To most the islands of the Bahamas are equated with paradise. The never ending sun, friendly people and world class fishing make this one of the most popular boating destinations worldwide. Easy to access for short trips off Florida’s coast, getting there for short or long stays is a breeze. With a little bit of insight and local knowledge, navigating the clear and shallow waterways will be easy, fun and memorable for the entire family. Southern Boating has strong roots in the Bahamas and prides itself on providing the best information for boaters headed to this region. Browse the Bahamas section of our website to learn more about the upcoming fishing tournaments, places to stay, recreation, safety tips, local hangouts and much more.
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Little Farmer’s Cay, Exumas

Winter may be here, but the Bahamas are still warm and buzzing. Don't despair in the winter blues-- there are Bahamian festivals to attend,...
Exploring Eleuthra

Exploring Eleuthera and the Out Islands

There's much to see when exploring Eleuthera. Eleuthera is one of the better-known Out Islands and frequently serves as a jumping off point or first...
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Black Point Settlement, Great Guana Cay, Exumas

There's always something happening in the exciting Exumas! Great Guana Cay is centrally located in the Exuma island chain, just south of the busy hub...

George Town, Great Exuma

George Town is perhaps the most recognizable destination for cruisers venturing into the Exuma Cays. Located on the western shore of Elizabeth Harbour near...

Cat Island

Cat has the gin-clear water, beautiful beaches, fishing, and diving you would expect to find in these islands, but it also has some of...