Professional, Guided Driving Tours! The highlight of your vacation will be a historical, narrated, sightseeing tour of St. Croix from the back of an open-air bus. You will see St. Croix's best heritage sites including the Botanical Gardens, a Danish Sugar Cane Plantation, and more. One low price covers your tour and admission to the attractions. Ideal for both land based visitors and cruise ship passengers who would prefer a professionally guided tour. It's a fun way for kids (young and old) to experience St. Croix. English, French, Spanish, and Danish guides available. Now you can book your tour online in advance. See below for tour details.
Learn the history of St. Croix from a local guide and take in the historic views!
About 5 hours
Join Sweeny and his island-best narrated tour of historic St. Croix! Your itinerary will include a visit to The Botanical Garden, a former Danish Sugar Cane Plantation, a walk through ruins of Rum Distillery and Enslave Village while becoming familiar with Tropical Fauna.
You'll stop for lunch at Turtles Seaside Deli in the historic town of Frederiksted. Afterwards, visit the world-famous Domino Hut Bar and Restaurant, home of the beer drinking pigs! Drive by scenic Mt Eagle, the island's highest point, Cane Bay Beach, and finally, a photo-op stop at Columbus Landing at Salt River National Park.
While your admission into all of the above stops will be included in your ticket price, please be prepared to purchase your lunch, or bring your own!
What to bring
This is a long tour, please be sure to wear something you will be comfortable spending the day in, and weather-appropriate depending on the day of your tour. You can also feel free to bring food and drink, but be sure that you have a bag to carry everything, and pick up after yourself!
Relax on one of St. Croix's most famous beaches!
About 4 hours
Enjoy a charter to and from Cane Bay Beach! You will be picked up from our meeting location (or some hotels, please see below) and escorted to Cane Bay Beach for about four hours of sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, and more!
There is a restaurant and bar nearby, but feel free to pack a lunch or snacks of your choice.
Around 3:30 we'll head back to town and your guide will say farewell!
- We will pick up and drop off along a route at Divi Carina Bay Resort, Chenay Bay, Tamarind Reef Resort, The Buccaneer, and The Palms.
- Please call for pickup times at your hotel.
- Passengers staying at Hotel on the Cay, Caravelle Hotel, Company House Hotel and all Airbnb guests will meet the tour at the Taxi Stand on King St. in Downtown Christiansted.
- Departure is at 10:am sharp, so it may be a good idea to arrive a few minutes early!
What to bring
Please bring everything you might need for the beach! A towel, light footwear, snorkel gear, a beach bag, and sun protection as necessary.
Your tour with Sweeny’s Safari Tours will begin immediately when you disembark from your ship. We will pick you up at the cruise ship pier in Frederiksted at 10:30am and return to the ship by 2:30pm.
Your island tour will give you a look at several of St. Croix’s top attractions, including highlights of both historic towns - Frederiksted and Christiansted, plus the site where Columbus landed, and beautiful Cane Bay Beach.
This tour is $40 per person. Tour operates with 10 or more passengers, so please feel free to book with a group.
Island Tours depart from the Taxi Stand in Christiansted, on King Street across from the Government House starting at 10 am. Pick up at some hotels is possible, please inquire.
Be sure to wear sun protection, and wear comfortable clothing that is appropriate for your tour and the weather.
You may bring your own water, snacks and/or lunch, but please pick up after yourself.
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