15 Things To Do In The Exuma Cay, Bahamas  

1. Staniel Cay Exuma

Many people only know of Great Exuma Bahamas, but another excellent Exuma Island to choose is Staniel Cay.  

2. Staniel Cay Yacht Club

Even if you are staying on another Exuma Island a visit to the Staniel Cay Yacht Club is a must.  

3. James Bond And Staniel Cay

James Bond’s Thunderball cast and crew spent many a night enjoying Kalik (Bahamas local beer) and cracked conch at its bar in 1964.  

4. Thunderball Grotto

It is home to the famous underwater scenes of James Bond’s Thunderball. 

5. Pig Beach At Big Major Cay

One of the most famous stops in the Exumas is to swim with the pigs of Big Beach at Major Cay.  

6. Swim With Nurse Shark

The popular spot for swimming with sharks in the Bahamas is in the Exumas at Compass Cay.  

7. Sharks Eating At The Docks Of Staniel Cay

They are fed by the dock every night as the fishermen clean their fish so when it comes to needing food, they’ve got it covered.  

8. Snorkelling And Diving

It is the most incredible shade of aquamarine I have ever seen and it was crystal clear. The water is also as warm as butter. 

9. Emerald Bay

Great Exuma is still a quiet getaway and you can visit all of the things to do in the Exumas that we mention in this post. 

10. Sailing Trips Around The Exuma

There is a lot to do in the Exuma Cays and you can rent a boat to explore on your own or hire a boat for a day or two. 

11. Exumas Regatta

There are festivals, regattas, and fishing derbies going on all the time in the Exumas. The Bahamians know how to have a good time.  

12. Isolated Beaches

On Staniel Cay alone, we drove around on our golf carts we found several spots to swim with nobody at all around. 

13. Water Sports In The Exuma

From paddleboarding to kayaking, snorkeling to diving, The Exumas has it all when it comes to water sports.

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