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Drake's Seat

Drake's Seat Tours and Activities

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For one of the best views on St. Thomas, make the drive to the mountaintop perch at Drake’s Seat. Here you can keep lookout over Magens Bay and the British Virgin Islands, just as Sir Francis Drake was said to do from this very spot in order to catch pirates, privateers and invading naval ships approaching from the north via Drake’s Passage, also bearing his name. Today, this lookout point sports a stone platform with a bench atop it, and it’s a popular top for tour groups. The crowds mostly disperse by evening however, making Drake’s Seat an ideal spot to take in the sunset.

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Rte. 40, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, 00802
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St. Thomas Island Tour with Mountain Top and Magens Bay Beach

St. Thomas Island Tour with Mountain Top and Magens Bay Beach

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St. Thomas’s Crown Mountain soars to 2,100 feet above sea level. Views here extend toward the British Virgin Islands. Your tour travels to the peak of the mountain and stops at several points of interest along the way, as your guide narrates your trip. At the summit, you’ll take in the views while sipping banana daiquiris. The mountain is also home to duty-free shops selling jewelry, T-shirts, spirits, and souvenirs. Then, explore the mile-long Magen's Bay Beach with its soft white sand and clear blue waters.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.50
Price varies by group size
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$64.50
Price varies by group size

Shop, See, & Splash

Shop, See, & Splash

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Combine shopping, sightseeing, and a beach excursion on this single tour in St. Thomas. With a guide in the lead, follow a curated itinerary to make sure you see the best of all of these facets of St. Thomas. Spend some time shopping in downtown Charlotte Amalie, then head out on a sightseeing tour that covers all of the island's highlights. End up at Megan's Bay, Coki Beach, or Sapphire Beach for some time to relax before heading back to your starting point.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00

St Thomas Shore Excursion: Shopping, Sightseeing and Beach Tour

St Thomas Shore Excursion: Shopping, Sightseeing and Beach Tour

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When your ship docks in St Thomas, explore untouched beaches, scenic vistas and duty-free shopping. During this guided sightseeing shore excursion, climb aboard for a taxi safari with a dynamic, entertaining guide who will show you the highlights of St Thomas. Visit Mountain Top for stunning views of Magens Bay and some of the neighboring islands. Peruse the shops for souvenirs in Charlotte Amalie. Upgrade your tour to add some time relaxing on a pristine local beach. Choose from five tour times for maximum flexibility.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00

Shopping, Sightseeing and Swimming Excursion

Shopping, Sightseeing and Swimming Excursion

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Visit popular attractions, swim in warm Caribbean waters, and have time left over for sightseeing with this tour. You and your group will visit popular viewpoints with views over the island, spend time shopping in Charlotte Amalie, and have two hours left over to spend swimming and relaxing at one of the island's beaches.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.00
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$52.00

The Best of St Thomas Private Sightseeing Tour

The Best of St Thomas Private Sightseeing Tour

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For the BEST private sightseeing tour combo in St. Thomas look no further! Explore all that St. Thomas has to offer with just you and your party! Get to experience a private sightseeing tour, a private historic tour, your pictures taken with your camera from tour guide including the views in the background, some fabulous duty free shopping, lunch at a delicious local restaurant, then swim/relax at Magens Bay Beach; one of the top ten beaches in the world or any beach of your choice. Guest are also free to add, delete, or customize this tour to there liking by adding or deleting any points of interest!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$695.00
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$695.00
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Paradise Taxi & Tours USVI - St. Thomas, Virgin Islands- Island Scenic Tour

Paradise Taxi & Tours USVI - St. Thomas, Virgin Islands- Island Scenic Tour

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Take a tour of St. Thomas with a local guide, in your own private, air-conditioned vehicle with this tour, designed for groups of six to 14 travelers. You'll visit historic Fort Christian, take in the views from Mountain Top, Skyline Drive, and Drake's Seat, and have time to stop for some cocktails and souvenir shopping along the way.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.25
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$32.25

Paradise Taxi & Tours USVI-St.Thomas-Virgin Islands-Island Magen's Beach Tour

Paradise Taxi & Tours USVI-St.Thomas-Virgin Islands-Island Magen's Beach Tour

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Take a trip out to the white sands of Magens Bay Beach with stops for sightseeing along the way with this one-way tour. You'll get the chance to visit historic Fort Christian and take in the views from Skyline Drive, Mountain Top, and Drake's Seat, finishing your tour up at Magens Bay beach, where your driver will drop you off.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

St Thomas Full Day Private Tour (1-10 PPL)

St Thomas Full Day Private Tour (1-10 PPL)

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The island of St. Thomas is home to pristine beaches, mountain viewpoints, and top-notch shopping. This full-day private tour is customizable from start to finish. You choose your pick-up and drop-off times, and the tour guide transports you in an open air safari vehicle or an air conditioned van. Spend your day seeing highlights like Magen's Bay, Coki Beach, Mountain Top, and Sapphire Beach.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$750.00
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$750.00
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Paradise Taxi & Tours USVI -St. Thomas, Virgin Islands-Private Group-Island Tour

