Adults: $49 per adult before discount
Children: $39 per child before discount
About The Tour:
As soon as you depart the harbor you’ll start to enjoy the charm and scenery of this dual personality island which has been flying the flags of both Holland and France since 1648. You’ll drive from Phillipsburg, the Dutch capital, past the Great Salt Pond and through the countryside. The tour then continues past the Border Monument indicating arrival at the French side, into the district of Orleans.
Continue across the north side of the island for a short stop in Orient Beach for pictures and a drink at Bikini Beach. Sightseeing passes through several quaint towns and fishing villages, including Grand Case known for its lovely beaches and exquisite restaurants. Arriving at Marigot, the French capital, where you’ll observe a truly European atmosphere as you browse its waterside open-air markets, quaint shops, boutiques and sidewalk cafes. After your brief sojourn in Marigot you’ll return to the Dutch side and stop at Maho and if your lucky a plain will just pass over your head to land in the most spectacular airport in the Caribbean. Continuing across the south you will have a spectacular view of Simpson Bay as you drive over Cole Bay Hill. The ends at Philipsburg, so you can stay for shopping, beach and all Philipsburg has to offer before you go back to ship, or Hotel.
Start at Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise Pier
Orient Bay - Palm Beach
Marigot - Street Market
Maho Beach, Airplane SXM Landings
Cole Bay Hill - Island & Sea View
Philipsburg Street Shopping
Back to Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise Pier
If you come on a Royal Caribbean or Norwegean Cruise Line, search for our guide with a red sign saying "Open Top Double Decker".
If you are comming from anoher ship, you can walk 5min to the West Exit of the Harbor called “Sand Bank" (check the pictures for the map)
If you are staying in the Island, you can park in the Sand Bank, or ask a taxi to drive you the the Sand Bank of the Harbor.
Things To Bring:
Open-toed sandal shoes
SeaPass card and photo identification
Complementary Beer, Coke, Sprite, water or Apple juice.