Overlooked by the sharp-peaked twins of the Pitons Soufriere enjoys one of St. Lucia’s most scenic locations. Rolling down to meet the turquoise sea water lush green vegetation surrounds the island’s first capital - which took its name from the simmering Sulphur Springs that burble nearby. A member of the French Windward Islands the Gallic flavour is strong here with candy-coloured colonial architecture adding to the island’s postcard-perfect appeal. View more
Indulge your senses with the idyllic natural splendour of St. Lucia during this scenic and relaxing, half-day sightseeing excursion.
Soufrière, Town Square, Cathedral, Diamond Botanical Gardens, Waterfall
Depart the pier for the short drive to the Diamond Botanical Gardens, once a popular spot for Napoleon's wife, Josephine. En route, pass through the quaint town of Soufrière, and by the town square and Cathedral. Upon arrival at the Botanical Gardens, take a guided walking tour. Along the way, marvel at the tropical plants carefully arranged along the pathway, and enjoy a view of the waterfall to observe how the mineral water flows into a stream.
Toraille Waterfall, Cascading Falls, Cold Water Pool, Petit Piton, Hummingbird Beach, Free Time
Next, re-board your coach and head to the idyllic Toraille Waterfall, nestled amidst tropical surroundings. Upon arrival, take an inviting dip in the natural, cold water pool under the cascading falls. Leaving the Toraille Waterfall, your journey continues with a short drive to Hummingbird Beach, with Petit Piton as your backdrop. During your visit, you can take a refreshing dip in the inviting blue waters of the Caribbean Sea, and/or simply relax on the sand and soak up the tropical sun. Souvenirs, snacks and beverages are available at your own expense. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your mini-bus and commence the short drive back to the pier.
Explore the history of chocolate production on the island of St. Lucia during this picturesque sightseeing excursion to the Fond Doux Plantation.
Soufriere, Fond Doux Plantation
Depart the pier for the short drive through the historic town of Soufriere, then ascend the hills en route to the Fond Doux Plantation. Locally-owned and operated, this award-winning property is set on approximately 135 acres (about 55 hectares) of land and over 250 years old. Upon arrival at the Fond Doux Plantation, take a guided walking tour of the estate and cocoa groves.
Guided Walking Tour, Chocolate-Making Process, Seasonal Fruit, Refreshments
Along the way, learn about the rich history of the island, observe the various stages of the chocolate-making process and smell the cocoa throughout the tour. Following your tour, enjoy a tasting of seasonal fruit and a refreshing drink. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your mini-bus and commence the short drive back to the pier.
Discover the natural wonders of Soufriere from above-and-below sea level during this scenic, fun-filled snorkelling excursion.
Soufrière, Catamaran-Ride, Caribbean Sea, Marine Reserve, Snorkelling
Depart the pier aboard a motorised catamaran or 38-foot (about 11.5-metre) for the short ride along the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea en route to one of the island's Marine Reserves, which include some of the healthiest reefs in the Caribbean. Upon arrival, receive your safety and snorkelling instructions and gear, and begin your snorkelling safari.
Coral Reefs, Tropical Fish, Marine Life
Anchored or tied to a mooring, enter the water with your guide directly from the boat, and spend approximately two hours snorkelling in approximately 30 feet-40 feet (about 9.1 metres-12.2 metres) of crystal-clear water. Along the way, marvel at the diverse and colourful coral, tropical fish and marine life. At the conclusion of your snorkelling safari, embark the boat for the short cruise back to the pier.
Experience the exquisite flavours of St. Lucia during this culinary excursion with lunch at Chef Orlando's restaurant.
Soufrière, Chef Orlando's Restaurant, Cold Towel, Welcome Drink, Culinary Demonstration
Depart the pier for a short drive to Chef Orlando's restaurant, owned by celebrity chef Orlando Satchell. Upon arrival, you are met by Chef Orlando and his team with a cold towel and welcome drink. In this simple and delightful restaurant setting, observe Chef Orlando demonstrate his fine culinary expertise and create some mouth-watering fusions, interact with the chef and learn cooking tips for creating amazing dishes.
