Blessing Ceremony for New Grand Bahama Family Entertainment Centre

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SOME OF THE BAHAMIAN INVESTORS - During the Blessing of the Grounds for Pirate's Cove, the newest tourist attraction in Grand Bahama, a number of the Bahamian investors are seen with Tourism Minister, the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe (standing centre), and President of Arawak Adventure and Commercial Tours Co. Ltd., David Wallace (kneeling in pink shirt). Also shown are Grand Bahama Port Authority President, Ian Rolle (standing fourth from left); Derek Newbold, Business Development Manager, GBPA (far right).  (BIS Photo/Vandyke Hebpurn)
SOME OF THE BAHAMIAN INVESTORS – During the Blessing of the Grounds for Pirate’s Cove, the newest tourist attraction in Grand Bahama, a number of the Bahamian investors are seen with Tourism Minister, the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe (standing centre), and President of Arawak Adventure and Commercial Tours Co. Ltd., David Wallace (kneeling in pink shirt). Also shown are Grand Bahama Port Authority President, Ian Rolle (standing fourth from left); Derek Newbold, Business Development Manager, GBPA (far right). (BIS Photo/Vandyke Hebpurn)

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – A Blessing of the Grounds Ceremony was held on Sunday, May 29, for Grand Bahama’s newest family entertainment park attraction, Pirate’s Cove, at Taino Beach West. Conducting the ceremony were Archdeacon Harry Bain and Bishop Kermit Saunders.

Also in attendance was Minister of Tourism the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe, who commended the pooling of resources by the investors to create the $1.4 million venture.

Kayaking, paddle boards, miniature golf, horse & carriage rides through Smith’s Point, an Iguana Park and ‘Mumbo,’ the talking parrot, are some of the family entertainment attractions. Available soon also will be the water park, zip lining, and rock wall climbing.

The $1.4 million water theme park venture is located on 7.43 acres of land, and expected to employ 40 to 60 persons.

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