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St. Lucia: 5-Hour Snorkeling Adventure

1. St. Lucia: 5-Hour Snorkeling Adventure

Discover the spectacular underwater sights off St. Lucia on a 5-hour snorkeling trip. This volcanic Caribbean island boasts coral reefs, trenches, and caves that are home to an amazing variety of colorful fish. The snorkeling sites are literally within a stone’s throw of most of the sheltered beaches on the island’s west coast. The most popular diving sites are located within the marine reserve areas. Even if you’ve never been snorkeling, it couldn’t be easier. Just put on your mask, snorkel, and fins and you're ready for the adventure of a lifetime. You’ll have some help getting started with the Discover the Underwater World video and the Snorkeler's Field Guide. These materials will introduce you to the exciting world just beneath the waves. Preview some of the sights you’ll encounter see and learn to identify the fish. There are snorkeling tips for all levels. Dive masters and Instructors are also available to formally train you. You can even take a snorkeler certification course.

St. Lucia Island: Full-Day Exploration Tour from Castries

2. St. Lucia Island: Full-Day Exploration Tour from Castries

With a unique history and culture, St. Lucia has a lot to offer, so discover the island with a knowledgeable tour guide. Tour some of the best-known spots in Castries, and along the way, head to some of the places where St Lucians love to play and have fun. In less than 7 hours you will be taken to 6 major stops across the island. This comprehensive small-group tour covers key sights on St. Lucia, which makes it ideal for first-time visitors to the island. This guided tour along the west coast, normally about 5 to 7 hours, gives you a general idea of what the island looks like. See the city of Castries and original buildings in the city, such as the Castries market, which is over 100 years old. See the biggest roman catholic church on the island, which sits about 2000 persons. From Castries, head over to Morne Fortune, and to the biggest banana plantation along the way. Your next stop is a visit to the beautiful Marigot Bay, and two fishing villages, where the condition of living is different from the city. See old timber houses and how the people live, and explore part of the rainforest and the twin pitons.

Saint Lucia: Private Island Tour with Customizable Itinerary

3. Saint Lucia: Private Island Tour with Customizable Itinerary

Spend 5 to 6 hours touring St Lucia on a private customized tour of the island's key sights. Get picked up at your hotel and head to soak in views of the famous Pitons, a drive-in volcano, Marigot Bay, Botanical Gardens, Morne Coubaril, and small fishing villages. Select the most important places of interest and your driver will customize your tour for you. Here are some options for first-time visitors looking to experience the island’s nature, history and culture. Delve into the rich volcanic history of St. Lucia Sulphur Springs Park, the Caribbean's only drive-in volcano. Witness the spectacular landmark of Petit Piton and Gros Piton, twin volcanic spires majestically soaring out of the sea. Explore nature's glory on Saint Lucia at Marigot Bay. Find yourself surrounded on 3 sides by steep, forested hills. View the Governor General Mansion, local fishing villages, and the largest banana plantation on the island. Marvel at waterfalls, the Botanical Gardens, Tet Paul Nature Trail, Morne Coubaril Estate, and more. Enjoy beach time, shopping, rum tasting, and refreshments.

St. Lucia: 2-Hour Mount Pimard Hike

4. St. Lucia: 2-Hour Mount Pimard Hike

Explore a private nature reserve on the island of Saint Lucia. Follow its nature trails and hike up Mount Pimard for wonderful panoramic views of Rodney Bay and the surrounding islands. Your blood will get pumping as your hiking guides lead you through lush trails to Mount Pimard's summit. With the sea in the backdrop, learn about the fascinating history of Saint Lucia and the immediate area, as you climb the mountain. Reach the top and enjoy views of the famed Pitons at the end of the island. Be sure to bring your camera to capture stunning shots of the most beautiful view available in the north of the island.

St Lucia Full-Day Dream Tour

5. St Lucia Full-Day Dream Tour

Experience the most beautiful sights that the island of St Lucia has to offer on this stunning day tour. Drive through the colorful and historic city of Castries, through St. Lucia's famous banana plantations, and the scenic villages of Anse La Raye and Canarie, enjoying spectacular views and tasting of local products along the way. Cruise through the island's luscious rain forest and marvel at the spectacular twin majestic Pitons (named a World Heritage Site) as you descend in the town of lovely Soufriere. Visit the Sulfur Springs, enjoying a warm mud bath in one of its therapeutic hot mineral pools, and then feast on a mouthwatering Creole lunch at a popular local restaurant. Continue the tour with a visit to the award-winning botanical gardens and Diamond Falls, bathing in the waterfall's mineral pools and admiring the variety of wild life around you. On your return, enjoy a stunning view of Marigot Bay with a final stop at Morne Fortune for a captivating panorama of the city.

