Barbados Shore Excursions - more fun in the sun!
Being so accessible for both cruise and land vacationers
has made Barbados a premier vacation spot. Barbados shore excursions offer
Southern Caribbean cruise vacationers a wide range of recreational opportunities.
One of the most British of Caribbean islands, Barbados is the most easterly
of the Windward Islands actually sitting in the Atlantic. Its miles of
coastline offer cruise passengers a myriad of beautiful beach shore
excursions and exciting water related activities. Barbados has something for
everyone who wants an unforgettable shore excursion experience.
Barbados Sightseeing Excursions
For southern Caribbean cruises there are numerous shore excursions on Barbados catering to those who wish
to discover the natural beauty of the island. Barbados "highlights"
excursions will provide glimpses of some of the popular attractions such as
Harrison's Cave, Gun Hill Signal Station and St. John's Church. Maybe you
would prefer to go on a nature walk investigating the island's lush
vegetation with a stop at the beach for your shore adventure. On Barbados,
one can discover flower forests, colonial plantations and magnificent vistas
from cliffs overlooking the water. Would you like your shore excursion to
include an escorted bicycle tour or would you rather rent a car and explore
for yourselves? Perhaps your shore excursion should include visiting a rum
distillery or will your excursion include a "pub crawl"? All this and much
more is available for your Barbados shore sightseeing excursions.
Shore trips to the Beach
Barbados' shores are loaded with beautiful fine white sand beaches created
for finely ground coral, just right for that
romantic getaway! For the calmest waters, you will probably prefer a
west coast beach excursion on the Caribbean side of the island. The east
coast beaches can provide a glimpse into the savagery of the Atlantic. Some
of these beaches are used for surfing. There is usually a substantial
undertow here so a shore excursion to the east beaches is definitely for the
stronger swimmers or vacationers just looking for the raw beauty of the
There are an amazing number of beach and sail excursions with all kinds of
water sports. Snorkeling here is a big hit with many beach tourists. Scuba
diving is in demand as well as the warm clear waters of the southern
Caribbean offer great "shore" excursion excitement.
Water sports abound when considering what shore excursion to take while on
Barbados. A kayak excursion can include an encounter with turtles. Of
course, all of the "usual" or "expected" water sports are available
somewhere on the beautiful beaches of Barbados.
Barbados Golf Excursion
The Barbados Golf Club was redesigned by respected golf
course architect Ron Kirby. This magnificent course with its tropical
surroundings has been officially sanctioned by the PGA European Tour and
hosted the PGA Seniors Tournament in 2002. Beautiful trees, lush vegetation
and coral waste sand traps add a special Barbados personality to the
Other Shore Excursions on Barbados
There are many more types of excursions available to
cruise passengers while on Barbados. Adventurous types may like the Atlantis
Submarine excursion, or perhaps the Harrison's Cave tour. Fun loving "party
types" may prefer the Jolly Roger Party Cruise excursion. Others might enjoy
a horseback riding adventure excursion to see some of the spectacular views
Barbados has to offer.
Some may prefer to discover the island and culture of Barbados by touring on
their own. You do not need to take an escorted excursion to enjoy the
beautiful island of Barbados. It is fairly easy to get around and Barbados
has much of what many vacationers are looking for. There is very fashionable
restaurants and exciting nightlife on Barbados. Bridgetown offers shopping
pleasure especially along Broad Street. Local artisans' works can even be
found in the cruise terminal.
Some of the cruise shore excursions on Barbados will not be available to all
of the cruise itineraries. Cruise ships will cater to a few "preferred"
shore excursions. However, as long as your excursion will get you back to
the ship on time, there are other tours on Barbados available to you. Like
everything else, it's best to do your homework.
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