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St. John's, Antigua

Antigua boasts 365 white-sand beaches, world-class sailing and lush nature. Culture buffs can explore the colorful capital of St. John's or visit the former British imperial naval base of Nelson's Dockyard on the south coast.

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St. John's, Antigua

Port of Call

The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Discover Antigua's past at Nelson's Dockyard, a restored working dockyard. In this tropical Colonial Williamsburg, you can visit many of the original colonial buildings and get a real feel for the history of the place.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Sail aboard a catamaran and take in a few hours of breathtaking scenery. You'll depart for the northwest coast of Antigua to a specially selected anchorage, where you'll enjoy snorkeling and water skiing. Then move on to a beautiful sandy beach for more fun in the water.
  • Experience the rich history, unique culture and tropical flora of St. John's on an informative Antigua Island Tour.
  • Discover some of Antigua's most beautiful secret spots and small, uninhabited islands by kayak. You'll make a stop for a swim, and if you are quiet, you may spot the sea turtles, frigate birds, whistling ducks, endangered fallow deer and flying fish that inhabit the area.
  • Feel the wind in your hair as you travel through Antigua's lush rainforest via a zip line 300 feet in the air.

Sporting Adventures

Take an unforgettable island safari and rugged hiking adventure through lush vegetation, and enjoy unbelievable panoramic vistas from one of the island's highest points at 1,200 feet. This is a great opportunity to experience a part of the island that few tourists have seen - with exotic plants, animal life and more.

Get a Taste of Local Flavor

Antigua's local beer is Wadadli, which is the Carib name for the island. You might also want to try Cavalier, a local rum used in drinks across the island.

Local Currency

The Eastern Caribbean dollar (XCD) is the official currency. U.S. dollars, traveler's checks and credit cards are widely accepted.

Weather in St. John's, Antigua


Temperature Fahrenheit Celsius
Average High 83° 28.33°
Average Low 73° 22.78°
Mean Temperature N/A N/A
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Precipitation Inches Centimeters
Average Precip. 0.93 in 2.36 cm

    Before You Visit

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