Catamaran Sail and Safari -

Catamaran Sail and Safari

From USD 69

 

Take a relaxing coastal sail combined with an unhurried visit to unique island highlights in this engaging half day tour.

  • Enjoy awesome views of St Kitts' majestic peaks as you glide down the coast in a luxury Catamaran
  • Visit Historic Wingfield Estate, best restored 18th Century DIstillery in the Caribbean for a rum tasting
  • View the fascinating Batik process of creating colorful designs on fabric at Caribelle Batik

 Starting at the cruise port, board a luxury Catamaran and sail down the sheltered leeward side of the island.  As you sail past Old Road town, site of the first English settlement in the Caribbean, you will see for yourself how the mighty fortress on Brimstone hill (UNESCO world heritage site) secured the island from enemy vessels.

 Landing at New Guinea on the western tip of the island, you will hop aboard a colorful safari bus for the land portion of your tour, passing through quaint villages such as Middle Island and Half Way Tree.  The highlight of this portion of your tour will undoubtedly be Wingfield Plantation, granted in 1625 by the King of England to  Sam Jefferson, a direct ancestor of the 3rd US President, Thomas Jefferson. Here you will stroll the grounds and see the preserved remains of a 18th-century rum distillery, perhaps the best example in the entire Caribbean. Here, taste modern local rums, as the tradition continues to this day.

 Many other Island highlights are included , before, all too soon, your colorful Safari Bus Returns you to your pickup point to enjoy the balance of a wonderful day on St Kitts.

 

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two pickup points - Marriott Royal Beach Club, or  Marina in Cruise Port - specify which you prefer when booking


  • Luxury Catamaran Sail down the length of the island with views of Old Road Brimstone Hill Fortress and Mount Liamuiga and its rainforest
  • Ride a colorful Open Safari Bus  through quaint villages
  • Stop at Wingfield Plantation  and stroll the grounds  - inspect the restored 18th-century distillery, and learn the estate's fascinating history from your guide before sampling modern local rums
  • Visit Caribelle Batik and view the fascinating Batik Process
  • Make a photo stop at Timothy Hill, with  spectacular views of both the Atlantic and Caribbean
  • Enjoy a driving tour of historic Basseterre, including independence square, the cathedral, and Georgian Architecture

Highlights

  • enjoy awesome views of St Kitts' majestic peaks as you glide down the coast in a luxury Catamaran
  • Sample a delicious rum punch  or other beverage from an open bar on the  sail portion of the tour
  • Board an open Safari Bus in the shadow of Brimstone hill and see if you can detect how the mountain got its name
  • Visit Historic Wingfield Estate, best restored 18th Century DIstillery in the Caribbean for a rum tasting
  • Enjoy complimentary bottled water on the land portion of your tour
  • View the fascinating Batik process of creating colorful designs on fabric at Caribelle Batik
  • Make a photo stop at Timothy Hill, with  spectacular views of both the Atlantic and Caribbean
  • Perched high in your open air Safari, tour historic Basseterre from the best viewpoint.

Route

  1. Basseterre
  2. Lime Kiln Bay
  3. Brimstone Hill (from Sea)
  4. Sandy Point
  5. Wingfield
  6. Basseterre