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About St. Vincent

St Vincent can be found in the Caribbean sea, between Saint Lucia and Grenada. With stunning white sandy beaches and beautiful blue waters, it's a perfect place to relax and take in the Caribbean atmosphere. The island's capital - Kingstown - is a more lively place to explore, with pretty cobbled streets.

 

Shore excursions in St. Vincent

Please note: The shore excursions listed are typical for this port. The full programme of shore excursions available for your cruise will be displayed on Cruise Personaliser at least 12 weeks prior to departure.

Best of St Vincent

Activity mediumRefreshments included

Duration: 3¼ hours

Capture the best of St Vincent, from high above the town at Fort Charlotte to the lush Mespotamia Valley and Botanical Gardens.

Take a drive uphill to Fort Charlotte, a former British garrison, completed in 1806. The Fort houses a collection of paintings, depicting the history of the black Caribs. There are also cannons, a signal station and a wonderful panoramic view of the northern Grenadines, the capital Kingstown and beyond.

Visit the Botanical Gardens – one of the oldest in the western hemisphere. The Gardens stand on 20 acres and are a must for any keen gardener or nature enthusiast. The aviary is also well worth a visit as it is home to many of the local species of parrots including the national bird, the Amazona Guildingii.

Your tour continues to the Mesopotamia Valley, commonly known as the ‘Food Basket’, with its rich and fertile crops and fruit trees. Within the Valley are some banana plantations, which were once the mainstay of the island’s economy.

The tour concludes at a beach bar where you can savour local rum punch or fruit punch.

Essential information

This excursion will operate by minibus and on foot. Passengers are advised that there will be around 1 hours’ walking during this tour. There are some steps to negotiate at the refreshment venue. The Fort is located on a steep hill.

Intimate Luxury Yacht with Lunch and Drinks

Activity medium

Duration: 4 hours

Travel in style and comfort and take in some of St Vincent’s most mesmerising sights from the unique vantage point of the Caribbean Sea.

Settle into the luxurious surroundings aboard a 63-foot yacht and glide out into the sapphire waters. As part of an exclusively small group, you’ll have the option to stretch out in the sun on deck, or relax in the chic, shaded cabin.

Cruising to stunning spots on the coastline, you can peer into the famous Bat Cave and marvel at the “Pirates of the Caribbean” film set on the shore at Walliabou. Your crew will point out famous landmarks during your sailing and, when you drop anchor off black-sand Mount Wynne Beach, they’ll even show you how to snorkel.

Keep your eyes peeled for colourful tropical fish as you explore the warm, turquoise sea. It’s the perfect way to work up an appetite, and what better spot to enjoy lunch than on deck? Tuck into traditional provincial dishes as the drinks and conversation flow with lively Caribbean tunes in accompaniment.

Essential information

Early booking is essential due to limited capacity. Pregnant women may not participate. Snorkel equipment is included (fins are not provided). Please remember swimwear, sunscreen and a towel. Please refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages prior to any swimming activities.

Intimate Luxury Yacht with Lunch and Drinks

St Vincent Schooner

Activity lowRefreshments included

Duration: 4 hours

An authentic Caribbean schooner is the perfect place to enjoy the sun, sea and Caribbean party atmosphere.

Step aboard your schooner and let the calypso and reggae music begin.

As you cruise along the coastline, sway to the rhythms of Caribbean music and relax in the warmth of the sunshine. The island of St Vincent has majestic craggy mountain peaks, which you’ll see in the background as you sail by. Your captain will sail along the coast to Wallilabou Bay, the setting for the film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ before anchoring off a beach, where you’ll have an option to swim or simply laze on the warm sand.

During your cruise, soft drink refreshments will be available, with the opportunity to enjoy the special chatoyer rum punch upon your return cruise to Kingstown.

Essential information

This excursion will operate by boat. Children and pregnant women may not participate. Please remember your swimwear, sunscreen and a towel. Depending on sea swells, an alternative anchorage may be used. There is limited walking on this tour, however guests must be able to negotiate boarding the schooner, which may involve stepping from the quayside to the schooner. Please refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages prior to any swimming activities. Guests must refer to the ‘Beach / Water Related’ paragraphs under the Guide to Symbols in this brochure.

Waterfall and Coast

Activity mediumMeal included

Duration: 7 hours

Capture the very best of St Vincent by both land and sea.

Whether you commence by bus or boat, you’ll enjoy a delightful 1½ hour journey to the leeward side of the island. The village of Wallilabou, will be a familiar site, as this was the setting for the film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’

Dark View is home to an enchanting 75-foot-high waterfall. The Dark View Falls are a sight to behold as they cascade down a sheer rock face into a small pool. Take a quick dip in the rock pool and enjoy a natural massage from the waterfall

No tour of St Vincent would be complete without viewing the exit of the Bat Cave and looking out for its furry, winged inhabitants.

Whilst enjoying the coastal cruise element of your tour, you’ll have the opportunity to relax in the sun or cool off with a swim or snorkel.

During your tour a light buffet lunch will be served at either a beachfront restaurant or eco-lodge.

Essential information

This excursion will operate by minibus, boat and on foot. Passengers will either commence by minibus and end by coastal cruise or vice versa. There is around 15 minutes’ walking over rough ground. Flat, comfortable, enclosed footwear is recommended. Snorkel equipment is included. Passengers may be transferred by dinghy from the bus to the boat and vice versa. Please remember swimwear, sunscreen and a towel and refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages prior to any swimming activities.

 

A selection of cruises to St. Vincent

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