BARBADOS PORT INC

EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAMME

Managed by the Market Development & Public Relations (MDPR) Department

GUIDELINES FOR TOURS OF THE PORT

NOTE: All Schools/Institutions/Groups seeking to arrange a Tour of the Port are required to adhere to the following Guidelines

  • Place a call to the Market Development & Public Relations Department (434-6100 Ext 4211) to book a tentative tour date
  • Transportation: The School/Institution/Group is required to provide transportation as tours are conducted in the vehicle.  The tour will be conducted in ONE vehicle.
  • Maximum students/persons accepted: 40
  • Age Limit: students from 5 years old are eligible to tour the Port
  • Time: All tours commence at 1000 hours (10.00 am) promptly
  • Duration of Tour: Between one and two hours depending on the age of the participants and the purpose of the tour
  • Educational Focus: Tours of the Port combine the knowledge gained with a fun experience.  Students should be prepared to treat the activity as a learning project
  • Tour Guide: The Port provides a Tour Guide, who will meet the vehicle at the Main Gate of the Port (up from Trevor’s Way) for the tour                                               

ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS / SECURITY CLEARANCE FOR TOUR CONFIRMATION

  • A letter should be addressed to the Manager, Security Services, Barbados Port Inc, University Row, Bridgetown, requesting permission to tour the Port
  • The letter must include the date requested, a list of all persons entering including the names and addresses of the drivers of the vehicles transporting said persons must be supplied to security prior to entry being granted 
  •  , and a contact telephone number
  • The letter must reach Barbados Port Inc one week prior to the date requested for the tour
  • Confirmation of the tour will be communicated to the contact person named in the letter by way of a follow up call from the MDPR Department

Did You Know?

The Bridgetown Port, previously known as the Deep Water Harbour or the Bridgetown Harbour, was opened on May 6, 1961, by Sir Grantley Adams, then Prim