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Long Cay Jail

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Long Cay Jail
Long Cay Jail
Close up of window at Long Cay Jail
Inside the Long Cay Jail

This is said to have been the first jail within the islands of The Bahamas and much of it is still standing today.

Hours Open: Sunrise to Sunset

Time Period Represented: 1700s

Seasons Open: Year Round

Visitor Fees: There is no fee to visit the site, but it is usually included as part of a guided package tour.

Accessibility Notes

This site might not be suitable for persons with mobility impairments or those in wheelchairs. Access to the island is by small boat and the terrain is bushy, hilly, and rocky.

 Pet Friendly Notes

Leashed pets are permitted but must be controlled.

For More Information, Contact:

Administrator's Office-Crooked Island
General Delivery, Moss Town, CK
(242) 344-2197 · fax (242) 344-2608
View of Albert Town on Long Cay from the beach.
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Long Cay

Long Cay was originally called "Fortune Island" by Christopher Columbus, because he found a...


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Latitude: 22.376302000
Longitude: -74.028320000
Elevation: 13 FT (4 M)
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