Great Inagua, Bahamas

Inagua is the southernmost district of the Bahamas comprising the islands of Great Inagua and Little Inagua. Great Inagua is the third largest island in The Bahamas. The islands’ capital and only harbour is Matthew Town. The neighbouring Little Inagua five miles (8 km) to the northeast is uninhabited and occupied by a large Land and Sea Park.

There is a large bird sanctuary in the centre of the island with a population of more than 80,000 of West Indian Flamingoes and many other exotic birds such as the native Bahama Parrot, the Bahama woodstar hummingbird, Bahama pintails, Brown pelicans, Tri-colored herons, Snowy egrets, Reddish egrets, Stripe-headed tanangers, Cormorants, Roseate spoonbills, American kestrels, and Burrowing owls.

Things to see and do

* Flamingoes
* Exotic birds

General Information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Bahamian dollar (BSD)
Language – English
Population – 1,000 approx
Land Area – 1,679 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins US style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1 - 242

Transport Links – Great Inagua is accessible by boat.

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