This 4 Hour accessible Martinique shore excursion gives you a wonderful overview of the best of the island. Visit the glorious Balata Church, enjoy a scenic rain forest drive, explore the exotic botanical garden of Domaine d’Emeraude, admire incredible views of the Mount Pelee volcano, and partake in a delicious local rum tasting.
Start your day by meeting your guide and accessible van at the cruise dock. From here, you will head out on a short drive to the first stop of your day, the glorious Balata Church. The church is a small replica of the Sacre Coeur of Montmartre in Paris. Just as its Parisian big sister, this incredible Roman-Byzantine structure is perched on the city’s highest point and offers picture-perfect views of the lush Martinique landscape.
Next, you will continue on a rain forest drive, admiring rivers, small waterfalls and tropical trees before arriving at Domaine d’Emeraude, a display of nature at its best! Enjoy a memorable stroll in the botanical garden peppered with tropical flowers, fruits, trees and plants. It also houses 2 beautiful fountains and lots of different bird species. Onsite, your guide will also take you to the small museum where you will learn the fascinating history of the Acadians and Alsacians.
Continue on to the charming town of Le Morne-Rouge at the foot of Mount Pelee. Here, you will make a short stop for photos of the majestic Mount Pelee volcano. The volcano has been formant since its most recent eruption in 1932 and now offers a breathtaking scenery and interesting history to its many admirers. Its volcanic cone is composed of stratified layers of hardened ash and solidified lava.
The final stop of your day will be the popular local Depaz Distillery. Stroll along the beautiful grounds, see the ancient equipment used in making rum, and enjoy a delicious rum tasting. There will also be time to purchase rum if you desire.
- Visit the glorious Balata Church, a small replica of the Sacre Coeur of Montmartre in Paris.
- Enjoy a scenic rain forest drive and explore the exotic botanical garden of Domaine d’Emeraude.
- Stop for photos in the town of Morne-Royge and admire the majestic Mount Pelee Volcano.
- Visit the local Depaz Distillery for a delicious rum tasting.