List of Inhabited Islands in the Bahamas

List of Inhabited Islands in the Bahamas

An island is a piece of land surrounded by water.

In this article, tries to answer the question by publishing the List of Inhabited Islands in the Bahamas

Below is the List of Inhabited Islands in the Bahamas

Abaco Island

Abner Cay

Abraham’s Bay

Acklins Island

Adderley Cay

Alcorine Cay

Alder Cay

Allan Cays

Allans Cay

Ambergris Cay(s)

Andrew island

Andros Island – largest island of the Bahamas

Angel Cays

Angle and Fish Cay

Anna Cay

Arawak Cay

Araway Cay

Archers Cay

Athol Island

Atwood Cay

August Cay

Back Cay

Bahama Cay

Bahama Island

Bamboo Cay

Barraterre Island

Barn Cay

Barracuda Island

Base Line Cay

Beach Cay

Beacon Cay

Beak Cay

Bell Cay (owned by the Aga Khan IV)

Ben Cay

Berry Islands

Big Bersus Cay

Big Carters Cay

Big Cave Cay

Big Cay

Big Crab Cay

Big Cross Cay

Big Darby Island, a private island in the Exumas

Big Egg Island

Big Farmer’s Cay

Big Fish Cay

Big Grand Cay

Big Harbour Cay

Big Hog Cay

Big Jerry Cay

Big Joe Downer Cay

Big Lake Cay

Big Lloyd Cay

Big Major Cay

Big Pigeon Cay

Big Romers Cay

Big Thrift Harbour Cay

Big Whale Cay

Big Wood Cay

Billy Cay

Bimini Islands

Bird Cay

Bitter Guana Cay

Black Island

Bock Cat Cay

Bob Cay

Bock Cay

Bonds Cay

Bonefish Cay

Booby Cay

Bowe Cay

Bridges Cay

Brigantine Cays

Brown Cay

Brush Cay

Buena Vista Cay

Burnside Cay

Burroughs Cay

Burrow Cay

Bursis Cay

Buttonwood Cay

Cabbage Cay

Caeser Cay

Calabash Cay

Cambridge Cay

Candle Cays

Carter Cay

Cashs Cay

Castaway Cay – private island and an exclusive port for Disney Cruise Line

Castle Island

Cat Island

Cat Cay

Catch Island

Catto Cay

Cave Cay, a private island in the Exumas

Cay Lobos (closest point of The Bahamas to Cuba (Cayo Confites): 22 km (13.6 mi))

Cay One

Cay Sal Bank

Cay Santo Domingo

Cay With Low Fall

Caye a Rum

Caye de Sel

Channel Cay(s)

Children’s Bay Cay

Chub Cay

Cistern Cay

Clem Cay

Cluffs Cay

Coakley Cay

Cockroach Cay

Cocoa Cay

Cocoa Plum Cay

Comfort Cay

Compass Cay

Cold Cay

Conception Island

Conchshell Cay

Cook’s Cay

Cormorant Cay

Cornish Cay

Cotton Bay Cay

Cotton Cay

Crab Cay

Crisby Island

Crooked Island

Cross Cay(s)

Culmer’s Cay

Cupid’s Cay

Curly Cut Cays

Current Island

East Cay

Egg Island

Elbow Cay

Elbow Cays (Cay Sal Bank)

Eleuthera Island

Elizabeth Island

Exuma Island

Factory Cays

Falcon Cays

Fanny Cay

Fernandez Cay

Fiddle Cay

Fifteen Feet Cay

Finley Cay

Fish Cay(s)

Fish Hawk Cay

Fishing Cays

Flamingo Cay

Flat Cays

Foots Cay

Fortune Island

Fowl Cay

Fraizer’s Hog Cay

French Cay(s)

