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Walker's Cay National Park

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Aerial shot of Walker's Cay National Park.

The northernmost island in The Bahamas, Walker's Cay is fringed by its own barrier reef. The stunning coral formations and surrounding marine environs host majestic schools of pompano and amberjack, large marine predators such as sharks and barracudas, multitudes of colorful tropical fish, turtles and eagle rays.

Although less than 10 square miles (approximately 3,800 acres), the Walker's Cay National Park makes important contributions to biodiversity and to the tourism industry of the island, highlighting the viability of non-consumptive use of marine resources to the economy.

Click here to see the park's boundaries.

Recreational Opportunities

Renowned for underwater cathedrals teeming with unprecedented concentrations of fish, visibility that reaches 100 feet and an endless variety of marine life, this underwater paradise is a mecca for divers.

Seasons Accessible

Year Round

Fees: None

Accessibility Notes

The Park is only accessible by boat, and the terrain is rocky, so it might not be suitable for persons who are physically challenged or in wheelchairs.

 Pet Friendly Notes

No pets are allowed.

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: 26.787170000
Longitude: -77.435774000
Elevation: 22 FT (7 M)
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