STARS OF THE GREATER ANTILLES

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

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5 HRS

Strenuous

wildlife

snorkeling

boating

essentials
Grand Cayman, Cayman Exclusive Sailing
Enjoy a private charter as you sail to five locations:                                                                                                                Stingray City Sandbar - hold and take pictures with wild Southern Stingrays.  These rays are very safe, and your professional guide will show you how to handle them safely. The water at the sandbar is only 2-3 feet deep, meaning that you can stand up easily. Snorkeling at the Barrier Reef Snorkel with dozens of different species of fish. Your guides will explain how to snorkel if you have never snorkeled before. You can stay on the boat if you don't want to snorkel.  Starfish Point is a secluded beach.  Here, you can take pictures of and hold starfish that inhabit the shallow waters naturally. Rum Point is a beach that has a restaurant, souvenir shop and restrooms. Most guests buy lunch here. Rum Point has been around for over 30 years, and is one of the most popular tourist spots in the Cayman Islands. Mangrove Forest. Take a brief boat ride through private canals so that you can see and learn about the mangroves. You also get to see many multi-million dollar homes that line the canals. 

Please note: Bring your sunscreen and sun glasses, towel, swimsuit.


price $349
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2.5 HRS

Strenuous

horseback

beach

essentials
Grand Cayman, Cayman Horseback Riding Tour
Trot along the secluded and rustic shoreline at Barkers Beach on gentle, well-maintained horses. Take in the unique scenery of the turquoise Caribbean Sea and soft white sands. Trot and gallop along the sand and get ready to enjoy a refreshing swim with your gentle horse in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea! The horses will swim out into approx. 6-7 feet of water (until the water reaches your waist).  Enjoy this wonderful moment as your horse confidently and contently takes you on a swim ride through the waters and back to the shore!

Please note: Riders on this tour may choose not to swim their horses. This Horseback Swim Ride is not suitable for persons who are pregnant or who suffer from back problems. Riders must be in moderate health condition. Bring a backpack to keep your personal belongings from falling from your pockets. Bring sunscreen, a towel, swimsuit and sunglasses.


price $299
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5.5 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

wildlife

dining

boating

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Grand Cayman, Cayman in a Nutshell
Nutshell tour will take you to the highlights of the tourism experience on Grand Cayman. You will take a boat ride out to see the stingrays and go for a snorkel; a bus ride to Hell and Back; photo opportunity at the Old Homestead (a true Cayman-style house and white sand yard) and at Seven Mile Beach; and a 45-minute stop at the Turtle Farm where you will see four species of sea turtles, from hatchlings to full-grown breeding adults, and learn some of the natural history of these incredible animals. To top it off, you will stop at a beautiful and quiet section of Seven Mile Beach for a Cayman-style lunch. After the tour, you will return to the capital, George Town, where (depending on your time constraints and ship schedule) you will be able to shop, visit one of the many rum cake stores, or wander through the historic Heroes Square area where you will see the Legislative Assembly, original Town Hall, Town Clock, Courts Building, and Library.

Please note: Bring your sunscreen and your own beach towel. If you plan on doing beach time, you can bring along swim wear.


price $225
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1.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

sightseeing

outdoors

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Grand Cayman, Segway Grand Cayman Tour
Here is a unique, fun and exciting tour around the world renowned Seven Mile Beach area. While highlighting Cayman’s newest community town, Camana Bay, you will take in the stunning 360 degree view of the island from the Observation Tower. Ride the Segway PT along the famous Seven Mile Beach, while parking for cool drink or a short swim in our crystal clear waters. Roll through this famous development and proceed to explore the crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches. You will have the opportunity to indulge in a refreshment and enjoy the sea, sun and sand with a stop at the Royal Palms Beach Club (beach time optional).

