The Eco Tour
Welcome to Antigua’s Oldest Operating Tour
6 Hours · US$130 per person
Discover the natural wonders of Antigua with Eli’s Original Eco Tour, the oldest eco-tourism attraction on the island. Spend a full day in the breathtaking North Sound, home to 22 pristine offshore islands that are untouched and uninhabited. Learn about the fascinating eco-systems that sustain these islands and the rich history that shaped them. During the tour, you will witness the incredible turtle project at Jumby Bay, where you can observe the conservation efforts to protect endangered sea turtles. You will also discover the innovative reef ball system at Maiden Island, which provides a habitat for marine life and helps to preserve the local ecosystem. One of the tour’s highlights is the chance to explore the stunning Mangrove system of Guiana Island. This vital ecosystem supports a diverse range of plant and animal life, and it plays a crucial role in protecting the island from erosion and storms. By joining Eli’s Original Eco Tour, you will gain a unique opportunity to experience the natural beauty and conservation efforts of Antigua. Immerse yourself in the island’s fascinating history and diverse ecosystem, and leave with a deeper appreciation for the importance of conservation and sustainability.
We also offer an unforgettable plethora of breathtaking activities to explore the natural beauty of Antigua with two snorkeling sessions that allow you to immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean Sea and witness the magnificent marine life of Antigua. For beginners, we also offer a snorkel lesson to ensure that everyone feels comfortable and confident in the water. After the snorkeling sessions, we will embark on a nature walk/hike to the summit of Bird Island, where you can relish the captivating panoramic views of the ocean and the lush green island. Along the way, you may even have the opportunity to encounter one of our indigenous and endangered Antigua Racer Snakes (non-poisonous), adding a unique and exciting element to your experience. Our tour also includes a visit to Hells Gate Island, where you can choose to snorkel or take a climb through a small cave-like structure that traverses the island and culminates in a natural bridge atop, offering stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Caribbean Sea on the other. This exhilarating journey is a favorite among our guests, as it provides a unique perspective of the island’s topography and natural wonders. As part of the tour, you will indulge in a delectable local lunch that features the authentic flavors of Antigua and refreshing drinks that will keep you hydrated throughout the day. Our tour is suitable for people of all ages, making it an ideal experience for families and friends alike. Come and join us for a day filled with adventure, fun, and memories that will last a lifetime!