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Several operators on St. Vincent offer sightseeing tours on land or by sea. Per-person prices range from $30 for a two-hour tour to the Botanic Gardens to $150 for a day sail to the Grenadines. A full-day tour around Kingstown and either the leeward or windward coast, including lunch, will cost about $65 per person. You can arrange for informal land tours through taxi drivers, who double as knowledgeable guides. Expect to pay $20 to $25 per hour for up to four people.
Fantasea Tours. A fleet of four powerboats—ranging from a 28-foot Bowen to a 60-foot catamaran party boat—are ready to take you on a cruise to Bequia and Mustique, along the St. Vincent coast, for whale- or dolphin-watching, or snorkeling in the Tobago Cays and Mayreau. Villa Beach, Villa, St. Vincent, VC0274. 784/457–4477. www.fantaseatours.com.
HazECO Tours. For bird-watchers, hikers, and ecotourists, HazECO Tours offers wilderness tours, bird-watching expeditions, and hikes to explore the natural beauty and see historic sites throughout St. Vincent. Kingstown, St. Vincent, VC0274. 784/457–8634. www.hazecotours.com.
Sailor's Wilderness Tours. Options from this company include a comfortable sightseeing drive (by day or by moonlight), mountain biking on remote trails, or a strenuous hike up La Soufrière volcano—and they're usually under the expert guidance of Trevor "Sailor" Bailey himself. Middle St., Kingstown, St. Vincent, VC0130. 784/457–1712. www.sailorswildernesstours.com.
Sam's Taxi Tours. In addition to half- and full-day tours of St. Vincent, Sam's also offers hiking tours to La Soufrière and scenic walks along the Vermont Nature Trails. Also available: a day trip to Mustique and a tour on Bequia that includes snorkeling at Friendship Bay. Sion Hill, Cane Garden, Kingstown, St. Vincent, VC0130. 784/456–4338. www.samtaxiandtours.com.
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