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Mount Gay Distillery Experience ( ADULTS ONLY ) provided by Mount Gay Visitor Centre

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Mount Gay Distillery Experience ( ADULTS ONLY )

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 16/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Mount Gay Distillery Experience ( ADULTS ONLY )
Attention: COVID-19 Safety Protocols established by the Ministry of Health & Wellness in Barbados - The wearing of masks, sanitizing of hands, social distancing and temperature checks will be strictly enforced.
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Updated 16/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Come to the site where Mount Gay has distilled rum for over 360 years to discover how Barbados became the birthplace of rum and how Mount Gay’s focus on quality has made us the oldest, continuously running rum distillery in the world. With unparalleled access to our working estate, you will explore our lands, original well, molasses house, fermentation house, distillation house and bonds. Each step of this experience we hope will show you how we choose the best ingredients that nature has to give and transform them with expertise and time into exceptionally aromatic and complex rums.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Mount Gay Historic Distillery Tours
    Mount Gay, Barbados
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    Mount Gay Visitor Centre
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    A guided experience through the history and the process of the Oldest Rum Distillery in the world.
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  • You'll end at
    Mount Gay Historic Distillery Tours
    Mount Gay, Barbados
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Important Information
Departure Point
Mount Gay Historic Distillery Tours, Mount Gay, Barbados
Duration
2–3 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Guide Expeirence with a Professional and Knowledgeable Brand Ambassador
  • Rum tasting session
  • Rums Available for purchase
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Gay Visitor Centre
Exclusions
  • Gratuites
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Guest MUST wear enclosed shoes.
  • ADULTS ONLY
  • Groups larger than 12 person
  • No Children under the age of 18 years
  • No slippers or sandals allowed. Enclosed Shoes only. No Sleeveless shirts or tops
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Smoking is banned at the Distillery
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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stancreaser wrote a review Feb 2020
Swansea, United Kingdom14 contributions6 helpful votes
We went on the first tour of the day at 9.30am and left just over an hour later feeling happy and entertained. Interesting talk and short film with a guide who clearly enjoys his job and made the visit very entertaining. Greeted with a rum punch, and went on to taste 4 more
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Gary H wrote a review Feb 2020
3 contributions3 helpful votes
It was extremely interesting to learn the history of the settlement of Barbados, the history of its people and the history and development of the Mount Gay Distillery.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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GNA22 wrote a review Feb 2020
Toronto, Canada83 contributions19 helpful votes
I have been on this tour twice. The first time in 2017 and this time. The overall experience the first time was fantastic with a tour of the actual distillery, a tasting and a history lesson. The second time however was considerably less interesting. It felt as though they
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Date of experience: March 2019
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bearcats37 wrote a review Feb 2020
Florence, Kentucky157 contributions39 helpful votes
Fun experience, our guide was seemed to enjoy her job so much, we was in a large group and she answered all questions. Very generous pours in the tasting room, plus a nice scenic drive around the island, very good tour.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Designs_JoanK wrote a review Jan 2020
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom432 contributions128 helpful votes
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This is a fabulous tour! It's only run on Mondays at 10.30 and it lasts a couple of hours or more, during which the tour guide (in our case, the global brand manager of Remy Cointreau which owns it) walks you around the distillery and shows you the original wells that the unique
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Date of experience: January 2020
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sabinap605
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Informative and fun experience
Let's start by saying I was never a huge fan of rum but this tour slightly changed my mind. Was interesting to lear
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tayoo585
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Must do while in Barbados!
The storied cocktail experience was amazing! Tina was quite knowledgeable and her storytelling of the history of ru
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aytchc
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Bloody awesome
Absolutely amazing, Romal was our tour guide and he was very informative, funny, gorgeous and made us all feel very
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kathryno575
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SO MUCH FUN.
Tina is the best!! We learned so much about Mount Gay and the history of rum. The cocktail making class was a blast
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east1721
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Great visitor centre
We visited to take a tour and enjoy the premium rum tasting experience, trying 8 rums. Our guide was fantastic, ver
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James H
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Amazing experience!!
Everything from the tour guide, food, rum and overall service was incredible, would book this tour every day just f
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Smileyglobetrotter
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Absolutely fabulous!
Fantastic visit to the Mount Gay Visitor centre. Our guide was highly entertaining and informative and we learnt a
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offroaminagain1
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Mount Gay Distillery Tour
We took the Signature Rum Tasting Tour. We were welcomed with a rum punch, told about the various rums and the pro
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614damient
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Great tasting
It’s worth nothing that if you’re expecting a full blown distillery tour, that is not here. The actual Mount Gay di
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RobQ19
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Underwhelming
Host was amazing. Everything else not included in price was expensive. Tastings include their cheapest.
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Nickpt2013
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Hugely entertaining
It should be noted that this tour is not based at the distillery so do not expect to see huge copper stills. It s
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Paul337
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Rum heaven
Mount Gay is one of the most popular rums on the island so decided to pay a visit and learn a little more of the hi
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Sandbug63
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Great trip
Went on this trip with friends and had a really interesting and enjoyable time. The guide was very funny and had us
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scubedo
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Fun!
Very interesting tour. The taste testing is ok but be aware the shots I meant tastes are warm. I would Only sip the
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Laura B
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Great tour guide, great rum, great value!
We had a few days to spare in Barbados so decided to slot in a rum tour, and we weren't disappointed! We used the d
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