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Built in 1660, the beautifully restored St. Nicholas Abbey, with its distinctive Dutch gables and red roof, is one of only three authentic Jacobean buildings in the western hemisphere. On this old sugarcane estate, you’ll find a working rum distillery and a museum depicting 18th-century plantation life on the island.

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Highway 2A, Cherry Tree Hill, BB26007
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St.Nicholas Abbey Heritage Railway

St.Nicholas Abbey Heritage Railway

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Pre-booking for Barbados’ St. Nicholas Abbey Heritage Railway means you’ll save time during your vacation and secure your train journey for your preferred time slot. During the narrated ride around the abbey grounds, admire the 17th-century Great House, plantation fields, woodlands and spectacular Atlantic views from Cherry Tree Hill. Get more from your experience by upgrading to a Great House and Rail combo that includes a tour of the house, museum and rum distillery all capped by a rum tasting.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

St. Nicholas Abbey Heritage Great House and Rum Distillery Tour

St. Nicholas Abbey Heritage Great House and Rum Distillery Tour

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See what Barbados was like back in the 17th century as you explore St. Nicholas Abbey on a self-guided tour. Make your own way to the abbey and walk through the Great House to see several artifacts from the Amerindian settlement through colonial times. Then, visit the artisan distillery where you can see how rum is made from can to bottle.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

St Nicholas Abbey Tour in Barbados

St Nicholas Abbey Tour in Barbados

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Discover Barbados’ rich history on a 3-hour tour of St. Nicholas Abbey, and get a glimpse of the island’s colonial past on a 17th-century sugar plantation. See Caribbean heirlooms and antiques in the elegant Jacobean mansion and sip a glass of classic Barbadian rum punch. Stroll the lush grounds from the Great House to the cane fields, visit an old mill and distillery then dine at an onsite café with views towards the estate’s verdant gullies and forests.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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$120.00

Taste of Barbados Full-Day Sightseeing tour

Taste of Barbados Full-Day Sightseeing tour

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Spend a day exploring the delights of Barbados on a sightseeing tour that includes a lunch of local cuisine. Tour the horticultural masterpiece of Hunte's Gardens with your guide, then make photo stops in Bathsheba and Cherry Tree Hill. Visit the sugar plantation of St. Nicholas Abbey and be amused by green monkeys at the Barbados Wildlife Reserve.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
Price varies by group size
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$150.00
Price varies by group size

Hunte's Garden and St Nicholas Abbey small group or private Barbados tour

Hunte's Garden and St Nicholas Abbey small group or private Barbados tour

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Barbados is famous for its tropical scenery, beautiful beaches, and colonial heritage, and this half-day tour checks off all three. Marvel at exotic greenery in Hunte's Garden, stroll along the golden sands of Bathsheba beach, and visit historic landmarks such as the Morgan Lewis Windmill and St. Nicholas Abbey. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.00
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$96.00
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Barbados Harrison's Cave and St Nicolas Abbey Tour

Barbados Harrison's Cave and St Nicolas Abbey Tour

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Explore one Barbados’ most impressive natural wonders and tour a historic plantation on this half-day tour. First, visit Harrison’s Cave and marvel at the unique limestone cavern with its incredible speleothems, flow stones, and pools. Next, take a tour of St. Nicholas Abbey, a 17th-century plantation house that is now home to a popular rum distillery and sample some St. Nicholas Abbey rum.
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00
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$180.00

Small-Group Story of Rum Tour in its Birthplace of Barbados

Small-Group Story of Rum Tour in its Birthplace of Barbados

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Rum also known as "rumbullion and kill devil" was invented in Barbados. Therefore Barbados is known as the birthplace of Rum. On this tour we will share with you the story of rum visiting St. Nicholas Abbey a plantation house built in the 17th century. The plantation produces award winning rum and they are always delighted to offer you a sample. You will tour the plantation house, the gardens, rum distillery and take a ride on the heritage railway a restored old steam engine. After a morning of discovery we will stop for lunch before making a brief stop in the scenic costal settlement of Bathsheba before making our way to the Mount Gay visitor centre, where you will learn the history of rum and be taken through a fun-filled tasting session conducted by the Mount Gay Rum Tour guides who will guide you and your taste buds through the signature flavours, aromas and subtle nuances of the various rums the produce.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$134.00
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$134.00
Price varies by group size

