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St. Lucia offers a wide range of things to do like bird watching, water sports and hiking. You will never get bored while in St. Lucia.
Many activities take place on the water. Yachts are available for charter and sail boats are available for rent. Fishing and sailing around the waters of St. Lucia is always exciting. If you are looking for more of an adrenaline-rush activity, go windsurfing, diving, water-skiing, or jet skiing. Most hotels offer activity instructions and rent equipment for windsurfing and skiing. Some of the beaches are more suitable for these activities, like Cas en Bas and Vieux Fort. Yachts and other boats can be chartered at Rodney Bay and Marigot Bay. Scuba Diving and snorkeling in the clear waters near the reefs are also popular activities. There are many dive centers that will teach you how to dive.
St. Lucia offers beautiful scenery. The island has a volcano and National Rain Forest. What better way to get an overview of the island than by hopping on a helicopter and taking a look? Flights loop around the northern and southern portions of the island and you can see the Soufriere volcano along with the expanse of the rain forest from the air.
Gros Islet International Riding Stables offers a horseback riding experience like no other. Ride on the beach or through the country side on a horse specifically chosen for your experience level.
There is a plethora of hiking trails and naturalist trails on the island. Barre de L’isle Rain Forest trail runs along the perimeter of the rain forest with a climb to the 1446 foot high Morne la Combe. Union Nature Trail is where you go to bird watch or explore the trees, herbs and other flora on the island along with some exotic wildlife in a miniature zoo. There is a naturalist tour in the rain forest where your guide will explain all the plant and animal life in the forest. Fregate Island Nature Trail runs along the Atlantic Coast with beautiful views of the park. There are several bird species that live in this area that are very rare. There are organized walking tours of a cactus park, mangrove area and special bird watching tours.You can also go to Grande Anse Beach March to July to camp and see the leatherback turtles coming on shore to mate.
There is always something to do on the island of St. Lucia that will stay with you the rest of your life.