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St.Nicholas Abbey Heritage Railway

This is an authentic heritage steam experience for those passengers who want the thrill of a Victorian era travel experience within the tropical setting of this heritage plantation c.1658.The tour can include optionally a visit to St. Nicholas Abbey Great House and Rum Distillery which needs to be booked additional to the railway experience.
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$31.00
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Barbados Mount Gay Rum Tour

Discover Barbados’ iconic spirit on a 3-hour tour of Mount Gay Rum’s distillery and visitor center, and get a fascinating taste of the island’s history and culture. Learn how a Barbadian baronet developed a recipe for liquor made with local molasses, and see centuries-old heirlooms from the distillery’s past. Explore the modern-day facility with your guide as you learn how today’s rum goes from cane fields to cocktails, sample Mount Gay’s most distinctive products then enjoy a drink in the onsite bar.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$59.50
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Walking Tour of The Historic Garrison and its Museum - A Military Story

If you are looking for a Barbados experience that goes deeper than fun on the beach, join this walking tour. Perfect for those with an interest in history, the tour takes you around the Garrison Historic Area and back to the 18th century to explore sites related to the British military occupation of the island.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.00
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Historical Walking Tour of Bridgetown

Get to know the history and culture of Bridgetown and Barbados on this half-day walking tour. With a guide in the lead providing in-depth commentary, you'll get a full picture of what makes the capital of Barbados so special. With an audio headset provided, you won't miss a word, and you'll leave the tour knowing much more Barbadian history than you would simply exploring on your own.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$20.00
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Barbados Harrison's Cave and St Nicolas Abbey Tour

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.
  • Duration: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$90.00
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St. Nicholas Abbey Heritage Great House and Rum Distillery Tour

The Great House and Distillery tour captures an authentic insight into life on a 17th century plantation showcasing artifacts from Amerindian settlement through to colonial times. The movie c. 1935 is a rare and unique glimpse of this life and also of Barbados at the turn of the 20th century.The attraction is intended to allow visitors to tour at their own pace or have a guided tour while also allowing opportunities to have quiet spaces for reflection and for relaxing within the gardens and landscaped grounds.The cafe offers refreshments and light fare for the visitors taking the tour within the setting of a lush tropical gully.Our artisan distillery showcases our manufacturing in a manner that allows the visitor to be immersed in the processes of making rum for "the sugar cane field to the bottle", viewing the crushing of cane within the antique steam mill allowing them to take away a more meaningful experience of their visit.
  • Duration: 45 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 45 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$23.00
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Barbados Combo Tour: Harrison's Cave and Mount Gay Rum Visitor's Centre

Visit two essential Barbados attractions on a half-day combo tour to Harrison’s Cave and the Mount Gay Rum Visitor’s Centre, and discover the island’s natural history and iconic spirit. Board an electric tram into vaulted caverns that glitter with limestone formations, and explore the stalactites and stalagmites that wind 1.5-mile (2-km) into the earth. Learn how a Barbadian baronet created the recipe for Mount Gay Rum, see how the spirit is produced today and enjoy a guided tasting session of island rum before returning to your hotel.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$115.00
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Private Customized Island Tour of Barbados

Group tours lack the flexibility to adapt the itinerary to each participant's interest. Choose to visit just the parts of Barbados that interest you the most on this private guided tour of the island. In the company of just your party and a guide, travel at your own pace along a route specially created for you.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$125.00
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Highlights of Barbados Sightseeing Tour

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.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$130.00
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Experience Coastal Oistins

Get out of town without the hassle of arranging transportation on this tour from Bridgetown to the coastal village of Oistin. Enjoy hassle-free hotel pickup and, upon arrival, sit down to traditional fish at a local restaurant (dinner at own expense). You'll have free time to stroll around the village before getting dropped off back at your hotel.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.00
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Historical Bridgetown Museum Tour

Unravel different strands of Barbados’ history with the insight of a guide on this Bridgetown museums tour. Chart the island’s political and commercial past at the Museum of Parliament and Exchange Museum; and visit the Screw Dock, reputedly the world’s only surviving dry screw dock, to hear about the Victorian shipping trade. En route, hear tales and observations you’d likely miss alone. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included for ease.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$40.00
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Barbados Private Custom Island Tour

