Grand Bahama Island Sights



Lucayan National Park

Lucayan National Park Review

In this extraordinary 40-acre seaside land preserve, trails and elevated walkways wind through a natural forest of wild tamarind and gumbo-limbo trees, past an observation platform, a mangrove swamp, sheltered pools, and one of the largest explored underwater cave systems in the world (more than 6 miles long). You can enter the caves at two access points; one is closed in June and July, the bat-nursing season. Twenty-six miles east of Lucaya, the park contains examples of the island's five ecosystems: beach, hardwood forest, mangroves, rocky coppice, and pine forest. Across the road from the caves, two trails form a loop. Creek Trail's boardwalk showcases impressive interpretive signage, and crosses a mangrove-clotted tidal creek to Gold Rock Beach, a great place for a swim or picnic at low tide, and edged by some of the island's highest dunes and jewel-tone sea. At high tide the beach all but disappears.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Grand Bahama Hwy., Grand Bahama Island | Map It
  • Phone: 242/353–4149; 242/352–5438
  • Cost: $5
  • Hours: Daily 9-4
  • Website:
  • Location: Greater Grand Bahama
Updated: 07-12-2013

Fodorite Reviews

Be the first to review this property


View more trip reports

· News & Features

View more blog stories