This tunnel is about 300 feet long and links Grand Sable with Byrea Bay.The tunnel was constructed by the British with the help of Slave labour in about 1815 to provide an access route for sugar exports.The estates north of Byrea were distributed to British settlers after the end of the Second Carib War in 1796 for the cultivation of sugar cane.The tunnel was a masterpiece of engineering skill for its time.
This waterfall is set in a deep volcanic canyon about four miles from Richmond Vale Academy, a two-hour drive from Kingstown along the Leeward coast to Richmond.A twenty minute hike through lush rain forest takes you to the fall, said to be the most beautiful in St. Vincent.
The trail starts near the top of Buccament Valley and leads through tropical rain forest where there is a chance of seeing or hearing the St. Vincent Parrot (Amarzona Guildingii) and the Whistling Warbler both unique to St Vincent and strictly protected nationally and internationally.
Horseshoe Reef that protects these five deserted islets, with their dazzling, palm-studded shorelines, provides some of the best snorkelling and diving in the world. The brilliant powdery, white sand, the coloured water shaded in unimaginable blues and the neo marine life beneath give true meaning to the “stop-the-world-I-want-to-get-off” Caribbean fantasy.
Located on Bershire Hill, Edinboro, construction of the fort began in 1763 when the British recovered St. Vincent. It was finally completed and named in 1806. It was named after Queen Charlotte, wife of King George III. The Fort is on a ridge 600 feet above the sea, giving a magnificent view across Kingstown and the Grenadines.There are interesting paintings of the Black Caribs’ history by Lindsay Prescott in what used to be the officers’ quarters in the Fort; only a few minutes’ drive from Kingstown.The Fort is now an Historical site.
The Falls of Baleine are among St. Vincent’s finest natural wonders. A single stage fall - the sparkling waters plunge about 60 feet into a rock-enclosed fresh pool, perfect for swimming.A footpath and bridge have been added along with a landing platform.Additionally, five moorings have been installed to facilitate easy anchorage for boats in the bay.
The Owia Salt Pond is located on the Northeastern coast of St. Vincent close to the Carib village of Owia, a two-hour drive along the scenic eastern coast of St. Vincent. Along the way you can see the Rabacca Dry River, (ash flow from the 1902 eruption of the La Soufrière Volcano), Black Point Tunnel dug by the British in 1815 using slave labour and same of the best black sand beaches in the World.