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St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursion Reviews

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#1 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Scenic Railway

303 Reviews
Board a narrow train, built between 1913 and 1926 for transporting sugar cane, for a scenic 3-mile circle of the beautiful Caribbean island of St. Kitts.
#2 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Island tour

293 Reviews
With a population hovering around 35,000, the small island of St. Kitts is a gem of the Caribbean. Home to a plethora of beautiful beaches, the island also holds Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, the largest fortress ever built in the Eastern Caribbean and among the best preserved in the Americas.
#3 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions


171 Reviews
Whether you enjoy the water or just want to soak in the sun, a day relaxing on the beautiful white beaches of Saint Kitts is the perfect way to spend your time on the idyllic Caribbean island.
#4 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Catamaran Tour

128 Reviews
Hop aboard a catamaran for a fun and scenic trip along the coastline of beautiful St. Kitts. It's a great way to enjoy the turquoise waters and beautiful weather without jumping in the ocean yourself.
#5 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions


79 Reviews
Take to the Caribbean water and experience the beauty of St. Kitts' on an underwater adventure filled with exotic fish and turtles.
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70 Reviews
Soar through St. Kitts' rainforest while on a zip-lining tour through the island's wilderness. This tour provides thrill seekers an adrenaline rush -- and a panoramic view of St. Kitts.
#7 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Brimstone Hill Tour

67 Reviews
Brimstone Hill, now a UNESCO World Heritage site, rises 800 feet with steep slopes and possessing a commanding view of the sea, was an ideal natural defense. Work on a permanent fortress on Brimstone Hill began in the 1690s and continued for about a century as the British and French wrestled for control of the island and its valuable plantations.
#8 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Historic House

51 Reviews
Cruise Critic members say the Historic House on St. Kitts is a beautiful location with interesting history. Explore the grounds or pick up batik as a souvenir.
#9 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Rainforest Tour

45 Reviews
A rainforest tour is a good choice for visitors wishing to be introduced to some of the 300 varieties of ferns, orchids and unique wildlife on St. Kitts.
#10 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

ATV Adventure

34 Reviews
Experience an adrenaline rush you won't soon forget: Ride through the beaches and jungles of St. Kitts island on an all terrain vehicle adventure.
#11 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Mount Liamuiga Volcano

25 Reviews
Experience the heights of St. Kitts with a climb to the top of Mount Liamuiga, an extinct volcano.
#12 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Jeep Tour

23 Reviews
A Jeep tour offers an exciting safari drive through St. Kitts' historic villages and dense tropical rainforests.
#13 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions


20 Reviews
Explore St. Kitts' rugged southeast peninsula on a guided kayak tour that travels the coast to a secluded cove.
#14 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Culinary Tour

19 Reviews
Your mouth will be watering with all the delicious food there is to experience in St. Kitts!
#15 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Scuba - Certified

16 Reviews
Explore St. Kitts’ underwater world of exotic fish and coral formations on a scuba tour for certified divers.
#16 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Rum Tasting

14 Reviews
A rum tasting is perfect for those interested in the history and process of the popular alcohol.
#17 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions


14 Reviews
Take a long dive on the adventurous side and experience a SNUBA tour that will enable you to enjoy the beauty and majesty of the sea life in the Caribbean Sea, much like you would in a shallow water scuba dive, without the need to be a qualified scuba diver.
#18 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

National Park

8 Reviews
A visit to St. Kitts National Park provides cruise travelers with a unique insight into the history, culture and architecture of the Caribbean island.
#19 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Paddle Boarding

7 Reviews
Discover the beauty of St. Kitts' tranquil waters and learn to ride a stand-up paddle board on a leisurely tour along the rugged coastline.
#20 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Deep-sea Fishing

5 Reviews
Try your hand at deep sea fishing while aboard a powerboat. St. Kitts offers some of the best deep-sea fishing in the world. Wahoo, yellow fin, and black fin tuna; mahi-mahi, kingfish, and marlin are abound in the waters of St. Kitts.
#21 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Nature Adventure

4 Reviews
#22 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Scooter Rental

4 Reviews
Explore the island of St. Kitts on a scooter to get a taste of both its touristy locations as well as its more secluded areas.
#23 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Eco Tour

2 Reviews
St. Kitts' unspoiled ecosystems are among the Caribbean's finest. Enjoy the island's impressive variety of habitats while venturing off on an eco tour.
#24 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions


2 Reviews
Enjoy your time on St. Kitts by brushing up on your golf swing and joining in on a game at one of the most scenic golfing greens you may ever experience.
#25 of 26 St. Kitts (Port Zante) Shore Excursions

Mountain Biking

2 Reviews

Food and Drink in St. Kitts (Port Zante)

St. Kitts has a wide variety of restaurants, ranging from restored plantation houses to casual beach hideouts. Here are some of the most memorable tables.

