Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas

About:

Info: A small island located in the Berry Islands in the Bahamas. The norther part of the island has a sandy beach surrounded by rocks with snorkeling areas. The southern part features a helicopter airfield, a large area without vegetation, and numerous concrete blocks. These are all remnants of a previous U.S. military installation and satellite tracking station. The lighthouse was constructed in 1863.

 

History: Norwegian Caribbean Lines (now Norwegian Cruise Lines) purchased this island in 1977 from Belcher Oil and made it the cruise lines private island for their cruise passengers.

GREAT STIRRUP CAY

GREAT STIRRUP CAY

Great Stirrup Cay-NCL Private Island March 2012