Gros Piton Mountain Climb St. Lucia

6. Gros Piton Mountain Climb St. Lucia

A captivating one hour drive through picturesque fishing villages, along the scenic countryside takes you to the base of Gros Piton, a part of the island’s UNESCO World Heritage Site. This mountain rises majestically out of the Caribbean Sea ever reaching to the heavens above. You will now begin an adventure of a lifetime as you seek to conquer the Mountain by reaching the summit of a Wonder of the World. As you ascend, you will enjoy panoramic vistas from every angle. The unique flora & fauna provides a fascinating study as many species are endemic to the island. The bird-life is abundant and the mountain is replete with "Brigand" Camps, that form a part of the folklore and history of this incredible island. The View from the summit offers an unparalleled vista of St.Lucia and other nearby Caribbean islands on a clear day. You then descend to the base of the mountain with uplifted spirits before rejoining the bus which will take you back to the hotel.

St. Lucia: Segway Nature Trail Experience

7. St. Lucia: Segway Nature Trail Experience

This 2-hour St. Lucia Segway tour starts at our Segway practice track, where you’ll have a 20-minute orientation session. Professional staff and equipment ensure a safe and fun experience for everyone. After everyone becomes familiar with the balance controls of the Segway X2, we glide off to explore the historical wonders of Mount Pimard along our exclusive 1.7 mile (2.7 km) long trail system. Our fun and informative guides will talk about everything from the beautiful flowers and butterflies to the battles the French and English once waged for possession of our island. We have many beautiful photo stops and educational spots along the way such as the now sealed bunkers that once served as tunnels, storage and lookouts for the American Military during World War 2. Guests will enjoy beautiful vistas of Pigeon Island, Reduit Beach, Rodney Bay Marina and the Caribbean Sea all while gliding effortlessly on their intuitive, eco-friendly Segway X2. Some of our other stops include a naturally occurring pond where we stop to feed the fresh-water fish and a local fruit stop at our highest viewpoint.

St. Lucia: Rainforest Adventure Adrenaline Tour

8. St. Lucia: Rainforest Adventure Adrenaline Tour

Enjoy a convenient pick-up from your hotel or the cruise port and ride to the base of operations for your exhilarating zip line excursion. Listen to a safety briefing while getting fitted into a snug harness and helmet. Then climb up to your first platform to kick off your cable-cruising escapade. Step to the edge, let your guide check your equipment one last time, and then take a leap into the open air. Feel your harness catch you as you start zooming past the leafy branches of gum and chestnut trees on your way to the next platform. Then change lines and do it all over again. In between your wild rides, try to spot native wildlife like zippy hummingbirds and yellow-chested bananaquits. Don't forget to enjoy the grand finale, a heart-pounding ride on a massive rope swing.

Essence of St. Lucia Tour

9. Essence of St. Lucia Tour

Enjoy an authentic St. Lucian experience blending the past and  present as you see, taste, and smell the flavors of the island while discovering, exploring  and learning about life here in days gone by. Depart for Greenwood Terrace to stroll through the grounds accompanied by your knowledgeable guide as you learn about the tropical fruit trees and flowering plants growing in abundance.  See a Traditional Medicinal Herb Garden and learn how the forefathers and the local folklore utilized those herbs. Travel back in time as you view the ancient “Platene” used in the making of Sugar and Farine. See an “Old Styled Fowl Coop” (Hen House), the outdoor cooking fireplace, and a stone “Baking Oven” used for baking bread. Discover the secrets of local Coconut Oil and of Bay Rum, a by- product of the Bay Leaf.   Learn intriguing facts about  Traditional Creole Headwear and Dress. View a brilliant display of historic items, artifacts and utensils while discovering historical and cultural aspects of the island all on show in the “Mini Museum”.     Savor and enjoy a variety of tropical fruits, island delicacies, local rum tasting and much more. An interactive experience which showcases the island and offers you a deep insight into the “Essence of St. Lucia”.  An excellent family excursion. 

St. Lucia - Discover Scuba Diving for Non-Certified Divers

10. St. Lucia - Discover Scuba Diving for Non-Certified Divers

Take advantage of this unique opportunity for non-certified divers and learn to dive on your visit to St. Lucia. Rated as one of the Caribbean’s unexploited underwater secrets, the pristine and highly diverse coral reefs offer scuba divers the ideal underwater adventure. All dive sites are located in St. Lucia’s marine reserve areas that stretch from Anse Cochon to Soufriere, along the sheltered west coast of the island. You’ll learn from dive masters and/or instructors on this 5-hour adventure. St. Lucia has a government-implemented policy that aids in diver safety and environmental awareness. Even with your safety in mind, the staff make sure that you have a sense of dive freedom so that you can truly experience this underwater paradise!

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What people are saying about Castries

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 185 reviews

Just book it!!! Dannyboy was absolutely amazing. The knowledge and experience of the local to show you around the wonderful island to second to none. He’s an absolute mine of information, friendly, his driving felt very safe and secure given certain windy roads. 10/10 definitely recommend.

Dylan was an excellent driver and guide with a pristine car and excellent driving skills that made Island roads seem smooth lol. I really appreciated the called Piton lager waiting for me after climbing Tet Paul!

Great snorkeling! beautiful location! Saw so many lovely fish. Food so yummmm. Very friendly staff. Well worth it!

The best tour we have done in st lucia. Captain and dive master, very experienced.

Fun and knowledgeable guys. We had a blast and saw lots of fish!