HIKE BARBADOS

6-MILE Hikes

This is our most popular tourist hike and is suggested for those:

1. who have some experience hiking before
2. want to see the "best of Barbados" in a single hike

There are now THREE 6 mile hikes to choose from.... ranging from easiest to most challenging.... here are the descriptions along with a few scenes... NOTE: none of these videos show the whole hike they only show a FEW scenes along the way.... just to give you an idea of what it's like

The hike starts from Bath Beach proceeds through Welch to Cliff Cottage, then passes by St. John's historic Anglican Church descending through the jungle near Church View to the coast at Martins Bay, returns to Bath Beach through scenic Congor bay

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The hike starts from Bathsheba Community Centre proceeds up the coast to Martins Bay, goes into the jungle and ascends to the top of Hackleton's Cliff by way of Monkey Jump, proceeds to the Vault and then descends back to Bathsheba Community Centre

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The hike starts from St. Simons and descends to Walkers, proceeds to Bawden and then Rock Hall, returns to St. Simons by way of Turners Hall Woods

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The photos below are for the Monkey Jump Hike

The hike starts from the Bathsheba Community Centre in Bathsheba, St. Joseph and proceeds along the rugged East Coast through Tent Bay

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The hike turns inland near St. Margarets Church and passes through a farm on the edge of the jungle

The hike proceeds through the jungle where you see the giant macaw palm, sandbox and almond trees

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We ascend Hackleton's Cliff by way of the Monkey-Jump Crevice and we pause for a rest break and photo stop at the Cliff Top

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we then proceed through rural village and farmlands to the Vault, where we take in the view and have another rest break

we then descend through the jungle where you can see the dwellings of the bushmen .... and back to the Bathsheba Community Centre from where we started

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Distance: 6 miles

Time: 3 hours of hiking + 1 hour transportation + plus half hour for photos/ rest stops/ water breaks = 4 to 5 hours total time

Pricing: HERE

Contact Information:

Email to: hikebarbados@yahoo.com

Stephen Mendes                        Tel: (246) 230-4818
Doverdale, Nelson Road                     (246) 228-3331
Navy Garderns, Christ Church
BARBADOS

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