Great Inagua unlike any other Bahamian island is a naturalist paradise where rare birds, reptiles, and wild animals thrive in the thousands. The largest flock of flamingoes in the Western Hemisphere (80,000 flamingoes) resides on Great Inagua in Lake Windsor, the biggest lake in the Bahamas.
You can also find the White Crowned Pigeon, the Bahama Parrot, Pelicans, Roseate, Spoonbills, Blue Herons, West Indian Tree Ducks, Humming Birds, the Reddish Egret, the Green, Loggerhead and Hawksbill Turtle. To arrange a tour of the National Park, contact Henry Nixon or Randolph Burrows.
There are many secluded beaches on the island of Great Inagua, particularly on the eastern and southern shores. Some of which are protected by long barrier reefs. Two small beaches are located in the heart of Mathew Town and several superb beaches are at Northwest Point
- Salt House
- Salt Pond Hill Caves
- Old Quarantine Station
- Morton Salt Operations
- Old Colonial Jail built in 1849
- Union Creek Turtle Sanctuary
- Great Inagua Light Station (1870)
- St. Philip's Anglican Church (1855)
- Erickson’s Public Library & Museum
- Former Sisal Factory site at Blakesville
- Grade One Primary School (oldest building)
- Great Inagua National park (Flamingo Sanctuary)
Fishing is one of the many great activities that you can enjoy. There is a variety of fish in the waters surrounding the Inagua islands as well as conchs, crawfish and other sea life.
Marine life is plentiful and beautiful. Snorkelers and scuba divers can enjoy breath-taking views of coral formation, colour fish, the Nassau grouper, manta, and spotted eagle rays close to shore. There are no dive operations on the island of Great Inagua, but it is possible to arrange a driving trip.
For more information about Great Inagua visit www.TheInaguas.com
Source: Attraction information provided by www.TheInaguas.com