Best things to do in Exuma

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Just West of George Town, The Fish Fry is a collection of little restaurants that cook up some of the best food on the island.  

The Fish Fry is low key, authentic and memorable.  It is as much for locals as for tourists and is central to the Exuma experience.

There are more than ten little restaurants serving fresh grilled and fried seafood, meats and other tasty Bahamian dishes.   Charlie's does a great take way pizza.

A few are open for breakfast and lunch.   Most get...

Stromatolites are the oldest living fossils on Earth, dating back 3.5 billion years.  They were thought to be long extinct until discovered in Shark Bay, Australia in 1959. More recently they have been discovered in a few other places including the Exumas.   They are significant as they are believed to be one of the first organisms to create oxygen on earth by means of photosynthesis.  Today, they only exist in relatively extreme and unusual ocean environments.  The secret in the E...

Now this is a topic of much family debate! 

Ultimately, part of the Exuma experience is visiting a number of beaches and deciding for yourself which is your favourite.   Do you want long sweeping powdery sand, a hidden grotto sheltered by rocks, access to snorkelling or walking distance to a great beach bar?  There are also a number of beaches that offer opportunities to see all kinds of interesting sea life, or in one case pigs trying to impersonate sea life.

Our fav...

While boat tours to visit the swimming pigs of Exuma are more famous, a boat tour from Little Exuma to White Cay is equally incredible.

You won't believe these photos.

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