Frog Cay

Frozen Cay

Galliot Cay

Garden Cay

Gaulding Cay

Gaulin Cay

Geouge Island

Gibson Cay

Gibson Hog Cay

Ginger Cay

Glass Cay

Goat Cay, Berry Islands

Goat Cay, Exuma

Gold Cay

Gold Ring Cay

Goole Cay

Gorda Cay (Castaway Cay)

Goulding Cay

Grand Bahama

Grand Cay(s)

Great Cistern Cay

Great Exuma Island

Great Guana Cay

Great Guano Cay

Great Harbour Cay

Great Inagua Island

Great Isaac Cay

Great Ragged Island

Great Sale Cay

Great Seal Cay

Great Stirrup Cay – a private island of Norwegian Cruise Line

Green Cay

Green Turtle Cay

Griffins Cay

Grunt Cay

Guanahani Cay

Guana Cay

Guincho Ginger Cay

Guinchos Cay (18 miles (29 km) from Cuba)

Gun Cay

Gut Island

Haines Cay

Halls Pond Cay, a private island in the Exumas, also known as Spectabilis Island

Halls Islands

Harbour Island

Harvey Cay

Harvey Cays

Hawksbill Cays

Hawksnest Cay

Heneagua Island

High Cay

High Point Cay

High Ridge Cay

Highbourne Cay

Hoffman Cay

Hog Cay, Long Island

Hog Cay, Ragged Island

Holmes Cay

Inagua Island

India Cay

Iron Cay

Ishmael Cay

Jamaica Cay

James Cay

Jewfish Cay

Joe Cays

Joe Creek Island

Joe Downer Cays

John Downer Cays

Johnny’s Cay

Johnsons Cay

Josephs Cay

Joulter Cays

Jumento Cays

Kamalame Cay

Kemp Cay

Kits Cay

Knife Cay

Lanzadera Cay

Laughing Bird Cay

Lee Stocking Island

Leonard Cay

Levi Island

Lightbourn’s Cay

Lighthouse Point

Lignumvitae Cay

Linder Cay

Little Abaco Island

Little Bell Cay

Little Bersus Cay

Little Carters Island

Little Cat Island

Little Cave Cay

Little Cay

Little Cistern Cay

Little Crab Cay

Little Darby Island

Little Exuma Island

Little Farmer’s Cay

Little Grand Cay

Little Guana Cay

Little Cuana Cay

Little Harbour Cay

Little Inagua Island

Little Island

Little Joe Downer Cay

Little Lloyd Cay

Little Major’s Island

Little Nurse Cay

Little Petit Cay

Little Pimlico Cay

Little Pipe Cay, a private island in the Exumas

Little Ragged Island

Little Romers Cay

Little Sale Cay

Little San Salvador (Half Moon Cay) – a private island, owned by Carnival Corporation

Little Stirrup Cay – renamed Coco Cay, a private island, leased by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Little Walker Cay

Little Wax Cay

Little Whale Cay

Lizard Cay

Lobster Cay

Lockhart Cay

Loggerhead Cay

Lone Pine Cay

Long Cay

Long Island

Lovely Bay Cays

Low Cay

Low Water Harbour Cay

Lower Crisby Cay

Lubbers Quarters Cay

Lucian Cay

Lyford Cay

Lynyard Cay

Madam Dau’s Cay

Madeira Cay

Major’s Island

Mamma Rhonda Cay

Man Head Cay

Man Island

Man-O-War Cay(s)

Mangrove Cay

Mangrove Island

Manjack Cay

Margaret Cay

Mariguana Island

Marine Cay

Market Fish Cays

Mary Cays

Mastic Cay

Mat Lowe’s Cay


Maycock Cay

Meeks Patch Island

Melita Cay

Michael’s Cay

Middle Cay

Middle Bight Cay

Mira Por Vos Islands

Molley Sanders Island

Money Cay

Moore’s Island

Moosha Cay

Moraine Cay

Moriah Harbour Cay

Mouth Of Harbou Cay

Muertos Cays

Musha Cay

Nairn Cay

New Cay

New Providence

Newton Cay

Noah Bethel Cays

Noname Cay

Norman’s Cay – has served as the headquarters for Carlos Lehder’s drug-smuggling operation from 1978 to around 1982