El Fredo's: Another locals' favorite in Basseterre, El Fredo's dishes up conch, red snapper and shrimp along with plantains, cornmeal fritters and other island sides. (Newtown Bay Road; 869-466-8871; open Monday to Thursday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Spice Mill Restaurant: Enjoy a view of Nevis at the Spice Mill Restaurant on Cockleshell Beach, which serves up grilled mahi mahi, pizza and thick burgers alongside with Caribbean libations like pina coladas and Carib beer. The restaurant has a separate beach bar, as well as lounge chairs and daybeds. Although typically closed on Thursdays, the restaurant will often open for lunch on Thursdays when cruise ships are in port. (869-765-6706; open noon to 9:30 p.m.)

Royal Palm Restaurant: Specializing in contemporary Caribbean cuisine and situated on a hillside in the ruins of a former plantation's sugar factory, Royal Palm Restaurant at Ottley's Plantation Inn serves some of the island's best food. (Ottley's Village; 869-465-7234; open Monday to Saturday for lunch from noon to 3:30 p.m., dinner daily from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and Sunday brunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Best Cocktail in St. Kitts (Port Zante)

Cane Spirit Ritchmont is made from cane juice instead of molasses. The best way to sample is by trying "Ting with a Sting," a drink that combines CSR with Ting, a grapefruit-flavored soda. Try it at Mr. X's Shiggidy Shack on the South Frigate Bay strip, but be warned: It can be potent.

Beaches in St. Kitts (Port Zante)

Best for a Half-Day Visit: There are half a dozen white-sand beaches along the island's narrow southeastern peninsula. One of the best areas is the two-mile stretch between Cockleshell Bay and Banana Bay, where you can swim, snorkel or down Carib beers and rum punch at Lion's Beach Bar.

Best for the Dedicated Beach Bum: Sandy Bank Bay combines calm surf with relative privacy.

Best for Active Types: South Frigate Bay is popular for swimming, windsurfing and water-skiing. Further south, Turtle Bay is another popular beach for windsurfing. With a sunken tugboat attracting schools of fish, White House Bay is great for snorkeling.

Don't Miss in St. Kitts (Port Zante)

Bloody Point: Bloody Point is the haunting site where French and British troops massacred more than 2,500 Caribs in 1626. The view of Mount Liamuiga is spectacular.

Brimstone Hill Fortress: Brimstone Hill Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a 38-acre complex of bastions and barracks built by the British via slave labor and one of the best examples of a 17th- and 18th-century military fortification in the Caribbean. On a clear day, the view includes six islands: Nevis, Montserrat, Saba, St. Barth's, St. Eustatius and St. Maarten. Kids love to cross the dry moat, admire the six-foot thick walls, explore the parade grounds and walk trails in search of the island's green vervet monkeys.

Beach Bars: Relax at one of the island's clusters of beach bars, either on "The Strip" on South Frigate Bay or on Cockleshell Bay and Banana Bay beaches on the island's southeastern peninsula.

Basseterre's Marketplace: Basseterre's Marketplace on Saturday morning is the place for people-watching, as well as for buying flowers, mangos, guavas, apples and wild cherries. Get there early; vendors start clearing out around 9 a.m.

Carib Petroglyphs: North of Basseterre near the entrance to Wingfield Manor Estate are Carib petroglyphs. Etched on huge, black rocks, they offer a glimpse into the lives of the people who originally discovered the island.

Black Rocks: At Black Rocks, along the northeast shore, the surf has sculpted huge lava deposits into unusual shapes. It's a great spot for taking photographs.

Greg's Safaris: Explore the rainforest on a guided hike. Greg's Safaris combines a Land Rover drive along St. Kitts' west coast with a two-hour trek through a rainforest mountain valley. (869-465-4121)

Sky Safari Tours: Glide through the treetops on a Sky Safari Tours zip-line adventure located on Wingfield Estate. (869-466-4259)

Romney Manor: Stroll the grounds at Romney Manor, once owned by Thomas Jefferson's grandfather. Today, the botanical garden houses also houses Caribelle Batik, the island's preeminent producer of handmade batik clothing. (Old Road, Basseterre; 869-465-6253)

Dive Sites: Among St. Kitts' rewarding dive sites is Booby Shoals, known for its tropical fish, stingrays and Hawksbill turtles. Experienced scuba enthusiasts who can handle strong currents should head to Nag's Head, where they can swim with eagle rays, lobsters and reef sharks. Pro Divers arranges scuba and snorkeling expeditions. (Fisherman's Wharf; 869-660-3483)

Nevis: Take a ferry to less-traveled Nevis, rimmed by coral reefs and miles of white-sand beach. Six vessels operate the route, which takes about 45 minutes. One-way fares cost about $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. (Schedules change by ferry but service generally runs daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

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