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Hope Town Lighthouse

| Elbow Cay, Great Abaco Island
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Most beautiful view of Hope Town

This was absolutely beautiful and a fun activity for the family. The steps are narrow and winding... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SCtraveler369
,
Laurens, South Carolina
History at your Feet

A must see if visiting the Abaco Islands. Take the 101 step walk to the top for some incredible... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Chris C
,
Spokane, Washington
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This peppermint-striped lighthouse is one of the few remaining lighthouses in the Caribbean that is still man-operated.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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| Elbow Cay, Great Abaco Island
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was absolutely beautiful and a fun activity for the family. The steps are narrow and winding but the view is the thing that will take away your breath. Cute gift shop on the property as well. Definitely a must do for kids of all...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

A must see if visiting the Abaco Islands. Take the 101 step walk to the top for some incredible views and be awed by what you see. Its free and you really get an idea of the islands and what it was like 100 years...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

The lighthouse is the last remaining kerosene fuelled one in the world. A walk up the many steps is well worth the experience and the view. Free too!

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This was a very neat lighthouse and the views are unbelievable. Definitely put this lighthouse down as one of your To Do lists!

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a must see attraction. It provides a great view of Hope Town and the surrounding area. There is a lot of history behind the light house and getting it built (locals didn't want it because they profited from the wrecks). There are a...More

Thank Alan S
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Went as group of 12. Nice, short excursion up the tower. Was really nice view overlooking the Sea of Abaco and Hope Town. Be prepared to walk the equivalent of 6-7 flights of stairs. Can be done easily in 20 min, or of course at...More

Thank Stephane W
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Beautiful harbor and the ferry will stop and drop you at the lighthouse or the public upper or lower dock. Hope Town lighthouse is stunning!

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Great attraction. This lighthouse has alot of history for The Bahamas. The view after climbing those 101 steps are worth it. Breathtaking panoramic view of the Abaco Cays

Thank Devenia D
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Hope Town Lighthouse is the last kerosene burning lighthouse in the world and that alone makes is worth the visit. But after climbing the not to many stair one see the real star of the tour, the view. If you are visiting Hope Town a...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

The climb wasn't too bad and the views were well worth the climb....definite must see! Check out the gift shop and support this landmark.

1  Thank Karen W
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Response from gra1Sydney | Reviewed this property |
absolutely, and the ferry comes right to the dock at the base of the lighthouse.
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