Paradise in the Bahamas: The exquisite and breathtakingly beautiful Sand Bar at Pipe Creek in the Exumas. Enjoy your own tropical paradise on our Bahamas Day Trips by Plane and visit the many attractions surrounding Staniel Cay.
Though there are many sand bars spread across the Bahamas, the Exuma cays sand bar at Pipe Creek is often noted as the finest in the region.
For those that take the time to get an up close view of the Exuma Cays sand bar, wading through the narrow and shallow channels, you will be rewarded with a exotic marine life, seclusion, and water so blue you will think you are imagining things.
Pipe Creek at Pipe Cay is a network of shallow water cays and sand bars/ sand flats sitting in a color scheme of turquoise clear to electrifying dark blue waters.
It has been known to be eye candy for photographers and a dinghy exploration haven as many big boats can not cruise the shallow waters.
Thousands of people come to Pipe Cay each year to witness this spectacular cay which disappears overnight. It is known for soft sand, true turquoise water, and a remote escape away from the buzz of Staniel Cay.
Near the cay is a sea turtle sancturary and many people report sightings of turtles on their trip to Pipe Creek, so, keep your eyes on the lookout.
You can search for sand dollars or go hiking on nearby Thomas Cay which offers a decent view of the Exumas Sound.
You may enjoy cruising around the nearby cays more suitable for living. Most of them are private so you will get an inside look at how the rich and famous spend their days. Large villas and manicured beaches dot the region.
Snorkeling is quite popular with an abundance of brightly colored exotic fish, soft coral, and so many brain coral you won’t be able to count. Keep your eyes peeled for large eagle rays, sometimes spanning up to six feet in width.
If traveling to the Exuma sand bar at Pipe Creek, note that tides in the Exuma Cays can be the most dramatic in the region and therefore sometimes the sand bar won’t make itself seen until the early afternoon. The easiest way to check the tide before you go is by asking a local who knows the tide schedule well.
Make sure to read the Pipe Creek sand bar sea depth charts before guiding yourself there as sometimes the shallow waters can result in boats getting stuck in the sand. The back part of the cay with deeper waters is where most people will anchor their boats when they visit.
Navigating this area of the Exumas is one of the most difficult trips in the Bahamas because of the ever-changing tides and shallow waters.
Now, you can visit the Pipe Creek sand bar on Pipe Cay with Bahamas Air Tours, the only touring company which allows you to witness the Exuma cays at its best; from the sky!
Many people take a day trip to the Exuma cays, but few have the wherewithal to save their precious time and sanity by flying instead of being transported by sea. Be smart, make the most of your vacation with Bahamas Air Tours.
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