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Address: Cooper's Estate, Beachway Drive, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Phone Number:
+1 242-727-3314

WE ARE NO LONGER OFFERING TOURS. The only castle on the island of Grand...

WE ARE NO LONGER OFFERING TOURS. The only castle on the island of Grand Bahama and the home of local businessman Havard Cooper. A rags to riches story is the life of Mr. Havard Cooper. Come and tour the grounds of Cooper's Castle and experience the inspirational journey of how Mr. Cooper grew from a young boy with one pair of pants to living in a castle. The castle is located on the highest point in Grand Bahama on 46 acres of prime Grand Bahama land. Cooper's Castle is the only Castle on Grand Bahama and is certainly a sight to see. From this location, you can view indigenous settlements on the island, capture a view of the hotels and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean. It is truly an amazing sight to see and story to hear.

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We always drive by just to admire this castle but we just found out they are now doing tours. Unfortunately we were not there long enough to work it in our schedule.

Reviewed 9 January 2016
Dayton, Ohio
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Winnipeg, Canada
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49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Sure would be nicer if you cold get closer to this place, but I do understand it's someone's home. I believe he's the owner of several restaurants on the island and built this place for his wife. Must be cool inside.

1 Thank Dan S
Amanda, Ohio
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316 reviews
149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were on the island over new years and walked past this several times. They were not doing any tours at all.

1 Thank stacicooperhoffmann
Hixson, Tennessee
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Saw this home passing by when on a tour but wish we could have had and up close and personal tour of the home.

1 Thank MleighC217
Reading, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I drove past it every day, its nice to look at, I didn't see any mention of tours or anything so its just another house.

Thank John R R
Los Angeles, California
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 June 2016

a big let down ..nothing special mainly a tour of the grounds and a peek a boo insideA total waste of the $20.00 ..

1 Thank 383ray
Nova Scotia
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

How can you give a castle a miss? Very interesting to hear about Mr. Cooper's life and his life of faith. Inspiring!

Thank our_happy_travels
Dayton, Ohio
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We always drive by just to admire this castle but we just found out they are now doing tours. Unfortunately we were not there long enough to work it in our schedule.

Thank Tealady2003
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Waste of money! Tour was around the YARD showing you trees(mango, seagrapes, coco plum etc..) and also some fishes in a small pond! Then went through the front door and saw a glimse of the front room and and stairs. It was NOT what was expected!!

5 Thank Bennika B
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Before arriving in Freeport, reserve a tour of Cooper's Castle by contacting them either through their website or via Trip Advisor. Unfortunately the Cooper's do not have a tour bus/taxi to pick you up so make sure that you hire a taxi service to take you directly to the Castle. We were told at the taxi stand that we would... More 

2 Thank Jackie K
Morehead City, North Carolina
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We only visited from the road and took pictures, but the story behind the castle is so heartfelt and interesting. It is worth pulling off the road for.

Thank Victoria W

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