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Located a mile off the mainland shore, this small, often deserted island is a relaxing place for snorkeling and viewing birds.
Peterson Cay, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
+1 242-393-1317
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Reviewed 12 January 2019

Snorkeled here in January 2019 and I was pleasantly surprised by how untouched it was. We were the only boat there and I saw a ton of fish.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jengreenwriter
Reviewed 12 January 2019

This is a protected area and so you are only allowed on the tiny beach. We snorkeled around the cay. There is a lovely reef and we saw turtles and stingrays. My biggest challenge was the current. I was worn out trying to snorkel around...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jeni U
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a must visit when you are on the island. We travel over on our own boats and plan at least one day, if not more, at this private beach. It's a very small sandbar, but it's protected from the rest of the open...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank WyouandI
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Loved it! Beautiful! Great location! Freeport has all these hidden gems! My husband and I will return soon we loved it

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank aslsottawa
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We chartered a boat to take us to Peterson Cay and honestly would not have gone there knowing what we know now. It was not bad but just not great. There is minimal life to see while snorkeling and most of the coral is dead....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Good weather. Good clean safe park. Friendly and plenty parking. We rented a car to get out there. 25 min drive through rural area. Beautiful beach and caves

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank H7319XZtimd
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This was a beautiful place... I've been to this place many times. The first time (2015) was so beautiful and pristine. Was my favorite part of the trip... Then I left a review on this site and many who visited after were not considerate of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank lawilliams4
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We snorkeled around the cay itself after arranging for a motorboat ride out. The colorful fish and very cool coral were great to see. Our guide, Brice of Frans Tours provided the boat ride and equipment and watched over us, which was really important as...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Best place on the island! Beautiful beach and pool-like waters. It's just such a SHAME that yacht owners and other tourist day trips are damaging the fragile and shallow coral reef around the tiny island with anchors and jetskis, not to mention the trash they...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank MKWC
Reviewed 9 January 2018

nice time at the beach with snorkeling just for us!!!...best way to start the 2018...short ride by boat from the hotel

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank sebastian g
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