Blessing Ceremony for New Grand Bahama Family Entertainment Centre

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May 31, 2016

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.


Minister of Tourism, the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe on Sunday, was present for the Blessing of the Grounds at Pirate's Cove, the newest tourist attraction on Grand Bahama, located at Taino Beach West. The ceremony was conducted by Archdeacon Harry Bain and Bishop Kermit Saunders. Shown is Minister Wilchcombe (standing at centre) addressing the investors and invited guests. (BIS Photo/Vandyke Hepburn)


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)


One of the three food booths at Pirate's Cove is Island Boy Rollie, offering a variety of Bahamian dishes including Grilled Conch. The booth was open on Sunday, May 29, 2016 for the Blessing of the Grounds ceremony held at Taino Beach West. Shown from left are: Derek Newbold, Business Development Manager, Grand Bahama Port Authority; Ian Rolle, president, Grand Bahama Port Authority; Betty Bethel, Director, Ministry of Tourism, Grand Bahama; David Wallace, president, Arawak Adventure and Commercial Tours Co. Ltd.; Elbert "Ellie" Hepburn, owner of Island Boy Rollie; and Minister of Tourism, the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe. (BIS Photo/Vandyke Hepburn)


Following the Blessing of the Ground for Pirate's Cove, the new water theme park in Grand Bahama, Tourism Minister, the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe, was taken on a walking tour. Shown from left are: Matthew Missick, investor; David Wallace, President Arawak Adventure and Commercial Tours Co. Ltd.; and Minister Wilchcombe. (BIS Photo/Vandyke Hepburn)

Source: Bahamas Information Services

News date : 05/31/2016    Category : Business

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