See the historical town of Basseterre as you take a trip down an educational road of where rum came from in the Caribbean and how it has impacted the lives of Caribbean people. Stroll around the garden of a 300 year old restored Great house and taste flavors of award winning rum.
Your tour begins with a narrated drive around historic Basseterre, one the oldest towns in the Eastern Caribbean.
Your tour then brings you to the newly restored Fairview Great House and Botanical Garden. Here you will enjoy a guided tour around the Great House, which is believed to have been originally built in 1701 by the French.
In the cobbled stone courtyard you will be given the opportunity to taste several flavors of Caribbean rum and be given the history of where rum came from in the Caribbean. How Caribbean people made their own rum. Hear stories of when the Irish settled on St. Kitts and the rum legacies they have left with us and how and where rum drinking has evolved on the island.
After your rum tasting experience, take time to wonder in the 2 ½ Botanical Garden. Don’t forget to peak inside the gift shop and pick up some keepsakes that will remind you of this unique experience for years to come.