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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

St Kitts ATV Excursion

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 98.00


Discover the historic town of Old Road where you can find the Botanical Garden Caribelle Batik (Romney Manor), Historical Ruins, Picturesque Sugar Estates, Rain Forest trails and other breathtaking scenic routes. All tour guides are local residents of the area and as such boast a familiarity to their 'backyard' like no one else. All of the staff is friendly, informed, knowledgeable, and specialize in fun! On this tour your... Read More

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Airport Lounges

St Kitts International Airport Lounge by YU Lounge

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 220.00


The YU Lounge is one of a kind concept and experience in airline travel. It is a luxury lounge hosted in our private terminal that is open to both Commercial and Business Jet passengers. Chill out and enjoy the gourmet food and selection of beverages. Meet your associates and business partners and close a deal, purchase a gift for your loved ones in the serene and quiet surroundings of YU Lounge.<br /><br />Please... Read More

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Bike Tours

Nevis: 2-Hour Island Discovery Cycling Tour

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 85.00


Tour Nevis by bike, riding on trails through the old sugar cane plantations. Experience the culture and history of the island with a visit to the village of Newcastle and the Nisbit plantation. Take a break and relax at a beach bar with a cool drink!

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Bike Tours

Oualie Beach: 3-Hour St. Kitts & Nevis Hike & Bike Tour

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 95.00


Enjoy spectacular views from the south-eastern peninsula of St. Kitts and explore the remains of colonial history and ancient civilizations on Nevis on foot and by bike. Take a guided hike up the gentle slope of Nevis Peak, and then descend by bike!

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Bike Tours

Nevis: 3-Hour History and Heritage Cycling Tour

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 85.00


Cycling enthusiasts will enjoy this tour of Nevis that highlights the islands history and heritage. Discover the islands past as you explore historic downtown Charlestown and take in sights such as Alexander Hamiltons birthplace and the Nelson Mu

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Bus & Minivan Tours

St. Kitts Island Half-Day Bus Tour

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 35.00


Enjoy a 3.5-hour orientation tour of St. Kitts and see some of the islands highlights, including the beautiful fortress of Brimstone Hill and the scenic splendor of the Black Rocks formation. Spend some time shopping in the city of Basseterre, and more

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Bus & Minivan Tours

Nevis Island 5-Hour Tour from St. Kitts

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 160.00


Travel back in time to colonial days on this excursion to Nevis from St. Kitts. Experience the islands colorful history as your driver takes you along heritage trails. See top attractions such as the Alexander Hamilton Museum and the Botanical Gardens.

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Bus & Minivan Tours

St Kitts Half Day Rainforest Tour from Basseterre

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 79.00


Enjoy a half day tour of the rainforest of St Kitts Island. See natural springs, towering trees, shy monkeys, and native fruit trees. Visit Bloody Point, the Red House, and the Wingfield Estate; home to the oldest industrial site in the Caribbean.

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Canoe & Kayak Tours

Guided Caribbean Kayak Tour in Nevis

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 75.00


Paddle out into calm and clear Caribbean waters on this guided kayaking tour in Nevis. Follow your guide along the island's beautiful coastline before plunging into the water for some fantastic snorkeling, and enjoy a relaxed picnic lunch on the beach.

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Catamaran Cruises

Private Power Catamaran Snorkel and Beach Experience

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 84.00


Spend an unforgettable day on the water during this 3.5-hour private powered catamaran trip from St. Kitts and Nevis. This luxury private powerboat, named 'Moko Jumbie,' has everything you need to relax and have a good time with family and friends. Go snorkeling in the warm blue waters, hang out on... Read More

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Catamaran Cruises

St Kitts Deluxe Catamaran Snorkeling Tour With Lunch

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 70.00


Join in on this 4-hour tour and travel on a luxurious catamaran across the turquoise waters of St Kitts &amp; Nevis. Explore the finest snorkeling spot in the area, where colorful marine life is abundant. Take advantage of a snorkel lesson. While you are snorkeling, the crew will lay out a... Read More

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Catamaran Cruises

Private Powered Catamaran Snorkel and Beach Experience with Lunch

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 99.00


This is the best way a family or group of friends can explore the beautiful shores of the two islands of St Kitts and Nevis. Once aboard the luxury private power catamaran, Moko Jumbie, why not start with snorkeling’ This fast boat can take you to the best locations quickly and safely.... Read More