Please note: Bring your sunscreen and your own beach towel. If you plan on doing beach time, you can bring along swim wear. Be sure to wear closed toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Entrance fee to Royal Palms Beach Club facilities is included. You must be able to climb a flight of stairs unassisted, be able to maintain good balance and have good coordination. This tour is not suitable for persons with back problems, serious heart conditions, or pregnant women.


price $249
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Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands



3 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

wildlife

essentials
Cayman Brac, Explore the Parrot Preserve & Captivating Caves
Cayman Brac offers a unique opportunity to explore an island filled with captivating caves and bountiful history. See Cayman Brac unlike ever before offered to any cruise line.  Begin your tour by taking a short drive to the Cayman Brac Lighthouse. This small delightful landmark sits atop a 150-foot bluff that overlooks spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea. Marvel in the beauty of both endemic and migratory birds that makes this historic landmark essential for any visit to the island. Continue down to Peter’s Cave and learn more about how this naturally formed cavern protects the people of Cayman Brac from Hurricanes. This cavern offers amazing panoramic views of Spot Bay, the former Capital of the Island.  Your next stop will take you to the Parrot Reserve. These colorful aviators provide soaring fun for everyone as you learn about their past with the island. Head to Skull Cave, located in Stake Bay, where the official name of the cave is Halfway Ground Cave. Over the years, its local name Skull Cave became popular from the natural skull-like feature of the exterior wall of the cave. You will then go to the capital district of Cayman Brac to see the oldest museum in The Cayman Islands. The Cayman Brac Museum showcases items depicting Caymanian Heritage and Culture.  Finally you will be visiting Rebecca’s Cave and Bat Cave. It is the final resting place of Baby Rebecca Bodden who lost her life tragically as a result of the devastating 1932 hurricane. You will travel along a short staircase that enters into huge chambers that will allow you to go deep into the limestone formation.

Please note: Guests in wheelchairs and others with limited mobility should not select this tour. Wear sun protection, insect repellent, comfortable clothing and shoes and bring a camera. The only buses on the island are school buses. Although approximately 300 parrots can be in the reserve, they are often heard and not always seen. 


price $99
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3 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

essentials
Cayman Brac, Historical Tour of Cayman Brac
Begin your tour by taking a short drive to the Cayman Brac Lighthouse. This landmark sits atop a 150-foot bluff that overlooks spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea and marvel in the beauty of the endemic and migratory birds that makes this historic landmark essential for any visit to the island. Continue down to Peter’s Cave and learn more about how this naturally formed cavern protects the people of Cayman Brac from hurricanes and offers amazing panoramic views of Spot Bay, the former Capital of the Island.  Proceed on to visit The Heritage House, a modern version of an old Caymanian home, featuring a wrap round verandah, trellises and even a fountain. Its objective is to provide a facility that would accommodate various types of events and exhibits whilst combining the best characteristics of a museum with the functioning capabilities of an interpretive center. Next will be Skull Cave, located in Stake Bay, situated in the middle of the island. Its name Skull Cave became popular from the natural skull like feature of the exterior wall of the cave. On to the capital district of Cayman Brac to see the oldest museum in The Cayman Islands. The Cayman Brac Museum showcases items depicting Caymanian Heritage and Culture.  Finally visit Rebecca’s Cave and Bat Cave, the final resting place of Baby Rebecca Bodden who lost her life tragically as a result of the devastating 1932 hurricane. You will travel along a short staircase that enters into huge chambers that allows you to go deep into the limestone formation.

Please note: Guests in wheelchairs and others with limited mobility should not select this tour. Wear sun protection, insect repellent, comfortable clothing and shoes and bring a camera. The only buses on the island are school buses. 


price $99
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic



4.5 HRS

Moderately
easy

culture

essentials
Santo Domingo, Barcelo Rum Tasting Tour
Enjoy a tour of an aging cellar and immerse yourself in the rich aroma of the reserves. You will get to know the processes of elaboration and packaging that are carried out in the factory daily. You will be enveloped in an atmosphere of discovery. Taste several types of rum and cocktails based on fruits and rum. In addition, you will have the opportunity to purchase products and a range of promotional items so you can take a delicious memory of the experience home with you.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen and sunglasses. Bring money for souvenirs.


