Go back in time on a 2-hour journey infused with island ancestors and the soft whispers of the historical buildings. The guided tour with audio headset is so engaging that you will not notice the passage of time from hearing about the Father of Independence, to the “Bridge” as you move on to explore a taste of the commercial and religious spaces of the beloved Bridgetown. A little snack helps pass the time as you get a nibble of the sweetness that makes up the people known as Barbadians. We give you a sample of this rich town so that you can write your story “Once upon a time in Bridgetown...”
Enjoy the various modes of transportation on the island as you make your way to the Errol Barrow Statute in Independence Square, Bridgetown for the start of your tour. You should allow for at least 15 minutes before the official start of the tour in order to get your headsets and snacks. While you are on island time your guides will aim for a prompt start for your 2-hour tour. This tour can be a little bit longer if you have tons of questions as your guides want to ensure you have a wonderful story to tell.
As you leave the symbolic Independence Square you will journey to the first landing off the ship at Bridgetown. There you will see the Screw Dock and learn about the story behind it before you head through the Independence Arch towards the grand Parliament. A stroll down the boardwalk will increase the chatter as it has so many stories, you will be amazed. The majestic buildings of commercial Bridgetown lead you into the wealthiest part of the city and the first religious space. Hurrying through the “first street” you will eventually reach the diversity of the spiritual being before heading back to pay homage to fallen heroes at the Cenotaph.
A few intriguing stories along the way will bring it all together. A tasting and sample along the way, completes this tour which was made even more comfortable with the aid of your audio equipment. No more running to catch up to hear what the guide has to say! Take your time and hear as though he/she is right there talking to you alone. What a wonderful experience awaits you on a walking tour of historic Bridgetown, Barbados.