Paradise Taxi & Tours USVI -St. Thomas, Virgin Islands-Private Group-Island Tour

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Visit many of St. Thomas's highlights with this six-hour tour for up to 14 people. Your driver will take you to spots such as Mountain Top, with its panoramic views of the island and duty-frees hopping, as well as Magens Bay Beach, considered one of the prettiest on the island. As this is a private experience, you'll have plenty of opportunities to customize your tour as you see fit.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$769.24
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$769.24
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Vi Top Taxi & Tours USVI-Scenic Island Tour ,St. Thomas

Vi Top Taxi & Tours USVI-Scenic Island Tour ,St. Thomas

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A trip to St. Thomas is exactly the Caribbean vacation you dream of. Spectacular views, paradise beaches, calypso music, culture and history-straight out of a magazine. During our Island Scenic Tour enjoy the peace and quiet of driving around and exploring the idyllic views, beautiful bays and lush tropical ridges. Magnificent Island views from Mountain Top (2,100 ft above sea level) while sipping banana daiquiris, along with duty-free shopping of jewelry, T-shirts, spirits, and souvenirs. Witness the natural beauty from Skyline Drive Lookout and Drake’s Seat of fringe rolling hills, Magen’s Bay Beach and other Caribbean islands. Historical landmark, Fort Christian, for historical highlights of the oldest standing structure in the USVI. Visit our breathtaking beaches? Check out our Island Beach Tour. Private tours available. Less than 4 persons? Contact us Contact us for further information via email!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.06
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$34.06

Vi Top Taxi & Tours USVI-St Thomas Island and Magen's Bay Tour

Vi Top Taxi & Tours USVI-St Thomas Island and Magen's Bay Tour

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Explore St. Thomas and its natural beauty with our friendly tour guide Nami. A trip to St. Thomas is the dreamy beach vacation you desire. Spectacular views, paradise beaches, calypso music, culture and history-straight from a postcard. During our Island Beach Tour enjoy driving around and exploring the tranquil views, white sands and turquoise jewel-colored water. Magnificent Island views from Mountain Top (2,100 ft. above sea level) while sipping banana daiquiris, along with duty-free shopping of jewelry, T-shirts, spirits, and souvenirs. Witness the natural beauty from Skyline Drive Lookout and Drake’s Seat of fringe rolling hills, Magen’s Bay Beach and other Caribbean islands. Historical landmark, Fort Christian, for historical highlights of the oldest standing structure in the USVI. Return to the dock is not included as many beaches have their own taxi stands. Admissions NOT included in the tour price. Private tours available. Min.3 Less than 3 persons? Contact us.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.83
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$46.83

2-Day Adventure Tour of St Thomas and St John

2-Day Adventure Tour of St Thomas and St John

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Immerse yourself in the culture, traditions and history of St John and St Thomas during this 2-day trip. With a local guide, visit sites on both islands like the Virgin Islands National Park and the Annenberg Plantation on St John, as well as Drake's Seat, Skyline Lookout and Mountain Top on St Thomas. Stroll through downtown Charlotte Amelie on St Thomas and take in some sun and surf on St John's Cinnamon Bay Beach. Listen to engaging commentary from your local guide as you travel. Round-trip transportation from St Thomas hotels and lunch on St John is included.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.99
Price varies by group size
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$150.99
Price varies by group size

Two-Hour Sightseeing Excursion

Two-Hour Sightseeing Excursion

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Even though our Tourism product is in jeopardy as we speak, it still remains that powerful engine that drives this economy. Brenda and Franko's Fun Tours are committed to ensure a safe and enjoyable tour experience. Learn what makes us tick as we share with you our history, culture and experience why the Virgin Islands are nice, soooo nice!!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00

Vi Top Taxi &Tours USVI-Coki Beach Snorkeling Tour

Vi Top Taxi &Tours USVI-Coki Beach Snorkeling Tour

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We are locally based and give that extra touch of personalization for a comfortable and budget friendly sightseeing tour. We do airport transfers, weddings, group and private tours. Our Beach Tours are sought after by thousands every year! On this tour you will visit Mountain Top which soars to 2,100 feet above sea level. Views here extend toward the British Virgin Islands. You can see spectacular views while sipping banana daiquiris. It is home to duty-free shops selling jewelry, T-shirts, spirits, and souvenirs. We will then visit Skyline Lookout and Drake Seat for more sightseeing adventures. You then visit one of our beautiful beaches such as Coki Beach- known for with its reef area snorkeling. Admissions into Coki Beach is free. Return to your port and Snorkel gear are NOT included in the tour price. Taxi Stands available for returns. Min 4 per. Less than 4? Contact us. Book With Us Today!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.89
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$47.89

