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Quest Salt Picking Experience

October 3 , 6:00 am 7:00 am

Free – $183.60 Learn about Anguilla’s Salt Industry from persons knowledgeable in the field.

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The earliest records of salt being harvested from the Road Bay pond date back to the 1600s. It is no doubt that, before this time, the Amerindians – who also dug many wells that are still in existence to this day – utilised the rock salt harvested from the pond.

In the early 1900’s an industry was built around the abundance of naturally occuring salt which became a major economic earner for Anguilla.

Learn about the nuances of history and science hidden below the surface at Road Bay pond.


  • Long sleeve shirt (Rashguard recommended)
  • Gloves
  • Old shoes or water shoes worn with socks
  • Container to take salt home (optional)


  • Buckets (to be returned after experience)
  • Water

Challenge: Can you pick the biggest Salt Cake?


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Quest Salt Picking Experience