price $145
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4.3 HRS

Moderately
easy

outdoors

sightseeing

essentials
Santo Domingo, Panoramic Santo Domingo with Botanical Gardens
The Botanical Garden has the important mission of preserving the rich and varied Dominican flora and connecting it with those who prefer to enjoy nature to the maximum in a very pleasant tropical weather. It exhibits the natural flora of the island, and there are areas dedicated to palm trees, exotic plants and orchids– the Dominican Republic hosts over 300 varieties. Once at the Botanical Garden, you will enjoy an interesting tour, including a ride on the Botanical Garden train. Afterwards, enjoy a panoramic visit to the colonial zone of Santo Domingo, including some leisure time for shopping. 

Please note: Bring sunscreen, sunglasses and money for souvenirs.


price $119
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4 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

walking

essentials
Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo Colonial History
See “The Battle of Santo Domingo” in a fully immersive 4D cinema experience. Enjoy the physical and virtual world of the Pirate Sir Francis Drake invasion to the walled city of Santo Domingo. Afterwards, you will stroll through the Colonial Zone, where the most relevant and imposing edifications were built during the colonization period. Visit “the Royal Houses,” “the Cathedral,” first cathedral of the New World, “The National Pantheon” and “Calle Las Damas.” After this interesting experience, you will have some leisure time for shopping.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen and sunglasses. To enter the cathedral wear clothes that cover shoulders and knees. Bring money for souvenirs.


price $119
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La Romana, Dominican Republic



4 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

essentials
La Romana, Altos de Chavon & Caves of Wonders
The journey will start with a visit to Altos de Chavon, a replica of a 16th century Mediterranean village. The village is a place of inspiration, learning and artistic expression. Diverse educational and artistic activities in a breathtaking natural and architectural setting give Altos de Chavon its unique ability to stimulate creativity and cultural interchange. A walk down the cobblestone paths of Altos de Chavon will reveal, at every turn, architecture reminiscent of another era. Afterwards, visit Cuevas de las Maravillas (caves of wonders). The cave's 787-foot (240-meter) footpath will take you to a majestic journey 25 feet underground, where stalagmites and stalactites appear like the notes of an orchestra playing on the grand stage of an enormous theatre hall. This cave boasts a collection of approximately 500 paintings by the inhabitants that lived on the island at the time of the arrival of Columbus. Many impressive drawings can be seen throughout the tour of Cueva de las Maravillas.

Please note: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses and your camera.


price $119
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3 HRS

Strenuous

outdoors

sightseeing

culture

essentials
La Romana, Buggy & ATV Adventure
After a short drive of about 10 minutes, arrive to the ATV & Buggies´s base to receive the usual security briefing. Then it is time to take the exciting ATV and Buggies to begin the adventure through the country road, sugar-cane plantations, and the countryside. Live the “unique” sensation of driving a Buggy or ATV on a wonderful trip where you will experience the Dominican nature. During the different stops, you will pass close to the Haitians villages (called Bateyes) and their schools; you will learn how sugar cane is cut and will taste its natural flavor. Soft drinks, water and fresh fruits will be part of this memorable adventure. The tour will end in the village of Benerito where the bus will wait to take you back to the port of La Romana. 

Please note: Wear sunscreen, sunglasses, and bug spray.


price $115
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4 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

essentials
La Romana, San Pedro & Caves of Wonders
The journey will start with a panoramic drive through San Pedro de Macoris, a city rich in culture and history, followed by a visit to the cigar factory Macorix, an internationally renowned cigar manufacturer. This cigar factory, maker of various brands including the Balmoral Cigars, is famous for its exquisite hand-rolled cigars. The hand-made cigars take shape in the hands of a "bonchero" who passes the unfinished cigar to the "rolera" who wraps the cigar carefully but efficiently. Afterwards, visit Cuevas de las Maravillas (caves of wonders). The cave's 787-foot (240-meter) footpath takes tourists to a majestic journey 25 feet underground, where stalagmites and stalactites appear like the notes of an orchestra playing on the grand stage of an enormous theatre hall. This cave boasts a collection of approximately 500 paintings by the inhabitants who lived on the island at the time of the arrival of Columbus. Many impressive drawings can be seen on the throughout the tour of Cueva de las Maravillas.

