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Central Andros Settlement Tour

Cultural-Based Experience
Photo of Calabash Bay Settlement – Google/marinas.com

This “down home” tour offers a real cultural and historic experience which can be duplicated for all four districts (North, Central, South Andros and Mangrove Cay). Special features of this tour include movement through traditional settlements where visitors can observe old homesteads, historic churches and government buildings, as well as interact with friendly residents for delightful adventures in local folklore. Also, the guide will explain the settlement's origins, famous persons from that area, special craft, and food dishes, and any national political significance. It is only available during daytime.

Accessibility Notes

Persons with mobility impairments or in wheelchairs will have difficulties on this tour.

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

This tour is conducted by a locally owned company.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are not allowed on these tours.

Types of Experiences and Trips Provided

  • You will visit the world-famous Androsia Batik Factory, where you can create your own personal fabric and shop for local souvenirs.
  • Next, you will take a two-minute walk from Androsia to explore the 100-plus-year-old Fresh Creek Lighthouse, while being entertained by a brief history and folklore stories surrounding this historical landmark while exploring the site.
  • At the Fresh Creek Lighthouse site, you'll learn about the ongoing environmental restoration project involving the removal of invasive plants, such as casuarinas, scaevola trees and scrub, which threaten the island's coastal ecology.

Hours

Seasons Open and Departure

Year Round

Pricing

The tour is $60.00 per hour - minimum two persons / maximum eight persons.