The Glorious Gardens of Barbados

Barbados

Our first stop is Flower Forest Botanical Gardens. Flower Forest Botanical Gardens is a horticultural park and tourist attraction near the village of Bloomsbury, Saint Joseph in Barbados. It is a scenic garden park with attractive flowering plants and tropical trees. The 50-acre property was formerly a sugar plantation

Our next stop is Huntes Gardens. Hunte's Gardens is a botanical garden and significant tourist attraction in the St Joseph Area of central Barbados. It was created from the 1950s by horticulturist Anthony Hunte in an unusual sink-hole-like gully. This garden is world renowned and is one of the top attractions in the entire Caribbean.

Before our final garden of the day we will make a stop for lunch in  the scenic costal town of Bathsheba. Bathsheba Beach, which sits on Barbados' east coast, is a photographer's and surfer's paradise. For photographers, Bathsheba offers dramatic rock formations. And for surfers, there's the beach's famous Soup Bowl, where top-notch waves can be found. Named after the area's foamy water, the Soup Bowl is so well-known that international surfing competitions are regularly held here. Do not, however, plan on swimming at Bathsheba. Because of the region's rough waters and rock formations, it is not safe to swim there. Our Lunch Stop for this tour is in Bathsheba

Our last but certainly not least enjoyable stop for the day will be Andromeda Botanic Gardens was created by Iris Bannochie in (1914-1988). Mrs Bannochie was the foremost horticulturalist in Barbados; winner of three Gold medals at the Chelsea Flower Show; recipient of the Silver Crown of Merit issued by the government of Barbados; and she was awarded the prestigious Veitch Medal by the Royal Horticultural Society, England. The garden Iris’ private retreat for 22 years and was opened to the public in 1976. Described as 'unique and outstanding' by a leader of global garden tours, the variety of plants is incredible and represents the most plant diverse area in Barbados. Lots of smaller intimate spaces combine to create an ever-changing journey through this wonderful landscape. Andromeda Botanic Gardens is a unqiue example of our heritage and a Barbadian treasure.

Inclusions:

  • Food & drinks,
  • Entry or admission fee,
  • Lunch,
  • Bottled water,
  • Air-conditioned vehicle,
  • Entrance fees to Flower Forest Gardens Included,
  • Entrance fees to Hunte's Gardens Included,
  • Entrance fees to Andromeda Botanical Gardens Included,
  • Visit the coastal town of Bathsheba and view the mushroom rocks,
  • Friendly, knowledgeable & licensed tour guide,
  • Small group tour with a maximum of 8 persons unless you book a group,
  • Hotel or Cruise Port pickup and drop-off.

Important:

  • Infant seats available,
  • Not wheelchair accessible,
  • Not stroller accessible,
  • Not suitable for pets,
  • No public transportation nearby,
  • Infants must not sit on laps,
  • Not recommended for people with back problems,
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers,
  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions.
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Tuesday and Saturday:
Public (Small group) at 9 am
Private Tour at 9:10 am
Duration: 6 - 7 hours
Minimum 2, maximum 12 guests

Arrival Instructions / What to Bring: - Guests will be picked up in front of their accommodation.
- Please call the service provider about a precise pick-up time before you leave for your holiday

Additional Notes: - Tip or gratuity
- Fuel Surcharge of between US$1.50 and US$5.00 per person payable on the day of tour in cash to the guide.

Booking Policy Full payment is required at reservation.

Cancellation Policy Cancellation policy: 20% is non-refundable upon booking. For cancellations within 7 days of the service/activity, no refunds are provided.

Change requests: Reservation changes after a service/activity is confirmed is subject to a $35 change fee.

*** Barbados Blue experience team hours of operation: 5AM to 3PM EST.
For urgent after hour issues on confirmed reservations, please contact the service provider directly.
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