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2-Tank Shipwreck Dive in Barbados
"There are over 200 shipwrecks in the waters just off Barbados. Explore a couple of them with this 3-hour dive. Make your way to the Hilton Hotel Complex in St Michael. After checking in for your dive and meeting your dive guide you’ll be outfitted with scuba gear (BCD regulator mask fins tanks and weights) and given an introduction to the different dive sites. The sites vary depending on daily conditions. These are certified dives and you must show proof of your diving certification to participate. When your group is ready
From $120.00
 
Beautiful Coastal Sightseeing Tour of Barbados
"After pick up from your hotel the tour will begin in the capital of Barbados Bridgetown. Your driver will take you through the city pointing out historical sights along the way. From there you will travel up the southern coast; the first stop will be at the historic Garrison. Then you will make your way up the coast and through the popular fishing village of Oistins and Miami Beach a favorite for visitors and locals alike. While at the beach you will sample some local fish cakes and coconut punch. Upon leaving Miami Beach you will drive further up the southern coast to Foul Bay a long and wide beach whose shores are washed by turquoise waters. The next stop is Codrington College. Codrington College was built in 1715 and is the oldest theological college in the western hemisphere. Just up the hill from Codrington College is the
From $86.00
 
Treasures of Barbados Sightseeing Tour
"The whole Island of Barbados is a treasure. From its formation to its history culture cuisine and crafts every bit of it is worthy of being called a treasure. Where else can you find stories of cannibals pirates black widows presidents & witchcraft? There are a handful of places that for some stand out more than others and in this tour you will experience them all. On this tour you will visit Harrison's Cave a limestone cave that is called the 8th wonder of the worl
From $95.00

More Tourist Traps in Barbados

"The Shipwreck"

I have no idea what the name of this shipwreck is, as tour companies simply refer to it as, "The Shipwreck", but I guess the name doesn't really matter, as it's nothing special.The shipwreck is...
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briantravelman
Jun 01, 2015

St. Lawrence Gap

While I hesitate to call it a tourist trap, St. Lawrence Gap seems somewhat overrated to me. It is mentioned in most "things-to-do" lists regarding Barbados as being the "center of Barbados' shopping,...
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golfpro518
Nov 21, 2008

Pelican Village

After seeing all the advertising in the brochures in my hotel about Pelican Village, I was very excited to check it out during my excursion to Bridgetown. I was hoping to get some clay masks that I...
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TRimer
Dec 09, 2007

Hair Braiding

Okay, if you're as white as I am, for pete's sake, DON"T DO IT. You look silly. Don't believe me? Didn't you ever see that episode of friends when Monica got HER hair braided in Jamaica? 'Nuf said....
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scbelle
Aug 05, 2005

Taxis

Taxis in Barbados are a big rort. There are supposedly fixed fares based on the destination, but in reality they charge according to the number of passengers. A 10km taxi ride with four people on...
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Hewer
Jun 03, 2005

Car rental

Watch out for the ones who charge too muchbe aware of the price you are paying-sometimes we as tourists just don't care and this encourages them to pursue ridiculous prices and makes it harder for...
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Ariannrhod
May 06, 2005
 
 
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Time Share

If there is one thing that makes me mad is those time share people who stop you, talk you into going to a breakfast/lunch or something like that, and you sit through about 2 hrs of blurb, and...
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joanj
Aug 30, 2004

Tip Please!

When you are driving around Barbados, you may be stopped by somebody who says he wants to help you out, maybe by telling you that there is a broken bridge at the end of the road, etc. Of course there...
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luke850
May 25, 2004

Animal Flower Cave

We drove out to the northernmost part of Barbados (St. Lucy Parish) to see the Animal Flower Caves. daily 9-17 : 809-439-8797. I expected to see the anenomes.We were told we had to pay a guide a fee...
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grandmaR
May 06, 2004

Harrison's Caves

I was a bit disappointed with these caves because I thought they had been too "manufactured" for the tourist market. However the journey there was definitely worthwhile. We got the local bus from the...
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pmarshuk
Jul 09, 2003

The Animal Flower caves. There...

The Animal Flower caves. There used to be (maybe decades ago), a large population of sea anemones in these caves. They have long gone. Instead, someone made animal carvings in the rocks of the caves,...
TheMiche
Sep 08, 2002

Just the usual-the dreaded...

Just the usual-the dreaded timeshare has hit the Caribbean! Lots of new resort hoteld are being built, and the usual'just an invitation to look' and 'only 10 minutes of your time'. Easy to spot-just...
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Hazel_Wright
Aug 26, 2002

Dont be sucked in to buying...

Dont be sucked in to buying Aloa Vera. On your first 'white' day the locals will come along the beach with a bottle (usually an old rum bottle) of aloe vera and start to put it on you. It does work...
KazB
Aug 26, 2002

Cabs are very expensive be...

Cabs are very expensive be sure to ask what the rate is!!!! They are very aggressive following you down the street whilst you are trying to walk down the side walk.....way to pushy, we finally had to...
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DulceVida
Aug 26, 2002

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