Our competent team takes clients on an adventure of their choice. From River Bay, St Lucy to East Point, St Philip our drivers know all the hidden treasures of Barbados and are ready and willing to take clients where they want to and at their convenience. Our drivers are not only friendly but on time, reliable and courteous.Places of Interest: Harrison's Cave, Welchman Hall Gully, Flower Forest, Hunte's Gardens, Andromeda Gardens, Lion at Gun Hill, St. Nicholas Abbey, Animal Flower Cave, Wildlife Reserve, St. John Parish Church, Codrington College, Sunbury Plantation, Four Square Rum Refinery and Mount Gay Rum Refinery.UNESCO Heritage Sites: George Washington House, Parliament Building, Barbados Museum and more.Sports: Kensington Oval and Cricket Legends Museum.Popular Beaches: Bathsheba Beach, Bottom Bay, Harry Smith, Crane Beach, Foul Bay, Miami Beach, Dover Beach, Rockley Beach, and Carlisle Bay.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$180.00
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Historic Churches Tour of Bridgetown

Bridgetown is sprinkled with historical churches that provide glimpses into Barbados’ colonial period and architectural styles. Rather than going it alone and perhaps missing out on detail, this tour ensures you cover the main churches and their history. Admire the Georgian-style St. Mary’s Church and learn about those buried in its graveyard; see the 17th-century St. Michael’s Cathedral, and more. A choice of departures gives you handy flexibility.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$25.00
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Bridgetown Food and Heritage Tour

One of the best ways to learn about a culture different to your own is through its food. This guided tour of Bridgetown combines sightseeing with eating and takes you to various eateries where you can live like a local by sampling their best dishes and learning all about Bajan cuisine.
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60.00
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Barbados Past & Present

Barbados Past & Present is a beautiful melody or the past and present.Our first stop is St Nicholas Abbey, this Plantation House.After a wonderful visit to St. Nicholas Abbey it will be time to taste the flavor of Barbados with local cuisine served up at our seaside lunch stop. After lunch we will visit tthe seaside town of Bathsheba, famous for its breathtaking beauty and pounding surf.Andromeda Botanic Gardens was created by Iris Bannochie in (1914-1988) awarded the prestigious Veitch Medal by the Royal Horticultural Society, England. The garden Iris’ private retreat for 22 years and was opened to the public in 1976. Our last but certainly not least enjoyable stop for the day will be Harrisons Cave. At the cave you will board electric trams and travel through the winding tunnels viewing majestic caverns and the stalactites and stalagmites which have been growing in them for many centuries. A
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$150.00
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Speightstown Heritage Walking Tour and Sunset Dinner

Come join  this journey back to 17th century Barbados as your guide takes you back to the Speightstown of that day.  This guided tour with personal audio devices is engaging as you learn about the agriculture, trading, forts and invasions, before enjoying a sumptuous 'Bajan' dinner with a commanding view of the setting sun. During this wonderful dinner you will also learn more about this quaint town. 
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$80.00
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Barbados History & Horticulture

Join us on a visit to Orchid World located on a beautiful eight acre tropical garden surrounded by sugarcane, in the heart of the Barbadian countryside. The meandering pathways lead you through a tour of various orchid houses, home to thousands of beautiful orchids.Then visit Bathsheba famous for its breathtaking beauty and pounding surf. After a morning of adventure it will be time to taste the flavor of Barbados with local cuisine served up at our lunch stop in Martin Bay.After lunch we will make a short stop at St John's Church one of the oldest churches on the island, set on a cliff and capturing spectacular views.Our last stop is Sunbury Plantation a restored grand old 'great house' is more than 300 years old and overflowing with history. It is the only one of the many great houses in Barbados with all rooms open for public viewing, and is a perfect representation of an early Barbados Sugar Estate Great House.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$134.00
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Around The Island

This tour takes you 360º around the island stopping at all the must see sights. Ask all the questions you can think of as you will have a friendly knowledgeable local tour guide as well as a safe and reliable driver who are always very happy tell you more about our island. This tour also includes a delicious local lunch.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$100.00
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eBike Island Adventures: The Great Adventure Tour

Tour begins in the south coast fishing village of Oistins and cruises eastward up the coast line taking in breathtaking views along the way as well as the historic South Point Lighthouse. Off road track leads onto the cliff trails of the south east coast revealing hidden coves, secluded beaches and fantastic picture opportunities of the untouched coastline. On the way back to base we encounter the uniqueness of the Chancery Lane Wetlands, a layover for migratory birds making their way to and from North America, as well as the mysterious Christ Church Parish Church and finishing at Oistins Bay for some good old fashioned Bajan rum punch to end off this one-of-a-kind scenic experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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