Take the Kids to Barbados - things to do and places to go!
Water activities for Kids!
at the Hilton Barbados, where the kids can go swimming with the turtles
and other activities for kids. As well they have children's menu.
Needham's Point, St. Michael. Visit http://www.divebarbadosblue.com/
Bubble Adventure Dive Centre, Sandy Lane, St. James, 436-7095 or 425-5997.
variety of courses and dive packages are offered at the Centre
including daily Discover Scuba Diving classes. Snorkel trips are also
available. Offered to anyone from age 8.
Small Cats Catamaran Sailing Cruises, Prior Park Terrace, St. James, 421-6419.
Cats offers snorkelling and lunch cruises. You can swim with thousands
of colourful reef fish and see a shallow shipwreck. As well, you can
feed the turtles.
Folkestone Park, Holetown.
underwater park where marine life can be viewed from glass bottom
boats. The park houses a marine museum of photographs, artifacts and
specimens of marine life.
Exploresub Barbados, St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, 435-6542 or 234-0296.
provides tuition in scuba and underwater photography along with
snorkelling, one day 'Discover Scuba' courses for beginners and
spectacular orientation dives to Barbados' best dive sites.
Atlantis Submarines, by Atlantis Adventures, St. Michael, 436-8929. Visit http://www.atlantisadventures.com/barbados.
The Harbour Master, St. Michael. A slide is placed into position once the ship is moored. The kids can then slide into the water.
Snuba, St. Michael. Snuba is specially for kids who are ages eight and older. The kids get to explore the undersea world, safely!
Take a close up view of the world famous Concorde - The Barbados Concorde Experienceis
open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $17.50
foradults and $12.50 for children 12 and under. Special group rates
Barbados Concorde Experience, located at Sir
GrantleyAdams International Airport, includes a virtual flight school
and agift centre. Read up on the Corcorde before you go!
For dining, you must try Chefette, with 14 locations - http://www.chefette.com/contact.cfm
http://www.plantationtheatre.com - the kids would love the fire eater, the stiltmen, the tumblers and the flaming limbo. Christ Church
Harlequin Restaurant, St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, 420-7677. Go for the children's menu - http://www.harlequinbarbados.com/
Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary with birds and animals to excite the kids. Worthing, ChCh 435-9727 or 435-7078 - http://www.graemehall.com/ The park is closed, however we urge you to visit the website.
Barbados Wildlife Reserve with animals, monkeys and snakes. Farley Hill, St. Peter.
The Barbados Museum has a gallery devoted to children. St Ann's Garrison, St. Michael, 427-0201 or 436-1956, www.barbmuse.org.bb.
In St. George, take them to the Brighton's Farmer's Market, on Saturday mornings.
Cotton Harbour, Broad Street, St. Michael, (opposite Dacostas Mall) 426-6658.
will find a classy variety of tropical clothing for ladies, gents and
children. Their selections include polo shirts, Henley shirts and sweat
shirts for men and women, kids T-shirts, dresses and other
Sandbox & Co. Limited, Rum Factory & Heritage Park, 423-0708, St. Philip.
offers all original designs for women and children in swimwear and
beachwear, with beach bags, wraps & hats. As well there is a home
Ann's Craft Centre, Pelican Village, Bridgetown, 434-0599. St. Michael.
Ann's Craft Centre, you can purchase beautiful hats and bags of all
descriptions made of natural 100% local straw. As well, there is a
variety of handbags, shopping bags, beach bags, overnight cases,
clutch bags, children bags, shoulder bags, purses, hats of various sizes
and shapes, fans and other handmade items and all are dutyfree.
Local Colour, Bridgetown Cruise Passenger Terminal Deep Water Harbour, 431-0853. St. Michael.
Ladies, Men's and Children's clothing - Beachwear with a tropicaltheme;
swimsuits, bikinis, sarongs, cover-ups, Aqua-sock.
Also a wide
assortment of accessories like handbags, belts, scarves, sunglasses,
hair clips and Reef sandals, lots of T-shirts and souvenirs.
Swimwear is locally made and imported.
T-Shirts, Souvenirs, Sunglasses, and Accessories e.g. bags, shoes, belts... Items are dutyfree.
Cave Shepherd & Co. Ltd.
A major department store, with 5 locations, offering an outstanding
assortment of designer perfume and cosmetics, liquor and cigars,
sportswear and beachwear, clothing for kids, local craft and souvenirs,
all available at great tax free prices. Visit
tropical clothing designed and made in Barbados for ladies and girls, as
well as shoes, handbags, and accessories from around the world.
Locations: Sheraton Centre, Christ Church, 435-6482
Chattel Village, Holetown, St. James, 432-8709
DaCostas Mall, Bridgetown, 437-4107
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