Best of Barbados Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Central Barbados

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The Best of Barbados tour offers you the most popular activities on the island all in one tour. Harrisons Cave,  Welchman Hall Gully to catch a sight of the Green Monkeys o Spend the afternoon at Copacabana Barbados on Carlisle Bay for some local cuisine. After lunch take a  glass bottom boat trip to swim with the turtles and snorkel at a shipwreck
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Harrison's Cave, Saint Thomas Parish, BarbadosThe spectacular HARRISON'S CAVE in Barbados is geographically located in the centre of the island, a natural phenomenon unique to the tropical world. Specially designed transport takes you down through the underground tunnels to a sight so beautiful, that few can compare. In the specially lighted caverns at Harrison's Cave, view the majestic stalactites and stalagmites which have been growing from the floors and ceilings for many centuries. Cascading through the caves, the crystal blue waters form magnificent pools and waterfalls, filling the senses with sights and sounds of such pure wonder.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Welchman Hall Gully, Saint Thomas Parish, BarbadosWelchman Hall Gully is located in the center of Barbados. This tropical hideaway is home to wild monkeys, majestic rainforest trees and delicate native plants.Walk along its shaded path. See Barbados as it appeared to the first settlers.Enjoy a spectacular view of the east coast and marvel at the abundance of life tucked away inside this collapsed cave.Watch monkeys feed on a specially built platform, swing from vines and groom each other in the trees.The gully and its occupants have fascinated tourists for hundreds of years.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Carlisle Bay, Bridgetown, Saint Michael Parish, BarbadosCarlisle Bay is named after the Earl of Carlisle who stole Barbados away from Sir William Courteen in the Great Barbados Robbery.Today Carlisle Bay has the whitest sand in Barbados & the mostbrilliant turquoise sea.The Carlisle Bay Marine Park has 6 shipwrecks in close proximity. The great diversity of brilliantly coloured marine life include, turtles, star fish, sand dollars, rays and more. You wil be visiting Copacabana on Carlisle Bay and joining Tranquility Cruises for a Turtle & Shipwreck Adventure in carlisle BayDuration: 2 hours 30 minutesStop At: Copacabana Beach ClubCopacabana Beach Club is a great beach club located on the beautiful Carlisle Bay. This is where you will have lunch on your tour before you board Tranquility Cruises for your Turtle & Shipwreck Snorkel AdventureDuration: 1 hourStop At: Tranquility Cruises, Bridgetown, Saint Michael Parish, BarbadosJoin us aboard Tranquility Cruises The boat has 2 washrooms on board, a bar and an upper and lower deck with lots of seating. There is a glass bottom area for those who prefer to stay on board and enjoy the sights bellow. Tranquility is also equipped with life vest, snorkel and mask for those who wish to get wet and explore a shipwreck or swim with turtles and fish. An extra treat for kids on board is the boats waterslide.Our Turtle and Shipwreck Cruise is 1 hour and 30 minutes long. On most days Carlisle Bay boasts calm turquoise waters with no undertow, delicately lapping on the soft white sand. This bay draws both locals and tourists alike with its breath-taking beauty above water, but also its’ thriving marine park that is enjoyed by scuba divers and snorkelers alike. Under the surface of the sea Carlisle Bay comes alive with vibrant tropical fish in abundance, sea horses, sea turtles, octopus, rays, and much more! This unique array of marine life is due in part to the six different ship wrecks in the water as shallow as 12ft. The wrecks are obviously another important contributor to the popularity of Carlisle Bay. For those seeking an adventure, you will not be disappointed with the sight of these sunken treasures.​Please note that the sea life seen from day to day varies.​Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesPass By: Glory Tours, Bridgetown, Saint Michael Parish, BarbadosTour operator

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Lunch
  • Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Harrison's Cave
  • Entry/Admission - Welchman Hall Gully
  • Entry/Admission - Copacabana Beach Club
  • Entry/Admission - Tranquility Cruises

What’s not included

  • Gratuities


  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Popular choice with kids
  • All entrance fees included
  • Family friendly
  • Lunch included