Are you wondering, what is there to do in Antigua?
What is there to do in Antigua and Barbuda while on your yacht charter? There is a range of activities ashore and on the water. From historical sites to mud safaris which are loads of fun, mud, water, and beaches for swimming at Sting Ray City, scuba diving, kite-boarding, snorkeling or just doing nothing, come discover Antigua.
What to do in Antigua | Water Activities:
Antigua features a wide variety of different water-based attractions and experiences. Snorkeling and diving in the clear blue waters provide a fantastic undersea view, and fishing opportunities are abundant. For those who like to do their own boating one can sign up for kayaking or speedboats, not to mention sailing or cruising with more experienced crews. If one wants to get up close and personal with the wildlife they can swim with stingrays. Last but not least, there is a wide variety of sailing cruises and tours around the islands’ waters.
What to do in Antigua | Land Activities:
On Antigua’s southern coast is English Harbour, a small town with big attractions. Overlooking the settlement is the Shirley Heights, the remains of colonial fortifications that provide an excellent view. On Sunday afternoons visitors can enjoy barbecue, rum punch, and music like reggae and steel drums. At Seaview Farm Village the historically and artistically-minded can view Antiguan folk pottery from the 18th century and even purchase your own modern versions. There is also the Harmony Hall Art Gallery in Brown’s Bay, featuring Antiguan artists and local crafts, not to mention the establishment’s 18th-century tower and the spectacular view it provides. Finally, St. John’s features the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda and a collection of the islands’ history from pre-colonial to the present day.
For the more active, cricket is a popular sport on the islands, with tennis and golfing available as well. The terrain and environment also provide for hiking and bird-watching opportunities from shore to shore. Eco-tours and adventure safaris using ATVs are some of the best ways to get those experiences with locals who know the best. Hunting opportunities are also available, or one could rent a bike and simply ride around the island.