Visit the home of the world’s oldest rum brand on this fun and fascinating Barbados tour. At Mount Gay Rum Distilleries, hear about how the rum has been crafted from native Barbados sugarcane since 1703. Enjoy samples of different varieties at a tasting session, and then enjoy a delicious rum cocktail at the Mount Gay Bar and Lounge. Hotel transport is included.
After hotel pickup, head by luxury van to the Mount Gay Rum Distilleries, located near the Port of Bridgetown on Barbados’ southwest coast.
Established in 1703, Mount Gay Rum is the oldest existing rum brand in the world and is an important part of Barbados’ culture and history. When you arrive at the distillery, meet your knowledgeable rum-loving guide who will take you on the 1-hour Signature Tour and tell you about Mount Gay’s storied history and how it was shipped around the world from Bridgeport.
Watch a video about the craftsmanship of the rum, see examples of the raw ingredients — native to Barbados — that go into each batch, and enjoy a tasting session to compare the flavors and aromas of the different rum varieties. Finish up at the Mount Gay Bar and Lounge, where a master mixologist will whip up a rum cocktail to suit your own taste buds.
After your tour, you have free time to spend at the distillery and visitor center. Check out the gift shop to purchase Mount Gay products and souvenirs, or continue to enjoy rum cocktails at the bar and lounge (additional drinks at your own expense).
Your tour ends with hotel drop-off.