Martinique Plantation & Tropical Gardens Excursion Reviews

Full of diverse landscape from mangrove swamps, to rocky coasts and white beaches, there's tons of interesting scenery to take in!
The French influence helps to make Martinique more appealing and the developments over the past ...
Sail Date: January 2019
The French influence helps to make Martinique more appealing and the developments over the past decade make Fort de France more attractive. We had a very enjoyable visit to the Balata Botanic Garden, which evidently benefits from the ... Read More
The French influence helps to make Martinique more appealing and the developments over the past decade make Fort de France more attractive. We had a very enjoyable visit to the Balata Botanic Garden, which evidently benefits from the frequent showers. The local market had some unusual fruits and vegetables that we had not seen Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
We visited a Church on the way to the Tropical Gardens for more than double the 10 minutes the ...
Sail Date: January 2019
We visited a Church on the way to the Tropical Gardens for more than double the 10 minutes the guide said making it too difficult to get round the whole of the gardens - missed out the bridge walkway which takes 15 minutes or more when ... Read More
We visited a Church on the way to the Tropical Gardens for more than double the 10 minutes the guide said making it too difficult to get round the whole of the gardens - missed out the bridge walkway which takes 15 minutes or more when people hang about taking photos delaying those waiting behind what we saw was beautiful. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Star Clippers
A wonder to the eyes.
Sail Date: December 2018
A wonder to the eyes.
A wonder to the eyes. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
The Balata Church and botanical gardens tour was outstanding!
Sail Date: December 2018
The Balata Church and botanical gardens tour was outstanding! I highly recommend the tour to any who travel here. We spent Christmas day on Martinique and the experience was one not soon forgotten.
The Balata Church and botanical gardens tour was outstanding! I highly recommend the tour to any who travel here. We spent Christmas day on Martinique and the experience was one not soon forgotten. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Botanical Garden is wonderful.
Sail Date: December 2018
Botanical Garden is wonderful. Watch Hummingbirds feed.
Botanical Garden is wonderful. Watch Hummingbirds feed. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line
It was nice, but road to banana plantation vey unkempt and when I was on theirlittle train ride ...
Sail Date: February 2018
It was nice, but road to banana plantation vey unkempt and when I was on theirlittle train ride thru the banana planting rows, there was a lot of ruts and pot holes and they drove to fast and I was hurt. I told excursion desk and filled ... Read More
It was nice, but road to banana plantation vey unkempt and when I was on theirlittle train ride thru the banana planting rows, there was a lot of ruts and pot holes and they drove to fast and I was hurt. I told excursion desk and filled out a report and they never followed up with me! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Beautiful gardens, very informative tour guide.
Sail Date: January 2018
Beautiful gardens, very informative tour guide. Very well organized
Beautiful gardens, very informative tour guide. Very well organized Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Star Clippers
The Lunch included at the Garden was very good and the Garden, large but not sprawling, had a ...
Sail Date: January 2018
The Lunch included at the Garden was very good and the Garden, large but not sprawling, had a beautiful view - we liked the long swinging bridges.
The Lunch included at the Garden was very good and the Garden, large but not sprawling, had a beautiful view - we liked the long swinging bridges. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
The Balata botanical gardens was the highlight of our entire cruise.
Sail Date: January 2018
The Balata botanical gardens was the highlight of our entire cruise.
The Balata botanical gardens was the highlight of our entire cruise. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line
Found a taxi to take us to Balata Gardens.
Sail Date: December 2017
Found a taxi to take us to Balata Gardens. The Gardens were lovely and taxi driver was great. However there is a real language barrier and could be hard if you cant speak French, it was a bit difficult to find a taxi to take only 2 of us ... Read More
Found a taxi to take us to Balata Gardens. The Gardens were lovely and taxi driver was great. However there is a real language barrier and could be hard if you cant speak French, it was a bit difficult to find a taxi to take only 2 of us - so if I did it again I would book this excursion through Princess to avoid these issues and overall price wasn't that different. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
The Bataki Botanical Gardens are absolutely fantastic.
Sail Date: December 2017
The Bataki Botanical Gardens are absolutely fantastic. You will see many unusual plants and trees that you won't see anywhere else. Not to be missed excursion
The Bataki Botanical Gardens are absolutely fantastic. You will see many unusual plants and trees that you won't see anywhere else. Not to be missed excursion Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
We visited multiple botanic gardens on this cruise and they were all very interesting and nice.
Sail Date: December 2017
We visited multiple botanic gardens on this cruise and they were all very interesting and nice.
We visited multiple botanic gardens on this cruise and they were all very interesting and nice. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Star Clippers
Very beautiful tour, but we could have booked independently for a lot less than booking through the ...
Sail Date: November 2017
Very beautiful tour, but we could have booked independently for a lot less than booking through the ship
Very beautiful tour, but we could have booked independently for a lot less than booking through the ship Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Lovely tour of the Balata Gardens.
Sail Date: February 2017
Lovely tour of the Balata Gardens.
Lovely tour of the Balata Gardens. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Oceania Cruises
Needed more time at Balata Gardens
Sail Date: December 2016
Needed more time at Balata Gardens
Needed more time at Balata Gardens Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Knowing some french helps here in Martinique.
Sail Date: November 2016
Knowing some french helps here in Martinique. The gardens were great and glad we did this tour as a lot of things were closed on Sunday.
Knowing some french helps here in Martinique. The gardens were great and glad we did this tour as a lot of things were closed on Sunday. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Balata gardens are lovely and it was a nice relaxing tour.
Sail Date: January 2016
Balata gardens are lovely and it was a nice relaxing tour. The suspension bridge was a blast. Some great pictures and except for the rain which at least waited until just minutes before the end of the gardens tour it was very good. One ... Read More
Balata gardens are lovely and it was a nice relaxing tour. The suspension bridge was a blast. Some great pictures and except for the rain which at least waited until just minutes before the end of the gardens tour it was very good. One down side is that the currency is Euro so the snack counter at the end of the gardens was a bit less than enthused to accept US $ and ended up charging $5 for what should have been a $3.50 sandwich if currency had been converted correctly. Unfortunately we had used up our Euros in St. Martiin not realizing that it was Martinique we needed them for. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Our tour was the Tropical Gardens and suspension bridge.
Sail Date: November 2015
Our tour was the Tropical Gardens and suspension bridge. Beautiful drive and loved the tropical gardens.
Our tour was the Tropical Gardens and suspension bridge. Beautiful drive and loved the tropical gardens. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Some of the stairways did not have railings.I took the "guaranteed English" tour.
Sail Date: December 2014
Some of the stairways did not have railings.I took the "guaranteed English" tour. The tour guide was from England! I understood everything perfectly. Fascinating.Good to get off the ship and take a long walk through Clement Park ... Read More
Some of the stairways did not have railings.I took the "guaranteed English" tour. The tour guide was from England! I understood everything perfectly. Fascinating.Good to get off the ship and take a long walk through Clement Park to stretch my legs. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International