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“"Very informative"”

Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve
Ranked #1 of 44 things to do in Eleuthera
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Designed as a showcase for native plants and their importance to the people of The Bahamas, the Preserve features gardens and wetlands designed by world-renowned landscape architect, Raymond Jungles, as well as trails through over 20 acres of natural areas. Walk with nature in this sanctuary for over 300 species of native plants, 65 species of birds, and 100 species of medicinal plants. The Preserve is operated by the Bahamas National Trust and funded by the Leon Levy Foundation. It was developed by Shelby White, trustee of the Foundation, in honour of her late husband, Leon Levy. The Preserve is the first national park on the island of Eleuthera.
New York
Level 3 Contributor
5 reviews
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“"Very informative"”
Reviewed July 5, 2013

This is a very nice change of scenery from the rest of Eleuthera. The preserve was done very nicely. There is alot of interesting information available here,. We learned about alot of different plants on the island and the uses of these different plants. The hiking trails were very nice. something different to do with your family. Really liked the lookout tower.

Visited April 2013
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Great Exuma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Place!”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

Really fun place to visit..very scenic views and exotic plants life..very informative guides. Definitely a must visit!

Visited February 2013
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Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful and tranquil retreat”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

Very helpful staff and beautifully kept trails make this a must see attraction when visiting Eleuthera. Camilla offered us bug spray and took a lot of time explaining things to my 2 granddaughters

Visited June 2013
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Denver, CO
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“interesting place to visit”
Reviewed June 19, 2013

a nice change from the beach scene. long trails through the preserve some can be quite steep. probably not a good place to bring small kids or strollers. the lookout tower is a nice touch and the 360 view looking over the tree tops is really cool, but it is a hike to get to. entrance fee is just 5 bucks which is totally worth it.

Visited June 2013
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Portland, Maine
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“One of the Best Nature Preserves!”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

We spent about two hours here walking the delightful trails and learning about the plants of the island. This was well worth it! The preserve is still being constructed and the folks there are very knowledgeable and accommodating. We would definitely return!

Visited April 2013
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