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City Tours

Full Island Panoramic Tour of St Kitts

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 55.00


Our award winning panoramic, full island tour is a must-do if you're in port for the day or visiting for a few days. All &nbsp;island tours include the following points of interest:&nbsp;National Museum, Berkeley Memorial,&nbsp;Independence Square, various churches on the island, The Birds Nest, Bloody Point, Carving Of De Rocks, Wingfield Plantation and the start of the rainforest. We'll&nbsp;stop at the... Read More

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City Tours

Half-Island Tour of St Kitts

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 45.00


Take in the highlights of St Kitts on a 2.5-hour sightseeing tour from Basseterre or the cruise ship port. Snap photos of top sights such as Independence Square, the War Memorial, Wingfield Estate, and an 18th-century sugar plantation. Walk through the botanical gardens at Romney Manor, and soak in ocean views from Timothy Hill.

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City Tours

Ultimate Rum Runner’s Tour of Basseterre

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 60.00


This one of a kind rum tour is the only tour of this kind offered in St Kitts. Take in the history of the sugar cane industry as it helped shape the rum history throughout the Caribbean.

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Cultural Tours

Journey of Discovery

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 45.00


Our Journey of Discovery begins at the designated meeting point in Port Zante. In 15 minutes, you will learn about the history of Port Zante and historic downtown Basseterre, French for 'Low land', including some of her iconic landmarks such as the St. George Anglican Church and the Church of the Immaculate Conception. <br />From there discover the secrets of the Wingfield Estate in Old Road, the oldest sugar... Read More

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Day Trips

Nevis Plantation and Beach Experience from St Kitts

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 90.00


Two islands, one paradise. Experience the best of St Kitts-Nevis on this captivating 5-hour tour. Board your fast and comfortable power catamaran direct from St Kitts cruise port to Charlestown on the beautiful sister island of Nevis. Once in Nevis enjoy a panoramic tour of the... Read More

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Day Trips

St Kitts Full Day Catamaran to Nevis

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 100.00


Board your Catamaran for the sailing, snorkeling and beach experience you will never forget! Snorkel in a secluded cove, with all equipment supplied, and attentive crew to ensure the best experience. Enjoy the included open bar and relax with a rum punch or other beverage as the Caribbean breezes caress you. After a delicious lunch, explore the beautiful Pinney's Beach on the sister island of Nevis before your exhilarating... Read More

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Fishing Tours

St. Kitts Half-Day Deep Sea and Bottom Fishing Tours

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 350.00


Fish for shark, kingfish, barracuda and more on a 3-hour fishing or deep sea fishing tour of St. Kitts, and experience the thrills of the Caribbean Sea on board a fishing boat with skipper and fishing rods. Explore the reefs, wrecks, and much more.

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Flyboarding

St Kitts Flyboarding Experience

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 130.00


Whether you're looking to fly 30 feet high or swim like a dolphin, flyboarding is the newest and most exhilarating rush out there. One on one training will be provided. If you're with a group you can enjoy watching all the action right from the beach. There will be plenty activities for everyone and food and drinks will be available as well as beach chairs and umbrellas.

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Food Tours

St Kitts Local City Food Tour

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 65.00


Enjoy a local food tour in Basseterre, St Kitts where you will taste the local flavors of the island while learning about the island history on this 2.5 hour tour. Your local guide will make you feel at home while you visit 3 food and drinks stops and discover all of the wonderful sights and tastes of St Kitts.

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Half-day Tours

St Kitts 360 Island Sightseeing Tour

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 90.00


As you journey West from Basseterre, your guide will show you how the recent history and present day reality, coexist with ease on the island. Passing the Cenotaph - a memorial to St Kitts' sons who served in both of the World Wars - you will see the Fort lands area, a garrison, that now houses elegant restaurants, a boutique hotel, private homes, foreign embassies and other diplomatic outposts. In the heart of Basseterre you... Read More

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Half-day Tours

St Kitts Rainforest Nature Tour

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 70.00


From your St Kitts hotel or port you will be transported into nature. First visit the beautiful Romney Manor for a walk through the lush gardens. Then you will travel into the the St Kitts Central Forest Reserve National Park for either a 1-mile or 2.5 mile hike led by your friendly and professional guide. Listen to the sounds of nature as the dense forest trees and branches create a shaded cover for you to explore under.... Read More

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Half-day Tours

St Kitts Sightseeing Tour to Brimstone Hill Fortress with Beach Visit

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 68.00


Journey through the streets of Basseterre and west on the island's main road, passing quaint villages such as Boyd's Village and Challengers Village onto Bloody Point and Bloody River named in remembrance of the Carib Indians, the island's first inhabitants. Visit the majestic Brimstone Hill... Read More

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Half-day Tours

St. Kitts Rainforest Tour

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 70.00


Get out into nature and take a cool walk through the tropical Wingfield Estate Forest on this 4-hour tour from the port at St. Kitts. In a small group of no more than 15, spot local flora and fauna, including vervet monkeys swinging through the trees, then cool off with a dip in a tranquil river.

