Chart Your Course to Eleuthera

Whether you plan on jet-setting overseas or cruising into the marina, there are several ways to easily arrive at our happy island. Here are some helpful travel tips to consider while planning your escape to the Cape.

  • <span>Travel by Air</span><br>From Nassau and Ft. Lauderdale to Rock Sound
    Travel by Air
    From Nassau and Ft. Lauderdale to Rock Sound

    With two airports nearby and multiple airlines to choose from, flying to Eleuthera has never been easier! We recommend flying into Rock Sound, as it’s only a 30-minute drive from the airport to Cape Eleuthera Resort & Marina.

    Pineapple Air
    Makers Air

  • <span>Travel by Air</span><br>From Fort Lauderdale to Governors Harbour
    Travel by Air
    From Fort Lauderdale to Governors Harbour

    Travelers may reach our resort by driving (1.5) from Governors Harbor Airport. 

    Silver Airways
    Aztec Airways

  • <span>Travel by</span><br>Rental Car
    Travel by
    Rental Car

    Rental cars are the most common method of transportation on the island, as they are typically more affordable than taking taxis around Eleuthera. For car rentals, feel free to contact one of our preferred vendors:

    Rock Sound
    Wayde Sands: (242) 470-8760
    Robert Pinder: (242) 359-7806

    Governor’s Harbour
    Arthur Nixon: (242) 359-7879
    Stanton Cooper: (242) 359-0007

    If you wish to take a taxi to the resort instead of renting a car, it is $70 one way from Rock Sound to Cape Eleuthera and $170 one way from Governor’s Harbour to Cape Eleuthera. Please feel free to contact Cape Eleuthera for assistance. We look forward to welcoming you!

  • <span>Travel by</span><br>Boat
    Travel by

    Cruise into the Cape and drop anchor at the marina during your escape to the island. This map provides sailors with several approaches to Eleuthera, but feel free to contact our dockmaster for additional information.

    024° 50′ 25″N 076° 21′ 10″W

  • <span>Private Pilots </span><br>Information
    Private Pilots

    We welcome private pilots who like the freedom of flying their own plane, to avoid commercial airports. Fly in to Rock Sound Airport and then join us to kick off your vacation at the Cape.

    See Private Pilots Offer

  • <span>Private Pilots </span><br>Pilot Briefing
    Private Pilots
    Pilot Briefing

    Rock Sound Airport (RSD) is an airport of entry with Bahamas Customs and Immigration, has a 7,213′ asphalt runway, and is a Fixed Base Operation (FBO) managed by Hawkline with services including Av-Gas and Jet-A. The airport has a courtesy phone for flight briefing, Florida Customs, etc. The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation has information available to help you plan your flight. Here is the checklists to fly to and from the Bahamas and the United States: Fly from The United States to The Bahamas, Fly from The Bahamas back to the United States.

  • <span>Private Pilots</span><br>eAPIS Requirements
    Private Pilots
    eAPIS Requirements

    The Department of Homeland Security requires all pilots of private aircraft to electronically submit a passenger/crew manifest to the United States Customs and Border Protection for all flights departing and entering the U.S. This manifest must be submitted before private aircraft can enter the U.S.

    Internet access is readily available at the resort and we are happy to assist you. We have included several helpful links for understanding and accessing eAPIS (see pilot links below).

    Additional Details
    Rock Sound Airport (RSD)
    Lat / Long: 24.891700 deg N / 76.177739 deg W
    Elevation: 10 feet (3 meters)
    Time Zone: UTC-5 (-4 DT)
    Max Runway: 7213 x 150 feet / 2199 x 46 meters
    Surface: Asphalt

    Additional Links
    Weather – NOAA – Nassau
    AOPA-Understanding eAPIS
    New and Enrolled eAPIS Users
    Flying to The Bahamas – Bahamas Aviator Videos
    Flying to The Bahamas – Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation

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