Saint Lucia simply fresh, floral and fantastic! Saint Lucia is rich in natural beauty – and there is so much to see and do. This tropical island beckons the visitor to explore. Historical, cultural and heritage sites can be found throughout the island. Local tour companies combining several of the sites and attractions offer a large variety of tours.
Attractions and tours can be sought by location as well as by type. More recently Saint Lucia has developed a multiplicity of community based heritage tourism sites, these are well marked with Heritage Tourism Site signage.
Boat-tours are available during the day for sightseeing and relaxation or at sunset, a more romantic setting.
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Tour Operators Tours can be booked direct with one of the following Tour Companies.
Culture Heritage Tours
Fond Latisab Creole Park - Babonneau: Experience the truly Saint Lucian way of life, with a tour that takes you to a community in Babonneau called Fond Assau. There you will experience traditional practices such as preparation of cassava bread, cooking on macambou leaves, catching crayfish in the river, collecting honey from a beehive and the very authentic display of wood-sawing while in Chak Chak band plays traditional music in the background.
Castries Heritage Walk: The historic buildings of Castries come alive as well informed tour guides take you on a walk through the architectural history of an old colonial island city, whilst at the same time enjoying the spirit and life of the modern Caribbean.
Pigeon Island National Landmark: Pigeon Island contains more history than any other part of Saint Lucia. Once the home of the Amerindians it has been a pirate hideout and military base. Visit Fort Charlotte, now a college but once the site of some of the firecast fighting between the French and the British. Or view the Choiseul Heritage site, a village rich in history, crafts and offering spectacular views.
Fond d'Or Nature Historic Park: Enjoy the tropical island's natural beauty on a tour that combines historical Saint Lucia with the tranquility of a nature sitem the Find d'Or Nature Historic Park includes symbols of the Amerindian settlement and historical buildings of the sugar age. Follow a hiking trail through an estuarine tropical forest to a wide white sand beach that is frequented by nesting Leatherback Turtles, then visit and relax at the Interpretation Centre. From there, drive to the Latille Waterfall where a twenty-foot waterfall surrounded by lush vegetation and additional pools await you. To book contact Heritage Tours.
Fond Doux Estate: Follow the scenic country road to a tropical Caribbean-style working plantation called where you will heighten your senses by smelling, touching and tasting a variety of tropical fruits and plants. Once you have explored the plantation you can relax in the plantation house sipping local rum punch, local fruit juices and coconut water before being treated to an authentic Creole Lunch.
Morne Coubaril : There's the 400-Acre La Sikwi Sugar Mill plantation with a museum, theatre and a 40ft waterwheel located in Anse-la-Raye. The Morne Coubaril Estate which is located in picturesque Soufriere, with its worker's village, sugar mill, manioc and cocoa houses is a meticulously preserved museum, restaurant and botanical garden.
Lushan Country Life: A natural Saint Lucian treasure, blended with its past, present and future all in one natural and authentic stop. Less than fifteen minutes drive from the Capital Castries, into an interactive local tour at the Anthony’s Farm and living residence at Morne-Du-Don/ Balata. All your senses awaken as you’re guided back in time through a traditional house, as inhabited by our ancestors and fore fathers. Less than a minute’s walk away, you’re toured into a tropical forest and bird sanctuary, home of about 27 bird species. Along this natural 200 meter of trail you are invited to smell spice leaves, see tropical birds and listen to the forest breathe. You can savor a stress free moment at one of the bench stops or just relax at the Hammock House embraced by the coolness of “mother nature”.
Botanical Gardens Visitors can choose from two exquisite tropical botanical gardens; each brimming with rare and exotic flora. These tropical gardens present a riot of colour, perfume and lush tropical vegetation. Mamiku Gardens is situated on an historic site with a fascinating history. Nature trails meander through the gardens with scenic vistas and peaceful resting points.
Diamond Botanical Gardens: The Diamond Botanical Gardens in Soufriere features mineral baths and a picturesque waterfall.
Mamiku Gardens: On the Vieux Fort Highway, Mamiku Gardens which encircle the ruins of an 18th Century Micoud Estate.
Maria Island: The Maria Island experience takes you through the backroads to Vieux Fort and by boat to the home of two species found nowhere else in the world: the Kouwes Snake and the Zandoli Terre lizard.
Soufrière: View the majestic Pitons as you travel to the Diamond Waterfall located in a beautiful botanical garden surrounded by nature finest plants and flowers. From the Diamond Waterfall, drive through the quaint town of Soufriere to the world's only drive-in volcano with its bubbling holes of sulphuric waters.
Anse La Raye Adventure: Visit the traditional fishing village of Anse La Raye, where you can explore the waterfront with its quaint wooden houses, colourful fishing boats and perhaps see bread making in a traditional bakery. Head inland to visit a beautiful waterfall set in enchanting tropical tranquility.