Departing the pier, you’ll ride through Antigua’s countryside to Betty’s Hope.

Built in 1674 by Sir Christopher Codrington, this was the site of one of the first full-scale sugar plantations on Antigua. For more than 300 years, this prominent sugar plantation, played a leading role in, and influenced the lives of many generations of Antiguans.

Your tour continues to Devil's Bridge. For hundreds of thousands of years, the Atlantic’s waves have crashed into the east coast of Antigua creating a natural arch, or bridge.  Numerous geysers and blowholes surround the arch as waves continually break against the coastal rocks.

Your final stop is Parham, Antigua’s oldest town (established in 1632).

Your first stop here is St Peter’s Anglican church, an architectural masterpiece, built in 1840 and featuring a ribbed wooden ceiling and stucco walls. The roof is reputed to be the framework of a slave’s ship. You’ll  see the Police Station and Magistrate’s Court built around 1917 and the Old Post Office together with the Emancipation bell, reputedly rung to signify the end of emancipation. It is now used to announce the start of church on Sunday mornings.

Afterwards, you’ll return to the ship. 

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