New Providence

Summer Science Internship Programme

The Bahamas National Trust hosts two (2) science interns each summer. APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2019 INTERNSHIP ARE CURRENTLY: CLOSED. Thank you for applying. This programme is available only to Bahamian students in college or university who are majoring in Biology, Environmental Science, or related fields. The internship usually runs in May and June for six (6) […]

The Retreat

Hidden from view on Village Road is an internationally famous garden of palms and rare tropical plants. Formerly a private home, the estate was the first national park on New Providence. Visitors can explore a Bahamian hardwood forest and learn about native plants and animals in a child-friendly environment. The property, including a small wooden […]

Harrold and Wilson Ponds National Park

Located in South Central New Providence, Harrold and Wilson Ponds provides natural wetland habitat for more than 100 bird species, including the island’s highest concentration of waterbirds (herons, egrets, ibises and cormorants). Public access features include interpretive signs, boardwalks, a nature trail and observation decks. This exceptional ecotourism site is just a short drive from […]

Primeval Forest National Park

Remarkably undisturbed, this old-growth woodland is representative of the early evergreen tropical hardwood forests of the Bahamas. Located in southwestern New Providence, the area is easily accessible by car. It features dramatic sinkholes – unique limestone caverns up to 50 feet long, 30 feet wide, and in some cases 30 feet deep. The most notable […]

Bonefish Pond National Park

Bonefish Pond is 1235 acres of coastal wetland area. This is a park where teachers and students alike can see and learn about the different marine life that call Bonefish pond home. Established: Size: 1,235 Acres