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St Kitts Scenic Train Tour (Reconfirm 48hrs)

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    What to Expect
    Take a luxurious train trip through the island of Saint Kitts as you travel along one of the Caribbean’s first scenic railways, finishing with a coach bus tour of the island’s key sights. Whether you’re a train lover or simply looking for a unique way to explore this tropical island, this train excursion is a great option.

    Start your trip with a pickup from your Basseterre or Frigate Bay hotel, continuing to the train to begin your ride. The sumptuously-appointed rail cars feature a range of amenities, including beautifully-designed interiors, a full-service bar, and bathrooms. The car’s upper level features a viewing platform where you can enjoy unobstructed views of the island’s soaring mountain scenery and thick, green cane fields. Meanwhile down below on the lower level, you’ll enjoy air-conditioning and sublime views through the large windows. You’ll also be able to pick from a selection of included beverages during your ride.

    Watch as your train pulls out and begins its journey winding its way along the edge of Mount Liamuiga. As you travel you’ll be able to see a variety of scenery like secret black sand beaches, the ruins of decaying plantations and sturdy iron bridges (one of which spans more than 300 feet (90m) over a large valley). The train also passes through a number of towns on the way, including Saddlers Village and Mansion Village, flanked by fields of fruit. 

    Listen to commentary about the island and your route, hearing tales like about the “Last Railway in the West Indies,” a train that was used to transport sugar cane from the island’s plantations to its main sugar factory in Basseterre. You’ll also be serenaded with catchy folk songs and tunes performed by the St. Kitts Railway Choir. 

    Upon finishing your scenic train ride, climb aboard a sightseeing coach for a 12 mile (19km) tracing Island Main Road. Among the sites you’ll pass are Brimstone Hill Fortress and a number of small towns and villages on the way back to Basseterre.

    Please note: there is no reserved seating. All seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Port Zante Marina, St Kitts & Nevis

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Additional cost will apply if hotel not listed.



    Ports
    Port Zante, Commercial Port
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Scenic rail tour
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only): St. Kitts Marriott, Sugar Bay Club, Island Paradise, Sea Loft, Timothy Beach, Bird Rock Beach Hotel, Ocean Terrace Inn,
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Beverages (rum punch, frozen daiquiris, soft drinks, fruit juices, and bottled water)
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Mandatory: reconfirm and redeem voucher to participate
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • Reconfirmation of tour required 48 hours prior (email or telephone call acceptable)
    • Response to Supplier's email is compulsory
    • Please note: there is no reserved seating. All seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • Wheelchair: Must be approved
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This is not luxurious. It is a rickety old sugar can train. It was very busy on the day we went and they crammed extra people in. I didn't even get a seat to myself so had to squash between two other people with two halves of padded cushions. The drinks were not free flowing. We
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    Our tour was an excursion arranged through Royal Caribbean. We went with a group from the ship to take a 20-25 passenger tour bus to the train. The train was and old Sugar Cane Train and it pulled 5 or 6 double-decker cars. The top of each was open. The stairs were not made
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    Let me start by saying that St. Kitts is a DUMP. It is a very poor island and that is apparently how they treat their island. There is trash everywhere. Piles and piles of trash. The train was very old and rickety. We made the mistake of sitting in the bottom of the car
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    This tour was in two parts. Motor coach and train. We found the coach part to be interesting and we enjoyed it. The train left a lot to be desired. It was close to two hours long and the scenery changed very little. There are several cars on the train, and the narrator is
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    Scenic vistas and unlimited beverage supply will help you to get to your destination, which actually is the starting point of the trip.
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    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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