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Our most recommended Castries Quarter Day Trips

From Castries: Full-Day Catamaran Tour of Saint Lucia

1. From Castries: Full-Day Catamaran Tour of Saint Lucia

Discover the amazing sights of Saint Lucia as well as the history and culture of the island on this catamaran tour. Enjoy a day sailing down the west coast of Saint Lucia and explore the town of Soufrière, home of the majestic Pitons. You will get a guided tour through the volcano, with a mud bath option, and the Toraille Waterfall before heading to the historic Morne Coubaril Estate. Later, enjoy a Creole buffet lunch, which is prepared using some of the provisions and vegetables produced on the estate. You return to the boat and head back up the coast to a swim stop, where you can snorkel in the crystal-clear water with the snorkeling gear provided. You will then visit Marigot Bay, a haven for hurricanes and the location of some of the world’s best-known movies.

St. Lucia: 5-Hour Snorkeling Adventure

2. St. Lucia: 5-Hour Snorkeling Adventure

Discover the spectacular underwater sights off St. Lucia on a 5-hour snorkeling trip. This volcanic Caribbean island boasts coral reefs, trenches, and caves that are home to an amazing variety of colorful fish. The snorkeling sites are literally within a stone’s throw of most of the sheltered beaches on the island’s west coast. The most popular diving sites are located within the marine reserve areas. Even if you’ve never been snorkeling, it couldn’t be easier. Just put on your mask, snorkel, and fins and you're ready for the adventure of a lifetime. You’ll have some help getting started with the Discover the Underwater World video and the Snorkeler's Field Guide. These materials will introduce you to the exciting world just beneath the waves. Preview some of the sights you’ll encounter see and learn to identify the fish. There are snorkeling tips for all levels. Dive masters and Instructors are also available to formally train you. You can even take a snorkeler certification course.

St. Lucia Island: Full-Day Exploration Tour from Castries

3. St. Lucia Island: Full-Day Exploration Tour from Castries

With a unique history and culture, St. Lucia has a lot to offer, so discover the island with a knowledgeable tour guide. Tour some of the best-known spots in Castries, and along the way, head to some of the places where St Lucians love to play and have fun. In less than 7 hours you will be taken to 6 major stops across the island. This comprehensive small-group tour covers key sights on St. Lucia, which makes it ideal for first-time visitors to the island. This guided tour along the west coast, normally about 5 to 7 hours, gives you a general idea of what the island looks like. See the city of Castries and original buildings in the city, such as the Castries market, which is over 100 years old. See the biggest roman catholic church on the island, which sits about 2000 persons. From Castries, head over to Morne Fortune, and to the biggest banana plantation along the way. Your next stop is a visit to the beautiful Marigot Bay, and two fishing villages, where the condition of living is different from the city. See old timber houses and how the people live, and explore part of the rainforest and the twin pitons.

Soufriere Tour & Snorkeling Experience

4. Soufriere Tour & Snorkeling Experience

A taxi driver will be awaiting you with a sign at the cruise terminal. Leaving Castries we will pass the Banana plantation near Roseau Valley. Your guide will give you brief information on our main export crop. You will have the opportunity to taste our sweet ripe banana and also view different craft made out of the dry banana leaves. The drive continues to Anse Raye, a fishing village home of the famous Sea Food Friday Festivals. Then to a smaller coastal fishing village of Canaries, a real taste of St. Lucia and also the home of the freshly baked cassava bread. Our final Stop will be the beautiful town of Soufriere. The driver will make a brief stop at the viewing point to take some photos. There is an amazing view of the Twin Peaks rising 2400 ft from the sea, The Piton are designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Soufriere is blessed with many natural wonders both above and below the surface of the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. These include some of the healthiest coral reefs in the Caribbean. Enjoy Snorkeling at Jalousie / Anse Chastanet You can soak in the internationally recognized mineral waters comparable to those of the famous European baths. Our journey continues to the world’s only drive in Volcano. A tour guide gives you brief description of this amazing place. Enjoy the hot mineral baths that is said to relieve you from muscle tension.

St. Lucia North Island Historic Day-Tour

5. St. Lucia North Island Historic Day-Tour

Begin your day tour of northern St. Lucia straight from your hotel. Arrive at Morne Fortune, known as the "Hill of Good Luck," for some good fortune before heading out on the rest of your journey. Originally built by the French, the fort was captured by the British in 1796 and now is inhabited by people from all over the world. Afterwards head to Pigeon Island National Park and visit the historic museum to learn about the fascinating story behind the island including its colonial past. The island is also where the British confronted the French in the Battle of Saints as evidenced by the remnants of a barracks and weapons at Fort Rodney. Explore the beautiful surrounding area all while learning about the area's long history. Spend the day out and about before returning to your accommodation with a newfound understanding of this Caribbean island.

