Explore Nelson's Dockyard National Park!
Fully restored to its original splendor, the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century buildings of Nelson's Dockyard house modern amenities such as shops, hotels and marina businesses.
Depart from the pier area and take a scenic and picturesque drive through villages as you pass beaches and eventually make your way through the rainforest. Once you have reached the dockyards you will see historic forts dotting the landscape of the park accessible by hiking trails which allow visitors to enjoy the park's scenic and natural beauty. There are endless opportunities to capture the beauty of the parks, with many glorious boats in the dockyard, the beautiful harbor, the historic sites and the unforgettable views from places such as Shirley Heights, bring your camera or you will surely have regrets that you didn't.
In the early eighteenth century, the British Royal Navy recognized the strategic importance of English Harbor in protecting ships from hurricanes and
- Pick up from the Cruise Terminal
- Nelson Dockyard, see artifacts and historic sites
- Block House and Shirley Heights
- Rainforest enroute to the Pineapple farm
- Fryes beach, lunch optional, beach time
- Back to the Cruise Terminal
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Tourist information desk at Cruise Port or Hotel reception desk
End location: Tourist information desk at Cruise Port or Hotel reception desk
Duration: 3 hours 30 min.
modern air-conditioned mini van
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 US $ - personal expenses (lunch after the tour)