Activities on Barbuda

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Populated by more Frigate Birds that humans, Barbuda is a tiny island off the coast of Antigua that sees only a select group of tourists who visit the island specifically for the quiet and tranquility it is known for.  You might imagine that there are very few activities to participate in here, but indeed there is plenty to keep tourists busy – they just may be more relaxed than other top destinations.

Bike and Scooter Rental

While the Caribbean lifestyle might not conjure up images of competive biking, there is a increasingly strong presense of avid bikers calling Barbuda their vacation destination. Even the casual tourist will find bikes and scooters a conveient way to see the island.

If you like the idea of sightseeing at a more leisurely pace, you will find a couple of places that can help make it happen. Follow this link to see our article about bike and scooter rentals.


Barbuda Diving

Practically surrounded by a coral reef, Barbuda is a diving hotspot for those willing to make the journey to this quiet island.

You'll find one dive service to choose from. If you'd like to find more details about diving opportunities in this area, can do so by visiting this page.

Sailing and Boating

Take a minute to read this table to find out more about firms that can enable you to spend some time out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities On Barbuda
Name Phone Location
Foster Hopkins Tours (268) 560-0212 Codrington, Central Barbuda
Paradise Tours Barbuda (268) 721-2796 Codrington, Central Barbuda

If you want to read about marinas and charter operators see this page.


If you have some folks who enjoy shopping traveling with you, they can "discover" a few of the area's 10 retail shops. Follow this link to read our guide to shopping on Barbuda.


If you are thinking about snorkeling there's good news -- you'll have the chance along the coast of Barbuda. Click this link to see our page regarding local snorkeling opportunities.


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