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Tropical Adventures Drink Coasters have arrived

29 Jul 2019

Tropical Adventures have received our new drink coasters to be handed out island wide. TA will be distributing these drink coasters to many bars all through out the island in an effort to increase brand recognition and business. Most locals are unaware that one company owns and runs Excellence Cruises, Mystic Cruises and Island Safari.


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Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence – Top Performing Tour Operator

29 Jul 2019


Recognized as a Top Performing Tour Operator as Reviewed by Travelers on the

World’s Largest Travel Site

St. John’s, Antigua– 19th, June, 2015 – Tropical Adventures’ Island Safari and Excellence today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence winners include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a superior customer experience.

When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor uses a proprietary algorithm to determine the honorees that takes into account the quality, quantity and recency of reviews and opinions submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period as well as business’s tenure and ranking on the Popularity Index on the site.  To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.

“Winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is a true source of pride for the entire team at Tropical Adventures and we’d like to thank all of our past guests who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor,” said Mark Ryan, Marketing and Social Media at Tropical Adventures. “There is no greater seal of approval than being recognized by one’s customers. With the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence based on customer reviews, the accolade is a remarkable vote of confidence to our business and our continued commitment to excellence.”

“TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional hospitality businesses that have received consistent praise and recognition by travelers on the site,” said Marc Charron President, TripAdvisor for Business. “By putting a spotlight on businesses that are focused on delivering great service to customers, TripAdvisor not only helps drive increasing hospitality standards around the world, it also gives businesses both large and small the ability to shine and stand out from the competition.”

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About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor® is the world’s largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 340 million unique monthly visitors**, and more than 225 million reviews and opinions covering more than 4.9 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 45 countries worldwide. TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 24 other travel media brands: www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.comwww.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.thefork.com (including www.lafourchette.comwww.eltenedor.comwww.iens.nl and www.besttables.com), www.gateguru.com,www.holidaylettings.co.ukwww.holidaywatchdog.com, www.independenttraveler.com,www.jetsetter.com, www.niumba.com, www.onetime.com, www.oyster.com, www.seatguru.com,www.smartertravel.comwww.tingo.com, www.travelpod.com, www.tripbod.com,www.vacationhomerentals.com, www.viator.comwww.virtualtourist.com, and www.kuxun.cn.

*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, December 2014

**Source: Google Analytics, average monthly unique users, Q1 2015

Tropical Adventures

Lower Redcliffe Street,

St. John’s, Antigua

1 268 480 1225




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Sail Away Sundays

29 Jul 2019

On the first Sunday of every month, we offer our “Sail Away Sundays” on board The Mystic. This is a special  cruise for locals to experience our tour at a discounted price. We sail at 12:30pm from Jolly Roger/Tropical Adventures parking-lot on lower Redcliff street in St. John’s. We arrive back at 5 pm. Sailing, 2 beach breaks, lunch and open bar are all included. Please contact 268 480 1225 for bookings and more information.

Prices –

Adults – $135 ECD

Infants 0 to 4 – FREE

Kids 4 to 12 – $54 ECD

Teens 13 to 17 – $70 ECD


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Excellence Fathers Day Cruise Special

29 Jul 2019

Fathers Day Cruise

Sunday 21st of June, We will be having a special ‪Fathers Day Cruise on ‪ The Excellence. This will be a fun filled day for the families and all Dad’s.

Cruise Type: Circumnavigation

Price: EC$175.00 per adult, EC$85.00 per child. Including Lunch and Open Bar

Check In: 8:45 am

Departs at: 9:30 am

Returns: 3:30 pm

Call 1 268 480 1225 or email reservations@tropadantigua.com for bookings and more information.


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Tropical Adventures represented at the 2nd annual Showcase Antigua Barbuda

29 Jul 2019

Tropical Adventures was well represented at the 2nd annual Showcase Antigua Barbuda hosted by The Antigua Hotels and Tourist Association and the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority. Showcase Antigua Barbuda is a professional way to bring together the tourism industry movers and shakers for Antigua and Barbuda and the surrounding islands. The show was a big success and we had the opportunity to meet new people and promote our company further in the tourism industry.

Full article for more information: http://members.antiguahotels.org/showcase-antigua-barbuda-antigua-and-barbuda-tourism-partners-hail-tradeshow-a-huge-success/


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Tropical Adventures – Does it Again & “Again”

29 Jul 2019

Tropical Adventures has again captured another Cruise Lines Award, the second time in a month. This time “Carnival Cruise Lines” announced “Tropical Adventures” is the winner of the prestigious “Caribbean’s Leading Tour Operator” a new award offer by Carnival Cruise Lines, the largest Cruise operator in the Industry.

This first time award, reviews tours throughout the Caribbean and have their passengers rate the shore excursion experience over the entire network of Ports within the Caribbean. This award is not for one particular tour, but for all excursions offered by Tropical Adventures, “Excellence”, “Mystic”, “Island Safari”, & “Coach Tours”.

Amilcar (Mico) Cascais, Vice President, Tour Operation – Carnival Cruise Lines, in a personal letter to Pia Baptiste, General Manager of Tropical Adventures, advised “your company’s position as a leading provider of shore excursions and your reputation for first-class service are attributed to your strong leadership and the sense of direction that you provide.” And “the admiration for your accomplishments will be felt by all within the cruise industry”.