Please note: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses and your camera.


price $105
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6 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

dining

boating

sightseeing

culture

watersports
La Romana, Saona Island & Paruq Nacional Del Este
Saona Island is a unique natural attraction, radiating tropical sun, white sandy beaches and crystal clear water, everything mixed with the contagious Caribbean music. The journey will start by boarding speedboats or catamarans at the small fishing-town of Bayahibe. Heading to Saona Island you will stop at the natural swimming pool “Palmilla” where you will enjoy a happy hour paddling in the shallow water of the sand bank.  Once on Saona Island, an open bar and buffet lunch will be available during the stay, offering national drinks and most certainly the popular Cuba Libre (Rum with Coke), the way back to Bayahibe will be by speed boat or catamaran.

Please note: Wear swimsuit, bring a towel, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.


price $149
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Jost Van Dyke, Great Harbour, B.V.I.



3 HRS

Moderate

watersports

snorkeling

essentials
Jost Van Dyke, Kayak and Eco-Tour
This guided Eco-Tour by Kayak or stand-up paddleboard with snorkeling will start off at the beach in Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke. You can choose between a paddleboard or a kayak. The kayak can be done individually in a 1-person kayak or two can choose to paddle together in 2-seater kayaks. You will receive a briefing, eco-presentation, snorkel equipment fitting at the BVI Eco-Tours headquarters in Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke. From here, your tour will begin with a 45-minute paddle downwind towards White Bay. In addition to the guides in the water on a kayak/paddleboards, there will be a  support boat which will accompany the group at all times to assist in anyway necessary or pickup guests who need a break. Arrive at White Bay where you can relax, sun tan, visit beach bars and gift shops, snorkel off the reef or use the kayaks/paddleboards more. There will also be a professional guide eco-presentation on the local environment and the marine life experienced during your adventure. The tour will end with a transfer return to the ship’s rendezvous location for the tender back to the ship in Great Harbour.

Please note: Wear your swimwear under your clothes and bring a towel, dry t-shirt or sweatshirt, a hat, and sunscreen. Snorkeling and swimming destinations may vary according to sea and weather conditions.


price $109
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4 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

boating

refreshments

watersports

sightseeing

essentials
Jost Van Dyke, Sail and Snorkel
Step aboard a sleek catamaran for a fun and relaxing cruise through the islands surrounding Jost Van Dyke.  After an hour of sailing your catamaran will anchor off the beautiful desert island Sandy Cay. From here you can choose to swim in the crystal-clear water, bask in the sun on the pristine white-sand beach, or stay on board and enjoy a complimentary drink. Cruise to Diamond Cay, a tiny islet surrounded by powdery white sand, azure blue waters, and an underwater world filled with colorful marine life. Enjoy an hour of exploring the fascinating reefs, or take a stroll to Foxy’s Taboo.  Refreshments and snacks are available at Foxy's Taboo (additional cost), as well as a pleasant little gift shop. The crew will sound the horn for another hour of catamaran cruising with rum punch and music.

Please note: Wear your swimwear under your clothes and bring a towel, dry t-shirt or sweatshirt, a hat, and sunscreen. Snorkeling and swimming destinations may vary according to sea and weather conditions. Guests must be able to step on and off the catamaran and in and out of the water via a dive ladder. Refreshments are included on board.


price $119
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Virgin Gorda, B.V.I.



