Antigua Paddles - 'Paddle In Paradise!'
Antigua & Barbuda
Kayaking, swimming, snorkeling, uninhabited island nature hike, boat ride, beach combing, and a photographer's delight. From the kayak land base at Seatons' Village, you will head out by motorboat through Mercer's Creek to a 144ft raft where kayaks are moored in a quiet lagoon.
Fast motorboats transfer you from the kayak land base to a remote lagoon where, after instruction, guides will lead a 45 minute route thru mangroves and tiny islands. Look for shy turtles, skimming ballahoo and starfish in the inlets. Reboarding your boat, an exhilarating 20 minute ride in the North Sound Marine Park will bring you to an uninhabited island, the habitat of small wildlife and tropical birds. Take an 8 minute guided nature walk to the top and be rewarded with stunning vistas. Bring your camera!
After the short descent to the beach, relax under a coconut tree, explore the island or soak in the crystal shallows off the beach. Keen snorkelers can reboard the boat and head to an offshore reef; guides will assist with gear and show the best spot to seek amazing marine life. Heading back to the kayak base by boat, discover more islands and lovely coastline along the way; look out for endangered ducks near Guiana Island as you skim through 'The Narrows'.
Returning to the owner's residence, you will be welcomed with chilled towels, delicious refreshments and warm hospitality. There will be time to relax in the mature garden to enjoy the tropical birds and exotic flora.
Pricing & Tour Summary
Price: From US$45.00 pp
Duration: 3 1/2 hours
Departure Dates: Various - closed Sundays and Public Holidays
Departure Point: Antigua Paddles at Seatons Village, Antigua - located in the middle of the east coast
Departure Time: 9.00am - 12.30 pm and 12.30 pm - 4.00 pm - this may vary
Transfers: Upon request for a nominal fee
Booking Details: via website
Provided by email (very detailed)
Participants should be able to swim
Tandem kayaks and singles available
All equipment, including snorkel gear/fins, life preservers, water, refreshments provided
Changing/toilet facilities at the kayak land base
Exclusions: Minimum participation age: 7 years
The maximum weight capacity per tandem kayak is 400lb. Should the combined weight of 2 persons exceed 400lb, each person will be provided with one kayak each.
Restrictions: Unsuitable for expectant mothers. Not suitable for persons with back/neck/hip/knee problem
Not recommended for those with heart/respiratory (e.g. asthma) conditions, nor epilepsy.
Attire: Wear swimsuit under cover up - Sun glasses - Sun lotion - Towel - A change of clothes
Wear non slip shoes (e.g. Tevas, sneakers/trainers, wate sandal, Crocs) suitable for the nature hike on a rocky trail at an uninhabited island. Flip flops are unsuitable
A waterproof camera - there is space on the motor boat to keep belongings
Sanitized snorkel gear/fins are provided, however, you may opt to bring your own
It is recommended jewelry (earrings, rings etc.) not be worn as they may become loose during snorkeling.
Antigua Paddles - 'Paddle In Paradise!' Details
PO Box 804, St. John's, Antigua, West Indies
Antigua & Barbuda