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Shore Excursion: Private Sightseeing Tour of St Maarten

  • Fully narrated tour
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
Shore Excursion: Private Sightseeing Tour of St Maarten
From USD 432.00
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Shore Excursion: Private Sightseeing Tour of St Maarten
USD 432.00

This private tour departs from the terminal information center at the cruise port. You will have the opportunity to visit the French and Dutch border, learn about the history of the island, spend time with the iguanas and enjoy the beach. A trip to Philipsburg and an open market in Marigot is also included in this shore excursion. At the end of the day you will be returned back to your ship.

What to Expect

Your well-informed guides will take you on an adventure of a lifetime. Your tour starts at the cruise terminal and you will be driven to an exotic iguana site where you get to feed these cute little reptiles. A stop at the French and Dutch border gives you a quick lesson in French and Dutch culture and St. Maarten's rich heritage. After basking in St. Martin/St. Maarten’s history, it’s time for some sun and sand.

You can choose between beach time or taking the ferry to Pineal Island ($12 ferry cost not included). After you’ve sunbathed and swam for a while, you will be escorted to the French capital, Marigot, to an open market. This is where you get to sample some of the tastiest cuisines on the planet. Tummies full and hearts glad, you can either head out to plane gaze on Maho Beach or head to another beach. Don't forget to be prepared to be amazed! Then to Harold Jack Hill, which overlooks Great Bay for some more sightseeing and photography moments. The fun is not over yet. You'll head next to Philipsburg, the Dutch side of St. Maarten, to do a little shopping. Eventually you will be returned back to your cruise ship. 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Loved our tour with Bernard’s!

We booked a private tour for our family of 10 during a St Maarten shore excursion on our recent cruise. Jackson (aka Action Jackson) was fantastic. Very knowledgeable about the island. We got to see some of the French and Dutch sides of the island,...More

Thank kcbren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Best Excursion of the Trip!

We had 14 of us and Bernard's Tour was able to accommodate us in one can so we could all be together. D.J., our guide, was excellent! He had a vast knowledge of the island and listened to all 14 of us to make sure...More

Thank off2wdw4fun
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile
We want to go back!

I can’t say enough great things about Bernard’s Tours and our guide Sexy! We had an incredible time. Sexy was knowledgeable, personable and patient - making spur-of-the-moment changes to accommodate our interests. This was absolutely the highlight of our cruise this week. We hope to...More

Thank ga2miller
Reviewed 17 May 2018
Highly Recommend!

Fabulous tour! We were shown the best time by our guide, DJ. He was so kind and went above and beyond to please us. He took us to both the French and Dutch side, highlighting interesting attractions along the way. He kept us well hydrated...More

2  Thank Yvonne S
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile
Extremely poor experience

What a horrible experience; I’d never recommend a tour with Bernard’s Tours and I regret ever having contacted them. Attempts to contact Bernard about our poor experience have been ignored. We all very happy individuals who are easy to please and easy to get along...More

2  Thank THOMAS B
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