||Description: Day trips to neighboring islands
A day trip to neighbouring Barbuda is easily arranged
using the Antigua Barbuda ferry service (The Barbuda Express). This service runs 5
days a week from St Johns to Barbuda and takes approximately 90 minutes. A standard
return trip is only $140EC (about $52US) or $80EC (about $30US) one way. As well as
general ferrying from and to Barbuda you can take advantage of a couple of tours:
The Barbuda Day Tour
This tour includes ferry transport, Frigate Bird Sanctuary boat tour,
a short taxi tour, Lunch and complimentary drink along with some time to enjoy the beach.
The North Beach Tour
This tour includes ferry transport with a spectacular ride along Barbuda's
West Coast, Frigate Bird Sanctuary boat tour, lunch and complimentary drink at the exclusive
North Beach Resort plus some time to relax on the beach.
For full information please visit their website at www.antiguaferries.com.
Antigua is in a great position for day trips to neighbouring
islands. The VC Bird International airport has many flights leaving throughout each and
every day to a large selection of near by destinations. The main airlines are LIAT and Winair.
Some of the neighbouring islands you could visit are:
- St Kitts
- St Martin
- St Lucia
- St Croix
Flight costs vary, but as an average you should expect somewhere between $140 and $200.