Practical Information

Harbour Island Tourist Office

Above the Sugar Mill on Bay Street,  Telephone: (242) 333-2621 or (800) 688-4752 or (800) 224-3681

Harbour Island Police Station

Goal Street, Telephone: (242) 333-2111 or 2919
The Police Station is in the same building as the Post Office. They are open daily at 7:00 A.M.

Harbour Island Medical Clinic
Church Street, Telephone: (242) 333-2227 or Doctor’s residence (242) 333-2225
The clinic has a registered nurse and doctor. Hours are 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday

Harbour Island Post Office
Goal Lane, Telephone: (242) 333-2315
The Post Office is located in the administration building on Goal Lane. The postal hours are 9:00 A.M. until 5:30 P.M., Monday through Friday

Royal Bank of Canada
Colebrook Street, Telephone: (242) 333-2230 Fax: 333-2280
The full-service ATM will allow customers to withdraw cash, make deposits, check their balances, and pay their visa and cable bills.
Hours: 9:30-3:00 Monday – Thursday and 9:30- 5:00 on Friday.

Currency
The Bahamian dollar exchanges equally with the U.S. dollar. U.S. Dollars are accepted throughout the Bahamas.

Time Zone
Eastern Standard Time.

Electricity
110 Volts; converters are not necessary for U.S. travelers.

Taxes & Tipping
A 10% government and resort tax along with a 15% service tax on restaurant bills.  There is a departure tax of $15 dollars U.S.

How to Make a Yellowbird:

1 oz Bacardi® 151 rum

1/2 oz Galliano® herbal liqueur

1/2 oz vodka

4 oz sweet and sour mix

Pour all the alcoholic ingredients in a highball glass. Stir sour mix in a mixer and fill the glass.   18% (36 proof)