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$47 per person
4-5 hours

Calypso Tour

STARTING TIME
Between Nov 1 - Mar 31 tour departs at 10:00 am local time. Between Apr 1 - Oct 31 tour departs at 9:30 am local time from the cruise port, your hotel lobby, or any location that you designate
DURATION
4-5 hours
TRANSPORT OPTION
Port pickup and drop-off
Price
$47 per person

Tour OverView

Enjoy a wonderful and exciting tour with Bernards Tours on the beautiful island of St Maarten/St. Martin, you and your family can experience all the extraordinary and exquisite aspects of St Maarten/St Martin. This tour includes sightseeing, plane-spotting and shopping. During your Calypso Tour you will also have some time to feed the Iguanas at the iguana farm, sightsee through Simpson Bay, and learn about the island's French heritage.

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Description

Saint Martin is a tiny island nestled in the northern part of the Caribbean with two distinctive governments – French and Dutch.

This tour starts on the Dutch side of the island and ends on the majestic French side. It guarantees an extraordinary journey on one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. Imagine touring through some of the most exotic spots in Saint Martin.

Calypso Tour takes you to an Iguana Farm to play with and feed these exotic tropical playmates, then a brief stop at Oyster Pond and Orient Hill Top a well-known area for a perfect panoramic view of the ocean and surrounding areas.  Calypso continues on to the French side of the island with a brief stop at the border for photos and onto Fort St. Louis for a little more exploring.  

At the local French market, guests will enjoy the delightful delicacies – a perfect blend of local cuisine and European pastries. Please see our tour details for tour itinerary for more info.


Important Info

PICK UP locatioN

Cruise Information Center, your hotel lobby or your location as designated

Check-In time

Between Nov 1 - Mar 31 tour departs at 10:00 am local time. Between Apr 1 - Oct 31 tour departs at 9:30 am local time from the cruise port, your hotel lobby, or any location that you designate

Important Information

Children 0-10 years of age pay half price, children 10 and older pay full price. Parents with cat/booster seats pay full price.

What's Included

  • Local Tour guide
  • Beverages (Bottled water, Rum punch) during the tour.
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach or van
  • Worry-free shore excursion guarantee

What's included

  • Local Tour guide
  • Beverages (Bottled water, Rum punch) during the tour.
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach or van
  • Worry-free shore excursion guarantee

What's Excluded

  • Gratuities/Tips for Tour guide
  • Food/Beverages at lunch (available for purchase at local restaurants)
  • No Beach stop for swimming or sunbathing


What to bring

  • Comfortable clothing & Shoes
  • Sandals
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen.

Tour Itinerary

Pick up at your Location

We welcome you on the Cruise Information Center, your hotel lobby, or any location you designate. We will provide you or your group to check in before you board on one of our air-conditioned vehicles. We ask that you bring your credit card or cash (US or Euros) to pay the remaining amount. Once all passengers have arrived, we will welcome you in one of our air-conditioned vehicles and start your wonderful adventure on the beautiful island of St Maarten/St Martin!

Visit The Iguana Farm

Be the first to tell your family and friends about the Iguana Farm. At the Iguana Farm, you will have the opportunity to feed, touch and take pictures with the iguanas. This part of the tour is limited due to hurricane Irma. 10 – 20 minutes

The French and Dutch border

The island of St Maarten / St Martin consists of two nationsthe Dutch and the French. This will be a moment to experience our island’s national monument. Please feel free to take pictures of this historical site.

Brief stop at Oyster Pond

Unwind and feel the warm cool breeze at Oyster Pond. Take in the exceptional view of the ocean and the neighboring island in the distant - Duration - 5-10 Minutes.

Photo opportunity at Orient hilltop

We will take you to the the point where you have a great view of St. Maarten. The town in the foreground and in the background the bright blue sea and in the distance the outline of other neighboring islands. During this stop, you will be able to capture this amazing views.

Marigot - Open Market (French Capital)

Do you like shopping? Browse through the Marigot Market offers a selection of local fresh food pastries, meat, vegetables, fruits, fresh fish, clothing, traditional restaurants and local vendors. The Marigot market is very popular among the tourists. The local pastry shops feature European, French pastries, and delicacies. Stock up on those delicious items to enjoy or to share with family and friends back home. Enjoy the beautiful ocean view while doing what you love best. Limited option due to hurricane Irma - Duration 45 Minutes

Maho Beach for Plane Spotting

Are you looking for excitement? Have you ever stood behind the engines of a plane and feel the blast? Maho Beach has it all and is known as a true trendsetter! Aircraft flying so low that you can almost touch them. This is what St. Martin is known for. Get out and get blow naway by a Boeing 747!

Drive through Simpson Bay Marina

Experience the marvelous view of what Simpson Bay Marina has to offer, from luxurious Yachts nestled in the harbor, the beautiful residential areas, distinctive restaurants and breathtaking villas and hotels.

Harold Jack Hill

Take the time to view our island from above, look at mother nature from a different perspective and enjoy the ocean view hills and beautiful island atmosphere. If you look closely you can see one of our neighboring Caribbean islands.

Return to the pick up location

Each tour comes to an end. We will bring you back to your location ahead of time where you were picked up. If you have come up with a cruise ship than we make sure that we’re back on time at your ship.

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