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Rand Memorial Nature Center

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E. Settlers Way | Directly across from Grand Bahama Catholic High School, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
+1 242-352-5438
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100-acre Wildlife Reserve Featuring Many Tropical Birds In Their Native Habitat.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good39%
  • Average31%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice walk” (3 reviews)
“self guided” (2 reviews)
“plant life” (2 reviews)
E. Settlers Way | Directly across from Grand Bahama Catholic High School, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
+1 242-352-5438
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not for everyone, but good for those who like to see native plants and be able to identify them. There is also a pond with some wildlife. The nature building has cases with sea shells and other labeled items. Good for a nature lover like...More

Thank BonnieLee77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family of four with children 8 and 6 booked it from our apartment to the Rand Nature Center when we realized they give free tours at 10 on Thursdays. We got there at 9:55 and asked if we had arrived on time for the...More

Thank Wanderingfam
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I love this place! We visit every year in Feb. and March. A nice walk with lots of wildlife to observe.

Thank Catherinerantham_NH
Reviewed 16 June 2017

It's worth your time to see this little nature park if you have time. It's a nice hike with native flora in a wild state as opposed to the botanical garden style of the groves

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Well for a three dollar donation it was nice. The trails are well marked and it is an easy loop trail. The trails do have some markings of the plant life and the pond area is pretty. It takes about 45 minutes to do the...More

Thank Eataroundwoburn
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Score is somewhat low due to being on a stressed tour which had one this as one of the stops. With that said, it might deserve a score of average but I doubt it. From my observation of a couple of cages with snakes and...More

Thank Tennswede
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The nature center is part of the national park system. We learned about a variety of native plants and animals--including the national tree, the lignum vitae; and the national flower, the yellow elder. We also learned to identify the poisonwood tree. It was raining so...More

2  Thank onemorepet
Reviewed 26 July 2016

When I arrived the big green iron gate was open and there was 3-4 vehicles parked in the parking lot. The gift shop had a sign that said it was closed. I figured the park/trails were open and the gift store closed. There were several...More

3  Thank jaguarljs
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped at this Nature Center on our van tour of the island. It is a must-see for people interested in the vegetation of the islands. The guides are very knowledgeable about the different plants that grow on the island and the different ways you...More

1  Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Absolutely loved this place! So much history and a beautiful hike through the natural fauna. Really recommend this place!

Thank 136lawsonl
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Response from SFBayAreaTrekker | Reviewed this property |
There are several "private" taxi services at the terminal. Some will arrange with you for a designated time for the driver to return and pick you up and return you to the terminal. This is how we managed our trip.* I... More