Pelican Arts and Crafts Tour

October 1, 2019

October 31, 2019

10:00 am To 12:30 pm

Pelican Village Craft Centre Dre's Bar, Princess Alice Highway, Bridgetown, Barbados

Event Description

The Pelican Village (“Pelican Crafts Centre”), once a small uninhabited island that once existed off the west coast of Bridgetown and Fontabelle, is now the largest arts and crafts center in the Caribbean with shops and many workshops at which visitors can take a tour and watch the craftsmen creating glass creations, pottery and other fine objects. All the crafts are designed and made by local Barbadians.

Meet your guide at the Bridgetown Port to begin your tour at the Pelican Craft Center. Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Learn about the history of Pelican Island as you stroll across the street to begin an exciting tour at Pelican Craft Center.

Have a go on the pottery wheel at the pottery shop and watch a demonstration on how to make gorgeous crystal pieces that are in the shop Crystal Forms. Visit the Cigar Factory, a must see if you want to learn how local cigars are made. Also don’t forget about Debbie’s Closet which has some fabulous handbags, clothing and much more.

Enjoy a complimentary lunch as you discover the local crafts and souvenirs.

Pickup is offered from hotels that are centrally located to the Bridgetown Port. Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to the tour time. Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Tour Times: 10 am and 11 am.

Prices:
10 am Tour:
Adults USD $38.00 / Bds $76.00
Children 4-11 y.o. USD $28.50 / Bds $57.00
Children 3 y.o. and under FREE

11 am Tour:
Adults USD $40.00 / Bds $80.00
Children 4-11 y.o. USD $30.00 / Bds $60.00
Children 3 y.o. and under FREE

This tour is available Mondays – Saturdays.

The tour includes:
Professional guide
Lunch
Entry/Admission – Pelican Craft Center

*Book by October 31 to save 5% off our previously offered price!

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The Pelican Village (“Pelican Crafts Centre”), once a small uninhabited island that once existed off the west coast of Bridgetown and Fontabelle, is now the largest arts and crafts center in the Caribbean with shops and many workshops at which visitors can take a tour and watch the craftsmen creating glass creations, pottery and other fine objects. All the crafts are designed and made by local Barbadians.

Meet your guide at the Bridgetown Port to begin your tour at the Pelican Craft Center. Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Learn about the history of Pelican Island as you stroll across the street to begin an exciting tour at Pelican Craft Center.

Have a go on the pottery wheel at the pottery shop and watch a demonstration on how to make gorgeous crystal pieces that are in the shop Crystal Forms. Visit the Cigar Factory, a must see if you want to learn how local cigars are made. Also don’t forget about Debbie’s Closet which has some fabulous handbags, clothing and much more.

Enjoy a complimentary lunch as you discover the local crafts and souvenirs.

Pickup is offered from hotels that are centrally located to the Bridgetown Port. Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to the tour time. Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Tour Times: 10 am and 11 am.

Prices:
10 am Tour:
Adults USD $38.00 / Bds $76.00
Children 4-11 y.o. USD $28.50 / Bds $57.00
Children 3 y.o. and under FREE

11 am Tour:
Adults USD $40.00 / Bds $80.00
Children 4-11 y.o. USD $30.00 / Bds $60.00
Children 3 y.o. and under FREE

This tour is available Mondays – Saturdays.

The tour includes:
Professional guide
Lunch
Entry/Admission – Pelican Craft Center

*Book by October 31 to save 5% off our previously offered price!

Carrington's Old Sugar Factory, St. Philip

05 May, 2020

Special hike!
Call Barbados National Trust at 426-2421 or Email hikebarbados@gmail.com for details.


Hike Barbados
takes you through cane fields, gullies, tropical forests, and coastal communities to explore the unique geological and social structure of Barbados.

Along the way, you will meet new friends, enjoy healthy exercise and observe the delicate balance of the unique heritage and environment of Barbados.

To get to the starting point of the hike:
Just over a mile west of Six Cross Roads on Highway 5.

Hike time: 6:00 PM ONLY!

Barbados National Trust Hikes

The hikes are FREE but donations are welcome towards the work of the Barbados National Trust (preserving our built and natural environment).

Times
All morning hikes start at 6:00 a.m.
Afternoon hikes (Stop ‘n’ Stare only) start at 3:30 p.m.
The Moonlight Walks start at 5:30 p.m., you are advised to bring a torch to these walks.

There is a morning hike and, in addition, either an afternoon hike or a moonlight walk on every hike date EXCEPT the date of the Great Train Hike.

Place
All hikes start and finish at the meeting place.
There is a printed booklet with a calendar of the year’s hikes available from the National Trust at Wildey House, Wildey, St. Michael

Dress
Loose clothing, comfortable hiking boots/sports shoes, sunscreen, hat. Bring your camera and a bottle of water. Refreshments are on sale after the Hikes.

Walk Descriptions
In the morning, there are four hikes at different paces.
All hikes last approximately 3 hours., but…..
The Stop ‘n’ Stare group walks for 5-6 miles,
The Medium group 8-10 miles,
The Fast Medium group 10 to 12 miles, and
The Fast group 12-14 miles.

Advice for first-time walkers
The sun is hot!  You will get tired more quickly than you think.
The best thing to do is to go on the Stop ‘n Stare on your first hike.
If you’re comfortable with that, work your way up.