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West Coast Marine Park

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Hawk bill Turtle
Hammer Head Shark
Red snappers
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This park protects an extensive coral reef system, including a spectacular coral wall and vertical drop to more than 13,000 feet, popular dive sites on San Salvador, the critically endangered Hawks-bill Turtle, tropic birds, shear waters, and a migratory route for humpback whales. Schools of snappers, French angelfish, and grunts live on the reef.

Recreational Opportunities
  • Picnicking
  • Boating
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
Seasons Accessible

Year Round

 

Fees: None

Accessibility Notes

Persons with mobility impairments and those in wheelchairs will have difficulty accessing the park.

 Pet Friendly Notes

No pets are allowed.

For More Information, Contact:

San Salvador Tourist Office

ssmajor@bahamas.com

Queen's Highway, Cockburn Town, SS
(242) 331-1928 · fax (242) 331-1927
Administrator's Office-San Salvador
General Delivery, Cockburn Town, SS
(242) 331-2202 · fax (242) 331-2221

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Latitude: 24.008678000
Longitude: -74.544000000
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