Gold Rock Beach, Lucayan National Park

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#2 of 17 in Parks in Grand Bahama Island
Secluded Gold Rock Beach is famous for its state at low tide, when its shoreline extends for yards into the sea--affording it the nickname of Grand Bahama Island's "welcome mat." A part of the national park, it lies next to the longest underground cave system in the world. Don on some sturdy shoes and venture of into the caves or bring along your snorkel and explore the crystal waters. The longer way from the parking to the beach is through the mangroves, but you can take a shortcut over the wood-slatted bridge. Bring large towels, snacks, and lots of water, since the amenities include only barbecue pits, benches, and picnic tables. Plan your Gold Rock Beach visit and explore what else you can see and do in Grand Bahama Island using our Grand Bahama Island vacation generator.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Really worth driving (30 min from downtown Freeport) and walking (5-10mn from The National Lucayan Park's parking across the road) to there!! Crystal clear water in a wildlife environment where one ju...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Amazing Beach must see at low tide. There is nothing to drink or eat so bring water and food because the beach is pristine. Rent the car instead of organized trips you rimananerci as much as you like. Entrance fee $5
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  • August 4, 2017
    What a disappointment: we rented a car and went looking for this beach, reported as beautiful and as the location of a scene from Pirates of the Caribbean. The Beach had Palm trees (sorry, but I was looking for the classic Caribbean spot), trees and branches torn from the last hurricane (it's been months, the local authority has not sent someone to clean up?), transparent sea for nothing. Don't go, it's not worth
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