Peterson Cay

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  • Address: Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Island, National Park, Park, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot

Peterson Cay is a small island off the southern shore of Grand Bahama. The sandy beaches against the blue aquatic backdrop complete the immaculate beauty of this scenic location. It is a great spot for relaxed sun bathing, swimming, family picnics and bird watching. It is also popular destination for deep divers and snorkelers.

Located in Peterson Cay is the smallest national park in the Bahamas called the Peterson Cay National Park. The National Park was established in 1959. Spread over a humble 1.5 acres, it is a habitat of gloriously stunning coral reefs and a range of underwater creatures.

The island is largely uninhabited and about 30 minutes from Port Lucaya Marina. Don’t leave the camera behind!

Peterson Cay Travel Tips

  • It is possible to kayak your way to Peterson Cay from Barbary Beach.
  • Peterson Cay is a protected wildlife sanctuary and needs to be respected as such. Do not leave behind waste or garbage. Do not cause damage to coral or plant life.
  • Fishing and shelling are prohibited on the island. 

How to Reach Peterson Cay

  • By Boat: Hire a boat from Port Lucaya Marina. 

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  • Peterson Cay Address: Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
  • Peterson Cay Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Peterson Cay(preferred time): 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Peterson Cay: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 30.9% of people who visit Freeport include Peterson Cay in their plan

  • 83.33% of people start their Peterson Cay visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Peterson Cay

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Peterson Cay

People normally club together Bahamas Interisland Ecotours Private Day Tours and Barbary Beach while planning their visit to Peterson Cay.

People also prefer to start their day with Peterson Cay.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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