Welchman Hall Gully, Saint Thomas Parish

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See Barbados as the first settlers did when you visit Welchman Hall Gully. A hike along the trail of the gully delivers you through lush rainforests and allows for up-close views of the wide variety of plants, including grapefruit trees. The forest is home to a large number of wild monkeys, which you can better observe from the feeding platform. Remember to only feed the animals things the attraction deems acceptable. Also, be aware that the site only accepts cash; make sure to take enough money with you. By using our Saint Thomas Parish trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Welchman Hall Gully and other attractions in Saint Thomas Parish.
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  • September 30, 2017
    Should you have made arrangements in Barbados! The rain forest is really super impressive. We have spent about 1:30 h hours here and are glad to have made it. 12 us $ aufjedenfall affordable :)
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  • September 28, 2017
    Although it was raining heavily when we visited, there was still plenty to see -- lots of fascinating plants. The paths are smooth and most would be wheelchair-accessible (with some care) if requir...  more »
  • September 27, 2017
    A lovely walk through the gully on a self guided tour. There is a solid pathway and the trees and flowers along the way are described via a guide book. You can stop along the route to sit on the bench...  more »
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  • May 27, 2017
    If you enjoy a sample of the jungle life in Barbados, give this place a try. A walking trail takes you through a preserved section of the jungle with signs and a guide sheet explaining the various flora of the forest. However, the highlight is in the beginning, where you are able to view the Green Monkeys. They are wild and may not be there every time, but at 10am we were there to see them for a feeding. Very fun to watch and take photos. Do not feed them by hand, you may lose said hang. Just a great place to watch nature. The trail is not long. It is a single path in and out, not looped. Oh and hot. And humid. With no breeze, but it's a jungle and that's how they are.
  • June 8, 2017
    Superb botanic park. We arrived late but they let us in and asked to lock the gate on our way out. We were too late to see the monkeys but it was nice seeing all this vegetation around in the middle of no where. Lot's of nice information you can learn a lot. Place is well maintained. I suggest you do not arrive too late.
  • March 22, 2017
    Had a wonderful and educational time with Deborah as our tour guide. You can tell she is passionate about the Bajan ecosystem she cares for. The walking tour lasts about 45 minutes and is leisurely and informative. Lovely drive up to the Gully and a breathtaking view of the ocean from one of the highest points in the island. Affordable fun for a family and worth the drive. Maybe tie it into a trip with Harrison Caves to save time and expense.
  • March 25, 2017
    Maintained and orderly walk through a gully. Short, but good explanation of various native and I troduced plants. Also, monkeys are fed here so there will be some around most of the time.
  • December 23, 2016
    A nice walk through a shaded forest. Takes about an hour and lots of photo opportunities. Not too much wildlife but if you check what time the monkeys are being fed the frenzee is a fun show.

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