This historical sightseeing tour will introduce you to Antigua's history, heritage and beauty. A visit to Betty's Hope is a must. A former sugar plantation which played a prominent role in Antigua and Barbuda's 300 year old history. You will also explore the natural phenomenon of Devil's Bridge, a natural bridge or arch created due to the Atlantic's waves crashing into the easterly coastline. Drive through quaint villages as you make your way to the Interpretation Centre to experience the culture and heritage of Antigua. Discover the ruins of the 18th century English Guard Post, Shirley Heights, which offers spectacular views of English Harbour and neighboring islands. Drive through the lush tropical area to get a firsthand view of the Antiguan black pineapple, the sweetest in the world. Samples of pineapple, and mango (seasonal), as well as a rum punch or fruit punch are offered.
"A Taste of Paradise"! Meet your experienced driver/tour guide as you set off on your Island Tour. A visit to Betty's Hope is a must! This former Sugar Plantation throughout its 300 year History has played a promient role in Antigua & Barbuda's history and has influenced the lives of many generations. Explore the natural phenomenon of Devil's Dridge. This natural bridge or arch created by the Atlantic's wave crashing into the east coast for hundreds of thousands of years. Numerous geysers and blowholes surround the arch as waves continually break against the coastal rocks. Hard to leave this site but we must; we'll now drive through a few quaint villages and then visit the Interpretation Centre (subject to closure in September) where you'll experience the Antiguan culture and Heritage through the eyes of the SUN. Discover the ruins at Shirley Heights, an 18th Century English Guard Post. This site offers a spectacular view of English Harbour. On a clear day, some of the neighboring islands can be seen from this vantage point. From Shirley Heights we'll drive through the lush tropical areas on the southern side of the island getting a firsthand view of the Antigua Black Pineapple (dubbed the sweetest pineapple in the world). To tantalize your taste buds, sample this delectable mouthwatering pineapple, mango (seasonal) or sugar cane, as well as a glass of freshly made rum punch (made with our very own Cavalier Rum) or friut punch. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end, you will now make your way back to your point of pick up by way of teh remaining southern villages along the Caribbean Coastline.