Activities in English Harbour

The only Georgian dockyard in the world, English Harbour is a major tourist destination on Antigua that manages to retain a peaceful feel to it.  Here, sightseeing is the top activity, welcoming tourists to explore the historic district which touches on the island's military history as well as local heritage and culture in some cases. There are also a few nature trails in the area for hiking, a boating is a very notable activity as well.   

Bike and Scooter Rental

Choosing to rent a bike or a scooter is a cost effective and environmentally friendly way to explore the area around English Harbour.

If you like the idea of experiencing the wind in your face, there is a place that can help. To read about other bike and scooter rentals, read this page.


English Harbour Diving

One of the best locations for diving on the island, English Harbour is where divers go on Antigua when they are looking for services, charters, and all things diving.

You'll find 3 dive operators and a small number of dive sites to choose from. You can go to this article which is all about diving in this area if you'd like additional information.


Obsession Sportsfishing

English Harbour is a popular fishing destination thanks to thte great opportunities for deep sea and sport fishing in the area. No matter what time of year you visit, there is usually some kind of big fish for you in season.

Hoping to go fishing during your vacation? You'll be pleased to discover 3 charter operators are located in this area. Take advantage of this article about nearby fishing options if you want more specifics.


Rhythm Of Blue Art Gallery

If there are some people who love to shop vacationing with you, they may be interested to know that at least 16 retailers are located in this area. To visit our detailed guide to shopping in and around English Harbour, click here.


Dockyard Museum

Yet another great option is experiencing the area's sights and natural environment. Among other sights, the area has 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Tourists who like the open air are likely to have a pleasant time visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To visit our complete page about attractions, navigate to this page.

Look through the table below to see a firm that can guide you to some of the most interesting local sights.

Sightseeing Services Near English Harbour
Name Type Phone Location
Elvis George & Son Tours Travel and Tour Operators (268) 774-8020 5.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central English Harbour
Footsteps Rainforest Hiking Tours Hiking Tour and Trip Operator (268) 460-1234 5.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central English Harbour
Pelican Safari Tours Travel and Tour Operators (268) 728-2969 5.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central English Harbour


If you like the idea of going snorkeling you're in luck -- you'll have the chance while vacationing in English Harbour. For more details about local snorkeling opportunities, visit this page.


Relaxing for a few hours in a spa could be the highlight of your entire vacation. If you're ready for a spa experience, you'll be pleased to discover there are a couple of options in this area. To navigate to our detailed page about spas, go to this article.


St. James's Club

If you're a tennis player you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The information that follows can help clarify your options. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to learn more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around English Harbour
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
St. James's Club Mamora Bay, 2.1 mi. East of Central English Harbour 6 check
Carlisle Bay 4.5 mi. West of Central English Harbour 8 check check
Curtain Bluff 5.1 mi. West of Central English Harbour 4 check check
Inn At English Harbour 0.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central English Harbour 2 check

For instance, St. James's Club offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.


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