Once a rum-running port during the Prohibition, today Grand Bahama is the Bahamas' main tourism destination, especially for cruise ships. Grand Bahama has various marine reserves with shallow reefs or deep caves with abundant marine life, wrecks, dolphins and sharks. Just like New Providence, there are several divespots where you can have close encounters with Dolphins and Sharks. Tiger Beach is a Mecca for tiger sharks and people from all over the world visit this spot to dive with Lemon and Tiger Sharks.

Apart from beaches and watersports, Grand Bahama has three national parks, two of which are home to a large numbers of native birds. Grand Bahama has various marine reserves with shallow reefs or deep caves with abundant marine life. There are also numerous sinkholes, which are comparable to the Cenotes in Yucatan. Marine Life includes Hammerheads, Tiger Sharks, Lemon Sharks, Reef Sharks, Turtles, Lobster and of course the Nassau Grouper, the national fish of the Bahamas. Tiger Sharks are found here year round.

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