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Tranquility Cruises

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Bridgetown, Barbados
About Tranquility Cruises
Tranquility Cruises glass bottom boat is fitted with ramps for easy boarding & disembarking. The boat has 2 washrooms a bar, an upper and lower deck with ample seating. There is a glass bottom area for those who prefer to stay dry. We offer Turtle ans Shipwreck snorkel adventures from Copacabana on Carlisle Bay Barbados
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Barbados Shore Excursion: Carlisle Bay Turtle and Shipwreck Adventure
Discover Carlisle Bay and spend the day at the Copacabana Beach Club where you can relax on a beach lounger with an umbrella and drink (included). Then hop aboard a glass-bottom boat cruise where you’ll be able to swim with turtles and explore a shipwreck. You can also choose a beach-only option.
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1 day
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from $34.20
Barbados Glass Bottom Boat Adventure
See what lies beneath the waves of the Caribbean sea on a glass bottom boat tour in Barbados. The aquatic excursion is ideal for people who want to experience the underwater world, but would prefer to stay above the sea level. Enjoy views of a shipwreck along with vibrant marine life, including turtles, rays, and perhaps even an octopus. If you would like a closer look, snorkel gear is provided free of charge.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $24.00
Barbados Glass Bottom Boat Shipwreck Adventure and Beach Day
Hop aboard a glass-bottom boat on this all-day Carlisle Bay adventure in Barbados. The bay’s calm turquoise waters attract both locals and tourists alike, plus it boasts a thriving marine park with six different shipwrecks as shallow as 12 feet (3.6 meters), the most recent being the Bajan Queen, which sunk in 2002. Here, you are able to swim and snorkel and spot turtles in their natural habitat.
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5 hours 30 minutes
from $35.00
Best of Barbados Tour
Discover the most popular activities and attractions on Barbados in one day on this guided tour. Visit Harrison’s Cave, which is formed out of crystallized limestone; Welchman Hall Gully to spot green monkeys; and the Copacabana Beach Club for lunch. Then enjoy a glass-bottom boat ride and swim with sea turtles in their natural habitat.
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7 hours
from $145.00
Harrison's Cave Tram Tour and Boat Cruise Snorkel Adventure
Combine some of Barbados' top attractions on a single half-day tour. Take a tram tour through Harrison's Cave, then enjoy some beach time at Copacabana Beach Club. Hop on a boat ride in Carlisle Bay, where you can swim in the local sea turtles' habitat.
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6 hours
from $90.00
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We wanted to swim the Sea Turtles and didn't have a lot of time to do it. We were lucky to find Tranquility Cruises that offered a l.5 hour cruise to snorkel with the sea turtles as well as explore a sunken ship. The trip...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we booked this trip through our hotel. Im scared of boats so this was an amazing start to get me back on the sea. the crew were fantastic and very friendly. it doesnt go out far at all. we swam with the turtles. stingrays and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Kerri M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this trip through our hotel. it included transfer from out hotel to Copacabana Beach. Would a fantastic few hours on the water! The boat takes you into the bay, not far out. You are still in sight of the beach. First we snorkelled...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank tewagencies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic morning on the Shipwreck and Turtle trip. Lovely people -very helpful with my wife who was nervous about snorkelling - she loved it. Great views of the shipwreck and unforgettable swimming with turtles. - Many thanks Great value - highly recommended

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Routemaster51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been going to the island for 12yrs now have done scuba diving many times before in same area. This is the first time managed to get wife in deep water as she just likes to keep feet on the ground.All the crew were brilliant with...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank peterbZ8100XL
Sarah T, Owner at Tranquility Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. I am delighted that you were able to share this experiance with your wife as it is not one to be missed. I myself love love love snorkeing and the shipwrecks are so amazing. Thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed October 12, 2019

We went on the Turtles and Shipwreck tour with our 16 month old son - and Mick + Team were awesome. Very friendly, helpful and professional all round. We would highly recommend for all ages and abilities

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

I was happy to stay on board the glass bottom boat to see the turtles but actually I did enjoy getting in the water and the face mask and snorkel wasn't as intimidating as I expected. The skipper reminded me that sometimes you need to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CarolynH821
Reviewed August 30, 2019

My family and I spent an afternoon with the tranquility crew and had a great time from start to finish. Our children are 6 and 3 so very young to be swimming in the sea, however the crew of tranquility were fantastic with the kids...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ladydLancashire
Reviewed August 29, 2019

I highly recommend this trip for any family, swimmers and non-swimmers as it was truly wonderful. The experience of swimming with the turtles, string rays and the beautiful fish was fantastic. Our experience was made even more memorable as our son who is disabled was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank GHerrington29
Reviewed August 17, 2019

Wanted a short cruise as I had my 4 year old and this was perfect. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They even took my daughter out in the water. We saw quite a couple of turtles, fishes and a shipwreck. They also have...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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marnie p
September 7, 2019|
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Response from Davidwev | Reviewed this property |
It is pot luck but the chances are high to see turtles. They take food down which attracts the turtles and rays.
January 16, 2019|
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Response from Sarah T | Property representative |
Yes we are located at Copacabana Beach Club
December 29, 2018|
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Response from hobbsies14 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I am very overweight and I had no trouble. They will guide you as to the best way to get back on the boat. Go for it - it’s an amazing boat trip!