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The Birdwatching Capital of The Bahamas

Inagua—pristine and largely uninhabited, the southernmost island in The Bahamas. A paradise for bird watchers and ecotourists. Home to over 80,000 flamingos and 140 species of native and migratory birds, thanks to three National Parks.

The Lay Of The Land

Great Inagua and Little Inagua both remain raw and untouched, made up of mostly protected National Parks.

Great Inagua

The southernmost island in The Bahamas, Great Inagua is home to Inagua National Park and most commonly reached through Great Inagua Airport. Travellers can also reach the island via weekly mail boats from Nassau.

Little Inagua

The small and uninhabited island of Little Inagua is a land & sea preserve: Little Inagua National Park. The isolated and pristine destination is accessible only via boat.

The Lay Of The Land

Great Inagua and Little Inagua both remain raw and untouched, made up of mostly protected National Parks.

Where to Stay Island Resorts & Retreats

Hotels

The eco-friendly accommodations of Inagua are ideal for anyone flocking to this island paradise in search of flamingos, Bahamian parrots, and pelicans.

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The Great Inagua Lighthouse

Great Inagua

This functioning, all-white lighthouse in Matthew Town dates back to 1870. On a clear day, a climb to the top reveals panoramic views of Inagua and Cuba to the southwest.

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The Highlights A Brilliant Success Story

Great Inagua

Once in danger of extinction, today more than 80,000 West Indian Flamingos call Great Inagua home. They’re often seen at Lake Rosa, or Lake Windsor, in Inagua National Park getting their fill of brine shrimp.

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The Highlights Union Creek Reserve

Great Inagua

Mangroves and an enclosed tidal creek cover nearly 5,000 acres of Great Inagua’s northwest shore. This protected area is a perfect natural environment for the endangered Green and Hawksbill Turtles and a captive research site.

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The Highlights Never-Before-Seen Species

Great Inagua

In 1949, several animal species were discovered and remain unique to Inagua Island. They include a fast-moving, fresh-water turtle, various breeds of duck, a hummingbird, and a new type of lizard. Little Inagua’s herd of wild goats are the descendants of livestock left behind by French explorers generations ago.

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Things to Do Get A Birds’ Eye View

Inagua is a birdwatcher’s paradise; over 140 species of migrating, resident, and endemic birds roam the undisturbed islands. Watch out for the native Bahama Parrot, West Indian whistling duck, Kirtland's warbler, and a rare species of heron found on Little Inagua.

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Things to Do Explore An Uninhabited Isle

Little Inagua Island is the largest uninhabited island in the Wider Caribbean. The protected Land & Sea Park by the same name is an important sanctuary for marine life, and accessible only by boat.

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Things to Do Set Your Sights On Snook

Between the bonefish-filled flats and the deep waters that surround the island, the opportunities for good fishing abound. For those who enjoy facing off with snook, Inagua is the only island in The Bahamas known for its snook fishing.

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Fresh Island Flavours Drinks & Dining

Restaurants

Home of Seafood Fest and the Inagua Heritage & Salty Festival, the island boasts big flavours. Try a local twist on jerk pork, cracked conch, and vegetarian dishes.

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Inagua Island

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Great Inagua

The third largest island in The Bahamas, Great Inagua stretches 20 miles long with the Inagua National Park almost half of the entire island. The Park is home to over 80,000 West Indian Flamingos.

Little Inagua

Naturally astonishing and remote, Little Inagua is the largest uninhabited cay in the Caribbean and a protected habitat for endangered sea turtles, accessible only by boat.

Inagua International Airport

Located in Inagua’s Matthew Town, Inagua International Airport services domestic routes to Nassau and Mayaguana.

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