Great Inagua

Mathew Town Settlement.

Updated: 30 March 2018

Explorer Chart: GI-1, GI-2, GI-2A, GI-3
Airstrip
  • Great Inagua Airport; 242-339-1680 / 2104. 20º58.5'N, 73º40.1'W.
Air Service
  • Bahamasair; 242-339-1680. Service to Nassau.
Anchorage
  • Man of War Bay. Provides protection from easterlies.
Area Information / Tourism
  • Bahamas Area Websites. Sites that can be searched for tourist and business information throughout the Bahamas.
Art Gallery / Art
Bakery
  • Major's Bakery & Meat Mart; 242-339-1421.
Bank & ATM
  • Bank of the Bahamas; 242-339-1264. Bank is closed on Wednesdays.
Beverage Store
Bike Rental
  • Ingraham's Variety Store. Bike and moped rentals.
Boat Rental / Charter
Book Exchange
BTC / Batelco Office
  • 242-339-1000; Fax: 242-339-1323.
Car Rental
  • A.A.B Rent-A-Car Enterprise & Service Centre; 242-339-1375; a.a.b_rentacar@hotmail.com. Matthew Town.
Cell Phone Service
Church

  • Anglican.
  • Zion Baptist.
  • Church of God of Prophecy.
  • Gospel Chapel.
  • Methodist.
  • Seventh Day Adventist.
  • Universal House of Faith.
Coffee Shop
Cruisers Net
Customs & Immigration
  • Customs; 242-339-1605. Airport
  • Customs; 242-339-1254. Airport
  • Immigration: 242-339-1234.
  • Immigration: 242-339-1602. Administration building, Matthew Town.
  • Vessels can clear in at government basin. $2/day berthing fee (1-2 vessels). Safe entrance and departure requires settled weather.
Dinghy Landing
  • Landing in government basin.
Emergency
  • Police & Fire: 919.
  • U.S. Coast Guard; 242-339-1797
Ferry
Fishing
Fresh Fish
Fuel

  • Burrows Gas Station; 242-339-2013.
  • Crystal Service Station; 242-339-1300. Delivers diesel and gas by truck to government basin.
  • Winston Burrows Gas Station.
Golf Cart / Scooter Rental
Government / Administrator
  • Administrator's Office; 242-339-1271.
  • Inagua Light Station; 242-339-1370.
Groceries & Produce
  • Inagua General Store.
  • Budget Convenience Store; 242-339-2013.
  • Ingraham's Variety Store.
  • Major's Bakery & Meat Mart; 242-339-1421.
Hardware & Lumber
Ice

Ice Cream
Internet & WiFi
Laundry
  • Ask about for locals providing service.
Library
  • Erickson's Public Library and Museum; 242-339-1863.
Lodging
  • Crystal Beach View Hotel.
  • Enrica's Inn; 242-339-2127.
  • GaGa's Nest; 242-339-2140.
Mailboat
Marina & Dockage
  • Inagua Basin & Marina is open (Mar 2018). It has been improved and expanded with more dockage space, water, and free wifi.
  • Dock Master, George Harris; coast106_fm@hotmail.com; 242-339-2143.
Marine Supplies & Parts
Marine Services & Repairs
Medical / Clinic / Pharmacy
  • Hospital; 242=339-1249 / 1657 / 1226. Nurse and doctor on staff; 0800-1730.
  • Air evacuation arranged for medical emergencies.
Moorings
Navigation
Packages & Shipping
Personal Services
Police
  • 242-339-1444. Matthew Town
  • 242-339-1604. Airport.
  • US Drug Enforcement Agency; 242-339-1450 / 1451 / 1486 / 1865. Airport.
  • Royal Bahamas Defene Force; 242-339-2038 / 1436 / 2040. Airport.
  • US Coast Guard; 242-339-1451. Airport.
Post Office / Mail
  • PO located in Matthew Town.
Propane
  • Inagua General Store.
Resort
Restaurant & Bar
  • Crystal Ruins.
  • Champ' Chicken; 242-339-1403.
  • Gibbie's Breakfast.
  • Hide Out Cafe.
  • Ingraham Pearl Restaurant; 242-339-1208.
  • Ingraham Rent-A-Car / Bar & Restaurant; 242-339-1677
  • Last Stop Takeaway.
  • M&A Take-Away; 242-339-1679.
  • Pyfrom's Chicken Shack; 242-339-1552.
  • R.J's Snack Shop; 242-339-1805.
  • Topps Restaurant.
Retail Therapy - Shopping
  • Abby's Photo & Work Shop; 242-339-1750. Matthew Town.
  • Eddie's Drugs; 242-339-1814.
  • Grace Fashion.
  • Inagua General Store. 242-339-1460.
  • Ingraham's Variety Store.
  • Sislyn Gift Corner.
  • Theresa's Pop Shop; 242-339-1241.
Showers
Snorkeling & Scuba Diving
Taxi

Things to See & Do
  • Erickson's Public Library and Museum.
  • Tours of wildlife including flamingos and the Bahamas National Parks can be arranged by contacting the Park Ranger.
  • Inagua National Park; 242-339-1862 / 1616; "Park Ranger", VHF Ch-16.
  • Little Inagua Island, National Park.
  • Union Creek Reserve
Tides
  • Matthew Town The Bahamas Met Office reports that Hight Tide = Nassau + 16 min.; Low Tide = Nassau + 22 min.
Trash
Veterinarian
VHF Protocol

Water
  • 242-339-1330 / 1847. Call for delivery to government basin.
Weather
  • Marine Weather Center; Daily SSB, webcast, & email forecasts by Chris Parker. Note: Best reception in this area is usually on 4045 KHz USB Simplex at 0630 AST.
  • Bahamas Met Office website provides weather forecast for local areas throughout the Bahamas.