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Mount Gay Tasting And Lunch Experience in Barbados provided by Mount Gay Visitor Centre

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Mount Gay Tasting And Lunch Experience in Barbados

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Save vacation time and secure your place in advance for this rum tour, tasting, and lunch experience at Mount Gay Visitor Centre in Barbados. Produced on Barbados since 1703, Mount Gay is the world’s oldest rum, and inextricably bound up with the island's history. Tour the production facilities, sample a selection of Mount Gay varieties, and feast on a traditional Bajan lunch with limitless rum punch. Hotel transfers are included for ease.
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    Mount Gay Visitor Centre
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    After pickup from your Barbados hotel you will be taken to the Mount Gay Vistor Centre where you will discover the history and craftsmanship of Mount Gay rum. The Tasting will kick off with complimentary Rum Punch which you can enjoy while your Brand Host takes you through the legacy Museum which offers visitors a fascinating glimpse into the illustrious history of Mount Gay Rum and the island of Barbados. From there, you will view a short film that will provide even more information about Mount Gay and its rum production. After the short film you will be taken to the Tasting Room where you will enjoy a tasting of 3 Mount Gay rums. Your Host will walk you through the tasting explaining the differences between each rum that you taste.   After the tasting, you will enjoy a traditional Bajan lunch with live food stations and a endless Rum Punch station. Enjoy the food and drinks while relaxing on the deck. You will also be given time to visit the gift shop where you can purchase some bottles, gifts or souvenirs for yourself. A few of the rums can only be purchased on the island!   At around 2:30pm you will be taken back to your Barbados hotel to enjoy the rest of your day.
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  • Rum tour, tastings, and lunch at Mount Gay Visitor Centre in Barbados
  • Prebook to ensure a place on your ideal day and to help plan your vacation
  • See how the rum is made, taste several varieties, and enjoy a Bajan lunch
  • Includes unlimited rum punch with lunch, plus round-trip hotel transfers
Important Information
2h 30m
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Complimentary rum punch
  • Professional and knowledgeable Brand Host
  • Reasonable sized groups
  • Rum tasting
  • Lunch (live food stations)
  • Endless Rum Punch station
  • For pickup Times please make sure to provide Hotel or Villa name.
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Gay Visitor Centre
  • Gratuities
  • Additional alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please provide the hotel you are staying and await pick up time.
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 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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James H wrote a review 13 Nov
Saint Michael Parish, Barbados4 contributions
Everything from the tour guide, food, rum and overall service was incredible, would book this tour every day just for the food alone!! Excellent value for money. Tour guide was so kind, helpful and knowledgeable!!
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Date of experience: November 2020
Smileyglobetrotter wrote a review Oct 2020
Suffolk, UK183 contributions25 helpful votes
Fantastic visit to the Mount Gay Visitor centre. Our guide was highly entertaining and informative and we learnt a lot during our tour. We loved the rum tasting and our lunch was absolutely delicious. Great selection in the shop. Highly recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: October 2020
TorontoVolunteer wrote a review Mar 2020
Toronto, Canada50 contributions12 helpful votes
Great Rum tour! Great guide, great rum tasting, great Bajan lunch. We really enjoyed this tour. Appropriate for drinking age only. Sure helps that we love Mount Gay rum!
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Date of experience: March 2020
dughub wrote a review Feb 2020
Cambridge, Canada7 contributions6 helpful votes
Great tour, very informative and light hearted fun. Even our teens were entertained (no rum for them though).
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Date of experience: February 2020
paigephillip wrote a review Feb 2020
United Kingdom14 contributions5 helpful votes
The tasting and history lesson were interesting, educational and entertaining. Rico did an excellent job. Lunch was also good. It was well balanced and tasty. Looking forward to returning for another type of tour.
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By: Mount Gay Visitor Centre
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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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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A tour we'll never forget
Our was more than we could've imagined. We learned about Mouny Gay's history and our host Chester was absolutely am
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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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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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Interesting tour
We started our tour with a glass of rum to get us in the mood whilst hearing all about the history of how rum is ma
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Host was amazing. Everything else not included in price was expensive. Tastings include their cheapest.
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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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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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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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Get drunk
Great tour around the distillery, had a good laugh, very informative and enjoyable visit. Came out tipsy.
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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
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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Great guide
It was a great and nice tour, short explanation, nice tasting. Guide (I think her name was Tina) was absolutely the
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The best rum tasting experience...
We came along for the Monday morning extended rum tasting that started in the Museum - showing us the 1703 deed tha
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
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