Walking Tours

Walk the farm and sugar mill ruins

Ever wonder how tropical fruits like mangoes, coconuts and pineapple grow? Then this will be a wonderful insight for you. Our experienced tour guide will lead you on an easy-moderate walk through a section of this operational farm. As you walk, you will get to see fields of tropical fruits and hear about their cultivation. The guide will also point out non-fruit plants and tell you about their local uses. With over 20 tropical fruits being cultivated in this part of the plantation, there is always some fruit in season. Enjoy a freshly picked coconut while you listen to the coconut story - it is such a versatile fruit and there is more to its growth than you would think.

Next you can get up close to the sugar mill ruins as the tour guide shares some history of this old sugar plantation and explains how agriculture has evolved over the years. Relax next to the Fond River while you sample seasonal fruits. Check out the bamboo while you are here. It is our national plant and very useful. There are many opportunities to take photos along the way. Book our farm walk today! Don't miss out of this unique rural experience.

Price for 2 or more persons:
Adult US$25      Child US$20

Guests must be in good health to participate. The is a moderate hill to climb and descend. There is full exposure to sunlight during parts of the tour. Early morning and mid to late afternoon outings are the coolest times.

For information on group discounts, private tours or tours with one person please contact us.

Duration

1 hr walk.
Allow 90 minutes for your visit.

Tour includes

  • Experienced tour guide
  • Fresh fruit samples
  • Walking sticks

Items to bring

  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Sun protection: hat, sunscreen, sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Water

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Half Day Plantation Hike … experience it all

Spend a few hours exploring this beautiful 1000 acre plantation. Following the plantation trails, your quiet journey increases your chances of encountering wildlife, especially beautiful birds. Your experienced tour guide will lead you through the dry forest and rain forest sharing information on how these forests were valuable in providing supplies before extensive international trade became possible. See how old pastures and abandoned fields have reverted to secondary forests as nature has taken its course. Pause for a moment to enjoy a spectacular mountain top view of Fond Bay and other parts of the south-east coast of the island. There is a high chance of hearing and seeing the St. Lucian Parrot in these cooler parts of the plantation.

After you leave the tranquility of the forest, take a relaxing walk through the plantation fields. You stop along the way to sample seasonal fruits and hear about the cultivation of various crops like mangoes and cashew nuts. Our tours are fun and interactive and we make sure you exercise all 5 senses during your visit. Follow the mango groves down to the valley and explore the pineapple and plantain fields. Visit the sugar mill ruins and hear about the history of the plantation and the ways in which tropical agriculture has evolved since. Enjoy freshly picked coconuts and relax next to the Fond River for a moment before returning to base. This rich plantation is full of history, flora, fauna, and delicious tropical fruits. Visit today for a memorable tropical adventure.

Price for 2 or more persons:
Adult US$50      Child US$30

Guests must be in good health to participate. There are moderate and steep hills to climb and descend. There is full exposure to sunlight during parts of the tour.

For information on group discounts, private tours or tours with one person please contact us.

Duration

3.5 hour walk
Allow 3.5-4 hours for your visit.
Moderate to difficult intensity

Tour includes

  • Experienced tour guide
  • Time in the rainforest
  • Beautiful coastal views
  • Fresh fruit samples
  • Walking sticks

Items to bring

  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Sun protection: hat, sunscreen, sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Water

Book now!