Tiny planes, big adventures.
Scheduled flights, as well as private chartered flights, are available direct from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (1h 30 minutes) or Nassau, The Bahamas (40 minutes) into Staniel Cay Airstrip.
Once on the ground at Staniel Cay Airstrip (a mere 1.25 miles from Fowl Cay), a member of our resort team will meet you personally, take care of your luggage and bring you to the dock, where you will be transferred by a breathtaking 7-minute boat ride to the Cay.
Airport transfers for guests arriving from Staniel Cay Airstrip to Fowl Cay Resort are complimentary. You are also welcome to travel to Fowl Cay with your boat. Private planes may land at Staniel Cay's 3,030 ft.-paved airstrip. You may also charter a seaplane to land near our resort.
Please note that check-in time is 3 PM and check-out time is 10 AM. Plan your inbound and outbound charter flights accordingly.
We are a VERY small island with a lean, hardworking and dedicated staff. Preparing our private resort for your arrival and those that follow is a tremendous challenge with limited time, so our check-in & check-out times are VERY firm. Thank you for your understanding.
How to start your adventure
Step 1: Fly to Nassau, The Bahamas or Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Step 2: Take a short, 40-minute charter or Flamingo Air flight from Nassau, or 1.5-hour charter from Ft. Lauderdale to Staniel Cay Airstrip.
Step 3: The Fowl Cay boat will pick you up at Staniel Cay for the short 7 minutes boat ride back to the island.
Step 1: From Nassau, plot your trip from Porgee Rocks across Yellow Bank to the Exuma Chain.
Step 2: Follow Exuma Chain down to Fowl Cay (24'11"N, 76'28"W) but leave enough time to drop anchor at Shroud Cay for a picnic and swim.
Step 3: The Fowl Cay boat will pick you up at Staniel Cay for the short 7-minute boat ride back to the island.
Make your charter
* Flamingo is the only scheduled flight to Staniel. They are historically not as reliable as a charter so please be aware to leave plenty of time for connecting flights and have a "flexible" attitude. Please visit there website for times. Only parties of two or less should consider this an option and only if one of the other options are not viable.
** For charter cost please contact with company
Prices quoted are as of Jan 2019 and are subject to change and availability. Please confirm all pricing with each company individually.
All above contacts are referrals only and are not affiliated in any way with Fowl Cay Resort
A passport is necessary for all U.S. citizens entering the Bahamas.
Fowl Cay is also accessible by private boat or private plane via a 3030 ft paved airstrip at Staniel Cay. Please contact us for more information on these alternate ways of reaching us.