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This is a first class tour on a 80ft power catamaran, the name says it all! If you want to visit Antigua AND Barbuda by sea, The Excellence is the way to do it! We will pamper you all day with an open bar, and a hot local lunch at midday, and if you...more
Lower Redcliffe Street, St. John's 268, Antigua
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a 360 tour from our resort (Sandals Grande Antigua). We were welcomed aboard with a drink of our choice as we set off. The tour started off great and the views from the catamaran were beautiful. Long Island was aptly named and very glamorous....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Staff were very accommodating and I recommend this to anyone. Lunch and drinks were fab. We had an excellent time with the crew!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We went on the excellence catamaran tour as an excursion from Royal Caribbean. It was so much fun! Beautiful views, comfortable boat. The crew was great and so much fun. We went around the island, the water does get rough on the Atlantic side but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

If you want to spend the day on a boat sailing, drinking and amazing views this is for you. Take a hat and wear lots of sunscreen!!! The crew are great and keep you supplied with drinks, they have everything. Lunchtime the stop off at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Su M
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

A group of us went out On Excellence, we were a mix of ages and with a range of kids too. We all had a great day as it was a blast. Safe and fun. Great to see the island from the water too. Staff...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kay A
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Booked trip with the hotel, Sandals grand Antigua. Over priced but we we’re looking forward to seeing the island by sea. Ok to start but then hit the rough water, no mention of this in any booking information or when buying the excursion, my wife...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Plaster64
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

This was an expensive tour and one that I would not recommend as the 82 ft catamaran was jam packed. Lineups for lunch were lengthy and priority was given to the music blaring over the speakers vs the verbal commentary. Snorkeling location was disappointing and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank P S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The boat is good but the beach that you will swim and get lunch is not beautiful. Small beach, crowd with many people. The lunch is very poor and you have to eat stand up, you can not find any table or chairs to eat...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WalterGCF
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

I must begin by saying that I was with a group of 6 (3 couples) and none of us are big boaters, all jetski owners and water lovers but not big open water boaters. With that said I will say this trip was a ton...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 203vinnyp
Reviewed July 21, 2018

I didn't book this cruise and now I never would now . In fact I will report this to both the coast guard and tourism bureau. I was swimming about 10 feet from shore and well inside the swim buoy when the Excellence quickly turned...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Monica M
September 28, 2018|
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Response from allmylife | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know. Try the Antigua tourist authority website
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Alexandria L | Reviewed this property |
I travelled there just this May. If I am not a mistaken, I remembered the guide telling us that Barbuda is still close for tourist. They haven’t really recovered from the hurricanes from last year. They only allow locals... More
Ella R
April 2, 2018|
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Response from sarianpaul | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest contact the company as they show children and infants on the website. There were no children on our trip, it is quite long and younger children may not enjoy that length of trip. Certainly for older children... More