Allens & Leaf Cays

Located NE of Highborne Cay, there are no facilities available on these small cays. It is an easy dinghy ride from Highborne Cay anchorage in settled weather.

Explorer Chart: EX10, EX10A

There are no facilities or services available on these Cays.

  • Anchorages are between the Leaf and Allen Cays and just inside the arms of SW Allens Cay. See Explorer Chart.
  • Iguanas: there is a substantial colony of iguanas on Allen's Cay.
  • Cruisers: assist in an ongoing research study of the feeding habits of iguanas by reporting your observations to Kirsten Hines; see: Feeding Study.
Things to See & Do
  • Wildlife: SW Allen’s Cay is a good location to see Iguanas. There is a nice sandy beach at the apex between the two arms of the cay.
  • Allen's and Leaf Cays can be reached by dinghy from the anchorage off the SW coast of Highborne Cay and the marina there which offer better protection.
  • Highborne Cay Marina broadcasts weather daily at 0730 on VHF Ch 06.
  • 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.
Updated: 29 Mar 13