St. Lucia is a beautiful island in the eastern Caribbean bordering on the Atlantic ocean. With a rich history and gorgeous beaches, this destination offers the best in exploration, relaxation and a few exciting surprises to boot.
Please note that this is not an itinerary submitted by an actual family. This day was planned by one of our travel experts as a recommendation for a family of children with ages 4 through late teens, based on knowledge of the city. Factors such as time, cost and distance have been considered to make this a great day to get a sense of the city and keep the children and teens interested and engaged.
Address: Pigeon Island, St. Lucia
Phone: (758) 452-5005
Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Admission: Adults – $7, Children – $3
Visitors of all ages will enjoy exploring this historic site. Pigeon Island National Landmark is considered one of the most important monuments of St. Lucia’s history. The French owned Pigeon Island in 1778 and declared war on the British, who defeated the French and captured the island. Pigeon Island was then used by the British to spy on the French fleet in Martinique, resulting in the defeat of the French in the Battle of the Saints in 1782. Today, the landmark is a living museum with a number of heritage attractions including ruins of military buildings, an Interpretation Center displaying the history of the island, two beautiful beaches, two restaurants serving delicious local cuisine, a gift shop and a lookout point at the top of the fort with breathtaking views of the coast. Make sure to bring your camera to this spectacular spot.
Address: Errard Road, Dennery, St. Lucia
Phone: (758) 452-0808
Hours: Monday – Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Admission: Adults – $59, Children – $20 (Minimum age: 3 years)
Experience the thrill of ziplining on the longest, highest and fastest lines in St. Lucia. The park has 12 zip lines varying in length and height, making this adventure perfect for riders of all ages and experience levels. The knowledgeable tour guides take you through a course with the best views of the rainforest. The Kiddie Adventure is for children who don’t meet the height requirement of 4 feet. This adventure offers a mini zip line and challenge course. This thrilling tour is one you won’t want to miss.
Address: Diamond Falls, Soufriere Estate, St. Lucia
Phone: (758) 459-7155
Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Admission: Adults – $7, Children – $3.50
The Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens includes botanical gardens with exotic flowers and shrubs, three mineral baths naturally heated by hot springs, a nature trail winding through the tropical rainforest and the magnificent Diamond Waterfall. This beautiful waterfall is known as the most colorful waterfall in the Caribbean. Volcanism adds minerals to the rainwater, creating vibrant colors on the rock face. From relaxing in the soothing baths to hiking through the lively rainforest, Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens provides an enjoyable time for the whole family.