getting-banner

Getting to Highbourne Cay

Methods of travel (from Nassau)

  • By Boat
  • Direct 30min, Seaplane charters
  • Direct 25min, Helicopter charters
  • 20 min, Fixed wing charter flights to neighboring Normans Cay
  • Designated Helicopter pad and Seaplane dock for your convenience

By Air

Flights depart directly to Nassau from most of the major cities along the East coast. There are direct flights from Washington D.C, Newark, New York City, Atlanta, Miami, Charlotte…Once you have arrived at the Nassau International airport, you will be met by a Highbourne Cay representative who will escort you to the FBO, Odyssey, where you can charter a seaplane directly to Highbourne Cay or a fixed wing plane to the neighboring island of Norman’s Cay where there is a runway. From Norman’s Cay you will be greeted by Highbourne Cay staff who will then take you directly to your accommodation in Highbourne via a 15 minute scenic boat ride.

20 min, Fixed wing charter flights to neighboring Normans cay.

Direct 30min, Seaplane charters.

Direct 25min, Helicopter charters.

By Boat

From a distance, Highbourne Cay is easily identified by a 300′ telecommunications tower, visible from 12 miles out on clear days.

When making for Highbourne Cay Marina from the banks, a waypoint of 24°42.37’N and 76° 52.00’W will place boats a little over 2 miles west of the approach. There is a rocky shoal area stretching from about the center of Highbourne Cay in a westerly direction for approximately 1 ¾ miles. This is north of the waypoint. There is another shoal area running from Tea Table Cay (about mile south of the Marina) also in a westerly direction for approximately 1 ¾ miles. This is south of the waypoint. Because of these two hazardous areas yachtsmen are strongly advised to navigate to the waypoint from the west.

After arriving at the waypoint, set a course of 090° True until a small island with a white stake is visible, distance about 2 miles. Look for 2 triangular orange and black range markers on the shore of Highbourne Cay. With the range markers aligned one atop the other, the island with the white stake will be close on the starboard side. When the white stake is abeam, immediately look to the north inside the Marina and find 2 more orange and black range markers. When they are aligned one atop the other, proceed into the harbour.

When approaching Highbourne Cay Marina from Exuma Sound, a waypoint of 24° 42.00’N and 76° 48.50’W will place you about ½ mile southeast of the most southerly tip of the island. Steer west, aiming for the larger of 2 tiny islands, and look for 2 rocks south of the most southerly tip of Highbourne. The rocks will be nearly awash at high tide.

Estimate a center line between the islands that you are headed towards and the described rocks. Remain in the southern half, leaving the small islands on your port side closer than the rocks on your starboard side. You will be in 15 feet of water at low tide.

Follow the deep water channel around and bear towards the north. You may find it helpful to find the range markers on your starboard side just north of the beach and keep them astern as you head west before turning to the north into the Marina.

[map no_container=”true”] [/map]

You safety is our concern so please call the Marina on VHF Channel 71 and request further assistance if you have any questions

Please contact the Highbourne Cay office for all travel details.
VHF Channels 16 and 71
Tel: (242) 355-1008
Email: Info@highbournecaybahamas.com

Comments 34

  1. The Ventura Film Festival is an international film festival that raises awareness
    for environmental issues such as forest and ocean preservation and restoration, through a yearly film festival and related events.

    The Ventura Film Festival was founded in 2004 by Jordan Older and has
    screened hundreds of films, usually over 200 films each summer, and has attracted attention from the international film community.
    Some of the highlights have been hosting award winning filmmaker Dylan O’Neil, the first ever world champion surfers Peter “PT”
    Townend and Ian Cairns, 4 time world champion Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/MMA fighter Fabio
    Leopoldo, and the 50th Anniversary of West Side Story, which
    included hosting the entire Academy Award winning cast of West Side Story, including Academy Award winner/Golden Globe winner
    George Chakiris and Golden Globe winner/Academy Award nominee Russ Tamblyn.

    Jordan Older, the Ventura Film Festival founder and executive director, was
    selected to take part, along with many of Hollywood’s top stars, in the 50th Anniversary of West Side Story and Hollywood’s footprint/handprint ceremony
    for Academy Award winners Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, and Golden Globe winner Russ Tamblyn at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
    This event also doubled as the official BluRay release by Fox and MGM
    of West Side Story, which is widely considered by critics and fans to be the best musical of all time.

    Find out more about the Ventura Film Festival
    at http://venturafilmfestival.org.

