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From Basseterre: St. Kitts Island Tour with Brimstone Hill

From Basseterre: St. Kitts Island Tour with Brimstone Hill

Embark on a tour of St. Kitts from Basseterre. Relax on board an air-conditioned bus and visit the Romney Manor Sugar Plantation, the Timothy Hill lookout, and the UNESCO-listed Brimstone Hill Fortress. Be picked up from your chosen location in Basseterre and travel in a comfortable air-conditioned van. Take in the views of the city as you pass important landmarks, including the Berkley Memorial (The Circus), Independence Square, and The War Memorial. Head westward until you reach the Romney Manor Sugar Plantation. Explore what was once owned by the great, great, grandfather of Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States. Continue on to the Brimstone Hill Fortress, a UNESCO world heritage site and the British Military Head Quarters of the 17th and 18th centuries. Learn the complicated history behind this imposing fortress and admire the views over the Caribbean seas. Then, travel east on the F.T. Williams Highway to the Frigate Bay Area. Explore this glamorous resort area with paradise beaches and bustling restaurants. Ride along the southeast peninsula with views of Timothy Hill, Nevis, and the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean can be seen.

Best of St. Kitts Tour

Best of St. Kitts Tour

The tour begins with pickup from the cruise terminal before a drive through the historical section of the St. Kitts capital Basseterre. Enrich your cultural experience with historical knowledge as your local guide provides an introduction to the city, founded in 1627 by French settlers. See the Independence Square where slaves were sold and Basseterre's churches. On leaving the city, stop at Romney Manor, formerly owned by Captain Samuel Jefferson, great-great-grandfather of Thomas Jefferson. Romney Manor is 25 acres of lush, tropical gardens, now home to the Caribelle Batik workshop and boutique. Next, enjoy the stunning views of mountains, valleys, and neighboring islands at the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, 800 feet above sea level. The tour then turns eastward toward the third destination: Timothy Hill, the gateway to the Southeast Peninsula. Take in a panoramic view of St. Kitts' sister isle Nevis and the majestic backdrop of the Frigate Bay valley before relaxing at the nearby Carambola Beach.

Sugar City Beer Tour and Beach

Sugar City Beer Tour and Beach

Explore the island of St. Kitts with your family and friends while enjoy some cold beers. Visit the island’s key landmarks like the National Museum, Independence Square, Wingfield Plantation, the Botanical Gardens at Romney Manor, and much more. Discover natural landmarks like the Black Rocks area and admire the panoramic views of the island and surrounding seas at Timothy Hill. After taking in the sights of St. Kitts you can relax on the beach and unwind as the cool Caribbean breeze and sun fill your remaining time with memorable pictures and time. Addition Fee for entrance at Brimestone Hill - $15usd

From Basseterre: St Kitts full Island Highlights Tour.

From Basseterre: St Kitts full Island Highlights Tour.

Discover the island of St Kitts in the company of a local expert and see some of the main landmarks in just one day. Embark on a journey through iconic sites, natural landscapes, and breathtaking beaches, as you uncover the history of this famous island. Depart from your hotel in Basseterre or cruise ship port and get to know the area, including spots like the Berkeley Memorial, Independence Square, and the War Memorial. Get a glimpse into the daily life of Kittitians, before moving on to the Romney Manor Sugar Plantation, where you'll hear about its history of slavery. After that, stop at the Brimstone Hill Fortress, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site and was also the British military headquarters during the 17th and 18th centuries. Visit also black rocks where remains of our last volcanic eruption can be seen. Travel through the Frigate Bay area, home to the island's best beaches, resorts, a golf course, and various restaurants. While driving down the main road, enjoy amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea from Timothy Hill, and, on a clear day, gaze at the sister island of Nevis from afar.

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