Vi Top Taxi &Tours USVI-St Thomas Private Group-Island Tour

Vi Top Taxi &Tours USVI-St Thomas Private Group-Island Tour

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VI Top Taxi offers a private group tour in St. Thomas Island. This tour can provide from 1 to 14 people comfortably. This is a 6 hour tour and it is flexible to provide your needs. Our tour guide Nami will pick you up from your hotel/airport/ port or any other point. Then, you will visit Mountain Top – 2,100 feet above sea level and enjoy spectacular views extend toward the British Virgin Islands. Stop by the duty-free shops which sell jewelry, T-shirts, spirits, and souvenirs. After that, you will visit Skyline Lookout and Drake Seat for more sightseeing adventures. Then you will enjoy the sun beams, the crystal clear blue water and the white sand at Magen's Bay Beach. Then you will visit one of St. Thomas duty free shopping areas: downtown Charlotte Amalie or Haven sight shopping mall. Admissions into Magen's Bay Beach is NOT included in the tour price. Adults are $5 per person and kids under 12 are free. Admissions to other attractions not included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$830.00
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$830.00
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Sightseeing and Swimming Excursion

Sightseeing and Swimming Excursion

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Small-Group Sightseeing and Beach Time Adventure Visit many of St. Thomas's top attractions during this half-day tour. You'll not only see sights such as Blackbeard's Castle and the Skyline Drive Scenic Overlook, but you'll also get the chance to spend time swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing at the beach.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

St Thomas Private Group Tour (11 or more ppl)

St Thomas Private Group Tour (11 or more ppl)

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Book an entirely flexible private tour of St. Thomas, which guarantees you and your private group can spend your day however you like. With a group of 11 people and a guide in the lead, you can choose your own itinerary and travel in either an air-conditioned van or an open-air safari vehicle, hitting different beaches and local landmarks as you wish. Your guide will be on hand to provide insightful commentary and navigation.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.00
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$57.00

Private Tour

Private Tour

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Visit St. Thomas on your own terms with a private tour of the island for just you and your party. You'll visit top attractions such as Blackbeard's Castle and Drake's Seat, spend time shopping in Charlotte Amalie, and have time left over to spend at the beach, all with a private guide on hand to lead the way.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$512.83
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$512.83
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Shopping And Sightseeing Excursion

Shopping And Sightseeing Excursion

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Combine sightseeing and shopping with this St. Thomas tour. You'll visit Charlotte Amalie, with its over 400 stores, and get the chance to visit sights such as Blackbeard's Castle and the Jewish Synagogue. You'll also get to head up to the Mountain Top observation area, pay a visit to Drake's Seat, and take a cruise up to Skyline Drive, all in just half a day.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.00
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$54.00

Budget St. Thomas Island Tour and Magens Bay Beach

Budget St. Thomas Island Tour and Magens Bay Beach

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See a bit of St Thomas and spend time on Magens Bay Beach without stretching your budget too far with this tour. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel or cruise port and take you to the beach, with stops at a couple of viewpoints along the way. At Magen's Bay, you'll have two hours of free time to swim or just hang out on the white sand.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.99
Price varies by group size
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$57.99
Price varies by group size

St Thomas Nature and Sightseeing Tour at Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden

St Thomas Nature and Sightseeing Tour at Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden

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The garden started as one woman's vision to create a true botanical garden for the residents of St. Thomas as well as visitors from around the world. Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden now has over 1000 orchids growing naturally in the landscape, hundreds of bromeliads and other exotic tropical plants. The garden is approx. 2 acres and the average visit is 45 minutes to one hour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.99
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$12.99
Price varies by group size

St Thomas Half Day Private Tour (1-10 ppl)

St Thomas Half Day Private Tour (1-10 ppl)

This tour caters to your group only. You get a vehicle just for your group for the whole day. It offers the flexibility of choosing your own itinerary. Do as much activities as you like during your time. You can even stop for lunch at one of our local restaurants. You choose your own pick up and drop off time, where you want to go how long you want to stay at each site or beach, its all up to you. We cater to all of your needs for the day. You will be transported in either an open air safari vehicle or an air conditioned van.  Please indicate your choice at time of booking. DUE TO THE COVID-19, GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS REQUIRE THAT FACIAL MASKS BE WORN DURING THE TOUR. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MASKS.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$600.00
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$600.00
per group

ST.Thomas Virgin Islands Tour with Pickup

ST.Thomas Virgin Islands Tour with Pickup

Our locally born and raised tour guides provide private tours of the beautiful sightseeing spots on St.Thomas. They will share some history about the island during the tour and point out the historical buildings in downtown. Have your pictures taken with your camera and by our guide. You'll come as a stranger and leave as family!
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  • 1 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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$120.00

Full Day Saint Thomas Private Group Excursion

Full Day Saint Thomas Private Group Excursion

A customized sightseeing tour with us is the way to go as you can customize your tour to what you want for you and your party. Our tour generally takes the regular sightseeing tour, taking you to the mountain to where you can stop and purchase the famous daiquiri. You can take a stop downtown and shop 'till you drop or leave your shopping 'till you get to the mountain top. You can select your beach of choice and we will take you there. If you want to go to other attractions on the island, we can take you and your party there. We are here to help you fulfill your vacation dream. Whatever the event, you will want to choose us to make it be one of the most memorable events ever. Time available for this private tour is 5 - 7 hours.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,024.62
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$1,024.62
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Should I book Drake's Seat tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Drake's Seat can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Drake's Seat 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Drake's Seat costs USD 12.99. Guided Drake's Seat tours start around USD 12.99 per person.
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