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Moriah Harbour Cay National Park

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Moriah Harbour Cay National Park
Moriah Harbour Cay

This park, covering 13,440 acres, was established in 2002. Its marine environs encompass pristine beaches, sand dunes, mangrove creeks, and sea-grass beds, which are a vital part of the ecosystem between Great and Little Exuma. The mangroves serve as an important nursery habitat for juvenile stocks of fish, crawfish, and conch, gray snappers, yellowtails and groupers.

Also a variety of bird life nests on the cay, including gull-billed and least terns, nighthawks, plovers, oyster-catchers and ospreys.

Click here to see the park's boundaries.

Recreational Opportunities

The park is ideal for beach-combing, bird-watching, boating, and snorkeling.

Seasons Accessible

Year Round

Fees: None

Accessibility Notes

Visiting this park might not be suitable for persons with mobility impairments or those in wheelchairs, because small boats are normally used for the journey. Also, the terrain on the cay could also be challenging.

 Pet Friendly Notes

Leashed dogs are permitted, but they must be controlled.

For More Information, Contact:

Mr. David Knowles

General Delivery, Marsh Harbour, NO
(242) 225-4479 · fax (242) 393-4978

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

Latitude: 23.491975000
Longitude: -75.698888000
Elevation: 0 FT (0 M)
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