3 horus

Moderate to
strenuous

beach

sightseeing

essentials
Virgin Gorda: Baths Transfer
Enjoy the best that Virgin Gorda has to offer when you take a short bus ride through Spanish Town to the Top of The Baths. Board your open air safari bus at The Yacht Harbour and enjoy the drive to The Baths, the B.V.I.’s most famous landmark. These massive granite boulders stand out against powdery white sand and crystal clear waters, so seize this chance to scramble through narrow gaps, intricate pools and passages which comprise this adventurous footpath before it opens out to the spectacular white sands of Devil’s Bay.  The beach at The Baths boasts an appealing bar, souvenir stand and restrooms.  For those not physically inclined, you can still be witness to these dramatic batholiths should you take a drink at the Top of The Baths, or the less strenuous path direct down to Devil’s Bay. Before boarding the safari buses, sample a complimentary rum punch, punch or water at the gazebo above the Baths. Then head back to your tenders at the Yacht Harbour.

Please note:  Bring a towel, sunscreen, cash (USD)or credit card (Visa and Mastercard only) bug spray,and swimsuits should be worn under light casual wear.


price $29
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4.5 HRS

Moderate

boating

refreshments

beach

outdoors

essentials
Virgin Gorda: Escape To Anegada
Board your power boat from Spanish Town Yacht Harbour heading up the protected waters of the North Shore of Virgin Gorda with great views of the leeward shore bays, beautiful Villas and resorts scattered on the hillside of Great Mountain. You will tuck into North Sound to make the most of the flat protected waters, passing Richard Branson’s Moskito Island on the left and cross over North Sound known as ‘the billionaires playground ‘of the Virgin Islands to start your exhilarating roller coaster ride to the reefs of Anegada. A short 35 minutes of splashtacular adventure will find you in tranquil waters gazing in amazement at a mountain of Conch at White Bay. After a swim and exploration of the conch shells you will re-board the boat and tour the southern flats of Anegada. The water here is only 4 feet deep!  So you can clearly see the bottom and the sundry of sea life beneath the surface. You will follow the South shore to Setting Point, a small community accustomed to the slow pace of island life. From here board an open air bus for a 15-minute ride with views of the island. The old-world wooden dock leads you to the Anegada Reef Hotel where you can choose to buy a drink or peruse the gift shop, in either case, this is a barefoot experience. Your next course will take you on to Pomato Point to step ashore for some light refreshment.  If you wish to take a moment of serene solitude, capture the opportunity with a walk on the long and serene white-sand beach.  On departing the Flats of Anegada, the Captain will navigate around the large coral head structures to cross the open waters back to Virgin Gorda for the beach barbecue.

Please note:  Wear sunscreen, a long sleeve shirt, or a rash guard, a hat with a chin strap or leash, and sunglasses. Bring your swim suit and a towel. This tour will be cancelled if the wind is sustained at and above 18 knots.



price $199
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4 HRS

Strenuous

walking

beach

boating

essentials
Virgin Gorda: Highlights & Bath Tour
Enjoy the best that Virgin Gorda has to offer when you take this Island Tour to the world famous The Baths.  Board your open air safari bus at The Yacht Harbour and wind up the hills to Gorda Peak where you will have the opportunity to photograph the impressive archipelago of the B.V.I.  Your route takes you on down the spine of this beautiful island. From here you will drive to The Baths, the B.V.I.’s most famous landmark. These massive granite boulders stand out against powdery white sand and crystal clear waters, so seize this chance to scramble through narrow gaps, intricate pools and passages which comprise this adventurous footpath before it opens out to the spectacular white sands of Devils Bay.  The beach at The Baths boasts an appealing bar, souvenir stand and restrooms.  For those not physically inclined, you can still be witness to these dramatic batholiths should you take a drink at the Top of The Baths, or the less strenuous path direct down to Devils Bay. Before boarding the safari buses, sample a complimentary rum punch, punch or water at the gazebo above The Baths. The taxis will then take you back to your tenders at the Yacht Harbour.