Three-Course, Caribbean-Style Lunch
Following Chef Orlando's culinary demonstration, savour a three-course, Caribbean-style lunch. Your menu features an appetiser of Lucian vegetable soup. Your entrée includes a grilled catch-of-the-day served atop turmeric rice with a fruit salsa, grilled seasoned chicken served on a green banana vegetable cake with Creole sauce or a vegetable pepper pot. For dessert, enjoy a roasted banana with caramelized fruit or rainforest granola fruit crumble; both are served with vanilla ice cream. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your mini-bus for the short drive back to the pier.
Embrace the spectacular natural splendour of St. Lucia in a healthy new way during this scenic and invigorating hiking excursion.
Soufrière, Tet Paul Nature Trail, Guided Nature Trek, Plants, Trees, Photo Stops, Caribbean Sea
Depart the pier for the short drive to the Tet Paul Nature Trail. Upon arrival, receive your safety and tour instructions, and begin your guided, approximately 45-minute hike along the Tet Paul Nature Trail. Along the way, pass by a variety of tropical plants and trees, learn about the rich history and culture of St. Lucia, and stop at various viewpoints for spectacular panoramic vistas of your surrounds and the Caribbean Sea.
Refreshments and Snacks, Petit Piton Viewpoint
Following your guided hike, some time is made available to relax, and enjoy refreshments and snacks. Leaving the Tet Paul Nature Trail, re-board your mini-bus and head to the Petit Piton Viewpoint for a wonderful view of the Piton from a different angle. After your photo stop here, re-board your mini-bus and commence the short drive back to the pier.
The island beauty and natural wonders of St. Lucia are yours to discover during this panoramic sightseeing excursion.
Soufrière, Town Square, Cathedral, Toraille Waterfall, Cascading Falls, Cold Water Pool
Depart the pier for the short drive through the quaint town of Soufrière, and by the town square and Cathedral, en route to the idyllic Toraille Waterfall. Upon arrival, take an inviting dip in the natural, cold water pool under the cascading falls, which are nestled amidst tropical surroundings.
Maranatha Gardens, Free Time, Tropical Flowers, Beacon Restaurant, Refreshments, Pitons View
Leaving the Toraille Waterfall, your journey continues with a drive to the Maranatha Gardens. Upon arrival, some free time is made available to take a stroll through the gardens, which abound with tropical flowers. Following your visit, re-board your coach and head to the Beacon restaurant for refreshments, snacks and a spectacular view of the Pitons as your backdrop. At the conclusion of your tour, re-board your mini-bus and commence the short drive back to the pier.
Experience the Morne Coubaril Estate in fun-filled and exciting new ways during this panoramic sightseeing excursion.
Soufrière, Morne Coubaril Estate, Walking Tour, Replica Caribe Village, Gardens, Local Flora
Depart the pier for the short drive through historic Soufrière Town, and up to the Morne Coubaril Estate. Upon arrival, take a guided walking tour of this working plantation. Along the way, pass by a replica of a Caribe village, complete with stick huts similar to those used two centuries ago by local villagers. From here, walk past the surrounding gardens, which offer close-up views of local flora.
Estate House, Coconut De-Husking and Tasting, Bay Views, Cocoa House, Sugar Cane Mill
Continue on to the grand Estate House, then learn about the process of de-husking a coconut before a tasting of coconut water and jelly. Enjoy a splendid view of the bay from this viewpoint before proceeding to the Cocoa House. Upon arrival, taste a ripe cocoa bean and witness the process of fermentation and bean-drying processes, along with the 'cocoa dance' used to polish the dried beans. The last stop on your walking tour of the estate is at the mule-driven Sugar Cane Mill. Following the tour, walk to the Hotwire Zip Line Adventure Park.
Zip-Line Tour, Bay & Pitons Views, Rustic Restaurant, Gingerbread Cottages, Gift Shop, Ice Cream
Upon arrival, receive your safety and zip-line instructions, then get outfitted with a harness, helmet and gloves. After a training demonstration, get ready for fun and adventure as you are led up to the first platform, which offers panoramic views of Soufrière Bay and the towering Pitons. Whilst you zip through the treetops along eight lines, learn about the eco-system and take in spectacular views of your surrounds. Afterward, proceed for a local snack and refreshment at a rustic restaurant on the property, which is surrounded by gingerbread cottages housing a gift shop and washroom facilities. You can purchase beverages at the open-air bar, browse the locally-made items at the gift shop and/or enjoy a selection of ice creams. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your mini-bus and commence the short drive back to the pier.