The Bahamas is known for its sun, sand and sea, but a day at the beach isn't the only way to enjoy the country's stunning natural beauty.
New Providence's six national parks is a great way to discover the island's indigenous flora and fauna.
At the southwest end of the island visit the Primeval Forest National Park, which is home to an old-growth forest with limestone caverns, sinkholes and early evergreen tropical hardwood trees as well as a variety of native flora and fauna, birds and butterflies.
Also in the southwest is Bonefish Pond, consisting of 1,800 acres of coastal wetlands. Use the boardwalks to explore the marine nursery for resident fish and birds.
At the 250-acre Harrold and Wilson Ponds National Park in south-central New