Legendary Thunderball Grotto

Visit the world famous Thunderball Grotto

Thunderball Grotto is a stunning underwater cave system located in the Exuma Cays of the Bahamas. It was made famous by the 1965 James Bond movie “Thunderball,” which featured several scenes filmed at the site.

James Bond 007 Thunderball Grotto

Swim in James Bond’s Grotto

Pigs in the Exumas

The grotto is named after the movie, and it’s a popular tourist attraction, especially among snorkelers and scuba divers. It’s accessible by boat and is just a short distance from Staniel Cay.

The grotto is a large, open-air cave system with a hole in the top that lets in sunlight, creating a magical, otherworldly atmosphere. The water is crystal clear and teeming with colorful fish and coral, making it a prime spot for snorkeling and diving.

Inside the cave, there are many nooks and crannies to explore, including several smaller chambers and underwater tunnels. The walls are adorned with a variety of marine life, including sea fans, sponges, and coral formations.

A Short boat ride from staniel cay

One of the highlights of Thunderball Grotto is the underwater entrance, which requires a bit of swimming to reach. Once inside, visitors can swim through the tunnels and explore the various chambers, taking in the stunning underwater scenery.

Due to the popularity of the site, it can get crowded with tourists, so it’s recommended to visit early in the morning or later in the afternoon to avoid the crowds.

Thunderball Grotto is a breathtaking natural wonder that showcases the beauty of the Bahamas’ underwater world. It’s a must-see destination for any nature lover or adventure seeker visiting the Exuma Cays.

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James Bond 007 Thunderball Grotto
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