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Worth the Walk Up

Climbing lots of stairs to reach the lookout spots was well worth the effort. We could see back... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
teachers55
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Columbus, Ohio, USA
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Beautiful views

Contrary to the name it does not really look like a fort at all, walk towards shell beach and you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Katrina P
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New York City, New York
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Gustavia, St. Barthelemy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Climbing lots of stairs to reach the lookout spots was well worth the effort. We could see back into town as well as the gorgeous Shell Beach area. We think the sign identifying other islands was wrecked by the hurricane, but it enough of it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Contrary to the name it does not really look like a fort at all, walk towards shell beach and you will notice some stairs leading up. I bet the view here for sunset would be amazing but we went early in the morning. Worth the...More

Thank Katrina P
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

I wondered onto this place while walking around town on my own. It seems to be off the beaten path and there are very few tourists. There is a long flight of steps that leads you to the short trail which ends with the remains...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is a short, brisk hike to overlooking Gustavia and beautiful Shell beach, It does get hot, wear tennis shoes, shorts, a hot looking T-shirt, bring your camera or iPhone and a hot man, and you are good to go. Relax with a dip on...More

Thank Jim S
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

A moderate hike up steps for some beautiful views. Shell beach, and the Gustavia harbor are all viewable from this locale.

Thank dnonnema
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

There are many steps to climb up to reach the top but worth it when you get there. Great views all around including views of all the "billionaire" yachts. A nice view of "Shell beach" too. The fort is not really of any interest but...More

1  Thank extourop
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

what a hike, i do not recommand the hike if your not in good shape. Sun is very strong here in saint barthelemy so it is definetely better if you drive there

Thank Monique B
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Great view of the harbour and of shell beach. We worth taking the time to make the climb although there is not much of the fort to see. Loved the signs with information about the local flora.

Thank TripRaterM
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Best place in Gustavia to view Saba and South. Great to get a view of yachts and sailboats coming to the island from the open Sea

Thank TriMarJohn
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

There are many steps to climb up the hill. But scenery is so rewarding!! The beach, the sea and other islands. On way back also nice view over Gustavia. This was nice place after dissapointing Fort Oscar - our lousy guide book did not tell...More

Thank ettelbruck
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