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Must-Do Tours & Activities on Your Trip to Barbados

Updated: 4 days ago

An exciting and adventurous journey awaits in Barbados, a tropical paradise island, with dreamy beaches and turquoise waters. Whether you're an adrenaline junkie seeking unforgettable experiences, a history buff yearning to delve deep into the rich cultural heritage, or a beach lover wanting to soak up the sun, Barbados offers an array of tours and activities that surpass your wildest expectations. Discover the best options, and pack your bags with anticipation for an exciting escapade!


Disclaimer

Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed below are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

360 Degrees Tour in Barbados

Get an overview of Barbados in a day with this sightseeing tour that takes you around the entire island. Travel around in an air-conditioned vehicle to top highlights like Oistins, Bottom Bay, Codrington College, St. John’s Parish, Bathsheba Beach, Speightstown, and Holetown, passing by Bridgetown and Barbados Garrison on the way. Lunch is included.


Duration

7 hours

Availability

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday at 8 am

Price

$80

Alternative

Original Bajan Walking Food Tour

Barbados is home to many delicious eateries but, as a visitor, it can be difficult to find the locals' favorite spots serving the best food. Join this walking food tour through the streets of Bridgetown and indulge in a real Bajan experience by sampling great cuisine at some of the city's best off-the-beaten-path culinary treasures.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Tuesday - Saturday at 10:30 am

Price

$85 per person

Alternative


St. Nicholas Abbey Heritage Great House and Rum Distillery

See what Barbados was like back in the 17th century as you explore St. Nicholas Abbey on a self-guided tour. Make your own way to the abbey and walk through the Great House to see several artifacts from the Amerindian settlement through colonial times. Then, visit the artisan distillery where you can see how rum is made from can to bottle.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Monday - Friday from 10 am - 3:30 pm

Price

$43 per person

Alternative

Barbados Catamaran Turtle Snorkel with Open Bar

Snorkel and sail off Barbados without having to organize anything yourself on this small-group catamaran cruise. Board a modern catamaran and admire Barbados’ shores and turquoise waters as you cruise to two prime snorkeling spots. Opt to snorkel to observe sea turtles and shipwrecks, and in-between, relax on deck with a snack and drinks from the open bar. Round-trip hotel transfers and snorkel gear are included for your convenience.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8 am

Price

$85 per person

Alternative


Carlisle Bay Clear Kayak Shipwreck Tour

When ships sink, they become artificial reefs, bursting with corals and fish. Discover Carlisle Bay’s shipwrecks from a “glass-bottom” see-through kayak on this private tour. Look for green and hawksbill turtles in some of their favorite locations; learn the history of three different shipwrecks as you paddle above them; and capture your experience as you go. Finish with rum punch on the beach.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Everyday from 8:30 am - 4 pm

Price

$50 per person

Alternative


Eco-Adventure Park at Harrison's Cave

At the heart of Barbados lies one of its greatest wonders – the magnificent Harrison’s Cave. Located in the central uplands of the island, this crystallized, limestone cave is characterized by flowing streams, deep pools of crystal clear water and towering columns. Gaze in wonder at the white flow stones and in awe at the beauty of the speleothems which adorn the cave. Harrison’s Cave is a gem of an experience, so be sure to visit and unearth the adventure!


Duration

Varies

Availability

Everyday from 9 am

Price

Starting from $30 per person

Monkey Zipline and Rum Tasting

Zip approximately 120 feet through the air on this Monkey Zipline Adventure. View various plants as you stroll the Pride of Barbados Nature Trail & Bird Aviary. Learn how Barbados earned the accolade of the oldest commercial rum distillery in the world at the Mount Gay Rum History Museum. Taste three different types of Mount Gay Rums in a guided experience. Take selfies at the iconic Harrison's Cave mural. Lounge around and relax in the pool at the Green Monkey Pool Bar & Grill.


Duration

2.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9 am

Price

$129 per person


Underwater Submarine Day Tour

Take your seat in air conditioned comfort and enjoy the incredible views of the coral reefs and exotic fish, and maybe even a shipwreck, through the sub's portholes! Create unforgettable memories on this fully narrated undersea voyage as you are piloted by a professional crew among colorful coral formations and tropical marine life.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Wednesday & Friday at 4:30 pm

Price

$164 per person

Alternative


Clear Kayak Drone Photoshoot

Experience a glamorous photoshoot that captures the essence of your Barbadian oceans and is the perfect take-home to show everyone how fabulous your Barbados vacation was! This is the perfect Instagramable/Tiktok experience to share with everyone.


Duration

30 mins

Availability

Everyday from 10 am - 5 pm

Price

$239 per person

Alternative

Flying Dress Photoshoot - $599 per person


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