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Half-day Tours

Exotic Island Tour from Basseterre

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 55.00


Exclusive scenic private tour of the lush tropical island of St. Kitts. Enjoy an island seeped in history. Picturesque scenery, indigenous green monkeys, friendly people and historical sites of epic proportions await you. Visit the Caribelle Batik and its world famous botanical gardens. Then it's on to Brimstone Hill National Fortress, the best preserved battalion in the Western Hemisphere. Finally, it's on to the famous... Read More

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Half-day Tours

St Kitts Plantation and Beach Tour

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 55.00


Venture away from the city of Basseterre and explore St. Kitts countryside in our open-air safari truck. Enjoy complimentary beverages on board, visit a 16th-century sugar plantation, walk around the plantation as you learn the history that took place back in the days. Next, you will make a stop at the Caribelle Batik factory and gift shop, there will be a separate entrance fee (3 dollars). Then you'll get... Read More

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Half-day Tours

Panoramic Sightseeing Tour of St Kitts

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 240.00


Visit the historical Bassterre, considered the island's national monument, a replica of the Piccadilly Circus in London, England. Travel to an historical slave market where slaves were sold on auction blocks to sugar cane plantation owners. Take a trip to Caribelle Batik where you will see the ruins of a sugar plantation, the beginning of the rainforest, a botanical garden, a factory and a gift... Read More

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Hiking & Camping

Hiking Mount Liamuiga Volcano in St Kitts

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 100.00


The Mount Liamuiga peak is 3,792 feet and is the highest point on the island of Saint Kitts. Joint this 6-hour hiking tour and explore it yourself!<br><br>Fresh local fruits, drink and snack will be served after the tour. Transportation is included in the cost of the tour.

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Nature & Wildlife

St Kitts Rainforest Tour

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 90.00


This rainforest tour takes approximately 2 hours. Immerse yourself in a natural paradise where you'll learn about the medicinal properties of plants found throughout the forest, and observe a wide variety of exotic birds common within this eco-sanctuary. You many even encounter mongoose and green vervet monkeys along the way. 

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Ports of Call Tours

St Kitts Shore Excursion: Private Snorkeling Tour

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 525.00


This 4 hour snorkeling and beach bar excursion leaves from the Reggae Beach Bar dock. You'll be taken along the Caribbean shoreline of St Kitts until stopping at one of the calm and clear snorkeling locations. After snorkeling you'll be taken to one of the suggested beach bars where you can have lunch or just chill on the beach.

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St Kitts Shore Excursion: Caribbean Beach Delight

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 25.00


Driving through the coastal zone from Basseterre to the Southeast Peninsula you will observe the majestic mountains on either side of the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.  Admire the beautiful homes that are owned by Kittitians and other residents of Europe, France, Italy and American origin.  Many of them have made this pristine illustrious country their second home.  <br /><br... Read More

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Shore Excursion: Treasures of St Kitts by Land and Sea

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 70.00


Enjoy the highlights of beautiful St Kitts and its heritage as you combine an island tour with a coastal sail in a relaxing 3.5 hour tour.<br /><br />From the port, board a spacious catamaran for a coastal sail passing under majestic Brimstone Hill fortress. Enjoy refreshments from the... Read More

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St Kitts Shore Excursion: Mini Speedboat Snorkel Adventure

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 70.00


Safe and loads of fun - these self-drive dinghies are an ideal way to explore the beaches and coves of St Kitts Southeast Peninsula. No boating experience is necessary and each boat is designed for double occupancy. Each mini speedboat is a wonderful fun experience for two. If you are a single... Read More

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St Kitts Shore Excursion: City and Beach Tour

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 30.00


The tour takes you throughout historical Bassterre where you will arrive at what is considered the national monument: a replica of the Piccadilly circus in London, England. You'll continue on throughout the old town and pass several historical churches, an old slave auction, the police station and a prison. Finally, you will be taken to the beach to relax and take in the beautiful views.

