Great Exuma International Airport, Georgetown, Bahamas

Should you be leaving Great Exuma for either the USA or Canada then please be aware that there is no duty free shopping at the airport on the island. The departures area has about 140 plastic seats and two kiosks in opposite corners selling mementoes of the Bahamas, If you were hoping for some alcohol,Continue reading “Great Exuma International Airport, Georgetown, Bahamas”

Georgetown, Great Exuma, Bahamas

Georgetown is the largest settlement on the Exumas with about 1,000 inhabitants supplemented by yacht owners and diving companies. The town takes about 15 minutes to walk around and the most interesting features are St Andrews Episcopalian church and the Victoria Pond, which is connected to the ocean by a narrow channel. There are someContinue reading “Georgetown, Great Exuma, Bahamas”

Stocking Island, Great Exuma, Bahamas

Stocking Island can be seen from Georgetown the largest settlement on the island of Great Exuma in the Bahamas. Elvis’s water taxi heads over there on the hour, every hour, between 10am and 6pm from the government dock in Georgetown and the journey takes about 15 minutes depending on how choppy the sea is. TheContinue reading “Stocking Island, Great Exuma, Bahamas”

Queen Elizabeth Botanical Gardens, Grand Cayman

Despite what you might be told at the tourist information you can catch the bus from the station on Edward Street in Georgetown to the Queen Elizabeth II Gardens in the Eastern Districts. It is five Cayman Island dollars in each direction and the journey takes between 30 and 40 minutes depending on various factorsContinue reading “Queen Elizabeth Botanical Gardens, Grand Cayman”

Arriving at Owen Roberts Airport, Georgetown, Cayman Islands

Owen Roberts Airport is the arrival point point for flights to Grand Cayman. Once you have collected your bag and passed through customs if you need to get a taxi the taxi dispatch office is right outside. Here you can ask for a taxi to your hotel for which there is a fixed price. YouContinue reading “Arriving at Owen Roberts Airport, Georgetown, Cayman Islands”