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Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve

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Address: Banks Road, Eleuthera
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+1 242-332-3831
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Preserve is operated by the Bahamas National Trust and funded by the...

The Preserve is operated by the Bahamas National Trust and funded by the Leon Levy Foundation. It was developed by Shelby White, trustee of the Foundation, in honour of her late husband, Leon Levy. The Preserve will be a living part of Bahamian history. It is the first national park on the island of Eleuthera. It is an environmental educational centre as well as a facility for the propagation of native plants and trees.

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wonderful commitment to nature

We only had an hour to tour, so we had to cover a lot of territory. The medical nature garden was amazing, and documented the history of medical applications.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Florence, South Carolina
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Florence, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had an hour to tour, so we had to cover a lot of territory. The medical nature garden was amazing, and documented the history of medical applications.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice break from the beach, this little gem is a must see. Educational and gives a good insight to the island habitat. Lots of walking, though, so wear comfy shoes. Close to Tippy's, so plan to stop there for lunch!

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Cornell, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a second time after enjoying the Preserve two years ago. We learned so much about tropical plants and their uses. The signage and layout are perfect. We find this to be a great alternative to the beach when the weather is a little cooler or cloudy.

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Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went twice during our month-long stay at North Palmetto Point. The preserve is very well-tended, and easy to walk through in a couple hours. Just a lovely, peaceful place.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to take a walk. The narrow paths through the jungle-like foliage are simply awesome. You keep wondering what you'll see around the next corner. This is also one of the most pristine places in the Bahamas. It seems like every place else we went, there was trash and garbage dumped everywhere, but not here. This... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The organization and detail of this botanical garden made it special! We all enjoyably learned amazing things about an island we love so much!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A complete pleasure roaming the trails and the pond with the turtles is so lovely and full of a cool turtle mood I could have lingered for hours. This is often a very thoughtfully designed place and a highly learned view of this bio-realm.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a very nice few hours walking through the preserve. Beautifully maintained and staffed. A real treasure for Eleuthera!

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Key Biscayne, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wouldn't think of a better place to enjoy and immerse yourself in all of the native fauna and flora of the Caribbean

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing preserve. Gives a great perspective on the complex and beautiful natural environment in the Bahamas. The trails and water features are beautifully built and maintained!

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