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 feeling the wind in your hair, there's a place that can help. To find out more about bike and scooter rentals, use this link.


Dockyard Divers

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.

There are several dive services and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from. To read a more complete discussion of scuba diving in this area click here.


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.

If you're a fishing fanatic you might be happy to learn there are a few charter fishing services that operate from this area. Click here to read our page regarding this topic.


Rhythm Of Blue Art Gallery

If there are some folks who enjoy window shopping traveling with you, they can while away some time exploring a few of the area's 16 retail stores. To visit our full guide to shopping in and around English Harbour, see this page.


Dockyard Museum

Yet another great activity is enjoying the area's interesting sights. Interesting sights include 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Travelers who like being outside typically have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Anyone needing to find more details about area sightseeing opportunities can do so on this page.

Glance through this table to see a firm that can direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights.

Sightseeing Services Near English Harbour
Name Type Phone Location
Adventure Antigua Eco Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (268) 726-6355 5.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central English Harbour
Elvis George & Son Tours Travel and Tour Operators (268) 774-8020 5.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central English Harbour
Heavenly Tours Travel and Tour Operators (268) 460-7086 5.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central English Harbour


If you like to snorkel you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in English Harbour. To navigate to our complete guide to local snorkeling opportunities, go to this article.


St. James's Club

If you like to play tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table can help clarify your options. At a glance, you can see the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name 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 example, St. James's Club offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Take a look at this table for a list of other activities.

Other Activities In And Around English Harbour
Name Type Phone Location
Dockyard Divers Snorkeling Snorkeling Tour Operator (268) 729-3040 0.0 mi. Northeast of Central English Harbour
Sweets Cricket Ground Sporting Event Venue -- 3.0 mi. Northwest of Central English Harbour

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