Geotourism MapGuide: A travel guide to the places most respected and recommended by locals.
inspire me!
Inspire Me!
Review great places recommended by locals. Give thumbs up or add to your Trip Planner.
Show Me:
  National Park or Protected Area

West Coast Marine Park

 1 Thumbs Up! Give your thumbs up.
Hawk bill Turtle
Hammer Head Shark
Red snappers

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

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

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

Latitude: 24.008678000
Longitude: -74.544000000
Elevation: 0 FT (0 M)
Shavonne Major
Meet the Contributor:
Shavonne Major
 Thumbs Up Place Nearby
(59.5 miles / 96.3 kilometers)
Abaco National Park
Established on May 9, 1994, the Abaco National Park comprises 20,500 acres in Southern Abaco. It...
Black Sound Cay National Reserve
This two-acre mangrove, located on Green Turtle Cay, was established as a National Park in 1988....
Blue Holes National Park
The Blue Holes National Park was established in 2002, in recognition of the importance of...
Conception Island National Park
Conception Island, located to the north of Rum Cay, was the third island where Christopher...
Crab Replenishment Reserve
This area is the best land-crab habitat in Central Andros. The Park was established to protect...