Destination St. John: Historic Walking Tour and Personal Leisure Time - STG3
OVERVIEW: Enjoy a guided walking tour of several historic points of interest on St. John before having time to explore the island at your own pace. A good combination to get a sense of the island without worrying about the logistics involved before heading off on an adventure of your choice. HIGHLIGHTS: Scenic ferry ride to and from St. John. Historic walking tour of the island including Cruz Bay, The Battery, the 17th Century Lutheran Church, Sprauve Family Library, Wharfside Landing, and Gallows Bay. 3 to 3.5 hours of independent exploration / shopping. NOTES: This tour runs in conjunction with STG4, STG5 & STL2 so you will travel to and from St. John with guests booked on these tours.
Enjoy a guided walking tour of several historic points of interest 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 assistance before heading off on an adventure of your choice.
-Scenic ferry ride to and from St. John.
-Historic walking tour of the island including Cruz Bay, The Battery, the 17th Century Lutheran Church, Sprauve Family Library, Wharfside Landing, and Gallows Bay.
-3 to 3.5 hours of independent exploration / shopping.
Take a scenic 45 minute ferry ride along St. Thomas' south coast, past hotels and luxury villas to St. John. Meet your knowledgeable local guide as he shows you some of St. John’s historic points of interest while walking through the quaint town of Cruz Bay. Walk through Fort Christian/The Battery and the 17th Century Lutheran Church which still stands proud in Emancipation Garden Square. You will also have a chance to visit the Sprauve Family Library or venture to Gallows Bay.
At High Tide Wharfside Landing, you will be able to check out one of the many nearby restaurants. You will have approximately 3 to 3.5 hours to self-explore St. John's island sights, beaches, and resorts. 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 incidentals / 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: Guided Shopping and Leisure Time (STG4), 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.