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Located a mile off the mainland shore, this small, often deserted island is a relaxing place for snorkeling and viewing birds.
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Peterson Cay, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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+1 242-393-1317
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 November 2014

We took a day-long boat tour with Shalton (who is AWESOME! You can reach him at 242-441-5379 or 242-441-6704 for his Heaven & Earth Tour) to Peterson Cay. He speared fish while we were snorkeling then took us to Peterson Cay. We snorkeled and wandered...More

28  Thank K Y
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 February 2015

We don't choose to be one of 20 sheep on pre-arranged tours, so we rented a car and drove to Barbary Beach. Yes if it looks abandoned you're in the right place. We had to off road a little in the VW rented car, but...More

10  Thank TravelSmarterJZ
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a must visit when you are on the island. We travel over on our own boats and plan at least one day, if not more, at this private beach. It's a very small sandbar, but it's protected from the rest of the open...More

Thank WyouandI
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Loved it! Beautiful! Great location! Freeport has all these hidden gems! My husband and I will return soon we loved it

Thank aslsottawa
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We chartered a boat to take us to Peterson Cay and honestly would not have gone there knowing what we know now. It was not bad but just not great. There is minimal life to see while snorkeling and most of the coral is dead....More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Good weather. Good clean safe park. Friendly and plenty parking. We rented a car to get out there. 25 min drive through rural area. Beautiful beach and caves

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This was a beautiful place... I've been to this place many times. The first time (2015) was so beautiful and pristine. Was my favorite part of the trip... Then I left a review on this site and many who visited after were not considerate of...More

4  Thank lawilliams4
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We snorkeled around the cay itself after arranging for a motorboat ride out. The colorful fish and very cool coral were great to see. Our guide, Brice of Frans Tours provided the boat ride and equipment and watched over us, which was really important as...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Best place on the island! Beautiful beach and pool-like waters. It's just such a SHAME that yacht owners and other tourist day trips are damaging the fragile and shallow coral reef around the tiny island with anchors and jetskis, not to mention the trash they...More

4  Thank MKWC
Reviewed 8 January 2018

nice time at the beach with snorkeling just for us!!!...best way to start the 2018...short ride by boat from the hotel

Thank sebastian g
Reviewed 15 June 2017

For $5 we visited Ben's Cave (interesting history and we arrived as some divers surfaced who were getting cave certification) and did a short hike on the uphill side of the main highway. Then we crossed the road and had an incredible 1/2 mile walk...More

4  Thank Tori B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The caves are beautiful. I can't see this space being something I would have called a driver to visit as a stand alone space. If you have a car, you may want to drive out, but your best bet is to do a tour (...More

Thank KellySueWilson
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