St. Lucia: Rainforest and Birdwatching Tour

6. St. Lucia: Rainforest and Birdwatching Tour

Experience the wonder of the tropical rainforest on St. Lucia on a half-day guided tour of the island's jungle, and visit historical Marigot Bay as well. You’ll see many rare plants and birds on this rainforest adventure, which will be educational as well as fun. Enjoy a light lunch or sample the local fruits under the naturally cool rainforest canopy. After a break, your guide will take you to historical Marigot Bay. This tropical paradise features calm, cool waters that ideal for swimming. Learn about the rich history associated with the bay as you add another dimension to your St. Lucia holiday.

St. Lucia: 2-Hour Mount Pimard Hike

7. St. Lucia: 2-Hour Mount Pimard Hike

Explore a private nature reserve on the island of Saint Lucia. Follow its nature trails and hike up Mount Pimard for wonderful panoramic views of Rodney Bay and the surrounding islands. Your blood will get pumping as your hiking guides lead you through lush trails to Mount Pimard's summit. With the sea in the backdrop, learn about the fascinating history of Saint Lucia and the immediate area, as you climb the mountain. Reach the top and enjoy views of the famed Pitons at the end of the island. Be sure to bring your camera to capture stunning shots of the most beautiful view available in the north of the island.

St. Lucia: Segway Nature Trail Experience

8. St. Lucia: Segway Nature Trail Experience

This 2-hour St. Lucia Segway tour starts at our Segway practice track, where you’ll have a 20-minute orientation session. Professional staff and equipment ensure a safe and fun experience for everyone. After everyone becomes familiar with the balance controls of the Segway X2, we glide off to explore the historical wonders of Mount Pimard along our exclusive 1.7 mile (2.7 km) long trail system. Our fun and informative guides will talk about everything from the beautiful flowers and butterflies to the battles the French and English once waged for possession of our island. We have many beautiful photo stops and educational spots along the way such as the now sealed bunkers that once served as tunnels, storage and lookouts for the American Military during World War 2. Guests will enjoy beautiful vistas of Pigeon Island, Reduit Beach, Rodney Bay Marina and the Caribbean Sea all while gliding effortlessly on their intuitive, eco-friendly Segway X2. Some of our other stops include a naturally occurring pond where we stop to feed the fresh-water fish and a local fruit stop at our highest viewpoint.

Saint Lucia Rainforest Nature Walk

9. Saint Lucia Rainforest Nature Walk

Enjoy the warmth and quaintness that is truly St. Lucian on a scenic drive to the lush green forest where you will meet your knowledgeable and dedicated guide who will lead you on the awe-inspiring walk. There are massive Gommier and Blue Ma Haut trees, various species of lichen as they intricately wind their way up yards of large tree trunks, wild Anthurium lilies, wild Nutmeg and the seemingly endless species of flora and fauna. Savour the privileges of sharing with endemic birds like the Mangrove Cuckoo and the Black Finch, their enchanting and natural sanctuary. There is the chance of seeing or hearing the cry of elusive "St. Lucian Parrot" and experiencing the thrill of viewing a Boa Constrictor living in cool indifference on a tree trunk.

St. Lucia - Discover Scuba Diving for Non-Certified Divers

10. St. Lucia - Discover Scuba Diving for Non-Certified Divers

Take advantage of this unique opportunity for non-certified divers and learn to dive on your visit to St. Lucia. Rated as one of the Caribbean’s unexploited underwater secrets, the pristine and highly diverse coral reefs offer scuba divers the ideal underwater adventure. All dive sites are located in St. Lucia’s marine reserve areas that stretch from Anse Cochon to Soufriere, along the sheltered west coast of the island. You’ll learn from dive masters and/or instructors on this 5-hour adventure. St. Lucia has a government-implemented policy that aids in diver safety and environmental awareness. Even with your safety in mind, the staff make sure that you have a sense of dive freedom so that you can truly experience this underwater paradise!

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What people are saying about Castries Quarter

Lovely day out on a very nice and spacious Katamaran, enjoying cocktails and music along the beautiful coast of St Lucia, stopping on beautiful beaches and having the experience of visiting waterfalls and thermal waters next to a volcano. Very nice food too. The crew were at all the time cheerful and happy to help. To The Crew. FIVE STARS.

Staff on board at the Top, very caring for the passengers, unlimited drinks, very nice excursion with stop and activities on land then swimming and snorkelling in a pretty area. I highly recommend.

It is a party tour! Fun music, dancing and people. We were able to see the waterfall, mud baths and volcano. Snorkeling from the beach and lunch included. All admissions were included as well.

Great snorkeling! beautiful location! Saw so many lovely fish. Food so yummmm. Very friendly staff. Well worth it!

Fun and knowledgeable guys. We had a blast and saw lots of fish!