Mount Soufiere – this is an active volcano near the small fishing port of Soufriere. It’s known as the “drive-in volcano”, because you can drive straight into the crater, and even walk to observation platforms. From there, you can see the bubbling sulfur and steam. Admission: US$3.
Helicopter Tours — St Lucia Helicopters (located at Island Flyers Hanger, George F.L. Charles Airport) provides several types of “flightseeing” tours departing from Pointe Seraphine. The 20 minute tour to the south flies the coast over Marigot Bay and the Pitons and then returns over the Sulpher Park volcano and the rain forest. A 10 […]
Gros Piton – with St. Lucia being a must-do destination for eco-tourists, visitors can go on an expedition to climb one of St. Lucia’s majestic Piton mountains. Gros Piton, listed as a World Heritage Site, dominates the island’s west coast (whose peak is at 900 meters). Those participating in a tour of this mountain are […]
Ferry Excursions to Neighboring Islands – the Guadeloupe-based ferry service “Express Des Iles” takes passengers from Castries harbor to neighboring eastern Caribbean islands like Guadeloupe, Martinique and Dominica. A fascinating alternative way to see other parts of the eastern Caribbean. Visit their website for more details: www.express-des-iles.com
Diving – there are various offshore sites worthy of conducting diving excursion, such as the area off the coast of Petit Piton (an area called “Superman’s Flight” – where the Hollywood film Superman II was made). The reef there is populated with vibrant corals, thousands of schooling fish, and a number of other sea creatures. […]
Catamaran tours – visitors can sign up with various travel outfits (such as activitybookers.com, shoretrips.com, stluciawaveriders.com and viator.com) to spend a day aboard a catamaran and go up and down the west coast of St. Lucia.
Cas en Bas (beach) – located on the northeast coast of St. Lucia, this beach is popular among windsurfers and kite boarders (the local outfit Kitesurfing St. Lucia is located here, too: www.kitesurfingstlucia.com). This crescent-shaped beach is about a mile long with a bar and restaurant selling souvenirs right on the front.
Carnival (island-wide)– unlike other parts of the Caribbean & Latin America, Carnival is held in St. Lucia every July – a kaleidoscope of color, costumes and Calypso music, with revelers partying through the streets of Castries, particularly on Carnival Monday. More details are available at: http://luciancarnival.com
Beausejour Stadium (near Rodney Bay) – this is a 20,000-seat cricket stadium located near Gros Islet. It was named after Saint Lucia’s Beausejour hills, and is located just outside of the popular tourist enclave Rodney Bay. Opened in 2002, it is the home venue for the Windward Islands cricket team, and has held various regional […]
ATV Adventure – experience Saint Lucia’s incredible beauty up close and personal, as you maneuver your all terrain vehicle past panoramic views of the dramatic coastline, through the hills and plantations. So go off-road, get dirty, and revel in an adventure you’ll never forget. ATV touring outfits that provide this service in Saint Lucia are: […]