You might want to read up on the Bahamas
before your trip, or find a book in the list below that will bring
back the wonderful time you had on your last trip!
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Cruising Guide to Abaco, Bahamas 2000 by Steve Dodge.
- One of the most useful
references about the area with pictures, maps, articles, and advertising.
Abaco Life's Guide to the Abacos by Jim Kerr.
- Abaco Life's Guide to the Abacos is a comprehensive, 4"x9" book containing 100 pages of
maps, regional descriptions, information and listings on accommodations, marinas, boat rentals,
restaurants, shopping, services, auto and cart rentals, tours etc. Sections are divided into
geographical areas of Abaco, an island destination in the Bahamas Out Islands. This is the third
edition of the book which has thus far sold in excess of 2,000 copies.
The Bahamas Cruising Guide by Mathew Wilson
- The first new guide in 46 years to cover the entire 700-mile Bahamas
chain-more than 700 islands covering 90,000 square miles of ocean. The
product of 2 1/2 years of on the water research, this full color guidebook
features great photography, sketch charts with color delineated water
depths, comprehensive anchorage and pilotage information, and the
first-ever compilation of GPS waypoints.
Abaco: The History of an Out Island and its Cays by Steve Dodge and Laurie Jones.
- This expanded and updated second edition has completely new sections on Lucayan Indians,
Wilson City, and contemporary Abaco, and many revisions. This is the only general,
comprehensive history of Abaco, Bahamas available; it covers from the geologic formation of
the Bahama Banks to the middle 1990s.
112 illustrations, photographs, and maps. Appendix on boat building in Abaco.
Fodor's 00 - The Bahamas
- Experienced and first-time travelers alike rely on Fodor's Gold Guides for
rich, reliable coverage the world over. Updated each year and containing a
full-color, foldout Rand McNally map, a Fodor's Gold Guide is an essential
tool for any kind of traveler. Smart travel tips and important contact info
make Smart travel tips and important contact info make planning your trip a
breeze and detailed coverage of sights, accommodations, and restaurants
give you the info you need to make your experience enriching and
hassle-free. If you only have room for one guide, this is the one for you.
Insight Guide Bahamas
- Offering readers personalized itineraries divided into three sections--Nassau,
New Providence; Eleuthera and the Family Island; and Freeport, Grand
Bahama--a guide to the jewels of the Caribbean reveals their diverse
character, glorious beaches, and endless water activities.
The photographs are excellent, sharing the Bahamian lifestyle with the
viewer. For those that do in-depth research prior to their travels, this is
informative covering history and major sites. Highly recommend for the
interesting coverage of sites.
Frommers' 2000 Bahamas
- The Bahamas boast some of the world's most beautiful beaches, and
Frommer's covers them in detail. This easy-to-use guide offers complete
coverage of the most popular resort areas--Nassau, Cable Beach, Paradise
Island, and Freeport/Lucaya--plus details on the smaller islands that lie off
the beaten track so readers know where to get away from it all and enjoy
uncrowded beaches. Also included is Turks and Caicos, a terrific destination
Reef Fish Identification: Florida Caribbean Bahamas by Paul Humann & Ned Deloach
Marine species are grouped by 12 families. Entries contain information on
size, depth, range, habitat, behavior, and reaction to divers. This second
edition includes 124 new fish species and 325 additional color plates, and
incorporates fish species found in marine habitats neighboring the reef, such
as coral caves and sand flats, and temperate water species from central and
northeast Florida. The waterproof covers and comb binding make it
convenient on location. 6x9".
Reef Coral Identification: Florida Caribbean Bahamas by Paul Humann & Ned Deloach
If you are a SCUBA diver or anybody else who visits life beneath the
waves, this and the other books in the series are a must have. Clear photos
and easy indexing makes for enjoyable viewing and reading pleasure.
Snorkeling Guide to Marine Life: Florida Caribbean Bahamas by Paul Humann & Ned Deloach
This is a great book for snorkelers and beginning divers! The color
photographs are beautiful and make identification easy. Although this small
book is nowhere near as comprehensive as Humann's complete reef
identification set, it's a great bargain for those wanting to know the names of
most of the common things they see when snorkeling in the Caribbean. The
book also contains some valuable pointers about which plants and animals
should be approached with caution, how to treat stings, and other interesting
Bahamas Out Island Odyssey by Nan Jeffrey.
Bahamas - A Family of Islands by Gail Saunders
The Abaco Guide : Including Central Bahamas and
the Right of Abaco by Stephen Pavlidas, 1998.