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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.

Adrena Line: Zip Line Adventure in Saint Lucia

2. Adrena Line: Zip Line Adventure in Saint Lucia

Want a rush during your trip to Saint Lucia? Then our adrenaline canopy zip line excursion is just for you! Enjoy a thrilling birds-eye view of the Caribbean rainforest as you ‘fly’ over the top of the trees, across rivers, and through the lush vegetation. There are 18 platforms and nine lines for you to experience, with our unique flying fox-style system. Scramble up the floating stairs past Eagle’s Claw, zip from tree-to-tree, leap on Tarantula’s Nest … and then head back down again. You can also hike through the stunning forests, taking a more serene look at the beautiful nature surrounds. Reawaken your sense of adventure by combining stunning rainforest views with the thrill of this zip line adventure!

St. Lucia: Vigie Beach Day with Transfer

3. St. Lucia: Vigie Beach Day with Transfer

If turquoise blue water and golden sandy beaches sound like your idea of paradise then come along this shore excursion and a day at the beach! Your friendly driver will be waiting for you outside the Castries cruise ship terminal. It is just a short drive to Vigie Beach where your complimentary beach chair awaits. Once you get hungry or thirsty, there are six restaurants and bars right there at the newly built facility where you can purchase an authentic local lunch, beverages or light snacks. Comfort stations and fresh water shower stalls are also available. While this beach runs parallel to the Vigie Airport there is very little in terms of aircraft noise as it caters only to small aircraft providing regional flights. At the end of your St Lucia beach shore excursion time, your air-conditioned transportation will take you back to your St Lucia cruise ship terminal at the predetermined time.

St. Lucia Rum Tasting and Distillery Half-Day Tour

4. St. Lucia Rum Tasting and Distillery Half-Day Tour

With the panoramic views of historic Morne Fortune as your backdrop, this tour will take you to one of Saint Lucia’s finest rum distilleries to meet a rum ambassador and taste some of the best rums on the island. You will be picked up from your hotel on the north of the island for the journey through banana plantations and past sugar cane crops on the way to the award-winning distillery St. Lucia Distillers. Here you will be introduced to a rum expert who will take you on a tour of the distillery. Set in the lush Roseau Valley, it is the perfect setting for a fun excursion learning about the distilling process. See pictorial displays of times gone by and of cane cutters and antique streets filled with color. After you have learnt about rum production you will get to sample the goods! Enjoy a wide variety of exotic blends of rums and liqueurs. Try to keep your head clear, as you will have the opportunity to purchase any brand at excellent prices.

Soufriere Tour & Snorkeling Experience

5. Soufriere Tour & Snorkeling Experience

A taxi driver will be awaiting you with a sign at the cruise terminal. Leaving Castries we will pass the Banana plantation near Roseau Valley. Your guide will give you brief information on our main export crop. You will have the opportunity to taste our sweet ripe banana and also view different craft made out of the dry banana leaves. The drive continues to Anse Raye, a fishing village home of the famous Sea Food Friday Festivals. Then to a smaller coastal fishing village of Canaries, a real taste of St. Lucia and also the home of the freshly baked cassava bread. Our final Stop will be the beautiful town of Soufriere. The driver will make a brief stop at the viewing point to take some photos. There is an amazing view of the Twin Peaks rising 2400 ft from the sea, The Piton are designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Soufriere is blessed with many natural wonders both above and below the surface of the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. These include some of the healthiest coral reefs in the Caribbean. Enjoy Snorkeling at Jalousie / Anse Chastanet You can soak in the internationally recognized mineral waters comparable to those of the famous European baths. Our journey continues to the world’s only drive in Volcano. A tour guide gives you brief description of this amazing place. Enjoy the hot mineral baths that is said to relieve you from muscle tension.

St. Lucia Deep Sea Fishing Adventure

6. St. Lucia Deep Sea Fishing Adventure

Whether you have never been fishing or are an experienced angler, we are happy to have you join this thrilling and exciting adventure. Take your turn at regular catches such as Wahoo, Tuna, Sailfish, Barracuda, Dorado, Blue Marlin, Long Bill Spearfish, King Fish, Spanish Mackerel, Cavali and Snapper from the fighting chair. We supply the bait and up-to-date tackle. The trolling method is used and the rotating chair (also known as "fighting chair") is used to ensure everyone a chance at landing the "big one".

St Lucia Full-Day Dream Tour

7. 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.

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.

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

9. 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!

St. Lucia: Zip, Sip, and Dip Tour

10. St. Lucia: Zip, Sip, and Dip Tour

Don't just see Saint Lucia - taste and experience the island with a tour that has a little bit of everything. Begin the day by exploring the rainforest from way up high by zipline through some of the tallest and longest lines on the island. Enjoy viewing the flora and fauna of this tropical paradise. Afterwards, drive through quaint communities where you can get a better view of true island living. Next, stop and take a dip at the beautiful Labas Beach in Marigot Bay, which is only accessible by a water ferry. Finally, head to the St. Lucia Distillers, which is home to many local rums and spirits. Relax and enjoy the rum buffet before visiting the "Rum Shop," where you will have the opportunity to buy some of what you just sampled.

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What people are saying about Castries

Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 120 reviews

Awesome, family business. They knew what they were doing and were very experienced. Being first time snorkelers, we felt extremely safe with them.

Vincent was outstanding very knowledgeable a great resource highly recommend a delightful way to get to know the island and its beautiful people

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!