Private St Thomas Tour with Beach and Downtown Shopping


Set your own tour time for pickup from your hotel in St. Thomas or the cruise ship port. Your dedicated guide will collect you in a private vehicle and head for the SkyLine Lookout and Mountain Top and Drake's Seat. Snap photos from the lookout point and learn about the history of St. Thomas through your guide's commentary.  Drive back down the twisting mountain road and out to the seaside to enjoy some beach time. You can choose from several beach options, including Secret Harbor, Coki Beach, or Magen's Bay. Your guide will advise you based on your interests and desires.  The day's last stop is downtown Charlotte Amalie, famous for its duty-free shopping. You can also take a stroll through some of the other historical sites located downtown such as Synagogue Hill, Government Hill, Emancipation Park, or Fort Christian.  Your private tour ends with drop-off at your hotel or back at the cruise port in time to catch your departing ship.

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4 hours
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Why take this tour?

Observe the vast cerulean waters of the Caribbean Sea from the highest point on St. Thomas, and venture out to a beach for some fun in the sun. Top off your private, full-day experience with an afternoon of duty-free shopping and sightseeing in downtown Charlotte Amalie. Your private tour starts with hassle-free pickup from your hotel or cruise port, and then you travel up winding roads to Mountain Top. This attraction sits 1,547 feet above sea level, the highest point on the island. Take in the marvelous sights, learn about the legendary origin of the banana daiquiri. Next stops are Drake's Seat and Skyline Lookout. Next stop is the beach of your choice. You may choose Magens Bay, Coki Beach, or Secret Harbor, then head to downtown Charlotte Amalie to visit the unique shops and cute boutiques for duty-free shopping. Before heading back to your hotel, you can check out historic sites like Fort Christian, Emancipation Park, Government Hill, and Synagogue Hill.

What’s included?

  • Pick-up at both cruise ports in St. Thomas

  • Driver/guide

  • Local guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Port pickup and drop-off

  • Gratuities

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Before you book

  • Duration: 4h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Looking for affordable cruise excursions or vacation package deals in the United States Virgin Islands or Caribbean. Imagine vacationing just the way you want it: Great Exploration Tours is here to help, we offer affordable, personalized cruise and vacation packages especially tailored to fit your specific vacation needs. We offer the largest selection of cruise excursions and vacation packages in the Virgin Islands (St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix). Please note booking request must be given 48 hours prior to your tour date if coming on cruise ship. St. John is the Jewel of the Caribbean. Its picturesque views of tropical plants and emerald blue beaches is a perfect day trip. Because of its Virgin Islands National Park status, most of the island is un-touch. Our day trip is a safe and fun way to explore the park with a local guide. We offer the day trip in our open air taxi for maximum viewing and picture taking. Trip includes beach stop.

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