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From Castries: Full-Day Catamaran Tour of Saint Lucia

1. From Castries: Full-Day Catamaran Tour of Saint Lucia

Discover the amazing sights of Saint Lucia as well as the history and culture of the island on this catamaran tour. Enjoy a day sailing down the west coast of Saint Lucia and explore the town of Soufrière, home of the majestic Pitons. You will get a guided tour through the volcano, with a mud bath option, and the Toraille Waterfall before heading to the historic Morne Coubaril Estate. Later, enjoy a Creole buffet lunch, which is prepared using some of the provisions and vegetables produced on the estate. You return to the boat and head back up the coast to a swim stop, where you can snorkel in the crystal-clear water with the snorkeling gear provided. You will then visit Marigot Bay, a haven for hurricanes and the location of some of the world’s best-known movies.

St. Lucia: 5-Hour Snorkeling Adventure

2. 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.

Saint Lucia: Soufriere Guided Day Tour

3. Saint Lucia: Soufriere Guided Day Tour

See St. Lucia's volcanic mountains up close on this guided day tour .Take in the magical views. Board a luxury vehicle at your hotel and cruise down the west coast leading to Soufriere. Marvel at the views of the towering Pitons twin peaks. Next, take a relaxing drive through Soufriere basin where you can experience a therapeutic bath of mineral mud. Walk through the botanical gardens and swim to the Toraille Waterfall. Savor a creole lunch (not included) before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

Explore St.Lucia Tour

4. Explore St.Lucia Tour

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.

Soufriere: Private Day Tour

5. Soufriere: Private Day Tour

Be collected from tour cruise ship or accommodation around 9:00 AM. You will be driven down to the old French town of Soufriere. En route, make a stop at scenic locations including Marigot Bay, banana plantations, and fishing villages of Anse La Ray and Canaries. Then, you will travel through a beautiful forest reserve before arriving at Soufriere. From here we can visit several sites. The botanical gardens are full of tropical flowers and have a stunning black waterfall. There is a drive-in volcano with sulfur springs and mud baths. Toraille Falls is a cooling and heavy flowing waterfall. The Tet Paul Nature Trail is a scenic trail with beautiful panoramic views. At Piton Falls you can soak in the natural hot water. You can take a tour of a historic sugar and cocoa plantation at Morne Coubarille Estate. At the end of your tour, enjoy the scenic drive back to your cruise ship or your accommodation by 4:00 PM.

Soufrière: 3-Hour Sunset Sailing in Saint Lucia

6. Soufrière: 3-Hour Sunset Sailing in Saint Lucia

What better way to end the day than cruising into the sunset with a glass of champagne? View the Pitons as you sail up to Anse Chastanet or south toward Jalousie Bay on a 3-hour sailing trip. At sunset, toast with your loved one(s) enjoying complimentary champagne, rum punch, and hors d’oeuvres. This cruise will be a relaxing, romantic experience that you will not forget. Private Charters can also be arranged. You may also opt for an evening sailing trip, which combines sailing, snorkeling, and a sunset cruise. Refreshments, champagne, and hors d’oeuvres are included. This is a romantic setting especially for an anniversary or engagement.

St. Lucia: Gros Piton Hiking Tour and Sulphur Spring Bath

7. St. Lucia: Gros Piton Hiking Tour and Sulphur Spring Bath

Be collected at your accommodation or cruise ship then take a scenic drive to the base of the majestic Gors Piton.  Enjoy a 4-hour hike with an experienced guide to the very top of the volcanic peak. This is a moderate to strenuous hike. After the hike, enjoy a hot bath at the sulphur spring to relax your muscles. You can stop for lunch to experience the local cusine and a rum tasting. You can also visit the beautiful waterfalls.

St. Lucia: Catamaran Day Sail & Tour

8. St. Lucia: Catamaran Day Sail & Tour

Set sail on St. Lucia's pristine waters aboard a beautiful catamaran. Enjoy dramatic views of the scenic coastline; lined with charming fishing villages and golden beaches. You will also witness the majesty of the iconic Pitons from aboard your raft.    You will disembark in the stunning town of Soufrière and hop onto a mini-bus that will take you to two of St. Lucia's most spectacular natural attractions. Experience the world's only drive-in volcano, with its bubbling Sulphur Springs, and the award-winning Botanical Gardens & Diamond Falls. While here you can take a walk along the trails, replete with breath-taking tropical flora.    A tasty Creole-style lunch awaits before re-boarding the catamaran for a sail back up the coast. You will stop for a swim at one of the local beaches, before sailing into beautiful Marigot Bay. Here you will see where the original Dr. Doolittle movie was filmed. Finally, you will be returned to the dock at the end of the day and taken back to your hotel. 

St. Lucia: 2-Hour Mount Pimard Hike

9. 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.

Soufriere Tour & Snorkeling Experience

10. 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.

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What people are saying about Castries Quarter

Lovely day out on a very nice and spacious Katamaran, enjoying cocktails and music along the beautiful coast of St Lucia, stopping on beautiful beaches and having the experience of visiting waterfalls and thermal waters next to a volcano. Very nice food too. The crew were at all the time cheerful and happy to help. To The Crew. FIVE STARS.

Staff on board at the Top, very caring for the passengers, unlimited drinks, very nice excursion with stop and activities on land then swimming and snorkelling in a pretty area. I highly recommend.

It is a party tour! Fun music, dancing and people. We were able to see the waterfall, mud baths and volcano. Snorkeling from the beach and lunch included. All admissions were included as well.

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

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