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Beautiful and definitely worth the trip.

We visited the monument in late July. The climb up to the monument was minimal at best. View is... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Grand Rapids
via mobile
Great views, very nice snorkeling!

From the top of the monument, there are great views of the islands and bays. Snorkeling was very... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Dave B
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Scenic lookout point offering spectacular panoramic views of the coast.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rough road” (5 reviews)
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the monument in late July. The climb up to the monument was minimal at best. View is amazing and well worth the trip. The entire area is definitely worth spending at least an afternoon exploring. What a beautiful island.

Thank sunshinegirl1964
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

From the top of the monument, there are great views of the islands and bays. Snorkeling was very good here. Very clear water, lots of stuff to see. Road is very, very rough. Had I known how bad it was, I wouldn't have tried it...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

the drive out is a wee bit rough, but our van did it without much effort. The climb up was not bad for those in good shape, but maybe not so much for those not up to steep climbs. DEFINITELY worth the short hike up....More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Some of our group were not prepared the hike is not hard but the road and trail are uneven and rocky need good shoes with good sole to protect your feet. The view is so worth the hike best to do early to ovoid heat...More

Thank vcashmere
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Yes the road is a bit rocky but that adds to the adventure. And there is just a bit of a hike but the end result is more than worth it!! The Monument is a beautiful reminder of our rich history. The views are magnificent....More

Thank basketcow
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Really nice views when you finally get to the monument. Rough road best walked or biked. Not a trip for someone not in decent physical shape.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Visited long island and had a rental car but Omar wouldnt allow his vehicles on the road to the monument. I parked on the road and walked. From the start of the trail it took me about 45 minutes to walk. To be honest, the...More

Thank poly2014
Reviewed 25 April 2017

A short hike up the path and the views you encounter at the top are absolutely breathtaking. I cannot say enough about the colors of the sea in Bahamas out-islands. Simply gorgeous!

Thank keri s
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We borrowed single gear bikes from our hotel and rode the difficult sandy double-track to this monument - called the Columbus Monument, but really it commemorates the native people who were harmed by Columbus. We were glad to see that it made history real!

Thank Walksalotbend
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

So the Columbus monument is listed as a must do for Long Island. The problem is that the road which is long is virtually impassable. The guy at cape Santa Maria basically told us that but we tried anyway. We turned back once we say...More

Thank Sara_sakflva
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