Island Tour 4/5 (1)

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The island tour takes us around the beautiful and captivating capital of Basseterre, which was first settled by the French in 1625. As we journey into Basseterre we will find the unique and quaint Pelican Shopping Mall, adjoining the National Museum presently housed in the former Treasury Building. The structure with the clocks on all four sides is called the Berkeley Memorial which is a replica of the Piccadilly Circus in London. Independence Square was a slave market where slaves were sold.

The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will be on the right side. The top of the street on the east side you will find a monument of queen Victoria, Also in the capital you will see the police headquarters the main station on the island, her majesty prison, St George Anglican Church, the ferry and bus terminal, the war memorial built in honor of World War 1 and 2 for men who fought the British arm force war.

As we go west on your tour we will come across various historical sites namely Bloody Point where the British and French coalition slaughtered the Carib Indians, Romney Manner home of Caribelle Batik, which have lush tropical cattail, fire cracker, fan palms. Brimstone Hill Fortress a world heritage site also known as the Gibraltar of the West Indies. Raising 800 ft above sea level you will see it.

To the north of the island await our sugar cane both on the left and on the right. Black Rock, here volcanic rock that was spit from the hill .Then enjoy a smooth ride as we will see more of the island before ending back in the capital to shop before heading back to the ship.


 

TOUR OPTIONS

    • Duration: 3 ½ to 4hours
    • Cost: USD$45.00