Enjoy a guided tour of local and unique shopping on St. John before having time to explore the island at your own pace. A good combination tour if you’d like to visit St. John efficiently and maximize your time in port with some guided shopping before heading off on an adventure of your choice.
-Scenic ferry ride to and from St. John.
-Shop at Mongoose Junction and Wharfside Landing.
-3 to 3.5 hours of independent exploration / shopping.
Following a scenic 45 minute ferry ride to St. John, your knowledgeable local guide will show you some of the best shopping Cruz Bay has to offer. Visit all the stores at Mongoose Junction (a masterpiece of Caribbean stone masonry) and to quaint Wharfside Landing, which is right on the beach and has many interesting shops. Throughout the island, you will find the best deals, unique local art work, colorful resort wear, t-shirts, handmade jewelry, specialty artisans, unique accessories, and many Crucian and Caribbean souvenirs - all very unique to St. John.
Shop but don't drop as you will have approximately 3 to 3.5 hours to self-explore St. John's island sights, beaches, resorts, and local restaurants. You will be provided with an information package with maps, suggestions, taxi tariffs, and recommended adventures for your personal leisure time on this jewel of an island.
On the ferry return, enjoy a complimentary rum or fruit punch.
What to Bring:
-You should always take your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification when in port
-Towel if wishing to swim at the beach (available onboard the ship)
-Sun protection and sunglasses
-Money for shopping
What to Wear:
-Recommend wearing light clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
-Guests are encouraged to wear bathing suit under clothing if wishing to swim at the beach.
-This tour runs in conjunction with Destination St. John: Historic Walking Tour and Personal Leisure Time (STG3), Voluntourism: St. John VI National Park and Community Foundation (STG5) and Destination St. John: Coastal Cruise of National Park Beaches (STL2) and shares the same transportation so that you and your fellow travelers start your journey together and then split up in St. John to enjoy your selected activity.