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Great Stirrup Cay aka Pleasure Island

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Great Stirrup Cay, is the northernmost island among The Berry Islands. It is located in an area along the Northwest Providence Channel. It is an unspoiled paradise with magnificent white sandy beaches, majestic coconut palms, and calm, pristine waters. An abundance of colorful marine life inhabits the surrounding coral reefs; lizards, seagulls, neon-colored fish can be seen around the island.

The cay serves as a private destination for the Norwegian Cruise Line. They were the first cruise line to offer an uninhabited tropical island experience exclusively for its passengers. Great Stirrup Cay

Recreational Opportunities

In 1863, the Imperial Lighthouse Service erected a lighthouse on this island when shipping traffic increased through this channel. Although it was manned for many years, it is currently timed and solar-powered.

Seasons Accessible

Year Round

Fees: Visited as part of a Norwegian Cruise Line cruise.

Accessibility Notes

Persons with mobility impairments or in wheelchairs should take care when moving around in sandy areas.

For More Information, Contact:

Berry Islands Tourism Representative

William Dean Sr. Way, General Delivery, Great Harbour Cay, BY
(242) 451-0404

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

Latitude: 25.824870000
Longitude: -77.909604000
Elevation: 35 FT (11 M)
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