Norman’s Pond Cay

North Andros

North Bimini

North Cat Cay

North Cay

North Elbow Cay

North Halls Cay

Northern Eleuthera

Northwest Cay

Noss Mangrove Island

Nun Jack Cay

Nurse Cay

Nurse Channel Cay


O’Brien Cay

Ocean Cay

Old Yankee Cay

Orange Cay

Outer Point Cay

Over Yonder Cay

Oyster Cay

Paradise Island

Parrot Cays

Paw Paw Cay

Peace and Plenty Island

Pear Cay

Pelican Cays

Pensacola Cays

Perpall’s Cay

Petit Cay

Piana Cays

Pierre Island

Pigeon Cays

Pimlico Cays

Pimlico Island(s)

Pine Cay

Pine Tree Cay

Pineapple Cays

Pipe Cay

Plana Cay

Plum Cays

Pot Cay

Potter Cay

Powell Cay

Prime Cay

Pumpion Cay

Racoon Cay

Ragged Island

Rainbow Cay

Randall’s Cay

Rat Cay

Ratman Cay

Ratmans Cay

Red Shank Cay

Reid Cay

Rock Harbour Cays

Roker Cay

Rose Island

Royal Island

Rudder Cut Cay, a private island with an airstrip in the Exumas, owned by illusionist David Copperfield

Rum Cay

Russell Island

Saddle Back Cay

Saddle Cay

Sailor’s Choice Cay

Sales Cay

Salt Cay, Bahamas

Salt Pond Cay

Samama Cays

Samana Cay

Samphire Cay

Samphire Cays

Sampson Cay – private island owned by John C. Malone.[4]

San Salvador

Sand Bank Cays

Sanders Island

Sandy Cay

Sandy Harbour Cay

Sapodilla Cay

Schooner Cays

Scotland Cay

Scrub Cays

Seal Cay

Sheep Cay

Ship Channel Cay

Shroud Cays

Silver Cay

Simms Cay

Sister Cays

Six Shilling Cays

Smith Cay

Snake Cay

Snapper Cay

Soldier Cays

South Bimini

South Cat Cay

South Cay

South Channel Cay

South Spot Cay

South Mangrove Cays

South Stirrup Cay

Southeast Cay

Southern Cay

Spanish Cay

Spanish Wells Cay

St. George’s Caye

Staniard Cay

Staniel Cay

Steamer Cay

Stocking Island

Strachan Cay

Stranger Cay

Sugar Loaf Cay

Sun Cay

Sweetings Cay

Tarzan Cay

Tear Coat Cay

Tee Cay

Thatch Cays

Thomas Cay

Thompson Cay

Tilloo Cay

Top Cay

Torch Cay, Exuma

Tumar Cay

Turner Cay

Twin Cays

Upper Cay

Upper Channel Cay

Upper Samphier Cay

Upper Sandy Harbour Cay

Verd Key

Victory Cays

Vigilant Cay

Warderick Wells Cay

Walker’s Cay

Water Cay(s)

Watling Island

Wax Cay

Weatherford Cay

Well Cay

West Cay

West Shroud Cay

Wet Cay

Whale Cay

White Bay Cay

White Cay

William Cay

William Island

Willis Cay

Wilson Cay

Wiltshires Cay

Windermere Island

Wood Cay

Woolen Dean Cay

Yellow Cay

Young Cay

Yuma Island

What are the 17 inhabited islands in the Bahamas?

The Bahamas - Wikipedia

Nassau, the capital city of The Bahamas, lies on the island of New Providence; the other main inhabited islands are Grand Bahama, Eleuthera, Cat Island, Rum Cay, Long Island, San Salvador Island, Ragged Island, Acklins, Crooked Island, Exuma, Berry Islands, Mayaguana, the Bimini islands, Great Abaco and Great Inagua.