Shore excursions in St Lucia

Panoramic St LuciaThere are some fantastic ways to see the stunning island of St Lucia, with plenty of different trips and tours available to let you see the best of what the place has to offer. If you’re thinking of heading there for your next holiday, look online for St Lucia deals to get the best price for your holiday.

Check out the variety of tours available in St Lucia

Panoramic St Lucia

You will see the best parts of the island on this tour, including soaring peaks and stretching coastlines. You will be taken up the hill of Morne Fortune, meaning Hill of Good Luck, to Caribelle Batik where you can see batik art works. You can also take a panoramic view of St Lucia. The final destination of this tour is Stony Hill which is a private manor that is set in a tropical garden of one-and-a-half acres. The views from here are Pigeon Island, Rodney Bay, the Caribbean Sea, the Atlantic and the Monchy Valley.

Pitons Cruise

You are taken on a cruise in a catamaran to enjoy the best places in the island. The sail is set from Castries. You will glide along the west coast of the island to see beaches lined with mangrove and lush forests. When you enter the Soufriere bay, you will be able to see mountains of Gros Piton and Petit. Their summits are at a height of about 2,000 feet and have been tackled so far only by the most daring climbers. The next place of interest is the Anse Cochon bay and the last stop is Marigot, the island’s most famous cove which was the favorite battleground of the French and English.

Treetop Canopy Adventure

You can unleash the adventure hero in you and whizz across in the skies on this rainforest thrill-fest. For this tour, you will be picked up from and the drive through the banana plantations will take you to Dennery, a fishing village. You will feel adrenaline rush as you fly over rivers and treetops on a zip line. Including the tallest and the longest, you can experience 12 different zips.

Pigeon Island and Snuba Adventure

This tour is a mixture of dry-land as well as underwater adventures. The first part of the tour is a visit to Pigeon Island where you will be briefed about Snuba briefing. Snuba is something in between scuba diving and snorkelling. Once you are under the water, you will be able to get to see closely a number of creatures, including octopus, coral, parrotfish and even turtles occasionally. You can also explore the ruins of Fort Rodney, a Pigeon Island National Landmark, which dates back to the 1800s.

Spend Time at The Beach

You should make the best use of the shoreline when you are in St. Lucia. The trip to Reduit Beach in Rodney Bay offers a choice of restaurants, bars and shops. Though it is a major tourist spot, Reduit Beach has remained unspoilt with soft sands, cue clean waters and plenty of space to relax on a sunlounger. You can also enjoy a number of water sporting activities on the beach.

Scenes of St Lucia

This is a short tour, but packs in a lot of things in it. The tour starts with a drive up the Morne Fortune hillside. The first stop is at the St. Mark’s House from where you can enjoy the panoramic view of the Caribbean Sea and Castries’ harbor. You will also visit the only rum distillery in St Lucia, the picturesque Marigot Bay and Caribelle Batik.

Some of the other tours that you should not miss when visiting St. Lucia include Our Planet that takes you on a journey through space and time, Lucian Style Segway ride and the St. Lucia Bike tour.

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