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A Guide to the Best Shore Excursions and Activities When Your Cruise Ship Stops at Barbados

A Guide to the Best Shore Excursions and Activities When Your Cruise Ship Stops at Barbados
JAN 10, 2020 @ 06:21

Barbados is famed across the Caribbean and beyond for the number and quality of the cruise ship shore excursions which it offers to visitors. Barbados cruises stop to allow passengers to take advantage of the stunning beaches which ring the island at the same time as exploring everything else which this small slice of paradise has to offer. Whether you stay in Barbados for a few hours or a day or two, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing the Barbados shore excursions which most appeal to you. The beaches, forests and mountains are breathtaking at first glance, but if you want to look a little deeper you can explore a wildlife reserve, take a tour of a rum distillery or simply set out for an exciting destination like the capital city of Bridgetown.


This is often where your Barbados cruise excursions will start. There are so many things to do in Barbados from your cruise ship, and the adventure starts as soon as you disembark. The cruise terminal itself is home to more than 20 duty free shops. Take a look round the large, air-conditioned outlets and you could pick up bargain priced items such as jewelry and watches, fine china and crystal, electronic goods and perfumes. When we use the word bargain we’re not exaggerating – the prices here are generally between 30% and 50% lower than you’d expect to pay in Europe or North America.


When you’ve finished shopping, and want to enjoy the natural beauty of Barbados, take a Harrison’s Cave tour and soak up stunning views while taking photographs to turn the folks back home green with envy. Of course, it would be a shame to visit Barbados without sampling the stunning sea and beaches, so why not take a sightseeing tour of the coast or plunge into an underwater wonderland via the Atlantis Submarine Expedition. If you want to pack in as much of the Caribbean experience as you possibly can, take one of the Barbados tours for cruise ship passengers. These tours will take in stunning sights, bring you close to the natural wildlife of the island and even offer the chance to go snorkeling around a shipwreck.


Of course, you may simply want to unwind and relax by stretching out on one of the many perfect white beaches, and the point of the Barbados cruise excursions you can choose from is that they offer something for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re there for days or a long weekend.  Barbados is packed with attractions like the world’s best rum distilleries, incredible limestone caves and the warm welcome you’ll find from the locals in every shop, bar or restaurant. No matter where else your cruise takes you, Barbados is bound to be a highlight of your trip and the chances are that you’ll leave with a promise to come back again and sample more of the beaches, jungles, stunning sights, rich history and unforgettable hospitality.