Sightseeing Tour in St. Thomas
Your tour begins when your professional guide meets you and your
guest at the designated pickup location 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
breathtaking view along the way up the mountains where four of the
most splendid stops will be made at different observation decks.
1.) The first stop will be at skyline drive scenic lookout, 900 ft. above sea
level looking over the city.
2.) Next stop you will be driven to drakes seat; once a lookout
to a pirate looking over magens bay, Tortola, and other surrounding
3.) 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.
4.) Next stop you will be driven to the north western part of
the island looking over the western part of the island, the airport and
other surrounding islands.
At all four of these stops your tour guide will point out
superb highlights along with 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. (More time is given if needed.
Remember this is your tour, private, your pace.)
5.) 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. 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. ( More time is given if needed.)
6.) Next is time for a bite of some mouthwatering local food! You will
get to try some finger-licking local cuisine.
7.) Next it is time to do some fabulous shopping, one of the best
duty free district in the world. Tour guide will show you the
best places to shop. This is usually 2 hours. (More time is given if needed.)
8.) 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.
All your stuff will be locked in the car and tour guide will wait for
you. You will be given any amount of time as you needed.
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 wind mill. As you
come off the ship you will have to ask the dispatcher for the wind mill. I
will be there to greet you with a welcome sign that states "Davids Fun
Tours."(Not far from your boat). For haven sight port guest
you will be pickup at gate 3; internet tours shed. Please ask the
dispatcher for gate 3. (Not far from your boat).
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
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.