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Facts About Bahamas!

  • The world's longest underwater caves

    The deepest blue hole in the world is Dean's Blue hole of Long Island at 201 metres (663 feet).Blue holes, found both inland and in the ocean waters off the island's coast, were formed by water erosion and flooding at the end of the last ice age. The oceanic holes connect to the intricate inland underwater cave system. As the tides rush in and out, ideal feeding grounds are formed for the creatures of The Bahamas. Andros is home to an underwater world of prolific and diverse marine life, offering tremendous diving opportunities.

  • World's largest open-air aquarium

    Without doubt, the main attraction of Nassau & Paradise Island is the 14-acre Atlantis Waterscape, the world's largest open-air aquarium, which teems with over 100 species of colourful fish. Paradise Island is also the drop-off point for the unforgettable Dolphin Encounter and the exhilarating Powerboat Adventures.

  • Home of West Indian flamingo largest breeding ground.

    Visit one of the largest breeding grounds of the West Indian flamingo in the western hemisphere, you can witness the spectacle of nesting flamingos during March and April, see adults standing guard over their fluffy white chicks or watch them feeding on tasty shrimp.

    The island is also home to many water birds, such as the unusual roseate spoonbill, pelicans, herons, egrets, black-necked stilts and Bahamas pintail ducks. One of the most exotic birds in Inagua is the endangered Bahama parrot: a vibrant green color with a pure white head, it feeds among the Inagua oak trees. Visitors to the National Park may be lucky enough to see The Bahama woodstar, a dazzling native hummingbird that is found nowhere else in the world.

  • Stellar beaches

    With over 2,000 breathtaking islands and cays, and the clearest water on Earth, it's no wonder visitors come from all around to sink their toes into miles of pure white, and in some places pink, sand. Visit the Eleuthera Islands for its beautiful soft pink and white sand.

  • Shark Diving Capital of the World

    With 92 percent of The Bahamas Dive Association members offering some form of shark dive activity, sharks have become the main attraction in The Bahamas.

  • Largest outdoor marine habitat in the world

    A unique 140 acre of ocean-themed destination resort experience. With over 50,000 sea animals living in the 11 exhibit lagoons, from dolphin education to waterscape of thrilling slides and rides. Enjoy renowned beaches, world class casinos, nightclubs and dining experiences at the Atlantis, Paradise Islands.