10 Best Antigua Tours For Cruise Tourists

Antigua Tours

Antigua and Barbuda are included stops in many Eastern Caribbean cruises. When you dock, there are many Antigua tours that you can partake in, offering something for everyone and showing off the diversity of this Caribbean Island. These are the 10 Best:

1. Nelson’s Dockyard and Museum. Featuring the history of a working Georgian dockyard, and with many artifacts celebrating the archeological and environmental history of the region.

2. Shirley Heights, Antigua. This restored military lookout offers spectacular views, Sunday parties and perfect sunsets. Its location makes it possible for unobstructed 360 degree views, making this the best place to see all of Antigua’s glory.

3. Stingray City. If you love being in the water and learning about the marine life, this tour is for you. Swim with and feed the stingrays, while they’re in their natural habitat, visit coral reefs and snorkel with the many colourful fish.

4. Antigua tours wouldn’t be complete without sport fishing, as the area is known for its large fish and deep waters. Fish for Marlin, Barracuda, Wahoo and others.

5. Volcano Tour. The Pacaya Volcano National Park offers tourists the chance to hike up a real volcano, see the results of previous eruptions and watch smoke billow from deep within. Remember to wear proper shoes on this tour!

6. Coffee Plantation Tour. Follow the bean from its first sprouts to your cup in this tour that allows you to see how coffee is made, and of course allows for a sampling.

7. Antigua tours for the more adventurous can be had when you take a Canopy tour of the rainforests. Choose from a medium speed or high speed zip line and soar high above the trees and wildlife. All equipment and a guide are included in the price.

8. An Ocean Adventure. Aboard a powerboat, check out the crystal clear waters and explore hidden coves and caves.

9. Helicopter Tours. The choices are numerous, choose to stay close to Antigua or see many other islands by air. A great way to see the islands’ varied landscapes and regions.

10. If a zip line isn’t the way you want to explore the rainforest, how about a Rainforest Hiking Tour? These tours allow you to be guided through the loveliest conservation areas on the island.

The things to do in Antigua will keep you amused, entertained and having a great time on your vacation. Cruises to Antigua are offered by many cruise companies and will allow you plenty of time on the island for a fantastic Antigua tour.