Pia Baptiste indicated that all the hard work, constant training, discussions and interaction with staff has paid off, resulting in Tropical Adventures being recognised as one of the leading of tour excursions operators in the Caribbean. Pia added, while we all have similar products it really shows “service matters” and is an honour to be recognised for standing above the rest.

The Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Tropical Adventures are extremely pleased and once again extend their sincere congratulations to all staff for their exemplary performance and look forward to continued accolades and successes, not just for their business but for Antigua & Barbuda in the future.


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Sunshine girls experience island safari tour on 1st day of Christmas

29 Jul 2019

The eight girls at the Sunshine Home in Johnson’s Point kicked off twelve days of fun and good cheer with the gift of an Island Safari Tour from Tropical Adventures. The tour included historical National Parks sightseeing, and a picnic lunch at Betty’s Hope.

“The Twelve Days of Christmas” is an initiative of Halo, a charitable organization founded by Lady Sandra Williams, who — along with her husband Sir Rodney Williams — is Patron of the Sunshine Home for Girls.

“The aim of the foundation is to assist the many organizations that fall under our patronage”, she explained.

She added, “There is so much sadness, distress and poverty on a global scale. But charity begins at home. Right here in Antigua, there are people who need as much care and attention as we are able to give. And we hope to rise to this formidable challenge, with the help of our many friends and partners”.


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Tropical Adventures Does it Again

29 Jul 2019

Tropical Adventures has again captured a prestigious Princess Cruise Lines Award for the fourteenth year out of the last fifteen years, this time for its Mystic Cruise Lobster Lunch a new tour only offered to Cruise Lines a couple of years ago.

Princess Cruise Lines renowned for their upmarket and eminent Cruises have their passengers rate their tours for quality, service and content, and this year Mystic Cruises Lobster Lunch has been awarded the prestigious honour for Winter 2013/2014 at an award ceremony held on board the Royal Princess in Antigua on 27th November 2014.

Pia Baptiste the General Manager of Tropical Adventures advised that with our Mystic Cruises we wanted to go upmarket and be a step above the rest, not only offered our guests a scrumptious Lobster Lunch, but offering a full sit down meal on our Sailing Catamaran.

The Mystic Lobster Lunch was slow in starting, however once the passenger Tour Ratings started coming in it was soon rated, not just the highest in Antigua, but had the highest of all tours  of all destinations that Princess Cruise Lines visited in the Caribbean.

Previous Tropical Adventures winners of the prestigious Princess Cruise Line Award are the “Excellence Circumnav”, the “Island Safari Adventure Tour”, the “Best of Antigua” Taxi Bus Tour, have all won several awards over the last 15 years.

The Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Tropical Adventures are extremely pleased and extend their sincere congratulations to Captain Cutty and the Mystic Cruises team, their support staff for their exemplary performance and look forward to continued accolades and successes, not just for their business but for Antigua & Barbuda in the future. 


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The New Catamaran of Mystic Cruises

29 Jul 2019

Tropical Adventures is pleased to announce our latest addition to Mystic Catamaran Cruises, our luxury sailing catamaran brand. This vessel is a 60ft day charter catamaran. This vessel will be doing Sail and Snorkel tours to Cades Reef, Our award winning Lobster Lunch Cruise and is available for private charters. 

In keeping with the Mystic Cruises Luxury sail cat theme, all guests are seated for lunch, have easy access in and out of the water, can enjoy a full open bar, snorkelling and an amazing BBQ lunch prepared fresh right at the back of the boat.


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Antigua’s Premier Tour Operations Company

29 Jul 2019

Tropical Adventures specializes in superior quality excursions with emphasis on maintaining high levels of customer service and satisfaction.
We provide a wide variety of entertaining and interesting tours offering you the opportunity to discover the unique essence of Antigua and Barbuda by land, sea and air!
The fun never stops! Romp and bump your way through the most rustic sites on Antigua before visiting English Harbour & Nelson’s Dockyard. A hot lunch is served at a lovely restaurant before some time on the beach!
There is no better way to explore the island’s amazing coastlines or visit exotic Barbuda than on the Excellence. With 2 decks, built in bar & grill, lots of seating room, all the facilities you could require plus top class service-
Excellence is not only our name; it’s our way of life!
Island Safari takes you through the countryside to see all the unspoiled places our beautiful island has to offer. Enjoy a short boat ride across the crystal clear waters to the kayak platforms in the heart of North Sound National Park. After Kayaking we head to an offshore island (Great Bird Island) for lunch and snorkeling.
Enjoy ‘pure sailing in an un-crowded atmosphere’ aboard the Mystic catamaran. Comfortably equipped for small group charters, a day aboard the Mystic is a day without worries or stress. Let it all float away in the Caribbean breeze.
-Available for full day, half day & sunset or wedding charters.
Our newest & most exhilarating combo tour! You begin with an Island Safari tour through Antigua’s rugged terrains, stopping at a few scenic locations before arriving at Stingray City Antigua. There you have the unique opportunity to swim with the friendly Sting Rays in their natural environment. A wildlife encounter like no other!
For further information please contact us today.