Things To Do > Eco Tours
Towering pine trees and coconut palms sway in the tropical island breeze. The sun shines down warming the top pools of the blue holes. The colorful Abaco Parrots happily greet guests from their nesting spots. Spring is a beautiful time of year to explore all the wonders of Great Abaco Island. While many visitors come to the Out Islands for our wonderful variety of water-based activities, it’s those who venture inland who get to learn other aspects of what makes our destination so unique.
This month Abaco Beach Resort at Boat Harbour is launching new eco-tour packages, offering guided adventures with nature enthusiast and local expert Ricky Johnson. Guests will now be able to explore Abaco’s six national parks, photograph the rare Abaco Parrot, search for the beautiful wild horses of Abaco and learn about the destination’s heritage. Johnson, a Bahamas National Trust Certified guide and known on the island for his passion for the local environment, has created four new excursions just for our guests. From exploring Abaco’s more than 100 blue holes to the ruins of Marsh Harbour ’s storied past, these eco-tours round out our resort amenities for a complete vacation experience. We welcome guests to be some of the first to experience these activities. Visit www.abacobeachresort.com for details.
So, life in Abaco is ideal for the traveler looking for a bit of sophistication and culture while vacationing. The island offers tourists a taste of Caribbean life with its eclectic festivals and events along with dining and shopping that is unique to the area. Whether looking for that authentic island paradise with a dash of style or searching for a one of a kind, natural experience suited for the adventurer, Abaco has the best of both worlds.
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Come and enjoy a kayaking experience like no other in the beautiful “South Abaco”, where we will explore the mangrove and its beauty, while touring with an experienced local guide who can show you the hidden treasures and richness of the natural environment that you are immersed in. Book your tour now, our guides our waiting to give you lasting memories that you will treasure for a lifetime.
Take an incredible biking tour through the pristine “Pine forests of Abaco”. Tap into a rich history, and experience the local flora and fauna. Fitness levels may vary so call for details. We can design a custom tour for all kinds of fitness levels. Experienced guides will show you a tour worth remembering. Book now, our experienced guides are waiting to share lasting memories.
South Abaco is home to some of the rarest birds among the birding community, world wide. “ The Abaco Parrot.” Among other beautiful species in the country, is a ground nesting bird that lives a very social life and can be seen, almost exclusively, in the Pine Forest in South Abaco. Come take this amazing bird tour with our certified birding guide, it’s a breath taking experience.
Paddle and Peddle Tours
Peddle N Paddle is an experience of a life time. This trip takes us on a wonderful bike ride in the pine forest where we will stop at one of our sights where we will stop for lunch, and our local guide will bring the history of the island to life. We will then clime in our kayaks for a return trip along the shoreline and enjoy the mangrove and the local wildlife.
Fitness level may vary.