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Hope Town Lighthouse

| Elbow Cay, Great Abaco Island
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The Views!

This was a very neat lighthouse and the views are unbelievable. Definitely put this lighthouse down... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Great view of the area and a lot of history

This is a must see attraction. It provides a great view of Hope Town and the surrounding area... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Alan S
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This peppermint-striped lighthouse is one of the few remaining lighthouses in the Caribbean that is still man-operated.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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| Elbow Cay, Great Abaco Island
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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!

Thank Casstheexplorer
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
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
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!

Thank lookmarketing
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
Reviewed 15 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

1  Thank AtravelerAD
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.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 18 April 2017

9 of us toured it and we all enjoyed it. You must climb the stairs to appreciate the beauty of the area. Last manned kerosene powered lighthouse in the world. Please buy something from the gift shop because all funds go towards the preservation of...More

Thank tomburriss
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The lighthouse is easy to reach from Hope Town but to get to the top you must climb several flights of steep steps and navigate a low hatch to get out on the balcony. It is worth the effort but not the place if you...More

Thank LakeSuperiorGuy
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The Hope Town Lighthouse is an easy climb (wide steps) and the view when you get to the top is wonderful. Be sure to take a camera so you will have proof of the gorgeous harbor and all around the island!

Thank Beth C
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