Barbados Shore Excursion: Plantation, Railway, Garden, and Distillery Tour

Barbados Shore Excursion: Plantation, Railway, Garden, and Distillery Tour

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Combine visits to some of Barbados' most popular highlights during this half-day shore excursion from Bridgetown. Visit Bathsheba, Cherry Tree Hil, St. Nicholas Abbey, the Morgan Lewis Windmill, and Anthony Hunte's Gardens. Port pickup and drop-off is included for your convenience.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00

Half Day Tour: St Nicholas Abbey and The Barbados Wildlife Reserve

Half Day Tour: St Nicholas Abbey and The Barbados Wildlife Reserve

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This tour features popular attractions in the North East of the Island of Barbados starting with the Barbados Wildlife Reserve where we hope to catch the Green Monkey at play along with a wide variety of other animals. Next Stop St. Nicholas Abbey where we will tour this beautifully preserved sugar plantation and sample some of the rum produced on site at their award winning distillery. You also have the option to book to take a short journey on their restored steam engine to take in one of the most scenic views in Barbados, Cherry Tree Hill.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.00
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$83.00
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St. Nicholas Abbey in Barbados small group or private tour

St. Nicholas Abbey in Barbados small group or private tour

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Travel back in time to the 17th-Century with a visit to St. Nicholas Abbey on this half-day, guided tour that includes a stop at North Point. A plantation house built around 1658, this residence is now where award-winning rum is made. Sip on samples and tour the grounds before heading to North Point for aerial views of the Atlantic.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.00
Price varies by group size
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$86.00
Price varies by group size

Barbados Private Customised Island Tours

Barbados Private Customised Island Tours

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Seeing Barbados’ attractions in a day by yourself involves either self-drive or buses or cabs, not counting research into the sights and routes. Skip them all and take things easy with a customizable island tour by chauffeured private car. Plan your perfect itinerary with help from your driver-guide and explore the places that interest you, from Harrison’s Cave to Bridgetown and beaches. Plus, hear stories and facts about each attraction from your guide that you may not hear if alone.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$170.00
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$170.00

Treasures of Barbados Cave and Plantation Sightseeing Tour

Treasures of Barbados Cave and Plantation Sightseeing Tour

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Ride an electric tram past the limestone formations inside Harrison's Cave during this half-day sightseeing tour of Barbados with a guide. Explore natural and cultural treasures, with stops at Bathsheba, Cherry Tree Hill, and the St. Nicholas Abbey. Round-trip transport from Barbados hotels and the cruise port is included.
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  • 5 hours
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$126.00
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$126.00
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Day Tour Including Harrison's Cave St. Nicholas Lunch and Monkeys

Day Tour Including Harrison's Cave St. Nicholas Lunch and Monkeys

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Explore the highlights of Barbados during this full-day tour with a local guide. Stop to see the bearded fig trees that gave the island its original name in Portuguese, then visit Harrison's Cave, the spectacular Bathsheba Beach, Cherry Tree Hill and St Nicholas Abbey. Enjoy a lunch of local cuisine and see the island's Green Monkey in the Barbados Wildlife Reserve. Round-trip transportation from area hotels is included.
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  • 7 hours
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$177.00
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$177.00
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Highlights of Barbados Sightseeing Tour

Highlights of Barbados Sightseeing Tour

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Explore the top attractions and historical sites of Barbados on this half-day guided sightseeing tour. The itinerary includes historic Bridgetown and its garrison (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Holetown, St. James Anglican Church, plus a drive along what is known as the “Platinum Coast,” which boasts million-dollar homes. Also, visit the St. Nicholas Abbey Plantation and its rum distillery. The tour concludes with lunch at Sunbury Plantation, which features the largest collection of vintage horse carriages on the island.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00

