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Guided tours offer the sights of St. George's, Grand Étang National Park & Forest Reserve, spice plantations and nutmeg-processing centers, rain-forest hikes and treks to waterfalls, snorkeling trips to local islands, and day trips to Carriacou. A full-day sightseeing tour costs $70 to $75 per person, including lunch; a half-day tour, $45 to $55; a guided hike to Concord or Mt. Qua Qua, $55 to $60 per person. Grenada taxi drivers will conduct island sightseeing tours for $150 per day or $25 to $35 per hour for up to four people. Carriacou minibus drivers will take up to four people on a 2½-hour island tour for $60, and $20 per hour thereafter.
Adventure Jeep Tour. On Adventure Jeep Tour you ride in the back of a Land Rover, safari fashion, along scenic coastal roads, trek in the rain forest, have lunch at a plantation, take a swim, and skirt the capital. The company also combines a jeep tour with river tubing ($80 per person) and offers guided bike tours ($15 an hour). St. George's, St. George. 473/444-5337. www.adventuregrenada.com.
Caribbean Horizons. Personalized half- or full-day tours of historic and natural island sites, market and garden tours, and sailing excursions to Carriacou are all available from this company. True Blue, St. George. 473/444-1555. www.caribbeanhorizons.com.
Henry's Safari Tours. Denis Henry of Henry's Safari Tours knows Grenada like the back of his hand. He leads adventurous hikes and nature safaris in four-wheel-drive vehicles, or you can design your own half- or full-day "as you like it" tour. Woburn, St. George. 473/444-5313. www.henrysafari.com.
Mandoo Tours. Whether for one or two people or a busload, Mandoo offers half- or full-day standardized island tours that follow northern, southern, or eastern routes. It also does customized tours, as well as hikes to waterfalls, the rain forest, and the mountains. 473/440-1428. www.grenadatours.com.
Sunsation Tours. You can go to all the usual sites or "as far off the beaten track as you want to go" on Sunsation Tours' customized and private island tours. These include island tours, market tours, garden tours, challenging hikes, and day sails. Le Marquis Complex, Grand Anse, St. George. 473/444-1594. www.grenadasunsation.com.
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