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Staniel Cay is blessed to be surrounded by the most profoundly beautiful natural attractions and even some world wonders! Here are some of the things that you don’t want to miss when visiting the Exuma Cays.
Visit the Swimming Pigs
One of the great wonders of the world and the must see celebrities of the Bahamas are the swimming pigs. You may visit them on Big Major’s Cay and feel free to take a snack for them as a treat for swimming out to greet you.
Snorkel in Thunderball Grotto
This cave is one of the most magnificent snorkel spots in the world. Since it is a protected area, all of the underwater wildlife roam freely. The cave is adorned with beautiful coral and enchanting architecture which is beautiful to see. This cave has been featured in several films such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Splash, Into the Blue and its name sake 007: Thunderball.
Pet the Sharks at Compass Cay Marina
Yes, you read that correctly pet and sharks in one sentence. The sharks at Compass Cay are tamed, trained and very friendly. You can swim with them, feed them or if you’re not comfortable doing that they will swim up on the dock for you to give them a little pet on the back.
Relax at Rachel’s Bubble Bath
Looking for a more romantic option? Rachel’s bubble bath is the perfect place. It is actually a natural bubble bath in the ocean and is located right behind Compass Cay.
Visit our Indigenous Iguanas
The iguanas are inhabitants of their own island name sake “Guana Cay”. These friendly little guys are indigenous so you definitely will not find them in any pet store! As they hear the roaring of the approaching boat you’ll see the little critters prance out to the beach to greet you.
Go For A Beach Day
The Exuma Cays are well known for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the world with clear blue seas and soft white sandy beaches that stretch for miles. Have a relaxing day at the beach to enjoy swimming or just lay out and sunbathe. There’s a beach for every need.
Go to the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park
This park is the only one of its kind in the world. Their motto is “Take only photographs, leave only footprints.” We are proud to say that they have been a leader in conservation of the Cays for over 50 years. On land you can see sights such as whale bones or another indigenous animal known as the Hutia.
Visit the Turtles at Farmer’s Cay
Who doesn’t love to feed friendly turtles? These little guys are the cutest in the Cays. These lovely turtles are super friendly and the perfect photo bombers.
Interested in going on a boat tour and experiencing any or all of the above?
Our guests always have a discount on our group and private tours! Send us an email and we’d be more than happy to set it up for you. All of our tours are run by 3N’s Vacation Services.