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The vantage point where Sir Francis Drake was supposed to have looked for enemy ships of the Spanish fleet, this lookout includes a panoramic view of the Virgin Islands where the Atlantic Ocean joins the Caribbean Sea
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“magen's bay” (67 reviews)
“mountain top” (35 reviews)
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Route 40, St. Thomas
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"enemy ships"
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"great viewpoint"
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"worth a stop"
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"vantage point"
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"north side"
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"take pictures"
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"island tour"
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"taxi driver"
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"british virgin islands"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A tour of St Thomas will take you past Drake's Seat so it is worth stopping for 5 minutes to see the view particularly if you are on the way to Mountain Top from which you will see even more islands.

Thank MBKOKent
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This spot was absolutely perfect for stopping and looking around. We got some fantastic pictures from this place. It is so beautiful here. You can see so far and see so much. Definitely worth stopping at for sure. The views are breath taking. There was...More

1  Thank Marcia A
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

If you want to see Magens bay in peace come here and park your car. When the tourists arrive be prepared to lose the peace.

1  Thank StNu
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

not sure if real history supports this stuff about all those pirates. No doubt, they were there but I think it is being "blown out-of-the-water. Every turn you take is another "pirate site". But all in all, it is very beautiful here.

1  Thank hansulricha
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

the views are amazing and such great photo oppurtunaties we went a part of an island tour and spent about 45mins here

1  Thank lovells37
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Limited free parking. A few small shops selling souviners in the parking lot. Worth a stop on the way up to the Mountian top.

Thank Bob555555
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This was my favorite view on the island. The seat makes me sad! It is crumbling and held up by wood and needs to be restored. The road can be dangerous crossing so beware.

Thank leeshajoy
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The view is a 5 and the seat in itself is not something that takes you forever to look at but add the history around its origin and you will like it

Thank Birgitta-Kenneth
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you want a great view of famous Magen's Bay, this is it. Sit on Drake's Seat and relax. Sir Francis Drake did not actually sit here though. My grandfather Achille Lindesay hand crafted the stone structure in the 1940's.

Thank everice l
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We were actually driving our rental and went the wrong way up the hills but oh, what a beautiful mistake!! AMAZING VIEW!! I have many postcard perfect pics from this point of the island!

Thank Cheryl J
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