Port Nelson
in Rum Cay, Bahamas

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
23.650 and -74.842 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 23° 38' 58" and W -74° 50' 29"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - BSD
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:56 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/Nassau
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:24 am and 7:47 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-24.883 and 113.657 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Bahamas in Caribbean

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Bahamas.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Bahamas. Last Update: 2024-07-20 08:14:22

Explore Port Nelson

Port Nelson in Rum Cay with it's 91 inhabitants is located in Bahamas about 185 mi (or 298 km) south-east of Nassau, the country's capital.

Local time in Port Nelson is now 09:56 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / Nassau with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Port Nelson. The closest airport in Bahamas is Rum Cay Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Cockburn Town, Clarence Town, George Town, Colonel Hill and Arthur's Town. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

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Half Moon Cay from aboard the Nieuw Amsterdam

Published: June 27, 2011
Length: 44:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: edcassells

Here's a view of the private Bahamian Island, Half Moon Cay, from the 8th deck aboard Holland America's Nieuw Amsterdam cruise ship on Feb 28, 2011.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Rum Cay

Rum Cay (formerly known as Mamana and Santa Maria de la Concepción) is an island and district of the Bahamas. It measures 30 square miles in area, it is located at Lat. : N23 42' 30" - Long. : W 74 50' 00". It has many rolling hills that rise to about 120 feet (37 m). The island is believed to have acquired its modern name from a shipwrecked cargo of rum. The main settlement is Port Nelson. Its population was recorded as 53 in the 1990 census.

Located at 23.6833, -74.8667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of the Bahamas, Districts of the Bahamas

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Port Nelson, RCY