Where is Abaco?

Abaco is a group of pristine islands and cays in the Northern part of The Bahamas. Located some 180 miles out of West Palm Beach in Florida, you need not go far in order to find white beaches, luke warm, crystal clear waters for amazing snorkeling. These waters are perfect for sailing, boating and fishing, which makes Abaco the number one choice for many returning visitors.

Where is Guana Cay?

Guana Cay is one of the most beautiful and tranquil islands in the area, with miles and miles of white beaches, few people and a warm and friendly atphmosphere. You can keep to yourself and walk the almost empty beaches in quiet contemplation, or party your head off at Nipper's, Grabber's or Pirates Cove Tikibar. The variety in options makes Guana Cay the perfect vacation spot.

Why should you choose Abaco for your vacation?

The lifestyle is laid back, the dress code is informal, and people are friendly. No hustle and bustle here, just a simple enjoyment of life. Great Guana Cay is perfect if you don't like crowds and standing in line on your vacation. Here you can chat with everyone and have fun, while you have the luxury of feeling totally safe.

Abaco is a group of islands and cays located in the northern part of The Bahamas, some 180 miles east of West Palm Beach in Florida

TAKING THE FERRY TO THE CAYS

Ferry in Guana Cay

From Marsh Harbour you can take the ferry to Great Guana Cay or Elbow Cay with Hope Town and Man-O-War. If you want to go to Green Turtle Cay, you have to take the ferry that leaves north of Treasure Cay. Just tell the taxi driver which ferry you need to be on. Check the updated ferry schedule HERE.

The ferry ride costs $30 per person, including return. Children under 12 pay half price.

Ferry Schedule to Great Guana Cay (30 - 40 min)

Leaving Marsh Harbour for Guana & Scotland Cay from Conch Inn
6:45AM, 10:30AM, 1:30PM, 3:30PM, 5:45PM Daily

Leaving Guana for Marsh Harbour
8:00AM, 11:30AM, 2:30PM, 4:45PM, 6:30PM Daily

Normally the ferry stops at the private island Scotland Cay before Great Guana Cay.

Hope Town (20 minutes)

Leaving Marsh Harbour for Hope Town from Albury Ferry Dock
7:15AM, 9:00 AM,10:30AM,12:15PM**, 2:00PM, 4:00PM, 5:45PM Daily
Leaving Hope Town for Marsh Harbour Albury Ferry Dock

8:00AM, 9:45AM, 11:30AM, 1:30PM**, 3:00PM, 4:00PM, 5:00PM, 6:30PM Daily

** Unavailable August - October

Commencing August - November the schedule will be adjusted as follows: We will not run Sundays from Marsh Harbour to Hopetown at 12:15pm returning at 1:30pm.

Man-O-War (20 minutes)

Leaving Marsh Harbour for Man-O-War from Albury Ferry Dock
7:15 AM, 10:30AM, 12:15PM, 2:30PM* **, 4:00PM, 5:45PM Daily

* Except Sunday and Holidays
** Unavailable August - October

Leaving Man-O-War for Marsh Harbour Albury Ferry Dock
8:00AM, 11:30AM, 1:30PM, 3:15PM* **, 5:00PM Daily

* Except Sunday and Holidays
** Unavailable August - October

Commencing August - November the schedule will be adjusted as follows: We will not run daily from Marsh Harbour to Man-O-War at 2:30pm returning at 3:15pm.

If you come to late for the last ferry, you can always charter a ferry at an additional cost.

The price for a normal charter one way from Marsh Harbour to Guana Cay is currently $190.00 for 1- 4 persons. If more than 4 passengers, the fee will be $45 each. If it is really early or really late, an additional $110 is charged.

Please contact the Marsh Harbour Office at 1 242-367-0290 or 1 242-367-3147 for charters.

After hours, call: 1 242-359-6861