Please note:  Wear your swimsuit under your clothes, bring reef-friendly sun screen, towel, camera, reef or aqua shoes to explore the Baths, flip-flops are not recommended.  This tour is not recommended for those with mobility issues. Use caution while walking down the trail and through the boulders in the caves. Path is uneven and slippery. On some days expect crowds. Please be aware of the National Flag Warning System and adhere to it at all times. Red Flag: Danger - No Swimming. Yellow Flag: Caution - Weak swimmers are discouraged from entering the water.  Purple Flag: Jellyfish Warning.


price $55
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3 HRS

Moderately
easy

snorkeling

wildlife

refreshments

essentials
Virgin Gorda: Snorkel Adventure
The exciting marine world is revealed to you on this adventure to two of Virgin Gorda's best regarded snorkel sites.  Board a sleek and spacious 36ft Newton motor boat for a fun and relaxing cruise through the islands surrounding Virgin Gorda.  Motor across the stunning Virgin Gorda with views of neighboring islands.The catamaran will moor at your first snorkel spot, chosen by the Captain as per the best location for the day.  The crew will assist with getting your snorkel gear ready, give a safety briefing and guide you in the water while pointing out interesting sea life.  Once back on board, the Captain will pick out a second snorkel spot for you enjoy. The tour ends with refreshments on board and a cruise back to The Yacht Harbour in Spanish Town.

Please note: wear your swimsuit under your clothes, bring a towel, a dry t-shirt or sweatshirt, reef friendly sunscreen, waterproof camera (if you want to record the boulders ashore), and a hat.  Participants must sign a waiver before departing the dock. Depending on weather and sea state the snorkel locations might have to be adjusted. Minimum age is 7 years. 

price $89
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Philipsburg, St. Maarten



4.5 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

concierge
St. Maarten, Concierge Collection: Island Tour with Transfer to Airport
The best way to experience 80 different cultures in one day is to take the “Saint-Martin/Saint-Maarten Island Tour.”  You will depart from Philipsburg and head to Oyster Pond, a charming little locale with a picturesque marina on the French side of the island.  From there, following Coralita Road, along the coast, you will stop at a lookout point from where you can see St. Barth and Tintamare Island. You will continue past famous Orient Beach, well known for its clothing optional beach, past Grand Case, the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean, on your way to Marigot, capitol of the French side. Marigot is best known for its seaside, open-air market, where you can find truly charming souvenirs of your Caribbean vacation. If you are “shopped out”, try one of the French cafés right next door, for a café au lait with a croissant.  Upon leaving Marigot, you will make one more photo stop on Cay Hill, from where you have a wonderful view over Simpson Bay Lagoon.  Our last stop will be Philipsburg, capital of the Dutch side, best known for its jewelry-, electronics-, and high end clothing stores. On the Boardwalk you will find quaint restaurants for a quick bite to eat before your flight and an excellent photo opportunity of your yacht lying in Philipsburg Harbor. From there, you will be taken straight to the airport.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes.


price $69
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4.5 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

concierge
St. Maarten, Concierge Collection: Island Tour with Transfer to Hotel
The best way to experience 80 different cultures in one day is to take the “Saint-Martin/Saint-Maarten Island Tour.”  You will depart from Philipsburg and head to Oyster Pond, a charming little locale with a picturesque marina on the French side of the island.  From there, following Coralita Road, along the coast, you will stop at a lookout point from where you can see St. Barth and Tintamare Island. You will continue past famous Orient Beach, well known for its clothing optional beach, past Grand Case, the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean, on your way to Marigot, capitol of the French side. Marigot is best known for its seaside, open-air market, where you can find truly charming souvenirs of your Caribbean vacation. If you are “shopped out”, try one of the French cafés right next door, for a café au lait with a croissant.  Upon leaving Marigot, you will make one more photo stop on Cay Hill, from where you have a wonderful view over Simpson Bay Lagoon.  Our last stop will be Philipsburg, capital of the Dutch side, best known for its jewelry-, electronics-, and high end clothing stores. On the Boardwalk you will find quaint restaurants for a quick bite to eat before your flight and an excellent photo opportunity of your yacht lying in Philipsburg Harbor. From there, you will be taken straight to your Windstar Hotel

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes.


