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Mountain Top Downhill Trek

Port/City: Philipsburg, St. Maarten

Activity Type:
Adventure Tours

Approximate Duration:
3 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*59.75 USD (Adult)
*59.75 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Minimum Age: 6 years

Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your Shore Excursions on board; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your tour director on the land portion of your Cruisetour.

*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.
Shore Excursions
Mountain Top Downhill Trek - SMB8

OVERVIEW: Starting from the highest point on the island, this tour takes hikers down through the beautiful countryside. The views are often spectacular and the opportunity to learn about the island's history and culture is rewarding. HIGHLIGHTS: Hike downhill past the ruins of a historic sugar plantation (approx. 2 hrs). Learn about the folklore and history of the island. NOTES: Hiking (preferred) or sneakers are required. You should be in good physical health and be in an agile and limber condition for hiking over uneven and in some areas fairly steep terrain. This tour is not suitable for guests with knee/hip/ankle or heart/respiratory problems.
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Hike downhill past the ruins of an historic St. Maarten's sugar plantation on a challenging 2-hour island trek. Delight in spectacular views overlooking seven neighboring islands on a narrated drive to St. Maarten's highest point. Learn as your guide relates island history. Then prepare to navigate steep terrain as you begin your journey down. See ruins of the abandoned sugar plantation as your guide regales you with folktales. Enjoy a rum punch drink afterwards.

• Loterie Farm: A bus drop-off at this private nature reserve starts your open-air truck safari to the mountaintop.
• All-Downhill Trek: Enjoy spectacular views and colorful folktales as you hike downhill past the ruins of an historic sugar plantation.
• Plantation Ruins: Explore the remnants of an abandoned sugar plantation from 1848 as your guide describes the flora and fauna.

What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection

What to Wear:
• Lightweight clothing
• Hiking boots or sneakers

Important Notes:
• Guests must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate.
• Guests with pre-existing neck, back, knee and/or shoulder injuries, cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour - particularly tours categorized as "strenuous".
• Guests who have concerns must consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them.
• Guests must be able to walk over uneven surfaces on steep terrain.
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