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Private Car Tours

St. Kitts Island Full Island Tour: 2 or 3 Hours by Taxi

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 30.00


Tour St. Kitts by taxi to get an overview of the island and its attractions. Learn about local history from your well-versed taxi driver as you see sights such as Brimstone Hill Fortress and the Berkeley Memorial, and visit Basseterre, the capital city.

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Safaris

St Kitts Beach Adventure Tour

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 50.00


This beach tour is done in an open safari truck. This enhances your experience as you ride in the outdoors observing the beautiful scenic drive along the hillsides with the soothing ocean breeze cascading over your faces.  our open safari truck will have complimentary drinks on board. As you arrive at the beach you will be greeted by local staff from the beach bar where they will have local food and a set of beach chairs... Read More

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Sailing Trips

Private Sailing Charter in St Kitts

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 650.00


Your journey starts with a glass of champagne as you step aboard &ldquo;Minerva&rdquo; a 50-foot sailing yacht for your private charter. Lets the staff pamper you as you sail the coast of St Kitts, explore the marine life while snorkeling, and unwind with the sea breeze and a sip of wine or rum. Enjoy an array of top shelf spirits, experience delicious homemade delights.

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Sailing Trips & Boat Tours

St. Kitts Sunset Cocktail Cruise

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 50.00


Its difficult to find an experience as romantic as sailing the blue waters below a setting tropical sun. Cruise the Southeast Peninsula with an open Bar, good conversation and friends as the sky transforms into a riot of sunset hues.

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Sailing Trips & Boat Tours

St. Kitts Private Catamaran Experience

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 400.00


Charter a private custom-built Catamaran to explore the coastlines, coves and beaches of the twin island paradise of St Kitts-Nevis. You have exclusive use of a fast, stable boat with plenty of room for relaxing

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Sailing Trips & Boat Tours

St. Kitts Full-Day Catamaran Cruise to Nevis

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 95.00


Sail across the Caribbean Sea on a 7-hour cruise from St. Kitts to Nevis, and enjoy a thrilling tropical adventure aboard a state-of-the-art catamaran. Drop anchor en route to snorkel among a huge variety of marine life, and enjoy an open bar all day.

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Sailing Trips & Boat Tours

St. Kitts 4-Hour Sail & Snorkel with Open Bar & Lunch

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 65.00


Sail by luxurious catamaran in the turquoise waters off St. Kitts. Head to the finest snorkeling spot in the area, and marvel at the abundant and colorful marine life. Enjoy drinks from the open bar and a light buffet lunch prepared by the crew.

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Sightseeing & City Passes

Palms Court Gardens and Restaurant Day Pass

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 12.00


Palms Court Garden is the exquisite privately owned property with stunning views on the Basseterre harbor. Its lush beautiful gardens host a spectacular infinity pool and bar, restaurant (breakfast &amp; lunch daily) and the production site of Shell Works St Kitts and adjacent gift boutique. Visitors may watch as beautiful shell &amp; jewelry creations develop right in front of their very eye.

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Snorkeling

St Kitts Mini Speedboat Snorkel Adventure

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 70.00


Safe and loads of fun - these self-drive dinghies are an ideal way to explore the beaches and coves of St Kitts Southeast Peninsula. No boating experience is necessary and each boat is designed for double occupancy. Each mini speedboat is a wonderful fun experience for two. If you are a single passenger, your guide will attempt to pair you with another single passenger or if you desire to be alone on the boat, you may be able... Read More

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Sunset Cruises

Sunset Cocktail Cruise of St Kitts

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 51.00


Sailing on a luxury catamaran cruise during cocktail hour is the perfect way to relax before dinner in paradise. Enjoy unlimited open bar, fresh breezes, and magnificent scenery as you share the spectacular colors of the Tropical sunset with your fellow guests.

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Walking Tours

Walking Tour Through Basseterre

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


Learn about the history of Basseterre on a 2.5-hour walking tour with an informative guide. Hear about the present day Independence Square's past as Pall Mall Square where the slave trade operated, and see the National Museum of St. Kitts, the Berkeley Memorial, the Circus, the courthouse, the Anglican Church, and the Catholic Church. You can also browse the shops and cafes en route.

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Walking Tours

Private 2-Hour Walking Tour of Basseterre

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 35.00


See the important sights in Basseterre on this 2-hour tour of the city. Admire the traditional architecture and discover the history of Saint Kitts as you explore Pall Mall Square, Irish Town, the courthouse, and the Heritage Museum.

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