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.  

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 in the area. Navigate to this extended discussion regarding diving in this area if you want to find additional information.

Shopping

If there are some foks who enjoy exploring new shops vacationing with you, they might want to know that there are at least 10 retailers in this area. If you want to learn about shopping on Carriacou, you can do so by clicking on this link.

Sightseeing

Sandy Island Marine Park

Another good way to use some of your time is to explore the area's sights and natural environment. Among other sights, the area has 6 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Vacationers who enjoy spending time outdoors will probably enjoy visiting the botanical gardens and other natural attractions. Those needing to find out more about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by going to this page.

Information about a firm that will help you have a great time sightseeing can be seen here:

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

Snorkeling

Grenada Snorkeling

If you like to go snokeling you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so in the waters off the coast of Carriacou. For a more thorough discussion of local snorkeling opportunities, follow this link.

 

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