How do you get from Eleuthera to Harbour Island?

The nearest airport is North Eleuthera International (ELH). From North Eleuthera airport you take a 5 minute taxi ride to 3 Island Dock, from there take a 5 minute water taxi to Harbour Island's Government Dock, and then another 5 minute taxi ride to Coral Sands. Each stage costs $5.00 per person.

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Are cars allowed on Harbour Island?

Car rentals in EleutheraHarbour Island in the Bahamas does not allow car rentals. IF you do need a car for getting around Eleuthera, you can rent one and leave it on Eleuthera for your visits to that island. Harbour Island is very eco-friendly and only allows golf cart and bicycle transportation.

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How much is the water taxi to Harbour Island?

It's quick and easy. A 5 minute cab ride from the airport to the boat dock, approximately $5 per person, then a 5 minute "water taxi" ride, approximately $5 – $7 per person. Land and water taxis are always available. The water taxis usually run from around 6:00am thru 9:00pm.

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How long does it take to drive from one end of Eleuthera to the other?

A drive from the north end of the island to the south and back is about 200 miles in total, and is totally doable in one full day.

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How much is the ferry to Harbour Island?

A:There is ferry to and from Harbour Island by medium-speed ferry on Fridays to Sundays. The cost is $250.00 per adult and $180.00 per child (2 – 11 years) for the roundtrip travel, and $135.00 per adult and $100.00 per child (2 – 11 years) for one-way travel.

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What time is the ferry from Eleuthera to Harbour Island?

The ferry schedule from Nassau to Harbour Island departs from the terminal on Potter's Cay in Nassau around 8 AM, and stops at Spanish Wells in Eleuthera at 10:30 AM and Harbour Island at 11:00. It departs at 3:30 PM to go back to Nassau around 6:30 PM.

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What is the crime on Harbour Island?

Don't worry about safety on Harbour Island, there is virtually no crime and just the rare occurrence of theft. There is a police station on the island with 1 to 3 officers on duty at all times but you will rarely ever see them.

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Can you drive from Eleuthera to Harbour Island?

Are there cars on Harbour Island Bahamas?

Golf cart rentals are the transportation of choice making exploration of the island fun and relaxing. You will find plenty of car rental companies to do business with. The people are friendly and the island is easy to navigate. Unlike Eleuthera, cars are completely unnecessary on the island.

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How do you get to Harbour Island?

There is no direct route to Harbour Island. From the United States fly into Nassau, Fort Lauderdale or Miami and take a connecting flight to North Eleuthera (ELH) airport on Eleuthera. From there, take a taxi to the dock and a water taxi to Harbour Island.

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Is it safe to go to Harbour Island Bahamas?

Don't worry about safety on Harbour Island, there is virtually no crime and just the rare occurrence of theft. There is a police station on the island with 1 to 3 officers on duty at all times but you will rarely ever see them.

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Do I need to rent a car in Eleuthera?

Virtually everyone who comes to Eleuthera needs to rent a car. It is a long island with much to see and do, walking and biking on the main roads is dangerous, and if you want to see even some of the 135 beaches, go to the grocery store or to restaurants, you really need a car! Trust us…get a car.

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Is Eleuthera safe for tourists?

You will feel welcome, and you won't feel hustled the way you might at some other Caribbean destinations. Safety. One reason visitors to the island can enjoy the local community so much is that Eleuthera is remarkably safe, so there is no need to “keep your distance.” Crime is almost non-existent.

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Will my cell phone work in Eleuthera?

Most GSM carriers (AT&T and T-Mobile) should work, but most CDMA carriers will not. Make sure to call your carrier to double check ahead of travel. You can always opt to get a local SIM card on arrival to the island. Aliv and BTC are local cell phone carriers that both have offices in Governor's Harbour.

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Does Eleuthera have Uber?

(Rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft are not available in the Bahamas.) On the flipside, if you are looking to do a lot of sightseeing beyond your accommodations, renting a car will be more convenient and budget friendly.

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Do I need a car on Eleuthera?

CAR RENTAL: WILL I NEED TO RENT A CAR? Eleuthera is very rural and the island is 110 miles long. Taxis, which are fairly expensive, are the only mode of public transportation. If you want to explore, go sightseeing, visit other beaches, restaurants, etc., I would recommend renting a car.

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