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Rays of sunlight casting through the ceiling
Entrance from the Queen's Highway to boiling hole and the cave
Cave entrance
A spider in the cave
Rays of sunlight casting through the ceiling
A snake in the cave
View of the boiling hole

Boiling Hole is a blue hole that is located on Queen's Highway across the road from the Allen Chapel AME Church in Rock Sound. It's name is derived from the gas building up at the bottom and bubbling to the surface. It is small and the water is stagnant, therefore swimming in the hole is not recommended.

Located behind the boiling hole is a cave aka "The Cathedral" for those persons that love to explore. It is short and entered from the top; a wooden ladder is provided. The roots cascades down from the trees on top of the cave, and rays of light cast through the ceiling. On a sunny day, the view is breathtaking.

No flashlights are required for this cave.

Recreational Opportunities

This is a nice area for spelunking, hiking and picnics.

Seasons Accessible

Year Round

Fees: None

Accessibility Notes

This site is not suitable for persons who are physically challenged or in a wheelchair, due to the uneven terrain.

For More Information, Contact:

Eleuthera Tourist Office
Queen's Highway, Governor's Harbour, CE
(242)332-2142 · fax (242)332-2480

Boundaries and names shown do not necessarily reflect the map policy of the National Geographic.

Latitude: 24.879051000
Longitude: -76.158085000
Elevation: 46 FT (14 M)
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Karen Rolle
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