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St. Lucia: Private Half-Day Tour

1. St. Lucia: Private Half-Day Tour

Start your journey at a pre-designated meeting point and drive through some of St. Lucia's small villages. Enjoy unlimited photo opportunities along the way, such as the villages of Laborie and Choiseul if coming from the south. From the north, admire the villages of Anse la Raye and Canaries en route to Soufriere town. Take in the sites of the former capital of St. Lucia from the days of French colonialism. Get a view of the photogenic Pitons, the 2 mountains that are St. Lucia's most famous landmark. Upon arrival in Soufriere, go to the Botanical Gardens and see the waterfalls of Diamond Falls. Visit the mineral baths known for their therapeutic waters, commissioned by Louis IVX. Continue to the Sulphur Springs, said to be the world's only "drive-in volcano," and take a healing mud bath in its age-defying properties. 

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

2. 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.

Saint Lucia: Private Island Tour with Customizable Itinerary

3. Saint Lucia: Private Island Tour with Customizable Itinerary

Spend 5 to 6 hours touring St Lucia on a private customized tour of the island's key sights. Get picked up at your hotel and head to soak in views of the famous Pitons, a drive-in volcano, Marigot Bay, Botanical Gardens, Morne Coubaril, and small fishing villages. Select the most important places of interest and your driver will customize your tour for you. Here are some options for first-time visitors looking to experience the island’s nature, history and culture. Delve into the rich volcanic history of St. Lucia Sulphur Springs Park, the Caribbean's only drive-in volcano. Witness the spectacular landmark of Petit Piton and Gros Piton, twin volcanic spires majestically soaring out of the sea. Explore nature's glory on Saint Lucia at Marigot Bay. Find yourself surrounded on 3 sides by steep, forested hills. View the Governor General Mansion, local fishing villages, and the largest banana plantation on the island. Marvel at waterfalls, the Botanical Gardens, Tet Paul Nature Trail, Morne Coubaril Estate, and more. Enjoy beach time, shopping, rum tasting, and refreshments.

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 Full-Day Dream Tour

5. St Lucia Full-Day Dream Tour

Experience the most beautiful sights that the island of St Lucia has to offer on this stunning day tour. Drive through the colorful and historic city of Castries, through St. Lucia's famous banana plantations, and the scenic villages of Anse La Raye and Canarie, enjoying spectacular views and tasting of local products along the way. Cruise through the island's luscious rain forest and marvel at the spectacular twin majestic Pitons (named a World Heritage Site) as you descend in the town of lovely Soufriere. Visit the Sulfur Springs, enjoying a warm mud bath in one of its therapeutic hot mineral pools, and then feast on a mouthwatering Creole lunch at a popular local restaurant. Continue the tour with a visit to the award-winning botanical gardens and Diamond Falls, bathing in the waterfall's mineral pools and admiring the variety of wild life around you. On your return, enjoy a stunning view of Marigot Bay with a final stop at Morne Fortune for a captivating panorama of the city.

Saint Lucia Ultimate Chill Experience (+Lunch)

6. Saint Lucia Ultimate Chill Experience (+Lunch)

Discover Pigeon Island National Park and enjoy a day of sun, sand, sea, history, and spectacular scenery. Have the opportunity to hike up to Fort Rodney, then relax afterward with a beachside lunch of local food. After pickup from your hotel in northern St. Lucia, head to Pigeon Island, the venue for the world-renowned St. Lucia Jazz Festival. Once there, explore a carefully preserved reserve that is one of the Caribbean's most historic sites. Stroll around the scenic park and see old canons, relics, and other historical remains from the colonial wars. Enjoy plenty of photo opportunities and, if you like, take a short hike up to the fort for a scintillating view of the entire Rodney Bay. After, relax on the secluded cove beaches, bathe in the warm Caribbean waters, and relish an included lunch at a beachfront restaurant, right on the water's edge. The tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.

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

7. 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!

Saint Lucia Nature Park Experience (+Beach +Lunch)

8. Saint Lucia Nature Park Experience (+Beach +Lunch)

You will be picked up in the north of the island. Once there your guide will lead you through the tame forest and point out trees and wildlife including some birds native to St Lucia. Visit the flower gardens, herb gardens, and fruit trees in the park and sample seasonal fruits as you learn how to cut open your own coconut. See some artifacts such as old Amerindian Huts rebuilt in replication of how the tribe lived before the arrival of "civilized" man. Then head down to Mama's kitchen for food sampling and stories about the times before Independence and the wars. Learn some old folk stories and history spoken from a wise woman. During the trip, enjoy a hearty local lunch, followed by some time to relax on a tranquil beach.

St. Lucia: Bar Hop Experience

9. St. Lucia: Bar Hop Experience

Discover three different bars with totally different energies, from the Heart of the City to the Chill-Spot marina, and end on the Sunsetting beachfront. Sample the island versioned cocktails, taste the rums, or sip on the local brews. Whatever your fancy, your visit to these locales is sure to stimulate your taste buds and perk some interesting conversations with the bubbly bar-tenders. Top-it-off by purchasing a takeaway roasted conch or fish meal. Enjoy a truly festive evening out, mingling with the local scene.

St. Lucia: Zip, Sip, and Dip Tour

10. St. Lucia: Zip, Sip, and Dip Tour

Don't just see Saint Lucia - taste and experience the island with a tour that has a little bit of everything. Begin the day by exploring the rainforest from way up high by zipline through some of the tallest and longest lines on the island. Enjoy viewing the flora and fauna of this tropical paradise. Afterwards, drive through quaint communities where you can get a better view of true island living. Next, stop and take a dip at the beautiful Labas Beach in Marigot Bay, which is only accessible by a water ferry. Finally, head to the St. Lucia Distillers, which is home to many local rums and spirits. Relax and enjoy the rum buffet before visiting the "Rum Shop," where you will have the opportunity to buy some of what you just sampled.

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What people are saying about Castries Quarter

Aaron did an excellent job taking care of us and showing us around the island. We had a wonderful time. He stopped at different locations that interested us, even though the stops were unplanned. He was professional and helpful. And he took tons of photos for us. Highly recommended. Word of caution: take Dramamine if you are prone to motion sickness. St. Lucian roads are hilly and windy. The multiples stops helped to keep my motion sickness at bay, though. Thanks, Aaron!

Just book it!!! Dannyboy was absolutely amazing. The knowledge and experience of the local to show you around the wonderful island to second to none. He’s an absolute mine of information, friendly, his driving felt very safe and secure given certain windy roads. 10/10 definitely recommend.

Robic our guide took great care of us and met our expectations; he is very good company; very friendly his vehicle is very comfortable Robic did not spare his time It was an excellent private tour far from the tourist buses.

Dylan was an excellent driver and guide with a pristine car and excellent driving skills that made Island roads seem smooth lol. I really appreciated the called Piton lager waiting for me after climbing Tet Paul!

Personal and professional. Was the best tour during our Caribbean holiday!