Barbados small group or private: Harrison's Cave, Gardens and St Nicholas Abbey

Barbados small group or private: Harrison's Cave, Gardens and St Nicholas Abbey

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Spend your time on Barbados exploring Harrison's Cave, Hunte's Gardens or the Flower Forest, Cherry Tree Hill, and St. Nicholas Abbey. This day tour includes hotel or port pickup and drop-off, a lunch of traditional local cuisine, and all entrance fees.
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  • 7 hours
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$190.00
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$190.00
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Barbados Amazing Full Day Private Rural Excursion

Barbados Amazing Full Day Private Rural Excursion

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Ride in comfort while exploring rural Barbados with a courteous, honest, friendly and well informed driver/guide. On this Barbados Amazing Full Day Rural Tour, travelers will have the opportunity to explore Barbados' natural wonder and beautiful scenery. Travelers will be able to experience the underground tram ride at Harrison's Cave, visit Codrington College which is the oldest theological college in the western hemisphere, established in 1745 and more. Travelers will also be able to take photos and purchase souvenirs from the various stops mentioned previously. Enjoy locally made beverages such as rum punch, beers and rum of their choice, at a rum shop stop. They will also enjoy an appetizing local lunch along this rural tour of Barbados. Pickup times will be between 9:30 a.m and 10:30 a.m daily as it relates to this 6-7 hours Barbados Amazing Full Day Rural Tour.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$313.85
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$313.85
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Barbados Private Pick Up Airport Transfers

Barbados Private Pick Up Airport Transfers

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You will have a blast of a time. Travelers will have the opportunity to plan their personal itinerary with the assistance of a courteous, honest, friendly and well-informed driver/guide if needed and he will ensure that your interest is realize on the day while driving in comfort, on this land & sea private customised island tour. The sea part of the tour, you will be fishing, ‍swimming and eating your catch of the day fish. Below is a list of places of interest which you can choose from for the land part of the tour. We be going: Carlisle's Bay Beach Bridgetown Rihanna's Drive Rihanna's Mansion Animal Flower Cave Gun Hill Bathsheba St James Parish Church St Nicholas Abbey Wild Life Resort Holetown George Washington House Speightown Harrison Cave Hunte Gardens Sunbury Plantation House Garrison Museum & more When on your land & sea private customised island tour, please bring beach wear, sun cream, towels, extra clothes if needed and passport if you'll want to shop in the malls.
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  • 7 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,160.00
Price varies by group size
From
$1,160.00
Price varies by group size

Gardens & Abbey

Gardens & Abbey

This tour takes you to St. Nicholas Abbey Great House and Distillery where you learn about Barbados' rich past as well as the history of it's rum production. You will also see an integral part of the rum making process at Morgan Lewis Windmill. You will also experience the rugged beauty of Barbados as you are driven along the East Coast of the island. The last stop is the Flower Forest Botanical Garden where you'll be amazed by 53 acres of tropical trees and flowering plants that bloom all year.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

Private Island Rum Tour in Barbados

Private Island Rum Tour in Barbados

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Travelers have the option of choosing whether to tour two of the three best rum distilleries in Barbados. The Mount Gay Visitors Centre, Foursquare Rum Distillery or St. Nicholas Abbey.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.74
Price varies by group size
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$148.74
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Full-Day Natural Heritage Tour in Barbados with Lunch

Full-Day Natural Heritage Tour in Barbados with Lunch

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This full-day tour explores Barbados' architectural and natural heritage, as well as wildlife and history. At St. Nicholas Abbey and Morgan Lewis Windmill, you'll learn about the history of rum production, but that's not all; at Barbados Wildlife Reserve you can stroll freely among animals feeding and playing in their natural environment.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.00
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$165.00

