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Old Fort
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Old Fort

Old Fort is located in St. Lucia, a small island located in the Lesser Antilles of the Caribbean. The fort is situated on a hilltop overlooking the Caribbean Sea and the Rodney Bay Marina. It was built by the British in 1778 to protect the island from the French who had occupied the island in 1762.

Old Fort is a large fortification that was built with a combination of stone and brick. It has four bastions and a large courtyard. The fort is surrounded by a moat that was filled with water. Inside the fort is a museum that showcases the history of St. Lucia and the fort.

The fort has been the site of many important historical events. In 1796, the British and French forces fought a battle at Old Fort. The British were victorious and the French were forced to surrender. The fort was also the site of the Battle of St. Lucia in 1778, when the British defeated the French and took control of the island.

Old Fort is an important part of the history of St. Lucia. It is a reminder of the struggles that the island has faced throughout its history. Today, it is a popular tourist attraction and a great place to learn about the island's history.

Excursion tips for a day in Old Fort

A day in Old Fort on St. Lucia, Lesser Antilles, is sure to be filled with adventure and exploration. Here are some activities that a tourist can partake in:

1. Visit the Pigeon Island National Park, located at the northern tip of the island, and explore the historic fortifications and ruins.

2. Climb to the top of Gros Piton, one of the two volcanic spires that dominate the landscape of the island.

3. Take a boat tour around the island and admire the picturesque views of its coastline.

4. Go snorkeling or diving in the crystal clear waters off the coast of St. Lucia.

5. Visit the Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens and explore the lush tropical vegetation.

6. Enjoy the local cuisine at one of the many restaurants in the area.

7. Take a guided tour of the Sulphur Springs, the world’s only drive-in volcano.

8. Spend some time relaxing on the beach and soaking up the Caribbean sun.

9. Take a hike through the rainforest and explore the diverse wildlife.

10. Visit the local markets and shops to pick up souvenirs and handmade crafts.

Experience Old Fort with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Old Fort. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Old Fort

Old Fort on St. Lucia, Lesser Antilles has a tropical climate with year-round warm temperatures and high humidity. The dry season runs from December to May and is characterised by warm and sunny days with occasional showers. The wet season runs from June to November and is characterised by more frequent showers, higher humidity and temperatures. The average temperature ranges from 24°C to 32°C. The hottest months are July and August and the coolest months are December and January. The island experiences a hurricane season from June to November.

Cruise weather for Old Fort

Our weather forecast for Old Fort helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 28.8 °C
min: 27.3 °C
27.7 m/s
35.6 m/s
7.3 %
22.7 m
72.7 %
1,014 hPa
05:45:53
18:34:39
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 26.9 °C
26.3 m/s
29.5 m/s
8.6 %
23.5 m
72.0 %
1,014 hPa
05:46:09
18:34:27
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 28.9 °C
min: 26.9 °C
32.0 m/s
38.9 m/s
53.1 %
21.9 m
75.9 %
1,016 hPa
05:46:25
18:34:14
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 28.8 °C
min: 27.2 °C
32.0 m/s
41.0 m/s
43.7 %
22.2 m
72.8 %
1,018 hPa
05:46:40
18:34:01
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 28.9 °C
min: 27.4 °C
36.4 m/s
49.0 m/s
10.4 %
22.2 m
77.0 %
1,016 hPa
05:46:55
18:33:46
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 29.4 °C
min: 27.8 °C
34.9 m/s
46.8 m/s
73.2 %
23.4 m
74.5 %
1,016 hPa
05:47:10
18:33:31
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 28.9 °C
min: 27.4 °C
29.9 m/s
35.3 m/s
85.2 %
23.5 m
73.4 %
1,015 hPa
05:47:24
18:33:15
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 28.7 °C
min: 27.3 °C
29.2 m/s
34.2 m/s
93.5 %
22.5 m
74.8 %
1,016 hPa
05:47:38
18:32:57
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 29.3 °C
min: 27.6 °C
30.6 m/s
36.4 m/s
93.1 %
24.1 m
71.5 %
1,016 hPa
05:47:52
18:32:39
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 28.7 °C
min: 27.6 °C
25.9 m/s
33.8 m/s
89.9 %
22.8 m
76.3 %
1,015 hPa
05:48:05
18:32:20
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 29.2 °C
min: 27.5 °C
33.1 m/s
41.0 m/s
21.6 %
22.0 m
74.7 %
1,015 hPa
05:48:19
18:32:00
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 28.8 °C
min: 27.5 °C
36.4 m/s
44.6 m/s
12.4 %
20.9 m
76.5 %
1,016 hPa
05:48:31
18:31:39
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 27.9 °C
min: 26.1 °C
34.9 m/s
45.4 m/s
96.1 %
19.0 m
80.5 %
1,017 hPa
05:48:44
18:31:18

Cruises to Old Fort

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Scheduled ship calls in Old Fort, Saint Lucia
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jan. 30th 2025 Thursday, 30th of Jan. 2025 LE CHAMPLAIN 12:00 am 06:30 pm
Feb. 7th 2025 Friday, 7th of Feb. 2025 LE CHAMPLAIN 07:00 am 12:00 am

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Maritime AIS Data Old Fort

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