Activities on Carriacou

With is a name that translates to “Isle of the Reefs” is it any surprise that snorkeling and scuba diving are the top activity among tourists who visit Carriacou?  Carriacou, the second largest in a chain that includes Grenada and Petite Martinique, is an off-the-beaten-track locale that focuses mainly on nature tourism.  Your days are easily spent hiking, sailing, and fishing.  There is even a botanical garden to tour and a spa to treat yourself at.  

Bike and Scooter Rental

Biking is a very popular activity on the island of Carriacou. While you might not spot too many agnecies, rest assured that many hotels offer bikes as a complimentary amenity, or at most for a small fee.

If you are thinking about exploring the area in the open air there is a place that can help you. To see our complete guide to bike or scooter rentals, read this article.

Diving

Carriacou Diving

With over 400 species of marine life calling the waters around Carriacou home, you can be sure that diving is a popular pastime here.

There are 3 dive services and a small number of dive sites to choose from. To read a more complete discussion of scuba diving in this area visit this page.

Shopping

If there are some shopping aficionados in your group, they can browse a few of the area's 13 retail shops. To find out about opportunities for shopping on Carriacou, check out this page.

Sightseeing

Sandy Island Marine Park

Yet another great activity is exploring the area's sights and natural beauty. Among other sights, the area has 6 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Visitors who enjoy the natural environment will often have fun visiting the botanical gardens and other natural attractions. To visit our complete guide to attractions, check out this page.

The chart directly below summarizes some details regarding a firm that can help you get the most out of your sightseeing time.

Sightseeing Services On Carriacou
Name Type Phone Location Island
Snagg Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service -- Hillsborough, Central Carriacou Carriacou

Snorkeling

Grenada Snorkeling

If you are intrigued by the idea of underwater sightseeing you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so off the coast of Carriacou. Those wanting to learn more about opportunities to go snorkeling by visiting this page.

 

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