queen's Hwy.
  • Gregory Town
  • Beach–Sight

Updated 07/12/2013

Fodor's Review

Snorkelers and divers will want to spend some time at Gaulding's Cay beach, 3 mi north of Gregory Town. Swim, or walk at low tide, out to the tiny offshore island to witness a concentration of sea anemones so spectacular it dazzled even Jacques Cousteau's biologists (it's as if someone laid down a carpet). Gaulding's Cay is also a nice 1,500-foot shelling stretch for beachcombers. Amenities: none. Best for: snorkeling; sunset.

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Queen's Hwy., across from Daddy Joe's restaurant, Gregory Town, Eleuthera Island, Bahamas

Updated 07/12/2013

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Nov 30, 2010

Gaulding's Cay Review

As commented, this Cay/beach is indeed shallow; perfect for young children to snorkle. While our 5 year old caught crabs at the waterline, our 8 year old easily swam to and explored the "island" 50 yards offshore. Plenty of fish, sea fans, brain coral, and more. Shaded parking too.

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Jun 2, 2010

Gaulding's Cay Review

Awful for scuba...very shallow all the time and long way out, Just OK for snorkeling,no shells,only small fish near ends of cay.It is a small cay.We found much better waters and beaches in south Eleuthera.

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