  2. Howdy! It seems as though we both have a passion for the same thing. Your blog, “%BLOGTITLE%” and mine are very similar. Have you ever thought of authoring a guest post for a related blog? It will surely help gain exposure to your blog (my site recieves a lot of targeted traffic). If you might be interested, email me at: %EMAIL%. Thank you so much

  3. Heya! It looks as though we both have a passion for the same thing. Your blog, “%BLOGTITLE%” and mine are very similar. Have you ever thought of authoring a guest post for a related website? It is sure to help gain publicity to your blog (my website recieves a lot of targeted traffic). If you are interested, email me at: %EMAIL%. Appreciate it

  4. Thank you a bunch for sharing this with all of us you really realize what you’re talking approximately! Bookmarked. Kindly additionally talk over with my site =). We will have a hyperlink change contract among us!

  5. I’m starting up a internet website directory and was wondering if I can submit your blog? I’m hoping to mature my directory little by little by hand so that it retains top quality. I’ll make sure and put your blog in the best category and I’ll also use, “%BLOGTITLE%” as your anchor text. Please make sure to let me know if this is acceptable with you by mailing me at: %EMAIL%. Appreciate it

  6. Hey! I know this is somewhat off topic but I was wondering which blog platform are you using for this website? I’m getting fed up of WordPress because I’ve had issues with hackers and I’m looking at options for another platform. I would be fantastic if you could point me in the direction of a good platform.

  7. Doh! I was domain name searching at namecheap.com and went to type in the domain name: %BLOGURL% and guess who already purchased it? You did! haha j/k. I was about to buy this domain name but noticed it was taken so I thought I’d come check it out. Good blog!

  8. Hi! My spouse and I frequently write guest articles for other weblog owners to help gain exposure to our work, as well as provide superb articles to site owners. It’s a win win situation! If you are interested feel free to e-mail me at: %EMAIL% so we can talk further. Thanks!!

  9. Do you have a spam issue on this blog; I also am a blogger, and I was wanting to know your situation; many of us have developed some nice procedures and we are looking to swap techniques with others, be sure to shoot me an email if interested.

  10. My developer is trying to persuade me to move to .net from PHP. I have always disliked the idea because of the costs. But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using WordPress on several websites for about a year and am nervous about switching to another platform. I have heard good things about blogengine.net. Is there a way I can transfer all my wordpress posts into it? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  11. Hi exceptional website! Does running a blog such as this require a great deal of work? I’ve virtually no knowledge of coding but I had been hoping to start my own blog in the near future. Anyway, should you have any suggestions or techniques for new blog owners please share. I understand this is off subject however I simply had to ask. Many thanks!

  12. “vika) on Feb 28, 2017 at 6:33am PST It was really tough game 馃挭馃従袣芯薪械褔薪芯, 薪械褌 薪懈褔械谐芯 谢褍褔褕械, 褔械屑 褋屑芯褌褉械褌褜 懈谐褉褍 薪邪 褋褌邪写懈芯薪械鈿斤笍, 薪芯 褌邪泻 懈薪芯谐写邪 薪械 褏胁邪褌邪械褌 泻芯屑屑械薪褌邪褉懈械胁 褉芯写薪褘褏 .genichkonstantin 懈 .cherdantsev71 鉁岎煆攫煒.atleticodemadrid 鉂.fcbarcelona #laliga #fifa #ambassador #worldcupA post shared by Ambassador Of FIFA WC 2018馃嚪馃嚭鈿斤笍 (.lopyrevavika) on Feb 26, 2017 at 9:51am PST Que Rico.”

  13. Howdy! Quick question that’s completely off topic. Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly? My blog looks weird when viewing from my apple iphone. I’m trying to find a theme or plugin that might be able to resolve this problem. If you have any suggestions, please share. With thanks!

  14. I needed to thank you for this excellent read!! I definitely loved every
    bit of it. I have got you bookmarked to check out
    new things you post…

  15. When I originally commented I clicked the -Notify me when new surveys are added- checkbox and from now on when a comment is added I purchase four emails with similar comment. Is there by any means you can remove me from that service? Thanks!

  16. America has been designed mainly because of migrants coming to this nation searching for a enhanced existence. A life of freedom with possibilities to build a ” new world “. Often times we do not know how extreme the waves of each of choices go. The federal government shutdown has a ripple effect on the economy felt by millions of Americans and small enterprise owners. America’s most important advantage is hope! The government close down is taking hope from Small Business owners. Set up on the concept that America could be greater and that we simply can be offered the chances that the Constitution assures. A guarantee which was made by this nation’s forebears, a cacophony of numerous concepts which has come together to produce the melting pot named United State. One must show your appreciation the hard work of the President to safeguarded our borders. But we could also question his methods. Definitely there could be no problem in keeping America protected. The anxiety is due to the technique that these efforts have concerned hard working company owners that are vying to be part of a budding economic climate. Get more information check out https://media.punchflix.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.