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Hope Town Lighthouse

| Elbow Cay, Great Abaco Island
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Beautiful Historic Lighthouse

Hope Town Lighthouse is the last kerosene burning lighthouse in the world and that alone makes is... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Atravelerad
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Naples, Florida
Beautiful Views!

The climb wasn't too bad and the views were well worth the climb....definite must see! Check out... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Karen W
,
Victoria, Texas, United States
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This peppermint-striped lighthouse is one of the few remaining lighthouses in the Caribbean that is still man-operated.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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| Elbow Cay, Great Abaco Island
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Hope Town Lighthouse is the last kerosene burning lighthouse in the world and that alone makes is worth the visit. But after climbing the not to many stair one see the real star of the tour, the view. If you are visiting Hope Town a...More

1  Thank Atravelerad
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The climb wasn't too bad and the views were well worth the climb....definite must see! Check out the gift shop and support this landmark.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 17 April 2017

9 of us toured it and we all enjoyed it. You must climb the stairs to appreciate the beauty of the area. Last manned kerosene powered lighthouse in the world. Please buy something from the gift shop because all funds go towards the preservation of...More

Thank tomburriss
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The lighthouse is easy to reach from Hope Town but to get to the top you must climb several flights of steep steps and navigate a low hatch to get out on the balcony. It is worth the effort but not the place if you...More

Thank LakeSuperiorGuy
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The Hope Town Lighthouse is an easy climb (wide steps) and the view when you get to the top is wonderful. Be sure to take a camera so you will have proof of the gorgeous harbor and all around the island!

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Great opportunity to see one of the few remaining manually-operated lighthouses. Wear shoes or snug sandals to climb the 100+ stairs to the top, and then through the low opening to the open deck around the top. Views of the harbor, the town, water and...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Our family enjoyed exploring the lighthouse. Lots of steep steps and when you get to the top, you must stoop low and climb through an opening about four feet by four feet. Great views as you walk around the perimeter balcony. As long as you...More

Thank dawnandwayne
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is an amazing historical site. Tremendous work has be done to preserve this marine history. Spectacular views, great gift shop, pleasant volunteers.

Thank cdb15427
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Hope Town LIghthouse is an amazing view! Very interesting and FREE! Check out the giftshop - they have adorable things at reasonable prices. This is well worth the trip across the harbor. If you don't know how to get there just wait on the dock...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The lighthouse is one of the most amazing historic places in the world. Besides providing the view scenic view of Hopetown, it now has a gift shop which is extraordinary. Extremely well supplied with high quality shirts, jackets, hats and other tasteful lighthouse memorabilia. All...More

1  Thank Janis M
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