Barbados Travel Guide

Barbados Sports & Activities

Cricket, football (soccer), polo, and rugby are extremely popular sports in Barbados for participants and spectators alike, with local, regional, and international matches held throughout the year. Contact Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc., or check newspapers for information.

Diving and Snorkeling

More than two-dozen dive sites lie along the west coast between Maycocks Bay and Bridgetown and off the south coast as far as the St. Lawrence...


Fishing is a year-round activity in Barbados, but prime time is January through April when game fish are in season. Whether you're a serious...


Barbadians love golf, and golfers love Barbados. Courses open to visitors are listed below. Barbados Golf Club. The first public golf course...

Guided Tours

Taxi drivers give personalized tours for about $35 to $40 per hour for up to three people. Or you can choose an overland mountain-bike journey...


Hilly but not mountainous, the northern interior and the east coast are ideal for hiking. Arbib Heritage and Nature Trail. Maintained by...

Horse Racing

Barbados Turf Club. Horse racing is administered by the Barbados Turf Club. Races take place on alternate Saturdays throughout the year at...

Sea Excursions

Mini-submarine voyages are enormously popular with families and those who enjoy watching fish but don't wish to get wet. Party boats depart...


The best surfing is at the east coast's Bathsheba Soup Bowl, where the Barbados Independence Pro competition is held each November, but note...

Windsurfing and Kiteboarding

Barbados is part of windsurfing's World Cup circuit. Winds are strongest November through April at Silver Sands–Silver Rock Beach, on the southern...


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