Adventure Guide to the Bahamas, 1st Edition (Hunter Travel by Blair Howard

By Blair Howard

This advisor is a part of a sequence concentrating on outside actions resembling mountain climbing, cycling, mountaineering, horseback driving, downhill skiiing, parasailing, backpacking, waterskiing and scuba diving. old and different history details is supplied, in addition to finished commute info.

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Keep a sharp lookout and don’t touch. If you do happen to get stung by coral, jellyfish, or an urchin, you can treat the sting first with vinegar. This will neutralize the poison. Then you should get some help from the local drugstore to ease the pain. It is said that there are more than 500 shipwrecks in the Bahamas, and it’s probably true. Some of these wrecks, especially those that allow access to their interiors, can be dangerous if you don’t know what you’re doing. Even experienced divers should not go alone into unknown wrecks.

N Conception Island National Park, a 2,100-acre island bird and turtle sanctuary. n Union Creek Reserve, Great Inagua, a 4,940-acre enclosed reserve incorporating a tidal creek. While you are welcome to visit these parks and reserves, preferably with a guide, you should be aware that it is an offence to remove anything from the parks, alive or dead. This includes sea shells. Snorkeling & Diving n 45 n Sea Kayaking This is one of the most exciting ways to reach those out-of-the-way areas. Kayaks, almost impossible to capsize, are faster than regular canoes, are easier to maneuver, and some can be equipped with sails.

Of course, off-shore fishing is the premier sport here, but there really is something for everyone. You don’t need to charter an expensive deep-sea boat to enjoy a good day of fishing. You can do it from a small rental boat all by yourself, or even wade to your waist in the crystal waters of one of a hundred or more bonefish flats for a day of sport. Blue Water Fishing Other than the sailfish, the king of them all is perhaps the blue marlin. Catches of the big blue typically range from 100 to 300 pounds or more.

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