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Forfar Field Station

| Blanket Sound, Andros
+1 614-268-9930
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Wonderful Place!

Forfar Feild station is a wonderful place -- it's a beautiful and peaceful setting, i enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Girl With H
What a cool place

the Bahamas National Trust teamed up with Forfar for some of the activities on their Expedition 242... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Jessica R
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Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
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Forfar Field Station is a rustic former dive resort nestled in a beachfront coconut grove on the east coast of Andros Island. Forfar Field Station is named after its founder and builder, Archie Forfar. Since its debut, Forfar has served as an educational and field studies resource to thousands of students that range from middle and high school level to graduate students and researchers.
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5 Apr 2017
“Wonderful Place!”
29 Mar 2017
“What a cool place”
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| Blanket Sound, Andros
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+1 614-268-9930
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Forfar Feild station is a wonderful place -- it's a beautiful and peaceful setting, i enjoyed spending time on the beach deck and just taking in the sights and sounds of my surroundings. The interns are great, very knowledgeable and helpful. They were a great...More

Thank Girl With H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

the Bahamas National Trust teamed up with Forfar for some of the activities on their Expedition 242 Andros trip. They provided the support and equipment for SCUBA, snorkeling and kayaking. I went diving since I'm certified. They have a really well outfitted dive shop and...More

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Forfar is a great place to stay if you are into ecotourism or want to experience the beauty of Andros up close. The property sits on Blanket Sound, which is (quite literally) one of the most beautiful beaches you will ever see. The facilities are...More

1  Thank steensmaniac
Reviewed 20 June 2015

This was my fourth trip to Forfar, twice 30 years ago and then again last year and now just got back from our 2015 field study. We bring a group of middle school students down for Ocean/Island Discovery Camp and the facility and staff are...More

2  Thank Coachfogel
Reviewed 21 April 2014

I came 11 summers ago (2003) on a high school field trip and am super excited to have found it again on TripAdvisor! The experience was priceless, eventful, and ever relaxing. As teenagers, we realized how privelaged we were in the US with central air,...More

2  Thank Squirlz86
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Forfar Field Station was given credit as the real location (called Rockwood Field Station) in the recently released novel "Legend of Hornigold's Treasure". Anyone who has visited Forfar should read this novel. You'll love it!

2  Thank C E
Reviewed 18 February 2013

I visited this amazing educational facility with relatives of Archie Forfar (founder of the Field Station.) It's a well run facility that offers college students the opportunity to learn about the ecology of the island, to get their PADI scuba certification, learn to sail, etc....More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 17 May 2011

Forfar field station is amazing. That's all I have to say. I went there in May with Clark Montessori as a marine biolgy study. There were 22 of us. I enjoyed that trip so much. We stayed at the field Station for 3 nights, than...More

6  Thank rjohnson0828
Reviewed 1 May 2008

I stayed at Forfar field station last year at age 13. I have to say, even without my family, for i traveled with my science teacher and about 15 of my friends, my trip to Forfar was amazing. The best vacation ive ever been on....More

4  Thank CowabungaBabe
Reviewed 11 October 2007

If you want a true eco-experience, this is it. I travelled with my Dad and brother for a true "boys'" escape. We are NOT the "eco" types at all. However, the staff and accomodations have us reconsidering our future trips. It was educational and rustic....More

2  Thank cplmack811
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