Exuma consists of two main islands, Great Exuma and Little Exuma together. Approximately 500 islands, cays and rocks make up the entire Exuma chain. Occupying approximately 110 square miles in the center of the Bahamian archipelago. Most cays are uninhabited, although many are owned privately.
Exuma is a yachter’s paradise. Offering many fine marinas, breath taking beaches and pristine reefs. Snorkeling and scuba diving are extremely popular as is bone fishing. It is home to many rare and interesting creatures like the Bahamian Rock Iguana, birds, fish and flora on these perfect islands.
Farming and fishing are the most important sectors of income on the islands with tourism playing a much smaller part. Fresh pineapple, tomatoes, guava, mangoes, avocados and pigeon peas are produced on the island and are exported nationwide.
Ruins of old plantations are dotted around Exuma from an era when cotton farming was of importance to the area. Salt farming was also an important industry in the past.