For visitors of Freeport Bahamas, there are lots of fun things to do around Grand Bahama Island. But for those looking to get away from the crowds and the hustle and bustle might want to take a look into going to for a visit to Peterson Cay. Escape to a virtually deserted island for what is an incredible adventure.
Peterson Cay is an uninhabited, small island that lays just off the southern coast of Grand Bahama Island, about 3 miles. This would national park makes for an exclusive day with friends and family, or a secluded, romantic date outdoors. The Peterson Cay Kayak and Snorkel Tour is a very popular pick amongst visitors of Freeport, and quickly sells out spots during tourist season.
The Peterson Cay National Park is a prime example of the pristine beauty and uniqueness of the Bahamas ecosystem and how it works. With one of the most gorgeous soft coral reefs that lays near the island’s white-sand beaches, and crystal clear waters, this national park makes the perfect area to do some snorkeling or diving. The waters are brimming with with different types of marine wildlife, and coral reef fish. Some animals that visitors may see include sea turtles, manta rays, lobsters, eels, and pufferfish.
The island has nearby restaurants to eat at including the Garden Cafe. The Garden Cafe has a something that everyone can enjoy, and filled with international dishes for different choices. Visitors are more than welcome to pack up a lunch of their own to bring to the island, and lounge on the beach after some swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking.
Peterson Cay is never a let down, and impresses all of our visitors, so we here at Bahamas Tour Center, highly recommend taking a day adventure and paddle out to this national park.