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The most accessible and best preserved of its type, this once-working sugar plantation (circa 1870) was the site of boiling molasses and hardworking slaves harvesting sugarcane, and which now offers visitors regular tours and living-history...more
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Leinster Bay Rd, Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a stop on a tour in an open air safari bus as is typical for the area. We were given a tour of the old ruins and some new facilities before some free samples of the rum produced there. These can be bought...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of six visited the Annaberg ruins on Tuesday. It sure was a beautiful view from the overlook and the stone ruins made a nice backdrop for a few photos. There were placards around to give a brief description of the ruins. However, it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We took a taxi tour around St. John and we stopped to see the sugarcane ruins. Since it is part of the National Park system, it has been well maintained for visitors to see. There is no cost to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

For us history buffs this is a cool place to check out. It was nice to see the historical aspect of this island, and be able to see that there is more to this island than beautiful beaches. Recommend going on a cooler day though....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Such history, and going back in time. Work a visit. the view to Tortola is great. I never miss this.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I visited the ruins of the plantation on a Sunday afternoon with my family. At the time, no one was there but the tour was outlined on the information stands. It is a somber place when I thought of all the hard days that the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is a unique place to visit on St John. There are ruins located all over the island but this site provide the ability to get up close and personal. There are wayside exhibits to give you information on how the area was used in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Awesome ruins of an 18th century sugar plantation, and presumably the most accessible ones on the island. There's a nice parking lot at the bottom of the hill, and a wooden stairway leading up to the ruins. I've seen others say it's unsafe, but that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank spoobon
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

The Sugar Plantation and surrounding area sustained terrible damage from the CAT 5 Hurricanes that hit the island in 2017. There are many warning signs for falling debris, as the stone structures are collapsing from the high winds they were subjected to. Additionally, I don't...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Maniac42
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Having visited St Thomas many many many times, we decided whilst on St Thomas to take a boat ride across to St John. Only 30 minutes from St Thomas on the ferry, St John is the smallest US Virgin Island. Children have to take the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Chris L
19 February 2016|
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Response from frankolsendk |
Yes. Actually you can only do self guided tours. Park at the lot or in the side of the road and take the stairs up. Half an hour will do. Bring snorkelling gear and do Marys Creek which is in front of the parking lot, where... More
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Jennibenny
7 March 2015|
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yes.. however.. just think of it like this.. for many people this place is like Auchswitz.. people were murdered, raped and worked to death in this place. If you wouldn't carve your name into the wall at a Nazi death camp... More
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