Join the most popular shore excursion, cruise lovers this this tour steeped deep in history and an amazing West Indian lunch on our private beach. St. John's is the capital and biggest city of Antigua and Barbuda, known for being the commercial center of the nation and the main cruise port of Antigua island. As you head towards St. John's you will be amazed as the white baroque towers of St. John's Cathedral come into view. It was created in 1845, and has been ruined twice inits history by earthquakes in 1683 and 1745.
You will journey through the unique Antiguan villages and head towards a private home full of history. You will enjoy the tales of this private home and the Artifacts inside from the 16th century of the first settlers who owned the land. Here you will enjoy stunning panoramic views from the house. Endemic trees and medicinal herbs are grown in the backyard and not only will your guide provide knowledge on the healing powers of these plants, but you will also enjoy a freshly brewed cup of herbal tea.
From here we head to a local pineapple farm, here you will see the crop in full production. You will see the fruit in all of its stages of growth, and even get to enjoy it later on when you are at the beach, next our adventure contunes to Fryes Estate.
At the estate you will see two of the island's oldest sugar mills, now in ruins and immensely picturesque. We can't let you forget that you're on a Caribbean island and, therefore, your next stop will be a stunning private beachfront.
Here their is something for everyone, from relaxing on a lounge chair in the shade of an umbrella and enjoying the crystal blue waters to jumping in the sea. As you would expect this private beach is full of soft white sand.
Families can enjoy the beach games or water sports activities while building up their hunger ready for a scrumptious West Indian lunch. Our guides make sure we offer a really amazing friendly atmosphere making you feel like a local with our steel band music and a local artist reciting poetry.
Book early to make sure you take advantage of this great tour at prices a lot lower than the cruise line prices.
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..
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
This tour got off to a slow, unorganized start but ended up being fantastic. Our tour guide was FUN. She was knowledgeable and entertaining. We received so much information and stopped at many places for great picture taking. Lunch and beverages were good too.