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Hope Town Lighthouse

| Elbow Cay, Great Abaco Island
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Hope town lighthouse

Wow. Beautiful. So much fun standing in the lighthouse. Watching it at night. Lit every 2... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lib080
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Another great historic lighthouse

This is one on the last working kerosene lighthouses in the world. it shows all the mechanism and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
edodowd
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New Bern, North Carolina
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This peppermint-striped lighthouse is one of the few remaining lighthouses in the Caribbean that is still man-operated.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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| Elbow Cay, Great Abaco Island
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. Beautiful. So much fun standing in the lighthouse. Watching it at night. Lit every 2 hours! Amazing

Thank Lib080
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one on the last working kerosene lighthouses in the world. it shows all the mechanism and runs like a clock. A fascinating visit not to be missed.

Thank edodowd
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

110 steps to the top. Could see the entire island. Kinda tricky to find but worth the adventure. Would highly recommend the light house.

Thank scotfoster11275
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This was absolutely beautiful and a fun activity for the family. The steps are narrow and winding but the view is the thing that will take away your breath. Cute gift shop on the property as well. Definitely a must do for kids of all...More

Thank SCtraveler369
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

A must see if visiting the Abaco Islands. Take the 101 step walk to the top for some incredible views and be awed by what you see. Its free and you really get an idea of the islands and what it was like 100 years...More

Thank Chris C
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

The lighthouse is the last remaining kerosene fuelled one in the world. A walk up the many steps is well worth the experience and the view. Free too!

Thank gra1Sydney
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This was a very neat lighthouse and the views are unbelievable. Definitely put this lighthouse down as one of your To Do lists!

Thank Casstheexplorer
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a must see attraction. It provides a great view of Hope Town and the surrounding area. There is a lot of history behind the light house and getting it built (locals didn't want it because they profited from the wrecks). There are a...More

Thank Alan S
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Went as group of 12. Nice, short excursion up the tower. Was really nice view overlooking the Sea of Abaco and Hope Town. Be prepared to walk the equivalent of 6-7 flights of stairs. Can be done easily in 20 min, or of course at...More

Thank Stephane W
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Beautiful harbor and the ferry will stop and drop you at the lighthouse or the public upper or lower dock. Hope Town lighthouse is stunning!

Thank lookmarketing
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