Andros for Mythical Monster, Blue Holes, Fringing Reef on a Guided Tour
The stunning Island of Andros is the largest Island in The Bahamas and full of natural attractions to see on a private guided tour.
Enjoy the natural wonders of the mystical Blue Holes which are the entrances into the world of underwater caves. As legend has it, these are also the lair to the Islands mythical monster Lusca.
Andros is where you can find Tongue of the Sean and Barrier Reef the world’s third largest barrier reef fringing the shores. For the avid diver, there are excellent custom tours to here.
In fact, there are many activities to do on the Island of Andros that can keep you entertained for weeks. Enjoy the hikes, kayaking, bird-watching tours, diving and snorkelling tours or lazing around on the many secluded beaches.
The fishing is exceptional when you are in Andros. There is deep sea fishing, fly fishing and reef fishing either in the Gulf Stream or in the channels that were created by the vast wetlands.
Explore the Wilderness of Andros on a Boat Safari Tour to Fresh Creek
Another activity or a great way to spend a day is on a boat safari tour, exploring the wilderness of Andros on the way to Fresh Creek. This is an exploration of the true outback and the largest undeveloped piece of land in the western hemisphere. From the boat, watch out for the many species of fish, owls and take a swim with the odd wild dolphin.
Other fascinating places to visit when on the Island of Andros include The Native Colony Ruins, Henry Morgan’s Cave, Andros Lighthouse, Mariners Well and Androsia, the batik fabric and garment factory, famous for the vibrant Bahamian hand-dyed printed fabrics.
When the sun goes down on Andros, another island appears full of life and festivity. Lively bars, delicious restaurants, beach parties, bbq’s or alternatively romantic candlelit dinners under a cabana before midnight strolls on the beach.
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Travel Tips for Andros
The best time to visit the Island of Andros in The Bahamas is from November all the way to May. This is due to these months being the winter dry season. It is the perfect time for doing all activities, custom tours and safari tours. The months of June to October are very hot, possibility of rain is higher and it is also hurricane season. If you want to be here for US college kids spring break hype then visit in March and April!
The costs on Andros Island, in general, is very reasonable. However, there are places which are very expensive and places that are cheap. Some of the cheap places may not have the top decor, but the service they provide is as good as the most expensive places. This applies to shops, restaurants, hotels and private custom tours. Accommodation for 1 night starts from US$70 to US$800 in an all inclusive luxury hotel for 2 people.
If you are hoping to travel to Andros Island during the busy season, then you should book flights, accommodation and any guided tours well in advance of traveling. It is okay to drink tap water here but to be on the safe side, buy bottled water. This is a safe island, but still, it is advisable not to walk alone at night nor should you stray from a group when on a tour and always heed the expert's advice.
The temperatures on the Island of Andros rarely go below 22 degrees celsius during the day all year. During the summer months of June to October the temperatures average 28 degrees Celsius, there is a higher possibility of rain and it is hurricane season. The months of November to May has average temperatures of 23 degrees Celsius and there is virtually no rain, ideal for doing lots of activities and private tours.