17 days in West Indies Itinerary

17 days in West Indies Itinerary

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17 days in West Indies Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly + bus:  28​h
1
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
2
Bathsheba, Barbados
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
3
Roseau, Dominica
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  4​h 15​min
4
English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 15​min
5
George Town, Cayman Islands
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Sydney, Australia

1
night
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Ocho Rios ©
A trip to Ocho Rios, the tourist hub of Saint Ann Parish, offers travelers a staggering amount of activities and cultural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Blue Hole, admire the sheer force of Dunn's River Falls and Park, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): Head underground at Green Grotto Caves and then kick back and relax at Bamboo Beach Club.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ocho Rios day trip app .

Sydney, Australia to Ocho Rios is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to Ocho Rios. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Ocho Rios to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Bathsheba.

Things to do in Ocho Rios

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Green Grotto Caves
Highlights from your plan
Dunn's River Falls and Park ©
Dunn's River Falls and Park
Horseback Riding Tours
Green Grotto Caves ©
Green Grotto Caves

1
night
Bathsheba, Barbados

Bathsheba ©
Bathsheba is the main fishing village in the parish of Saint Joseph with some 5,000 inhabitants on the east coastline of Barbados. On the 6th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Sunbury Plantation House, stroll through Bottom Bay, admire the natural beauty at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hunte's Gardens, and finally Head underground at Harrison's Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of St. Nicholas Abbey, Head underground at Animal Flower Cave, then admire the natural beauty at Welchman Hall Gully, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Carlisle Bay.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bathsheba road trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Ocho Rios to Bathsheba with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Bathsheba are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Roseau.

Things to do in Bathsheba

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Thomas Parish, Saint Philip Parish, Carlisle Bay, Animal Flower Cave, Hunte's Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Hunte's Gardens ©
Hunte's Gardens
Andromeda Botanic Gardens ©
Andromeda Botanic Gardens
Harrison's Cave. ©
Harrison's Cave.

2
nights
Roseau, Dominica

Roseau ©
The capital city, Roseau maintains a small scale, but possesses a convincing Caribbean charm in its architecture, cuisine, and culture.
Get out of town with these interesting Roseau side-trips: Morne Trois Pitons National Park (Boiling Lake, Emerald Pool Nature Trail, & more). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Trafalgar Falls, see the interesting displays at Roseau Museum, and explore the activities along Breakfast River.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Roseau trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bathsheba to Roseau. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to English Harbour.

Things to do in Roseau

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Morne Trois Pitons National Park
Highlights from your plan
Boiling Lake ©
Boiling Lake
Trafalgar Falls ©
Trafalgar Falls
Emerald Pool Nature Trail ©
Emerald Pool Nature Trail

3
nights
English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda

English Harbour ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Saint Philip Parish (Devil's Bridge & Scuba & Snorkeling). Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Nelson's Dockyard.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the English Harbour vacation planner.

Getting from Roseau to English Harbour by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. In April in English Harbour, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in English Harbour

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Saint Philip Parish
Highlights from your plan
Nelson's Dockyard ©
Nelson's Dockyard
Shirley Heights ©
Shirley Heights
Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay

3
nights
George Town, Cayman Islands

George Town ©
George Town is a city situated on Grand Cayman island of the Cayman Islands. George Town is known for wildlife, adventure, breweries & distilleries, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Stingray City, try out the rides at Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter, trek along Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park, and sample the fine beverages at Cayman Spirits Co. Distillery.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our George Town vacation maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from English Harbour to George Town takes 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 1 hour. April in George Town sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Cayman, Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter
Highlights from your plan
Stingray City Grand Cayman ©
Stingray City Grand Cayman
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling