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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Philipsburg and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Philipsburg activities? We have 82 tour ideas.


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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

ATV Sightseeing Tour in St Maarten

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 150.00


Visit three of St. Maarten's beaches on this guided, 4.5-hour ATV (all-terrain vehicle) tour. Ride the coast and visit Orient Beach, Frais Bay, and Mullet Bay Beach. The tour guide will introduce the sites on both sides of the island, both Dutch and French. Stop for a welcome drink at Mullet Bay and watch as planes fly overhead. All the necessary gear is included and first-time riders are welcome. Hotel or port pickup... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

4-Hour Quad ATV Adventure from Philipsburg

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 100.00


Explore some of St Maarten's most famous beaches by ATV on this 4-hour adventure. You'll spend some free time on the French side of the island at Orient Bay, where you can relax and swim. Then on to Grade Case for lunch and shopping in Marigot. On your way back, stop at a beach bar at Maho Bay and watch the planes fly over the beach. This is a great way to see the island.

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

BeerCycle Tour in St Maarten

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 390.00


Island Pedals BeerCycle is a 14-person pedal powered bar on wheels.Tour the island in a fun and unique experience like no other. Book your seat to enjoy this experience with others from around the world. Drinks are included.

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Historical Philipsburg Bike Tour in St Maarten

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 48.99


Philipsburg began on a sandy strip that separated the Great Bay from Great Salt Pond, during a time of battle between the Dutch and the Spanish empires. Cycle beyond the jewelry shops and casinos that attract millions to St Maarten's capital today, and get to know its historical sights on this 3-hour guided bike tour. Learn about the town's maritime and colonial legacy as you see St Maarten's oldest inn, the Philipsburg... Read More

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

St Maarten Sightseeing Tour by Bike

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 75.00


Explore both the Dutch and French sides of St Maarten on this 4-hour bike tour! You'll pass through the town of Philipsburg and over “the hill” enjoying magnificent views of town and the neighboring islands. With several stops along the way for photos and historical information from your guide you'll really get to experience this beautiful island.

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Bus & Minivan Tours

St Maarten Double Decker Bus Tour

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 49.95


Hop on the only open-air double decker bus for sightseeing on this dual personality island. You'll pass by Philipsburg, heading to Orient Bay for a picture stop at the beach and continue on to Marigot where you can do some shopping. Then there will be a stop at Maho Beach to see thrilling airplane landings and Cole Bay Hill for pictures, before arriving back to Philipsburg.

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Catamaran Cruises

Day Cruise to Anguilla from St Maarten with Lunch and Snorkeling

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 119.00


Enjoy a 7-hour Sunday cruise by power catamaran to the beach island of Anguilla, with an experienced captain and mate. Cruise around the lagoon and see as the large yachts come in. Pass by Marigot Bridge and head to your beach stop and snorkeling site, Sandy Island or Little Bay. Take a... Read More

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Catamaran Cruises

Full-Day St Maarten Catamaran Charter

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 1126.00


Experience a 6-hour charter from St Martin and take in the sights from the water. Visit select spots of your choice, including Marigot Marina Royale, French Nature reserve or Maho Beach. Food and drinks, snorkel equipment and a captain are included in this activity.

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City Tours

Trolley Train Historical Philipsburg Tour

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 39.95


During this tour you will depart the harbor and be shown the charm and scenery of the south part of the island which has been flying the flags of both Holland and France since 1648. You will be driven from Phillipsburg, the Dutch capital, and in to the Great Salt Pond Island.

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City Tours

Amazing Adventure Race Walking Tour of Philipsburg

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 75.00


On this walking tour your 'team' will compete against others as you solve clues, complete challenges and find your way around Philipsburg. Along the way you'll visit historic sights, soak in some local culture, sample local foods, learn a bit of the island's history, and have some laughs. A sightseeing tour designed to keep the entire family entertained.

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Cooking Classes

Island Creole authentic cooking for curious travellers

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 95.00


Enjoy authentic Island Creole cuisine in this fun, friendly and interactive cooking class held at a Saint Martin family-run tropical and cultural location. Learn to cook authentic dishes in an open air Island Creole kitchen while cooking on coal pots made from volcanic clay, then eat your... Read More

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Custom Private Tours

Private St Maarten Island Sightseeing Tour

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 377.00


Uncover the magic of St. Maarten during this private 5-hour sightseeing tour. Visit some of the island's most famous locations including Great Bay, Cole Bay Hill, Orient Beach and Marigot. A friendly private guide will usher you around to each site, and the itinerary can be customized to suit your preferences. Visit both the French and the Dutch side of the island or just stick to one, the choice is up to you. Roundtrip... Read More

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Custom Private Tours

Private Custom St Maarten Nightlife Tour

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 225.00


Are you looking for an unforgettable night in St. Maarten’ Uncomplicated fun, a relaxing or exciting evening’ We will arrange the best possible night for you. <br /><br />For singles looking for fun, for couples wanting a romantic evening, bar-hopping or group parties, this is the perfect private tour. Our extensive knowledge of the island's trending spots includes the best restaurants, casinos, night... Read More

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Custom Private Tours

Custom Private St Maarten Sightseeing Tour from Philipsburg

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 406.00


A private customized tour which allows groups, family and friends to travel at their own pace and focus on your specific interests. This tour is private, sophisticated and extremely personalized allowing guests to indulge in all of what this unique island has to offer. You will still enjoy the... Read More

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Dance Lessons

St Maarten Zumba Dance Class at Frais Bay

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 46.58


While on vacation, take a Zumba class - in the ocean! - while in St Maarten. This aquatic fitness class pairs exercise with fun! The crystal ocean creates a natural resistance toning your muscles and testing your endurance. Learn the “islands moves” to various salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton rhythms.

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Day Cruises

Half-Day Sail and Snorkel Adventure in St Maarten

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 85.00


Explore the Caribbean waters off the coast of St. Maarten on this 3-hour sail and snorkel tour. Climb aboard a 65-foot schooner for a half-day of sailing, swimming, snorkeling, and relaxing. Enjoy delicious homemade sandwiches and take advantage of the open bar on board. All snorkeling equipment is provided. To ensure maximum comfort and privacy, only a small number of passengers are included on each trip.

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Day Cruises

Private Speed Boat Charter in St Maarten

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 990.00


Board on a premium style speed boat for a private day charter around St Martin/St Maarten! You can fully personalize your day and do exactly what you want. Enjoy the sensations of a speed boat ride, snorkeling between colorful tropical fish, sea turtles and stingrays, swim in turquoise waters or just chill in an astonishing beach with a drink! Your captain is here to make this day as the best from your vacations!

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Day Cruises

Private Speed Boat Charter to Anguilla

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 990.00


Board a premium-style speed boat for a private day charter around Anguilla! You can fully personalize your day and do exactly what you want. Enjoy the sensations of a speed boat ride around the most beautiful bays in the Caribbean Seas, swim in turquoise waters or just chill in an astonishing white sandy beach with a drink! Your captain is here to make this day as the best from your vacations!

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Day Cruises

Sightseeing Cruise to Anguilla from St Maarten

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 200.00


Visit the pristine island of Anguilla, where famous celebrities vacation, on this sightseeing cruise from St. Marteen. With an exclusive group and tour guide in tow, gaze out at the turquoise-colored Caribbean Ocean on a cruiser while listening to the waves and a tropical beat. Indulge in a catered lunch on board the boat and enjoy mimosa refreshments plus an ice cream delicacy. Swim and sunbathe at Shoals Bay before... Read More

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Day Cruises

St Barth Private Speed Boat Charter from Philipsburg

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 1350.00


Discover St Barthelemy on a private speedboat charter. Visit the best snorkeling sites, stop at some of the most pristine beaches like St Jean or Colombier beach. Visit Gustavia - the capitol of St Barths. You will have the best day of your vacation on this private speedboat! On the way to St... Read More

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Day Cruises

The St Maarten Experience: Marigot and Party Cruise to Simpson Bay

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 49.00


Enjoy both the Dutch and French sides of the island of St Martin by land and water on this combo coach tour and party cruise. From the St Maarten city of Philipsburg, travel north to the French-side town of Marigot to stroll along its colorful streets. Then let your hair down on a double-decker... Read More

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Day Cruises

Anguilla Getaway Cruise

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 139.00


Come experience a great atmosphere with a personal touch on this full day excursion to explore to beautiful island of Anguilla. Snorkel with tropical fish and turtles, enjoy an open bar with beers, rum punch and sodas and eat lunch at a local restaurant, all included. This will be the most memorable Caribbean vacation.

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Day Cruises

Pirate Day Cruise in St Maarten

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 109.99


Cruise the Caribbean waters of St Maarten in a replica pirate ship, setting sail from in the crystal clear waters surrounding the island. Dressed up in provided costumes, wannabe pirates of the Caribbean will have swashbuckling fun on this day at sea, complete with swimming, snorkeling and pirate games. Lunch and beverages, including beer and rum punch, are included. It's perfect for the whole family!

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Day Trips

Soualiga Sky Explorer and Flying Dutchman

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 85.77


<em>As an adventure-seeker you will simply love this new thrill ride that takes you on the Soualiga Sky Explorer with the landscape unfolding below to the top of St. Maarten's highest mountain. Then you'll go flying back down on the world's steepest zip line. </em>

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Day Trips

Soualiga Sky Explorer Flying Dutchman and Schooner Ride

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 hours 18 minutes
Priced From: USD 129.00


<em>Three exciting experiences in one excursion. Take in the amazing views as you glide to the top of a mountain on the Soualiga Sky Explorer. Then go flying back down on the world's steepest zip line, The Flying Dutchman. Your top-to-bottom tour finishes with the Schooner Ride... Read More

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Day Trips

Soualiga Sky Explorer Flying Dutchman Schooner Ride and Sentry Hill Zip Line

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 139.00


<em>The most exciting new thrill rides in the eastern Caribbean in one tour! Glide to St. Maarten's highest point on the Soualiga Sky Explorer then go flying back down the mountain on the world's steepest zip line, The Flying Dutchman. Re-ascend and take the Sentry Hill Zip Line over... Read More

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Day Trips

Soualiga Sky Explorer and Schooner Ride

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 hours 27 minutes
Priced From: USD 91.92


<em>A top-to-bottom tour with two exciting experiences in one excursion.  Take in the amazing views as you glide to the top of St. Maarten's highest mountain on the Soualiga Sky Explorer. Then hop back on the Soualiga Sky Explorer to the Schooner Ride where you'll surf down the mountain in an inner tube. </em>

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Day Trips

Soualiga Sky Explorer and Sentry Hill Zip Line Adventure

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 4 hours 6 minutes
Priced From: USD 105.00


<em>The most exciting new rides in the eastern Caribbean! Glide to the top of St. Maarten's highest point on the Soualiga Sky Explorer where a 360-degree vista includes neighboring islands. Fly high on the Sentry Hill Zip Line over the mountain ridge enjoying the stunning views then... Read More

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Dining Experiences

Grand Case Sightseeing and Dinner Shuttle from Philipsburg

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 20.00


“Bon appétit” and experience a lovely evening of dining out with your romantic partner, family and friends. This service offers two hotel departures and three return transfers to and from the gourmet capital, Grand Case. Avoid the hassle of trying to find your way, finding... Read More

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Distillery Tours

Topper’s Rhum Distillery Tour in St Maarten

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


Visit the home of the “World's Best Tasting Rhum” where Topper's Rhum is handmade with precision in St. Maarten. Learn a little history of rhum making in the Caribbean and a behind the scenes look at how we ferment, distill, blend and expertly bottle our handcrafted rhums. Enjoy unlimited tastings of our entire line of artisanal products and shop for souvenirs in the boutique.

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Fishing Charters & Tours

Philipsburg Bottom-Fishing Charter

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 100.00


Love fishing’ This bottom-fishing trip is a great trip to go on with your family and friends. Spend the day with fishing while having fun experiencing bottom fishing. Catch many types of fish and carry them home to cook them.

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Flyboarding

Fly board and Beach

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 205.00


Fly like superman in a 30 min flying session. It will take between 5-15 min to learn the basics and be able to fly. You will get an instructional lesson on land first, followed by 30 min water time.Have you ever wanted to fly like superman’ Soar high in the air and look down on the ocean beneath you’ Move like a fish in the water’ Dive like a dolphin’ The fly board makes... Read More

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Food Tours

Flavors of St Maarten Food Tour

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 130.49


Take an exciting 4-hour culinary road trip across 5 restaurants on the Dutch and French sides of St Maarten/St Martin with this Flavors of St. Martin Food Tour. This small Caribbean island boasts a foodie's paradise and has been nicknamed the “culinary capital of the West Indies” due to its large variety of tasty Dutch, Creole &amp; French cuisine. Relax and unwind in unique, hidden spots only locals and... Read More

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Food Tours

Philipsburg Foodie Walking Tour

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 72.99


Become an foodie insider on this walking food tour through Sint Maarten's capital city, Philipsburg. Located conveniently close to the cruise ship docks, get a real understanding of Dutch, French and Creole food and culture during our 3 hour walking tour. Meet the small mom and pop owners behind the scenes while sipping on rum cocktails, wine and other savory delights that make up a full meal. By the of our... Read More

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Full-day Tours

St Maarten Island Sightseeing Tour Including Orient Bay

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 40.00


Explore some of St Maarten's most famous spots on this island tour! Visit Oyster Bay for a picture stop, stop at Orient Bay for some fun in the sun, head to the French capital, Marigot, see airplanes land and take off at Maho Beach, pass through Simpson Bay and see the bridges. Lastly, stop at Cole... Read More

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Half-day Tours

Great Bay Beach Day with Transportation

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 25.00


Spend the afternoon in utter relaxation during this 4-hour visit to Great Bay Beach in Philipsburg. Travel from the cruise terminal by water or land taxi to the famous beach, known for its warm sand, fun atmosphere, and idyllic Caribbean waters. Listen to the sounds of cool reggae music while lounging on the beach. Relax on the sand in a prime boardwalk location with a lounge chair, umbrella, and your choice of rum punch,... Read More

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St Maarten Nature Walk and Snorkel Tour

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 65.00


This Sint Maarten and Saint Martin nature, sightseeing and snorkel tour which offers stunning views off the highest peak of the island – Pic Paradis – brings you to a pond for wildlife-watching, offers a short hike and will end with a refreshing guided snorkel in the best bay of the day. <br /><br />This small group tour with a maximum of 6 guests only starts from a parking lot next to the cruise... Read More

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Half-day Tours

St-Martin and St Maarten Island Sights, Shopping and Maho Beach Tour

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 42.00


This small-group tour offers guests a full overview of the French and Dutch sides of St Martin. Your journey from start to finish will be informative, fun and enjoyable as the best of St Maarten/St Martin is offered to you.

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Amazing Plane Spotting at Maho Beach

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 25.00


Turn up your Caribbean vacation at the most famous beach on St Maarten - Maho Beach. This attraction is unmatched as low-flying jet planes literally are a few feet above beachgoers&mdash;a thrill worth experiencing.

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Half-day Tours

See the Planes Adventure to Orient Beach

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 38.00


Enjoy quality beach time at the famous Orient Beach for two hours. Water sports and lounge chairs are available, at your own expense. Then, board your van or coach for a drive over to the most talked about beach in the Caribbean to see the planes. Get ready for another two hours at the Maho Beach.

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Historical & Heritage Tours

St Maarten History Tour

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 65.00


Visit historic landmarks and discover beautiful viewpoints on this guided, 4-hour history tour of St. Maarten. See the entire island and learn about the unique and fascinating history on this half-day adventure. This Dutch and French Caribbean island is the smallest divided by two nations, which makes for some interesting stories. With a maximum of six guests per group, enjoy personalized attention from the guide. Learn... Read More

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Inter-Island Flights

Shared Airplane Charter: St Maarten and St Barts

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 15 minutes
Priced From: USD 349.99


Travel VIP-style and island-hop between St Maarten and St Barts with this shared airplane charter service. Select a one-way ticket from either destination or a round-trip transfer. Board a plane accommodating a maximum of 9 or 16 passengers &mdash; this means personalized service and no waiting in long lines. Arriving at St Maarten's airport from somewhere else’ An escort sails you past Immigration and whisks you to... Read More

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Jet Boats & Speed Boats

St Maarten Thrill Boat Ride

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 68.00


The only one of this kind specially designed Thrill Boat and brace yourself for one exhilarating, unforgettable ride. Feel the adrenaline rush as you zoom through the turquoise Caribbean waters at speeds of 50 mph. Shriek as you experience incredible sideways slides and crazy 170 up to 360-degree spins that other jet boats can't perform. <strong><br /></strong><strong><br /></strong>

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Jet Boats & Speed Boats

Private Speed Boat Charter to St Barths

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 1290.00


Board a premium-style speed boat for a private day charter around St Barths! You can fully personalize your day and do exactly what you want. Enjoy the sensations of a speed boat ride around the most exclusive island in the Caribbean! St Barths has something to offer to everyone, from snorkeling around an uninhabited island, chill out on a secluded beach, cliff jumping, do shopping in Gustavia, enjoy a french style... Read More

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Motorcycle Tours

Harley Davidson Tour of St Maarten

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 324.00


Enjoy the freedom of the open road and the intoxicating sights, smells, and sounds of St. Maarten while sitting on a classic Harley Davidson motorcycle. This guided, 4- to 6-hour tour covers the entire island. Check out the hidden gems, feed iguanas, stop at a local Creole restaurant, and of course, visit the famous Maho Beach. Bring a sense of adventure. All the necessary equipment is included.

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Museum Tickets & Passes

Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Tour in St Maarten

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 12.00


Visit one of St Maarten's most popular attractions, Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit! Explore this small but unique hologram and DVD narrated movie tour of the newly expanded, private collection of movie relics compiled by 'Star Wars' insider Nick Maley. &nbsp;Known as 'that Yoda Guy' for his contribution to the creation of Yoda for 'The Empire Strikes Back', &nbsp;Nick tells about the making of many of his 53 movies and... Read More

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Museum Tickets & Passes

Soualiga Sky Explorer and Museum

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 hours 9 minutes
Priced From: USD 59.00


<em>Experience St. Maarten's newest attraction the Soualiga Sky Explorer chairlift, accessible for everyone including special need guests. Take a tranquil ride up the 2630 ft. span as the landscape unfolds below to the top of one of St. Maarten's highest mountain where spectacular panoramic views await you. </em><strong> </strong>

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Nature & Wildlife

St Maarten Bird-Watching Tour

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 65.00


During this small group tour (6 guests maximum) your bird-watching tour guide will show you the best bird watching sites in St. Maarten. You'll see both fresh and salt water ponds, and rocky and sandy coastlines ideal for viewing shore and wading birds. Also land birds endemic to the Lesser Antilles will be seen in trees, shrubs and urban areas. There are migratory birds from Autumn through to Spring.<br /><br... Read More

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Other Water Sports

Hover Board and Beach

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 205.00


Fly like superman in a 30 min flying session. It will take between 5-15 min to learn the basics and be able to fly. You will get an instructional lesson on land first, followed by 30 min water time.Once you have flown with the Fly board, or are a very experienced snowboarder, you are ready to try the hover board! The Hover board does not only fly, it moves full speed over the water too. This is the... Read More

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St Maarten Shore Excursion: Beaches and Shopping in Marigot

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 45.00


On this 5-6 hour tour, visit some of St Maarten's most famous beaches, including Maho Beach, Orient Beach and Oyster Bay. You'll have the chance to explore both the Dutch and French side's of the island with your guide. In addition to the beach stops for swimming and photo shots, you'll also have... Read More

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St Maarten Shore Excursion: Island Sightseeing with Shopping

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 45.00


This tour is all about St. Maarten's history, sightseeing, and shopping. There is no better way to experience this beautiful Island than on this 4-5 hour tour. Visit both the Dutch and French sides of the island, passing through several towns including Philipsburg, Indigo bay, Simpson Bay,... Read More

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Shore Excursion: St Maarten Snorkeling Tour

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 56.00


Arrive in St. Maarten early in the morning and take advantage of a snorkeling adventure with a local guide. Explore the shallow reef and the site of a shipwreck in the Little Bay. Swim with a variety of tropical fish in the pristine waters in St. Maarten. <br /><strong> </strong>

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Shore Excursion: Orient Beach and Maho Beach Adventure

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 35.00


With this 5-hour package you can hang out at the beach, walk on the white sand, swim in the ocean, or rent a beach chair and relax while sipping on your favorite drink. Spend 2-hours at Orient Beach enjoying the sand, sun, water and breeze. Then head off to Maho Beach (Sunset Beach) where some of... Read More

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Shore Excursion: Philipsburg to Marigot Sightseeing Tour

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 40.00


Enjoy this wonderful 3-hour guided sightseeing tour which takes you from the Dutch side of the island to the French side. Start in Philipsburg, St Maarten and explore the local sights and then cross the border into Marigot, St Martin. Your native and local guide will lead the way.

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St Maarten Shore Excursion: Orient Bay Beach Adventure

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 85.00


What better way to see the Caribbean than through a personal touch of culture where the music, colors, and smells arouse all your senses. Spend time at St Maarten's beautiful and relaxing Playa, and let a taste of 'local' overwhelm your senses. Move to the carnival beat while and feel free to take... Read More

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St Maarten Shore Excursion: Island Sightseeing Tour by Helicopter

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 230.00


Experience paradise like never before. See St Maarten/St Martin and the most famous spots that visiting guests rave about by air. Your tour begins at a private location on the French side of the island and makes it's rounds by air. Bring your camera and take beautiful breath taking pictures of the... Read More

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St Maarten Shore Excursion: Orient Beach, Marigot and Maho Beach

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 57.00


Enjoy a narrated island tour of St Maarten/St Martin that include stops on both sides of the Island both French and Dutch. Stops include the popular Orient Beach, Marigot and the famous airport beach in the Maho area. All stops are for an hour or more.

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Shore Excursion: St Maarten Beach, Sightseeing and Shopping Tour

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 50.00


Get the most adventurous and fascinating look of St Maarten on this sightseeing tour with shopping and beach time. This tour will allow you to explore all aspects of island life in a fun-filled and exciting atmosphere from the white sandy coastal beaches at Orient Bay to an interactive market of... Read More

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Shore Excursion: Private Sightseeing Tour of St Maarten

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 432.00


This private tour departs from the terminal information center at the cruise port. You will have the opportunity to visit the French and Dutch border, learn about the history of the island, spend time with the iguanas and enjoy the beach. A trip to Philipsburg and an open... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Customizable Island Sightseeing Tour in St Maarten

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 360.00


This private island tour includes your choice of locations and attractions on the island that you would like to spend time at. This tour is customized to what you want to see, from the famous Maho Beach to the quaint town of Marigot, the choice is yours! The tour is 5-6 hours maximum and includes... Read More

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Beaches of St Maarten Private Day Trip

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 360.00


Relax under the sun during this private 4-hour beach trip on St. Maarten. Take a private vehicle to two of the island's best beaches: Orient Beach and Maho Beach. Rent jet skis, sailboats or paragliding boats, or just hang out on the white sand beach at Orient Beach. Watch airplanes takeoff and land near popular Maho Beach and marvel at the myriad wind surfers and skim boarders who use the area. Free drinks are... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

St Maarten Private Boat Charter

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 1200.00


Relax on a private boat just for you and your family or friends. Enjoy a day on a fast powerboat for a day trip to Anguilla. Explore some of the nicest beaches of the Caribbean. Plan your day together with your friendly guide and customize your day as you want it! <span style='line-height: 1.5;'>Swim by Cap Juluca, Rendezvous Bay or snorkel in crystal water in the middle of colorful reef fish at the Beautiful... Read More

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St Maarten Private Speed Boat Charter

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 1300.00


Discover St Maarten on a private speedboat charter. Visit the best snorkeling sites, stop at some of the most pristine islands like Piniel Island or visit some of the top sights like Creole Rock. You will have t<span style='line-height: 1.5;'>he best day of your vacation on this private speedboat!</span><br>

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Private Speedboat Charter: St Maarten to Anguilla

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 1300.00


Discover Anguilla on a private speedboat charter from St Maarten! Visit the best snorkeling sites, stop at some of the most pristine islands like Sandy Island or visit some of the top sights like Crocus Bay. Stop by Shoal Bay, rated one of the world's Top 10 beaches. You will have the best day of your vacation on this private speedboat!

