Sea Fishing in Saint Lucia

Sea Fishing in St. Lucia. - The volcanic island of St Lucia provides deep water game fishing within a few miles of the island. Lines can be in the water within 15 minutes of departure. You can expect to catch Dorado, wahoo, blue marlin and tuna. Catches are not a guarantee though, it would be called catching and not fishing if it were.

Pigeon Island

Pigeon island from the sandbar

Pigeon Island is mountainous in nature, volcanic like lots of other parts of the island of Saint Lucia. It covers about 44 acres and used to be a small offshore island until 1972. The once isolated islet in the Caribbean Sea, it was artificially joined to the western coast of mainland in 1972 by a man-made causeway built from dirt excavated to form the Rodney Bay Marina.

Edmund Forest Reserve

entrance sign for the mount edmund trail

THE MOUNT EDMUND FOREST RESERVE - Located in the heart of the high uplands of the island, relatively near the Enbas Saut Waterfalls trail, is the Edmund Forest Reserve. You can see but more often hear the Saint Lucia Parrot, as well as many other birds.

Time: 3 ½ to 4 hours each way. Length: 7 miles/10km. Difficulty: 3/5.

Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens

The Diamond Falls and mineral baths are consistently described as one of the natural wonders of St Lucia. The Diamond Botanical Gardens sit on the original site of the spring baths which were built in 1784. These baths were built so that the troops of King Louis XVI of France could take advantage of the waters therapeutic powers. The Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens is both a historic and a naturally beautiful site.  A haven for birds and insects, which gives one a true nature experience not to be duplicated anywhere within the Caribbean.

Feeding the fish

Feeding the reef fish in saint lucia

I’s not everybody’s cup of tea but there is a whole world just of the shore in any beach and rock pool you enter. Take a few bread crumbs or some of the local cassava bread and will have clouds of colourful reef fish descend on you in a feeding frenzy. You need not worry as all of them are small mouthed with little or no teeth and are mostly vegetarians.

You don’t need to dive to enjoy the underwater world, just a pair of goggles and a snorkel will give you endless fun feeding the fish in the shallows. It also has the benefit of being completely free and fascinating for children.

Tet Paul nature trail

The Tet Paul Nature trail is open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm and is located in the Piton Mountain World Heritage Site. The trail is an easy to moderate 45 minute guided walk with stunning views.

This trail offers an amazing view and opportunities for pictures of the Pitons, Soufriere and Vieux Fort. If you are lucky on clear days you can see Martinique and St. Vincent, so be sure not to forget your camera.

Children EC$ 5 and Adults EC$ 12.50, book in advance or pay on entry.

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About Saint Lucia

Travel is about experiencing life to the full, and Saint Lucia is packed with many of the best attractions, activities and adventures in the Caribbean

Rates are cheaper in the summer and autumn months. The Peak season on St Lucia which runs from mid-December to April, in these months, accommodation rates are  generally significantly higher than at other times of the year, but the weather is usually at its  best especially if you like it hot and sunny.  

Mamiku Gardens

Mamiku gardens is a botanical paradise set in 12 acres surrounding the hilltop ruins of the Micoud Estate. It is just under half way up the Atlantic side of the island along the Micoud highway near Mon Repos, Praslin and is open 7 days a week from 9 till 5.

Places to see in St Lucia

Cloud forest on saint lucia

St. Lucia is the sort of place that travellers to the Caribbean dream about, a small lush tropical paradise that is still relatively well preserved. One of the Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, it is located midway down the Eastern Caribbean chain, between Martinique and St. Vincent, and north of Barbados. 


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