Mini-Day Barbados Private Guided Customized Island Tours

Mini-Day Barbados Private Guided Customized Island Tours

You will have a blast of a time. Travelers will have the opportunity to plan their personal itinerary with the assistance of a courteous, honest, friendly and well-informed driver/guide if needed and he will ensure that your interest is realize on the day while driving in comfort on this private customised island tour. Below is a list of places of interest which you can choose from. We be going: Carlisle's Bay Beach Independence Square Minister Office Bridgetown Barbados Port Cricket Oval Garrison Horsing Track Rihanna's Drive Sandy Lane Rihanna's Mansion Animal Flower Cave Gun Hill Bathsheba St James Parish Church Cherry Tree Hill St Nicholas Abbey Wild Life Resort Holetown George Washington House Speightown Harrison Cave Flower Forest Hunte Gardens Sunbury Plantation House Garrison Museum & much much more When on your private customised island tour, please bring beach wear, sun cream, towels, extra clothes if needed and passport if you'll want to shop in the malls.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$205.15
per group
From
$205.15
per group

Barbados Ultimate Experience Cave Monkeys Rum Gardens Plantation and Snorkelling

Barbados Ultimate Experience Cave Monkeys Rum Gardens Plantation and Snorkelling

You save over US$30 per adult by booking this combined package Day 1 Visit the Barbados Wildlife Reserve & catch the Green Monkeys at play. Pay a visit to St. Nicholas Abbey Plantation House, learn about their award winning rum & then join their Heritage railway steam engine tour for spectacular vies of Cherry Tree Hill & Morgan Lewis windmill. Stop for lunch & taste the flavour of Barbados. After lunch we will make a stop in the coastal town of Bathsheba before visiting Anthony Hunte's masterpiece garden one of the most beautiful places on the island. Day 2 Our Combo tour takes you to Harrison's Cave and then to swim with the turtles. At the cave you will board electric trams & travel through the winding tunnels viewing majestic caverns and the stalactites and stalagmites which have been growing in them for many centuries. Join us aboard Tranquility Cruises. Our cruise is 1 hour and 30 minutes long and takes you to swim with the turtles and snorkel at a shipwreck in Carlisle Bay.
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  • 2 days
From
$275.00
From
$275.00

Barbados Shore Excursions: Story of Rum Tour
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Barbados Shore Excursions: Story of Rum Tour

Rum also known as "rumbullion and kill devil" was invented in Barbados. Therefore Barbados is known as the birthplace of Rum. On this tour we will share with you the story of rum visiting St. Nicholas Abbey a plantation house built in the 17th century. The plantation produces award winning rum and they are always delighted to offer you a sample. You will tour the plantation house, the gardens, rum distillery and take a ride on the heritage railway a restored old steam engine. After a morning of discovery we will stop for lunch before making a brief stop in the scenic costal settlement of Bathsheba before making our way to the Mount Gay visitor centre, where you will learn the history of rum and be taken through a fun-filled tasting session conducted by the Mount Gay Rum Tour guides who will guide you and your taste buds through the signature flavours, aromas and subtle nuances of the various rums the produce.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$173.00
From
$173.00

Barbados Land & Sea Private Guided Customized Island Tours

Barbados Land & Sea Private Guided Customized Island Tours

You will have a blast of a time. Travelers will have the opportunity to plan their personal itinerary with the assistance of a courteous, honest, friendly and well-informed driver/guide if needed and he will ensure that your interest is realize on the day while driving in comfort, on this land & sea private customised island tour. The sea part of the tour, you will be fishing, ‍swimming and eating your catch of the day fish. Below is a list of places of interest which you can choose from for the land part of the tour. We be going: Carlisle's Bay Beach Bridgetown Rihanna's Drive Rihanna's Mansion Animal Flower Cave Gun Hill Bathsheba St James Parish Church St Nicholas Abbey Wild Life Resort Holetown George Washington House Speightown Harrison Cave Hunte Gardens Sunbury Plantation House Garrison Museum & more When on your land & sea private customised island tour, please bring beach wear, sun cream, towels, extra clothes if needed and passport if you'll want to shop in the malls.
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  • 8 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$1,155.00
per group
From
$1,155.00
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