Explore and Discover Barbados Tour with Boat Cruise
Explore and Discover Barbados on this land and sea tour. In the morning stop at Cherry Tree Hill, the Morgan Lewis Windmill, Bathsheba, St John's Church and the Garrison Historic area. During the journey you will travel through Cattlewash and the parish of St George. You will then break at Pirate's Cove for a delicious lunch of local Barbados cuisine and some beach time. After lunch you will take a boat trip to swim with the sea turtles. In addition to the boat trip you will also enjoy beach time and be provided with a beach lounger, and a complementary drink along with use of their washrooms and freshwater showers.
To start your day you will be picked up at your hotel or cruise ship port where you will journey over to the east coast of Barbados. The first stop will be a brief photo stop at Cherry Tree Hill with its breathtaking views of the east coast.
From there you will make your way to Morgan Lewis Windmill for another photo stop. The windmill is on the top 100 endangered historical sites in the world. As you come down onto the coastline you will travel through Cattlewash and make a stop in Bathsheba which was named for its great beauty. Bathsheba is also the location of the Soup Bowl the favorite stop for surfers in Barbados. The next stop will be St John's Church one of the oldest churches on the island, set on a cliff and capturing spectacular views.
From this Gothic church youwill journey through the parish of St George past the Gun Hill signal station and the great white lion as you make our way to the Garrison Historic area. The British built first garrison in the West Indies at St. Ann's Fort in 1705. The garrison, which served as the regional headquarters of the British Navy, soon expanded to include barracks and a parade ground. For more than a century it was the largest British Colonial garrison. The Garrison has a special importance for the people of Barbados as it was here the flag of the independent nation was unfurled on 30th November 1966.
For the second part of your day you will spend the afternoon at Pirates Cove on Carlisle Bay where you enjoy the flavor of Barbados with local cuisine. After lunch you will take a boat trip to swim with the turtles. In addition to the boat trip you will also enjoy beach time and be provided with a beach lounger, and a complementary drink along with use of their washrooms and freshwater showers. Please be sure to wear your swimsuits and bring a beach towel for this excursion.
Tour Itinerary Highlights
(All times are approximate and subject to change)
Cherry Tree Hill (5-10 minute photo stop)
Morgan Lewis Windmill (5-10 minute photo stop)
Bathsheba (15-20 minute photo/restroom stop)
St John's Church (20 minutes)
The Garrison (5-10 minute photo stop)
Lunch and beach time at Pirate's Cove (1 hour)
Boat trip to swim with turtles (35 minutes) From Nov 2017 the boat will be a Glass Bottom Boat