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Peterson Cay

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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Ranked #1 of 22 Attractions in Freeport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: National Parks
Activities: Snorkeling
Traveler Description: Established as the smallest national park in the Bahamas in 1959, 1.5 Acre Peterson Cay is a tiny uninhabited island surrounded by beautiful coral... more »
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We traveled to the cay by jetskis and had a small picknick. I felt like we were in a Corona commercial!

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Going to Peterson Cay is going to heaven! Fantastic place for snorkeling with large variety of fish and corals. One can get there by boat or kayak excursion. I like to go there with friends. After snorkeling we have a picnic and open a bottle of wine. Highly recommended!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Went there as part of an excursion. Island is spectacular full of diverse fishes, corals, we even got to see a nurse shark. We also took another snorkeling tour the day before and the island was dirty which made me upset. Thats why im giving Peterson Cay and all the ppl who keep it clean 5 stars ;)

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Exeter, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Went here on an kayak/snorkel excursion. Had a wonderful time. Water was crystal clear, and saw many different kinds of coral, conch shells, sea biscuits and fish (even saw 2 baracuda). The east end's water is a little rough, but if you stay more north it is very calm. I would definitely do this again!

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Collge Park, MD
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

this is a small island or atoll. Have to get there by boat, or kayak. A perfect place for a picnic or a long nap.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This little cay is spectacular. There is not much to it but the views are awesome. Beware of the birds. They nest here and don't like intruders. Watch your feet for thousands of hermit crabs.

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So. Cali
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Not much to do, but the water was great as we went out on a jet ski trip. Lots of hermit crabs walking around all over the area

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We took a kayak/snorkeling tour to the Island. It has a very nice beach and the water is crystal clear. Lots of variety of fish and sea life. Very Secluded.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Great place for snorkeling, saw lots of different fish, nice coral. Water was perfectly clear. Great for amateurs and pros alike.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We took a jet ski tour and stopped there. Awesome to hang out on a mini-island in the Caribbean with nothing on it except some picnic tables. Decent snorkeling off the beach.

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