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Aerial view of Hole in the Wall Lighthouse, South Abaco
Front view of Hole in the Wall Lighthouse, South Abaco

Built in 1836 by the British Imperial Lighthouse Service, this is one of the oldest lighthouses in The Bahamas and was the first lighthouse built in The Abacos. Today, the original mechanism of the lighthouse has been dismantled; it now has an automated light and no lighthouse keeper. Residents hope to restore the beauty of this once proud beacon of light for ships that sail in the beautiful waters of the Atlantic.

The scenery at Hole in the Wall Lighthouse is unlike anywhere in The Abacos, including the geological formation that it was named for.

Seasons Open: Year Round / Sunrise to Sunset

Accessibility Notes

It is located 55 miles south of Marsh Harbour by ground transportation. Roads are unpaved and a truck is required to gain access. Persons with mobility impairments and those in wheelchairs might find the journey uncomfortable; care should be taken when moving around in rocky areas.

 Pet Friendly Notes

Leashed pets are allowed but should be controlled.

For More Information, Contact:

Abaco Tourist Office

Government Complex, P.O. Box AB-20663, Marsh Harbour, CO
(242) 699-0152 · fax (242) 699-0161

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

Latitude: 24.077555000
Longitude: -74.476009000
Elevation: 35 FT (11 M)
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