1 - 15
3 hrs 30 mins
Visit: Shirley Heights, English Harbour Antigua
Your tour will meet you at the cruise port and head on a beautiful journey through the villages and beaches making your way through the memorable rainforest. This journey gives you the real feel of what Antigua has to offer.
As we arrive at the dockyards the views of the historic forts across the landscape stand out. You can enter the park through the trails which gives you the opportunity to enjoy the park's scenic and natural beauty.
Bring your camera as there is some amazing chances to capture the beauty of the parks, with many glorious boats in the dockyard, the beautiful harbour, the historic sites and the unforgettable views from places such as Shirley Heights. Shirley Heights is a restored military lookout and gun battery.
The reason they chose this location is easy to understand with spectacular views over the English Harbour and Falmouth Harbour greets your eyes, showing you the scene that is often used as the iconic image of Antigua.
Duration: 30 minutes
Visit: Nelson's Dockyard, St. John's, English Harbour Antigua
Nelson’s Dockyard is the largest of Antigua’s National Parks and is still used today as a working dockyard for numerous yachts and ships. Fully restored to its original splendor, the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century buildings of the Dockyard house modern amenities such as shops, hotels, and marina businesses.
In the early eighteenth century, the British Royal Navy recognized the strategic importance of English Harbour in protecting ships from hurricanes and in its position at the south of the island for monitoring French naval activity. From 1784 through 1787, the British Hero of Trafalgar, Horatio Nelson, served as the captain of the H.M.S Boreas, sent to Antigua to enforce British laws in the colonies. Restoration of the dockyard began in the 1950's, renamed Nelson's Dockyard in honour of the years he spent in Antigua.
The dockyard was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2016, Nelson's Dockyard provides many sites and activities for visitors to explore and enjoy.
Duration: 1 hour
Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
Not wheelchair accessible.
A voucher will come through 14 days before the tour showing the exact meeting point for the tour..
Near public transportation.
Most travelers can participate.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers.
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas.
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.
Guides required to regularly wash hands.
Regular temperature checks for staff