price $69
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2.5 HRS

Moderate

refreshments

boating

essentials
St. Maarten: Americas Cup Sailboat Racing
Experience the thrill of racing multi-million dollar America’s Cup Race sailboats in the warm blue waters and brisk trade winds of St. Maarten. Previous sailing experience is not necessary for this excursion, which is one of the highest rated in the Caribbean. You will tender out from the 12 Metre Clubhouse dock at Dock Maarten where after a briefing you will take a 10-minute tender ride out to your allocated sailboat. Either Dennis Conner’s America’s Cup winning Stars & Stripes, Canada II, or True North IV are yours for this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. The expert crew will show you exactly what to do if you want to take a “crew member’s” position. Then it’s off to the racecourse – grind a winch – trim a sail – punch a stopwatch, or just sit back, relax and enjoy the included refreshments.  After the race enjoy a victory rum punch party at the12 Metre Clubhouse where the tour ends.

Please note:  Wear soft-soled suitable footwear for the sailboat. This event is weather/wind dependent.

price $169
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2.5 HRS

Moderate

outdoors

refreshments

boating

essentials
St. Maarten: Americas Cup Sailboat Racing with Transfer to Airport
Experience the thrill of racing multi-million dollar America’s Cup Race sailboats in the warm blue waters and brisk trade winds of St. Maarten. Previous sailing experience is not necessary for this excursion, which is one of the highest rated in the Caribbean. You will be tendered out from the 12 Metre Clubhouse dock at Dock Maarten, where after a briefing you will take a 10-minute tender ride out to your allocated sailboat. Either Dennis Conner’s America’s Cup winning Stars & Stripes, Canada II, or True North IV are yours for this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. The expert crew will show you exactly what to do if you want to take a “crew member’s” position. Then it’s off to the racecourse – grind a winch – trim a sail – punch a stopwatch, or just sit back, relax and enjoy the included refreshments.  After the race enjoy a victory rum punch party at the 12 Metre Clubhouse before your transfer to the airport.

Please note:  Wear soft-soled suitable footwear for the sailboat. This event is weather/wind dependent.

price $169
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3.5 HRS

Moderate

outdoors

refreshments

boating

essentials
St. Maarten: Americas Cup Sailboat Racing with Transfer to Windstar Hotel
Experience the thrill of racing multi-million dollar America’s Cup Race sailboats in the warm blue waters and brisk trade winds of St. Maarten. Previous sailing experience is not necessary for this excursion, which is one of the highest rated in the Caribbean. You will depart directly from your yacht in Marigot to Philipsburg, where after a briefing you will take a 10-minute tender ride out to your allocated sailboat. Either Dennis Conner’s America’s Cup winning Stars & Stripes, Canada II, or True North are yours for this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. The expert crew will show you exactly what to do if you want to take a “crew member’s” position. Then it’s off to the racecourse – grind a winch – trim a sail – punch a stopwatch, or just sit back, relax and enjoy the included refreshments.  After the race enjoy a victory rum punch party and browse through the museum souvenir boutique before your transfer to your Windstar hotel.

Please note:  Wear suitable footwear for the sailboat. This event is weather/wind dependent.


price $169
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
St. Maarten: Half Day Private Island Tour in SUV or Deluxe Mini Van
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3-6 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.

price $659
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4 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing
St. Maarten: Soualiga Sky Explorer & 360 Views
Board an air-conditioned vehicle for a 15-minute ride to Rockland Estate where the most breathtaking, awe-inspiring, 360 degree views await you. After check-in and signing a waiver, you will first visit the Emilio Wilson Museum, which is located in the restored plantation house originally built in the 1700s. You will be on your own to browse the museum which tells the powerful story of Trace Wilson, who was born into slavery on the property in 1818 and her direct descendant Emilio Wilson. You will see depictions of what life was like on a Caribbean plantation and learn about the customs, traditions, lifestyle and stories that earned Sint Maarten the nickname ‘The Friendly Island.' As the Soualiga Sky Explorer ascends, you will experience the landscape unfolding below until you reach the top of St. Maarten’s highest mountain, an elevation of 1,125 feet. From here you will have a 360-degree spectacular view over the island, as well as over neighboring islands, Saba, St. Barth, St. Eustatius and Anguilla. This chair lift spans 2,997 ft, so enjoy your leisurely ride over the vegetation below. Once on the top of Sentry Hill, you will find platforms that give you the perfect vantage point for taking your photos and for enjoying the simply amazing view. After descending back into the park, you will then have some free time to visit the gift shop, buy your photos or a refreshment, until it is time to meet up with the group at the pre-determined time and location and return to the Port.

