Clarence Town

 Clarence Town is the capital of Long Island and has a population of 86 people. Nestled along the shimmering shores of Long Island in the Bahamas, Clarence Town emerges as a hidden gem awaiting discovery. Far removed from the hustle and bustle of more touristy hotspots, this quaint settlement exudes an irresistible charm that captivates visitors with its tranquil ambiance and captivating beauty.

Step back in time as you wander through the streets of Clarence Town, where echoes of Bahamian history resonate in every corner. Named after King William IV of England, the town boasts a rich heritage shaped by centuries of maritime traditions and colonial influences. From its humble beginnings as a Loyalist settlement to its pivotal role in the salt trade industry, Clarence Town has witnessed the ebb and flow of history, leaving behind a tapestry of cultural landmarks and architectural marvels.

No visit to Clarence Town is complete without experiencing the awe-inspiring beauty of Dean’s Blue Hole, a natural wonder that beckons adventurers from around the world. Plummeting to depths of over 200 meters, this mesmerizing underwater sinkhole is one of the deepest of its kind in the world, offering divers and snorkelers an unparalleled opportunity to explore its mystical depths.

View on Clarence Town from anchorage
Digny dock
9 sharks welcomed us!
Flying Fish Marina
SV Oceanolog on anchorage
St. Peter and Pavel Catholic Church
St.Paul’s Anglican Church
Nice, but very expensive Flying Fish Marina
Happy landing:)
Splash pool
Salt deposits on rocks
Sunset splash
Shipwreck washed on shore
Salt pond
A road to the Dean’s Blue Hole
Dean’s Blue Hole – second deepest in the world, place of free-diving training and international competition.
From light turquoise to dark indigo
A turtle, which lives in the Blue Hole
White-cheeked Pintails
Sunset CTD cast
Plot of CTD cast data