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Alive and authentic, Belmont Estate is the ultimate Caribbean agro-tourism adventure. This restored estate produces organic cocoa, operates an organic goat dairy, and has its own museum, gardens, restaurant and catering services.
Grand Etang Lake
Considered the crown of Grenada, this mysterious crater lake sits silently in the Grand Etang Forest Reserve 1,742 feet/ 531 metres above sea level and is a fitting rest stop for hikers and other visitors to the Grand Etang National Park.
Fort George, the oldest structure in the country was completed in1705. There are old tunnels and narrow stair cases and the ramparts evoke a feeling of the past. It provides a stunning view of the capital, the Carenage and the harbour, which is Ideal for photography.
River Antoine Rum Distillery
No other distillery in the entire Caribbean has been in operation as long as River Antoine, and very few have so carefully maintained traditional methods of rum preparation. Visitors can watch as rum is made in much the same manner that it was in the 18th century, when it fired the throats of the real buccaneers.
The cool mystery of the Rain Forest will enchant you. The Grand Etang Forest Reserves and surrounds are alive with song birds, birds of prey and doves, including our national bird, the Grenada Dove. An endangered species, the Grenada Dove lives in the dry forests of southern Grenada. A shy bird and under threat of extinction, the Grenada Dove was declared the national bird in 1991, replacing the Ramier, which had adorned Grenada's Coat of Arms since Independence in 1974. You may hear the high pitch of the 'coq soleil' echoing through the trees, announcing a rain by rubbing its legs together. You may see a Mona Monkey agilely exploring the tree tops. The Mona Monkey arrived in Grenada from West Africa during the time of slavery and has survived in the Rain Forests of the Grand Etang National Reserve ever since.
Truly a trail for the more adventurous hiker. This rugged and untamed trail will provide a rich training experience in tropical trekking, and provide in-sight as to what it must have been like for ancient Carib and Arawak bushwackers. Located just right on the Morne LaBaye trail, be prepared…
The trail follows the radiant shoreline of Grand Etang lake, providing a leisurely hour and a half hike. Passing through five distinct sub-climatic communities will introduce you to the wide diversity of flora and fauna the park has to offer.
Be prepared to encounter some tropical…
Mt. Qua Qua Trail
The trail begins at the Mt. Qua Qua trailhead, a short walk from the visitor center. The rocky, mountainous ridge to Mt. Qua Qua is well worth the rigorous two and a half hour trek (both ways); the commanding view from the peak at over 2,370 ft. Has to…
Morne LaBaye Trail
This brief and easy walk, which takes about fifteen (15) minutes and is suitable for the whole family, features twelve points of interest intended to acquaint the visitor with the area's ecology.
The trial departs directly from the visitor center and provides an easy walk through…
Just 15 minutes from St. George's and 4 minutes off the main road to St. David's, you will find undisturbed rainforest covering a conical hill tht rises to 342m (1,140ft). The Forestry Department has built 1.7km (1mile) of nutmeg shell-covered nature trails within this…
The highest point on Carriacou. Hiking trails will soon be introduced.
This trail follows the rugged Mt. Qua Qua route for about an hour, and then departs left before a rocky vuewpoint. The substantial trail meanders below the rain forest canopy, crosses sparkling streams, and majestic hilltop views. Providing a good four and a half hour hike, the trail was…