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St. Lucia: 5-Hour Snorkeling Adventure

1. 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: Rainforest Aerial Tram

2. St. Lucia: Rainforest Aerial Tram

Being the oldest protected rain forest reserve in St. Lucia, the Aerial Rain forest Tram adventure seamlessly blends the excitement of zip-lining, with the comfort of an open-air gondola. It is ideal for persons who crave the opportunity to see the rain forest but are hesitant to use the harness required for zip lining. As you begin your journey, you will ascend to the upper layers of the forest canopy. The middle layer allows you to enjoy the flora and fauna, while descending gives you a panoramic view of the island's northern tip. You will be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, who, using their expert knowledge, will point out the varying species of birds, plants and animals. You will also learn the early uses, history and properties of the various trees in the forest.

St. Lucia: Catamaran Day Sail & Tour

3. St. Lucia: Catamaran Day Sail & Tour

Set sail on St. Lucia's pristine waters aboard a beautiful catamaran. Enjoy dramatic views of the scenic coastline; lined with charming fishing villages and golden beaches. You will also witness the majesty of the iconic Pitons from aboard your raft.    You will disembark in the stunning town of Soufrière and hop onto a mini-bus that will take you to two of St. Lucia's most spectacular natural attractions. Experience the world's only drive-in volcano, with its bubbling Sulphur Springs, and the award-winning Botanical Gardens & Diamond Falls. While here you can take a walk along the trails, replete with breath-taking tropical flora.    A tasty Creole-style lunch awaits before re-boarding the catamaran for a sail back up the coast. You will stop for a swim at one of the local beaches, before sailing into beautiful Marigot Bay. Here you will see where the original Dr. Doolittle movie was filmed. Finally, you will be returned to the dock at the end of the day and taken back to your hotel. 

St. Lucia: Private Half-Day Tour

4. 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

5. 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: Private Day Tour

6. Soufriere: Private Day Tour

Be collected from tour cruise ship or accommodation around 9:00 AM. You will be driven down to the old French town of Soufriere. En route, make a stop at scenic locations including Marigot Bay, banana plantations, and fishing villages of Anse La Ray and Canaries. Then, you will travel through a beautiful forest reserve before arriving at Soufriere. From here we can visit several sites. The botanical gardens are full of tropical flowers and have a stunning black waterfall. There is a drive-in volcano with sulfur springs and mud baths. Toraille Falls is a cooling and heavy flowing waterfall. The Tet Paul Nature Trail is a scenic trail with beautiful panoramic views. At Piton Falls you can soak in the natural hot water. You can take a tour of a historic sugar and cocoa plantation at Morne Coubarille Estate. At the end of your tour, enjoy the scenic drive back to your cruise ship or your accommodation by 4:00 PM.

St. Lucia: Gros Piton Hiking Tour and Sulphur Spring Bath

7. St. Lucia: Gros Piton Hiking Tour and Sulphur Spring Bath

Be collected at your accommodation or cruise ship then take a scenic drive to the base of the majestic Gors Piton.  Enjoy a 4-hour hike with an experienced guide to the very top of the volcanic peak. This is a moderate to strenuous hike. After the hike, enjoy a hot bath at the sulphur spring to relax your muscles. You can stop for lunch to experience the local cusine and a rum tasting. You can also visit the beautiful waterfalls.

From Castries: Full-Day Catamaran Tour of Saint Lucia

8. 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.

Soufrière: 3-Hour Sunset Sailing in Saint Lucia

9. Soufrière: 3-Hour Sunset Sailing in Saint Lucia

What better way to end the day than cruising into the sunset with a glass of champagne? View the Pitons as you sail up to Anse Chastanet or south toward Jalousie Bay on a 3-hour sailing trip. At sunset, toast with your loved one(s) enjoying complimentary champagne, rum punch, and hors d’oeuvres. This cruise will be a relaxing, romantic experience that you will not forget. Private Charters can also be arranged. You may also opt for an evening sailing trip, which combines sailing, snorkeling, and a sunset cruise. Refreshments, champagne, and hors d’oeuvres are included. This is a romantic setting especially for an anniversary or engagement.

Saint Lucia: Private Island Tour with Customizable Itinerary

10. 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.

Located in the eastern Caribbean, Saint Lucia has long been a top tourist destination for many reasons.

In addition to being able to spend time relaxing on beautiful beaches, Saint Lucia offers visitors a wealth of activities to choose from. The island is one of the top whale watching sites in the world, and more than 20 species of whales can be found in the area. Friendly, informative guides can transport you to the best spots to watch for whales, all while guiding you along the stunning coastline.

In addition, the clear waters around the island provide the perfect opportunity to enjoy water sports. Deep sea fishing, diving and snorkeling are all readily available, as are qualified local guides to make sure you get the most out of your experience. Kayaks are available for rent, and experienced guides will ensure you have all the necessary instructions and equipment before you set off on the tour of a lifetime.

If you are looking for adventure, consider a guided hike of Gros Piton, which will take you to the top of the mountain and back down again while providing amazing views of native plants and animals. Take an excursion to Soufriere Island, or visit the capital city of Castries to complete your visit.

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