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The Salt Beacon atop a giant sand dune on Stocking Island
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Stocking Island is made up of giant sand dunes hardened into limestone rock. On one such sand dune, which stands over one hundred feet in height, is a beacon used many years ago for navigational purposes. The beacon is a popular attraction for yachters docked in Elizabeth Harbour and hikers who visit Stocking Island. It can be seen clearly from mainland George Town.

Seasons Open: Year Round

Accessibility Notes

This site might not be suitable for persons with mobility impairments or in wheelchairs due to the hilly/rocky terrain.

 Pet Friendly Notes

Leashed pets are permitted, but should be controlled.

For More Information, Contact:

Exuma Tourist Office

tourism@bahamas.com

Turnquest Star Plaza, P.O. Box EX-29041, George Town, EX
(242) 336-2430 · fax (242) 336-2431

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Latitude: 23.526840000
Longitude: -75.761699000
Elevation: 33 FT (10 M)
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