IYC Cruises brings you to some of the most amazing and compelling destinations of the 32 islands in St. Vincent and The Grenadines. In St. Vincent, the biggest island, you can visit Kingstown, the capital which is lined with English styled houses, yachts and some of the bluest pristine waters. Visit the market at the south end of the town and travel up to see Fort Charlotte and the Botanic Gardens.
Travel up the Leeward Highway and visit the massive Carib Rock, which reveals rocks with Petroglyphs from AD 600, a rare site to see. Then, you can drive to Barrouallie, one of the few places in the world where whaling is legal.
Richmond Beach is a fantastic place to swim while soaking in the St. Vincent sun.
One amazing natural wonder to visit is the Falls of Baleine which is north of Richmond Beach. It’s a stunning freshwater waterfall that stems from volcanic hills.
Historical Forts in Kingstown, St. Vincent
Driving to the top of a circling road on the north of Kingstown, you will encounter Fort Charlotte which was constructed around the time of the American Revolution. Feast your eyes on spectacular vistas there around the ruins. You will go back in history to see the three cannons that were used to fight the French army. The fort sits 623 feet above the sea where you have breath-taking views of the leeward shores to the north, Kingstown to the south, and the Grenadines.
Fun Facts on St. Vincent
St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Eastern Caribbean Dollar, US Dollar widely accepted
150 Square Miles
St. Vincent Botanical Gardens
Situated on 20 acres of land, St. Vincent & The Grenadines Botanical Gardens are a gorgeous site to see. It’s the oldest gardens in the Western Hemisphere at 240 years old. A rare and amazing bird to see here is the St. Vincent Parrot which is endangered. The manicured gardens are so beautiful and relaxing and adorn a large range of species of plants and trees including the Baobab, the Caribbean Albizia, the Orchid tree, Elephant Apple and more.