Discover an oasis of indigenous plant-life, including mangroves, ferns and a panorama of exotic flowers. A multitude of songbirds, including the stripe-headed tanager, will serenade you as you saunter through the six distinct ecosystems found in the park. Raquel, the raccoon, may even show up to appeal to our guides for some tasty leftovers.Descend into the mysterious caves, where anthropologists have unearthed -- among the many stalagmites-- Lucayan relics, including the artifacts of ancient burial rituals. This spectacular ecological reserve, established by the Bahamas National Trust in 1982, offers visitors the chance to explore the pristine beauty of this Caribbean oasis. After a short tutorial on paddling and safety, cast off in one of our wide, stable two-person kayaks to explore the gorgeous environs of the wildlife preserve.