Explore the history and evolution of Hope Town and get the best view of the island with these Elbow Cay attractions. A must for first time visitors and regulars alike.


The Elbow Reef Lighthouse

Visit one of the last manual, functioning lighthouses in the world while catching the best views of the island at the historic Hope Town Lighthouse. The lighthouse stands at 89 feet tall with 101 steps leading to the breathtaking views of our island town. The lighthouse is free and open to the public- lace up your walking shoes and truly experience Hope Town.








Wyannie Malone Historical Museum

Discover the rich history of Hope Town by visiting our only museum featuring the journey and life of Wyannie Malone, the South Carolina widow who founded Hope Town in 1785 following the American Revolution. Malone was one of many British loyalists who sought refuge in the Abaco Islands. Even today, most of the islands’ longtime residents can trace their heritage to British ancestry.