The largest island in the Bahamas,
Andros is also one of the least densely populated.
Among its most remarkable features is the largest
number of blue holes, both oceanic and inland, as
well as the third largest barrier reef, in the world.
With challenging blue holes and cave and cavern systems
in conjunction with deep walls just offshore, Andros
is at the heart of Bahamian adventure diving.
The island is divided into three
areas by what are called bights, and the land is covered
with vast tracts of pine forest bordering small seaside
villages. To the west lay shallow mangrove and coral
flats inhabited by bonefish, grunts, snapper, lobster,
crab and a host of other adult and juvenile marine
creatures. Skirting the eastern shore is 120 miles
of shallow reefs and both vertical and sloping walls
stretching from the north to the south end of the