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St. Kitts Local Attractions

What to do in St. Kitts

St. Kitts is full of exciting distractions. You can take part in the usual Caribbean activities like beachcombing, swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, or all manner of boating, but there are also options for people who want to try something a little different. For hikers, Mount Liamuiga is a challenging hike that culminates at the large crater rim of the volcano. For something a little less strenuous, you can walk through the gorgeous landscape provided by the rainforests. The exotic plants and creatures you'll see on your trek will make this a truly special memory of your stay on St. Kitts in your villa or other rental accommodation. While you're hiking, keep an eye out for a glimpse of the African Green Vervet monkeys. These little critters roam freely on St. Kitts and are very appealing.

For something a little more out of the ordinary, travel to Romney Manor on the side of the volcano. While there, visit the Caribelle Batik factory to watch local artists create this very unusual and typically Caribbean fabric. On the way to or from Romney Manor, you can take a side trip to see the huge stone Carib petroglyphs. For a more in depth look at St. Kitts and to hear a bit about its c


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Local Attractions


Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park (Historic Sites) - St. Kitts

Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park

The Brimstone Hill Fortress is a UNESCO World Heritage with a visitor centre, museum and gift shop. Explore the 300- year- old Fortress, perched on a 40-acre hill-top 750 feet above sea level. Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park is full of history and boasting attractive panoramic views of forested mountains, cultivated fields, the historical township of Sandy Point, and neighbouring islands across the Caribbean Sea.

Residents - $5.00 E.C - Visitors - $8.00 U.S

Children - Half Price


Hiking the Rainforest (Hiking/Walking/Exploring) - St. Kitts

Hiking the Rainforest

Experience the many trails in to the island's tropical rainforest. Take a rugged hike up Mount Liamuiga to the mile-wide crater rim of this dormant volcano or take one of the paths behind Romney Manor to go deep within the tropical landscape.


Scenic Train Tour (Sightseeing) - St. Kitts

St. Kitts Train

An afternoon trip on the Sugar Train, as it’s better known, is a 30 mile tour that includes a 17 and a half mile scenic train ride and an 11 mile bus tour. The 3 hour tour circles the island’s coastline while a conductor delivers a unique perspective on the island’s culture, people, views and history.


The Royal Beach Casino at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort (Casino) - St. Kitts

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The Royal Beach Casino at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort

The Royal Beach Casino is one of the Caribbean's largest (35,000 sq ft) and most luxurious casinos. Located in the St. Kitts Marriott Resort at Frigate Bay.


12th Annual Music Festival (Festival) - St. Kitts


 Dates: 06/26/2008 to 06/28/2008

Billboard-winning artist Mario will be among the premier acts. Tickets to the festival are $50 per person, per event, and will be available for purchase on their web site.


Amazing Grace Experience (Museum) - St. Kitts

Amazing Grace Experience

The Amazing Grace Experience's Visitor Center in Sandy Point, St. Kitts is a discovery of a dramatic story which changed the life of a foul mouthed slave trader named John Newton. Inspired, Newton went on to write one of the most famous and well-loved songs of all time - "Amazing Grace". Discover the story and history behind "Amazing Grace" and learn more about St Kitts at the Amazing Grace Visitor's Center.


Excellent Diving (Snorkeling/Diving) - St. Kitts

Nice Dive Boat

This was such a fun dive operation. The crew were so helpful, the boat ride was fast and short and the site was wonderful. You have to dive the M.V. River Taw. The guides at Dive St. Kitts gave an excellent tour and so much information. I wrote a page just on this dive site in my logbook. They are located at the Birdrock Beach hotel right where we stayed. Thanks everyone! See you next year.


Fairview Great House & Botanical Garden (Parks/Gardens) - St. Kitts

Fairview Great House & Botanical Garden is nestled at the foot of Artists Level Hill it is St. Kitts. The 18th century Great House is a true representation of colonial St. Kitts, having been authentically restored and furnished. Enjoy panoramic veranda views and explore the courtyard gardens and the original kitchen. Stroll through the botanical gardens or enjoy a swim in the swimming pool.


Rail, Fortress and Great House Excursion (Tours/Excursions) - St. Kitts

Boarding the St. Kitts Scenic Railway, experience the scenery and culture of this St. Kitts including the volcanic slopes of Mt. Liamuiga, numerous tall steel girder bridges, glimpses of black sand beaches and crumbling plantations, and sweeping views of the nearby islands. After this scenic train ride, the tour continues with an opportunity to explore a the 300- year- old Brimstone Hill Fortress. Finish your tour at the Fairview Great House (a glimpse into colonial St. Kitts) & Botanical Garden.

Please note: This tour involves minimal to moderate walking and is suitable for guests with limited mobility. Guests who utilise a wheelchair must be able to embark and disembark the train and transport with minimal assistance to participate. Guests should wear light-weight, comfortable clothing, flat, walking shoes and sun protection. The order of sites visited on this tour may vary.