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$190.99 Day Trips & Excursions

Carriacou Island Day Trip from Grenada

After morning hotel pickup, you’ll be transported to the Carenage, St George’s lively waterfront, to board the Osprey, the public ferry boat that will take you on the 90-minute journey across the Caribbean to the island of Carriacou, about 20 miles (32 km) north of Grenada. When you arrive, a Carriacou guide will greet you and take you on a tour of the island. Part of the nation of Grenada, Carriacou is much less visited than Grenada island and offers a more authentic look at Caribbean life. At only 13 square miles (34 sq km), the island is small and its attractions are easy to see during your tour, just more than an hour long.Drive through Hillsborough, the capital and only city on the island, and pass by an old plantation house. Stop to enjoy the photo-worthy view from Belair National Park, a natural and heritage park that’s home to a forest of tropical trees as well as ruins from English and French plantations. See a windmill that was once used to grind sugar; visit Windward, a village known for its boat-making trade; and learn a bit of island history at Petite Carnage, the site of a battle between the English and French. Next, refuel at a local restaurant with an island-style lunch of chicken or fish, accompanied by rice or veggies. Then it’s time to hit the water. As you arrive with your guide at Paradise Beach, take a look at the long, uncrowded stretch of sugar-white sand and let out a sigh of relaxation. You have about 45 minutes of free time here to swim, sunbathe, read or take a nap. If you brought snorkeling equipment with you from Grenada, hop in the water and discover the colorful fish and other marine life. At the end of your time on Carriacou, head back to the marina to board the Osprey for the return ferry ride to Grenada. When you arrive, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.

$161.50 Water Sports

Carriacou Reefs and Wrecks Two Tank Dive

All dives are full service - this means that you will be set up with your equipment and guides will take it to the boat for you - all you need to do is dive and enjoy! For the morning dives, meet up at the dive center at 8:45am to complete paperwork and establish equipment needs. The boat then leaves from the beach in Hillsborough at 9am. You will dive on two different sites, with the surface interval spent on the boat. Each of the dive sites has something special. The experienced dive guides know how to find amazing creatures! The regular wildlife encounters include nurse sharks, stingrays, morays, octopuses, squid, barracudas, jacks and snappers. The dive time is usually around 50 minutes per dive, depending on depth and air consumption. You will then return to the dive center at 1pm, just in time for lunch!

$1235 Multi-day & Extended Tours

14Days - 16 Dives Scuba Holiday in Grenada Carriacou

Discover the best scuba diving in Grenada at the Lumbadive Diving Center, a PADI 5-Star Dive Resort in Carriacou, specializing in small groups diving tours. With 3 dedicated PADI instructors on the staff, you can be sure to receive the best service during every dive!In this dive and stay package you will enjoy 14-night accomodation at the Hummingbird Beach Resort and 16 dives at various dive sites on the island. During your week in paradise you will discover new diving destinations and experience untouched underwater nature in the warm and calm Caribbean waters of Grenada. Enjoy beautiful dive sites, pristine water, untouched reefs, diversified schools of fish and lots of flora.The specifically designed dive boats go out to a choice of over 30 dive sites on a daily basis. Most dive sites are within a 5-10 minute boat ride from the dive center. The typical schedule is 2 dives in the morning, and optionally 1-2 dives in the afternoon. Night dives are available on request. Hummingbird Villa has 4 double bedrooms, Hillside with Pool and sleeps up to 8.A few steps up from the villa is a large, family sized pool surrounded by pristine sun deck, loungers and parasols. This is the perfect location for guests to lie back, sip a cocktail or two and simply enjoy the spectacular ocean views and sunsets.The kitchens have a gas stove with burners, there is a fridge freezer, lots of storage and surface spaces, a microwave, kettle and toaster. Each double bedroom has a private ensuite bathroom and has been furnished with a table and chair, bedside tables and are cool and simple decorated with a few tropical prints.There is a washing machine available for guest use in the nearby utility area.The villa lies on Cherry Hill, between the residential areas of Hillsborough and Bogles upon a tropical wooded hillside with panoramic ocean views.Just a short walk from the villa there is a bus stop where guests can enjoy daily transports. Due to the hilly location though guests would be recommended to hire a jeep whilst on the island.