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Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A Piece of Heaven

We visited the Leon Levy Preserve during a beautiful day at the beginning of November. The... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AndreaL278
We go every year!

Every time we visit we Eleuthera we visit Leon levy! Bring lunch for the top of the tower, lots of... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
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Designed as a showcase for native plants and their importance to the people of The Bahamas, the Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve has the distinction of being Eleuthera's first national park. Walk with nature in this sanctuary for over 300 species of...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Banks Road | Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Leon Levy Preserve during a beautiful day at the beginning of November. The extraordinary efforts that have been put towards preservation and education is obvious at every turn of the path.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Every time we visit we Eleuthera we visit Leon levy! Bring lunch for the top of the tower, lots of water, wear hats and deet! Lots of bugs!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 759lyndseyt
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Nobody comes to Eleuthera to visit household-name tourist attractions, but to me this was the most interesting site we visited. Extremely well-presented and maintained. The people who run this place deserve a lot of credit for this most informative exhibit. We walked through for about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

We absolutely loved visiting the Preserve. It is so well organized and there is so much beauty. We learned so much about the endemic and invasive plants in the Bahamas. It truly takes about two hours to enjoy this place.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

It was great exploring a land that we never been too. Leon levy is a must see. It's so peaceful and quite. Great learning experience. The island is great. Christine

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

The Preserve is a must-see when one goes to Eleuthera. Really happy for tourists to visit it but really it is a place that all Bahamians should take advantage of.

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Lovely couple of hours walking in the jungle, reading plant labels and searching for the wildlife, $1.50 for a bottle of water, Nice but not that nice.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

What a wonderful relaxing hike through the vegetation, complete with guides and signs to assist you in discovering the variety of fauna. There are paths for young and old. Keep your eyes and ears open and you may see things that are watching you. Dress...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank John N
Reviewed August 21, 2018

It was a very nice walk through the preserve, and very pretty sight seeing. I wouldn't recommend the walk for the elderly.

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Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

This place was a great education bit of the island and surrounding areas that is in the Bahamas. They had a lot on botany which was very cool. The little walk through the narrow paths to the tower overlooking the tree tops was fantastic. You...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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dayjzonbethel
October 6, 2018|
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Saturday, October 27th from 6pm-9pm
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Cruiser624
January 28, 2016|
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The Preserve is a natural area and does not do any spraying or general mosquito control. At the current time the Zika virus has not been reported from the Bahamas so any location you visit should be considered safe... More
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December 20, 2014|
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Hi Carol, There is no public transportation on the island. To get here on your own, you would have to take a taxi. This would be very expensive as the trip is about 2 hours round trip. If you are traveling with Princess Cays... More
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dadnkids
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Art In The Park (1 Replies)
If you're here on Eleuthera and are looking for something fun to do, don't miss the Art in the Park show and sale on March 24th at the Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve from 1pm to 6pm, highlighting Bahamian artists/ artisans. Free nibbles, beverages for sale, and a free children's craft table. Proceeds from the door to support the Centre for Exceptional Learners. Good fun, great cause!
March 18, 2018|
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Bumping... Come and join the fun!
Leigh-Ann H
Long Island, New York
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve with stroller? (5 Replies)
Hi - We will be visiting Eleuthera at the end of April with our sons, 4.5 years and 21 months. Would love to walk through the plant preserve but the little one will need to be restrained or will surely disappear into the jungle to find his own (feral) kind.... are the paths stroller accessible? The stroller will be a fairly rugged one, not a little umbrella stroller. Any other ideas for good spots with this kids this little would be appreciated. We are staying in North Palmetto Point and...More
March 30, 2017|
Response fromDave A|
Some of those paths will handle a well-built stroller, could be a bit of a slog and require a little muscle, but worth trying. The beach at Ten Bay has *really* shallow and generally calm waters. Our grandsons always love visit there.