Go Wild For Eco Activities And Adventures
Action, adventure and exhilaration, Saint Lucia is an island of spectacular natural splendour.
It provides the perfect setting for adventure, where the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Piton Mountains meet with unspoilt rainforest and multi-coloured coral reef. Whether you choose to climb the Gros Piton, explore the rainforest on hike, bike or Segway or take sightseeing to new heights with an aerial gondola ride or zip line experience – there’s so many exciting things to see and do, you may want to extend your stay.
Soufriere Hotwire Rides
Take in the stunning views of the Petit Piton, the historic town of Soufriere and the beautiful Caribbean Sea on this zip-line adventure for all the family. Eight zip lines whisk you through the cocoa and coffee plantation estate of Morne Coubaril, which also houses mango, coconut and plum trees and a bamboo shadowed gorge. For more infomation, visit www.stluciaziplining.com.
Treetop Adventure Park
Situated in Dennery, on the east coast of Saint Lucia, the Treetop Adventure Park offers visitors a thrilling way to see the lush rainforest and experience the highest and longest zip line on island. Go to www.adventuretoursstlucia.com for more information.
A great choice of activities awaits visitors to Rainforest Adventures in Babonneau. Take a canopy tram ride for a relaxing, panoramic view of the rainforest and island. For the adventurous, there is zip-lining across 18 platforms with exclusive add-ons including a Tarzan Swing, a Tarantula’s Nest and Floating Stairs. There is fun for all the family. Go to www.rainforestadventure.com for more information.
Ride these fun machines along the scenic nature trail up Mount Pimard where you will be able to experience stunning views of Saint Lucia’s coastline. Your guide will point out the different flora and fauna as you glide by on your Segway. There will be various stop off points to see bunkers used by the American military during World War 2, including Pebble Beach to see the local fisherman in action, picture opportunities of Pigeon Island and Rodney Bay as well as at the highest viewing point, Morne Pimant where you will be served local juices and fruits. For more information, visit www.lucianstyle.com.
ATV Paradise Tours
Ride through the 1,000 acre Fond Estate in Micoud which features 40 different varieties of exotic fruit in addition to beautiful flowers and tropical plants. The ATV tour will also venture into the rainforest with a visit to Fond River. Visit www.atvstlucia.com for more information.
Mountain biking - Dennery
Explore the East coast by bike, cycling along rainforest trails with your guide. Stop off at Dennery waterfall for a refreshing dip and drive back up the coast. This tour provides ample photo opportunities. Go to www.adventuretoursstlucia.com for more information.
Mountain biking – Anse Mamin Beach
Take a boat to the secluded Anse Mamin Beach in Soufriere to mountain bike through an old sugar plantation. There are various trails available from beginner’s level to the more difficult trails depending on your abilities. Your tour guide will point out the different flora and fauna along the way as well as give an historical account on what life was like on the plantation. Find out more at www.bikestlucia.com.