Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center

Photo credit: © Hans Spatzier

With all the rum punch you're likely to drink on Barbados, you may as well discover the history of your tropical indulgence. Mount Gay Rum claims to be the oldest brand of rum in existence. Tour the distillery and uncover the background of this Caribbean beverage.


There are three main tours that you can go on while at the Mount Gay Rum Distillery. The first is the traditional rum tour, where you can view the process of rum making all the way from the sugar cane field to the barrel, while also taking a few different types. The second tour is the Bajan Buffet Lunch Tour where you get a meal along with the tour. Finally, the last tour is the cocktail tour where you try different mixed drinks while touring the facility.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Bridgetown if you plan on visiting Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center, as visitors to this part of Barbados will be excited to have convenient access to the distillery during their time there. If you'd like to stay somewhere near this distillery, you'll enjoy a reasonable number of nearby accommodations to choose from.

Hotels near Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Palm Paradise Guest house 1.2 mi. (3.6 km) NNW
Melbourne Hotel and Apartments Hotel 2.0 mi. (2.0 km) SE
Bajan Beach Cottages Cottages 2.3 mi. (2.0 km) SE
Radisson Aquatica Resort Resort 2.4 mi. (2.2 km) SSE
Grand Barbados Beach Resort Resort 2.4 mi. (2.2 km) SSE
Island Inn Hotel Hotel 2.4 mi. (2.3 km) SSE
Hilton Hotel Barbados Hotel 2.5 mi. (2.4 km) SSE

Location and What's Nearby

Energetic travelers will also be charmed by the region because of the opportunities for outdoor activities. Travelers who will enjoy trying out their talents on the green, might want to do so at the closest option, which is Rockley Golf Course. Long hours can also be spent at Brandons Beach, the nearest beach. Even though the options above are the closest, there will still be an impressive spread of equally enjoyable opportunities in the sun. Distillery guests will find plenty of indoor attractions in this general vicinity. Just a short distance away you will find two additional places close-by you may find worth a visit--Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers and Cricket Legends Museum.


Operating Hours

Call the distillery's property ahead to find out the exact hours of operation.


For price of admission, you should call Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center ahead of time to find out if they charge, and if so, how much.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (246) 425-8757 Or (246) 425-8757



Location: Brandons Spring Garden Highway, Bridgetown, Barbados


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