This large protected area is best known for Fort Shirly, an 18th-century British installment. It also offers fine hiking and birdwatching, as it includes primarily coastal and wetland area.

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Expert Review of Cabrits National Park

Parks and Outdoors Review of Cabrits National Park

Away Travel Expert: Lynne Sullivan
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ParksExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Birding,Day Hiking,Nature
Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Less than 50 percent of Cabrits National Park is above water, so bring snorkeling equipment to explore offshore. Cabrits Dive Centre offers guided snorkeling and diving trips.
  • The park's visitors center has a small museum with information about the fort and nature within the preserve, and a friendly staff offers suggestions on hiking and viewing the ruins.
  • Leave your car in the lot near the cruise-ship terminal, and expect plenty of company in the park if a passenger ship is in port.
Cabrits National Park is a twin-peaked peninsula that juts between two bays on the island's northwest coast, offering easy hikes along trails through the partially restored ruins of Fort Shirley, an 18th-century British garrison. The peaks are the

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