Please note: Bring money and/or credit cards if you would like to purchase something in the gift shop or get a refreshment at the restaurant. Sunscreen, hats, closed-toe shoes are recommended. All children must be accompanied by an adult and able to sit on their own.



price $179
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
St. Maarten: Soualiga Sky Explorer & Flying Dutchman
Board an air-conditioned vehicle for a 15-minute ride to Rockland Estate where this new thrill awaits you. As an adventure-seeker you will simply love this thrilling ride that will take you on the Soualiga Sky Explorer with the landscape unfolding below to the top of St. Maarten’s highest mountain. Then you’ll go flying back down on the world’s steepest zip lines.  After check-in and signing a waiver, the guests will first visit the Emilio Wilson Museum, which is located in the restored plantation house originally built in the 1700s. You will be on your own to browse the museum which tells the powerful story of Trace Wilson, who was born into slavery on the property in 1818 and her direct descendant Emilio Wilson. You will see depictions of what life was like on a Caribbean plantation and learn about the customs, traditions, lifestyle and stories that earned Sint Maarten the nickname ‘The Friendly Island.' Then take the Soualiga Sky Explorer up to Sentry Hill, which at 1,125 ft is the highest elevation on the Dutch side of the island (Sint Maarten). From here you will have a 360-degree spectacular view over the island, as well as over neighboring islands, Saba, St. Bart’s, St. Eustatius and Anguilla. This chair lift spans 2,997 ft, so enjoy your leisurely ride over the vegetation below. Once on the top of Sentry Hill, you will find platforms that give you the perfect vantage point for taking your photos and for enjoying the simply amazing view. Then you will descend on the Flying Dutchman, the fastest zip line in the world and quite a thrill. Harnessed into a chair, you will go on a ride that will afford a flight line drop of 1,050 ft in elevation, over 2,800 ft.  You will then have some free time to visit the gift shop to purchase a photo or a refreshment, until it is time to meet up with the group at the pre-determined time and location and return to the Port.

Please note: Bring sunscreen and insect repellent and wearing closed-toe and secured shoes is required. Currency accepted is US dollars or credit cards. All children must be accompanied by an adult and able to sit on their own. For the Flying Dutchman weight range is 100 - 275 pounds. Height range is 52 – 80 inches.



price $249
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4 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

walking

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St. Maarten: Under Two Flags Island Tour
The best way to see the "friendly" island of St. Maarten/St. Martin, the smallest island shared between two nations, is to take the Under Two Flags Island Tour. You will depart Philipsburg Port and will be driven to beautiful Oyster Pond, to cross the border to the French side, and follow along Coralita Road to the first stop of your tour. There, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a picturesque lookout point over the impressive Atlantic coast and the islands of Tintamarre and St Bart’s. After a short stop, drive through Quartier d'Orléans, better known as French Quarter, past well known Orient Beach and Grand Case, culinary capital of the Caribbean, before arriving in Marigot, capital of the French side. Here you will have time to visit the outdoor seaside market, where among Caribbean souvenirs, local art work and hand-made jewelry, products from Provence, France, can also be found. The West Indies Mall with its French boutiques is just around the corner. Leaving Marigot behind, stop at Cay Hill Lookout Point for another photo op overlooking Simpson Bay Lagoon, one of the largest lagoons in the West Indies, and the blue waters of the Caribbean. Then, for the last stop, you will be dropped off in Philipsburg for some more shopping on Front Street or a nice stroll along the Boardwalk before returning to the Port.

Please note: This tour is not wheelchair accessible. Wear comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen and bring some cash.



price $69
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