Harbour Island Bahamas

Frequently Asked Questions

It's quick and easy. A 5 minute cab ride from the airport to the boat dock, approximately $5 per person, then a 5 minute "water taxi" ride, approximately $5 - $7 per person. Land and water taxis are always available. The water taxis usually run from around 6:00am thru 9:00pm. One Papa Grant (Frederick Grant) is the water taxi owner that operates after hours and can be contacted via cell phone at 1-242-359-7621.

Check out our travel to Eleuthera page. If you are looking to fly to Central or South Eleuthera, check out our Eleuthera travel page.

Try Captain Bob's Seafood and Meat Market. Bob can make arrangements for delivery:  captainbobsmarketplace(at)gmail.com
or call 1-242-333-3628.

Yes. A number of these shops are marked under the category of “shops” on our Harbour Island satellite map:

Try one of these fishing guides:

Yes! Please review Bahamas Entry Requirements.

IMPORTANT! U.S. Citizens should check the U.S. State Department's Alerts and Warnings for Bahamas for current passport requirements and other important travel notes.

Yes. $1 US dollar equals $1 Bahamian dollar. You can use up your Bahamian change before departure. Expect some minimal surcharges for use of credit cards and traveler's checks. Most merchants do not take Discover or AMEX.

There is an ATM inside the Royal Bank of Canada.

Yes. There is a specialty store on Harbour Island called “Baby Steps.” They sell or rent just about anything you would need for your baby. Visit their website for more information Baby Steps - Harbour Island.

Typically requires an Aliv card which can be purchased on the island - not exactly cheap either. Before you go on your trip, you can set up a discount calling plan or get a discount calling card and have your contact in the States call you rather than you call them. Or at least, you can call them for one minute and have them call you back.

No. It is the same as it is in the United the States.

Pilates on the Beach by Anna 1-242-551-0061

Visit our sister site for more information about Eleuthera Island. We also have a social link: Eleuthera on Facebook.

There is a clinic on the island:

Harbour Island
Ministry of Health Clinic:
1-242-333-2227

Ambulance Service (emergencies):
Jason Thompson and Neville Sands, Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera
1-242-332-3178 or 1-242-557-7006 (cell)

For serious emergency medical service; air ambulance service. If you have a "medical condition" that warrants special treatment, do your homework in advance. There are insurance companies, such as Travel Care and Travel Guard, who sell policies for air ambulance services. Read the fine print! Check your current insurance carrier for policies on reimbursement for emergency services.