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Oistins Fish Lover's Food Tour

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When you arrive to Barbados and are looking for an authentic adventure that involves eating the fresh catch of the day, this is the tour for you! Food, culture and history are all wrapped up in this completely Bajan experience.

Food is a great motivation for travelers seeking to gain a true experience in a new destination and local cuisine provides telling insights into a people's culture. Your tour will give you the great opportunity to experience unique charm and Bajan hospitality in a local, bustling fishing village.

Live like a local for a few hours when you choose the Oistins fish lovers food tour and taste your way through some of the fresh catch of the day. Your food and history tour in Barbados will allow you to experience the islands two oldest port cities, Bridgetown and Speightstown.

Oistins is located on the south coast of Barbados and is an active fishing village where on weekend nights all the locals call home. The fishing village boasts a dockyard, jetty, fish market and a mix of fish food shops in Oistins Bay Gardens. The food is the main draw here featuring excellent fish, (tuna, swordfish, marlin, mahi-mahi, flying fish), lobster, chicken and more served in an extremely informal setting. You can get your fish grilled or fried depending on what mood you are in and it is all cooked on the spot in front of you.

Oistins fish market is open seven days a week and sells the freshest catch of the day. It is also where the annual Oistins Fish Festival is held and is home to the beautiful Oistins Beach. You cannot be on the island for long before someone is talking about fresh fish and recommending you make your way to Oistins. On this 2-hour tour you will see the dockyard, view the jetty and visit the fish and craft market. You will also sample delicious, traditional Bajan fish-based fare at three different stops.

Your short but comprehensive and delicious tour will end on Miami Beach where you can take the time to relax and view the town's coastline to capture some great photos to remember this very culturally immersive day.

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from $82.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Active, Scenic, Walking, Cuisine
Tour Duration
2 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
Oistins Town Sign. An approximate 15-20 minute taxi ride from the pier. Approximate cost will be $20 per cab one way, not included in the price of the tour.
Food/Beverage Provided
Food Tasting (Samples of fish based meals or snacks at three different stops.)
Special Instructions
We recommend wearing comfortable, seasonal clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. We also suggest a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.
Guests must be in moderate physical condition as this is a walking tour. This tour is not wheelchair accessible nor is advised for guests with mobility issues due to some narrow sidewalks and street traffic.