Butterfly & Beach Adventure
Depart the cruise pier in your air-conditioned vehicle and travel to the Butterfly farm located on the French side of the island. Upon arrival, you are welcomed by your guide who will lead you through the specially created exhibition area of more than 10,700 square feet of screened in tropical gardens. Here you will see hundreds of rare and exotic butterflies fluttering freely around the gardens. The guide will identify different species, point out courtship and mating displays and tell butterfly facts and stories. You will also witness the various stages of the butterfly's life cycle, from butterflies laying their eggs to caterpillars hatching, growing and forming their chrysalis.
Departing the Butterfly Farm, you will then travel ten minutes to Orient Bay via the scenic hillside with panoramic views of the neighboring French colony of St Barthalemy (St Barths) and the many hotels restaurants homes and villas in the dale.
Guests will have three hours to enjoy the beach. For direct purchase indulge in several available water sports…banana boat rides, Jet ski, parasail or windsurf. Several restaurants and beach bars at hand.
On your ride back to the cruise terminal, you will have the option of ending your tour down town in Philipsburg shopping area or at the cruise terminal. Guests departing downtown will arrange their own transportation back to the cruise terminal at their own expense via taxi or water taxi. 3-minute taxi ride to terminal. Approx 20 minute walk.
On This Tour you will
- Ride a clean air-conditioned bus
- Tour the Butterfly farm
- Have three hours at world class Orient Bay
- Have 2 complimentary cocktails
- Have a beach lounge and umbrella
- Enjoy a perfect day in paradise
Adult Price: $45pp
1Children 55-12 $20 ea
2Start time: 10:00 (or ship arrival time)
3Duration: 5.5 hrs