Sightseeing Tour in St. Thomas
Your tour begins when your professional guide meets you and your guest where you
will board a vehicle equipped with seat belts. You will then be whisk away to the
beautiful north side of the island, taken in the most gorgeous view along the way up the
mountains where four of the best stops will be made at different observation decks. The
first stop will be at skyline drive 900 ft. above sea level looking over the city. Next
stop you will be driven to drakes seat; once home to a pirate looking over magens
bay, Tortola, and other surrounding islands. Next stop you will be driven further up the
mountains to mountain top, 1,500 ft. above sea level looking over the east side, St. John
and other surrounding islands. Next stop you will be driven to what used to be
a local fruit and vegetable farm looking over the western part of the island, the
airport and other surrounding islands. Here you can also see and taste some of the local
fruits. At all four of these stops your tour guide will point out highlights and other
islands. Here he will also take your camera and take you and your guest pictures
incorporating the views in background. Your tour guide will also answer any questions or
inquires about what you are seeing. This is the sightseeing, cultural part of the tour and
is usually 1 1/2 hours.
Next, its time for the historical part of the tour, guest will be carried to the Dutch
Reform church; built in the 1700's. This is were the purchase of the Virgin Islands went
down in 1917 from the Danish. Second, guest will be shown 2nd oldest Jewish
Synagogue in the western hemisphere built in the 1700's. 3rd you will be shown one of
the oldest active hotel in the Virgin Islands; hotel 1829. 4th, you will be shown the 99
steps. 5th, you will get to see black beards castle. 6th, you will get to see the
statues of the 3 queens that supposedly burn the city down. 7th, you will get to see one
of the oldest active Lutheran church, built in 1666. Last, you will get to see Fort Christian
built in 1671. This is usually a 1/2 hour.
Next is time for shopping and a bite of some local food. You will be carried to down
town; one of the best duty free district in the world. Your tour guide will also show you
some of the best places to shop and spots for local food. This is usually 2 hours.
After this you will be taken back over the mountains to world famous magen's bay
beach. This beach is not only the best beach on St. Thomas; its one of the top ten
beaches in the world. Your tour guide will point out were rest rooms, bars, showers,
rental equipment are located. Will also designate a pickup place. You will be given 2
hours on this beach. Note: Guest can always go to another beach of their choice. Guest
can also CUSTOMIZE this tour to there liking. You can ADD, DELETE, or EXTEND, any
part of this itinerary.
Where and When:
Meet up location: Crown Bay Port. I will be at the Sugar Mill. As you come off the ship
you will have to ask the dispatcher for the sugar mill. (New Rule). I will be there to greet
you with a welcome sign that states "Davids Fun Tours." For Haven Sight Port guest
you will be pickup at gate 3; internet tours shed.(New Rule). Please ask the dispatcher
for gate 3.
For hotel guest you will be pick up at the hotel lobby.
End location: After this shore excursion you will be brought back to your cruise ship(on
time). For hotel guest you will be drop back to the hotel lobby.
Duration: 6 Hours.(Extra time is given if needed at no extra cost).
What's Included: My service as a certified, sightseeing and historic tour guide.
Transportation to all locations is included. Your pictures taken with views
in background with your camera is included. Pickup from ship/hotel and drop
back to the ship/hotel on time is included. Cold bottle water.