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Private Sailboat Charter in St Maarten

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 1800.00


Spend the day out on the beautiful Caribbean waters on this private sailing charter in St Maarten! Holding up to 15 people, your sailing charter will stop at some of St Maarten's most famous spots, including Baie Longue on the French-side of the island and Mullet Bay, located on the Dutch side. Snorkel equipment, an open bar and lunch are all included on this private charter.

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Private St Maarten Tour: Snorkeling, Birdwatching, History or Nature

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 400.00


Private Group Tours of Sint Maarten and Saint Martin focusing on the island's beautiful nature and historical sites. Ideal for cruise ship guests as well, since pick up point is close to port and the tour lasts 4 hours. Your tour can include both the French and Dutch side of St Martin, visiting St... Read More

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Private Transfers

Private Arrival Transfer: St Maarten Airport to Hotels

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 62.50


Start your vacation in St. Maarten with ease by booking this private arrival transfer between the airport and your hotel. When you arrive at St Maarten's Princess Juliana International Airport, sidestep any long lines for cabs and travel to your hotel in a private vehicle.

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Private Departure Transfer: Hotels to St Maarten Airport

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 62.50


End your vacation in St. Maarten with ease by booking this private departure transfer between your hotel and the airport. When you depart your hotel for St Maarten's Princess Juliana International Airport, enjoy a hassle-free way to end your trip back to the airport on this private service.

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Sailing Trips

PRIVATE SAILING Adventure with BBQ Lunch

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 2300.00


Come aboard a 65ft Sailing Yacht CATALINA MORGAN for a wonderful sailing adventure. Sail and Snorkel, explore the magnificent sea life beneath of crystal clear waters of the Caribbean. Enjoy a relaxing day on the water with a BBQ lunch and snorkel stop included!<br />Open bar, delicious lunch, the crew will treat you to fabulous service.  Also visiting of Maho (Airport) Beach, where if your lucky, you may have a... Read More

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Scuba Diving

Discover Scuba Diving Adventure in St Maarten

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 90.00


On this tour you will be able to dive without being certified. The maximum depth with this dive is about 30 feet. You will be able to go down and see the underwater reefs and wrecks. If you finish with your dive and there is time left over it is possible that you can do some more snorkeling, paddle boarding, or kayaking.

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2 Tank Dive in Philipsburg SXM at 9AM

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 165.00


Scuba Diving in Saint Martin is fantastic. Here, you'll see healthy, vibrant reef systems, dynamic wrecks, canyons, lava tubes, picturesque swim-thrus, and a wide variety of life. Sharks, spotted eagle rays, turtles, and massive lobsters are regulars, and we also have seasonal encounters with dolphins and occasional visits from humpback whales. There are great opportunities for macro photography as well, with... Read More

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1 Tank Dive in Philipsburg SXM

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 125.00


Scuba Diving in Saint Martin is fantastic. Here, you'll see healthy, vibrant reef systems, dynamic wrecks, canyons, lava tubes, picturesque swim-thrus, and a wide variety of life. Sharks, spotted eagle rays, turtles, and massive lobsters are regulars, and we also have seasonal encounters with dolphins and occasional visits from humpback whales. There are great opportunities for macro photography as well, with flamingo... Read More

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Shopping Tours

St Maarten French and Dutch Sightseeing and Shopping Tour

Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 45.00


Get the most adventurous and fascinating look of St Maarten on this sightseeing tour with shopping and beach time. This tour will allow you to explore all aspects of island life in a fun-filled and exciting atmosphere from the white sandy coastal beaches at Orient Bay to an interactive market of... Read More

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Snorkeling

Half-Day Guided Snorkel and Beach Cruise in Philipsburg

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Priced From: USD 75.00


The 3- to 4-hour guided snorkel and beach tour departs daily from Great Bay in Philipsburg. Snorkel over wrecks, serving as artificial reefs attracting a myriad of tropical fish and other sea creatures. Catch a jet landing on popular Maho Beach. Spend some time snorkeling and exploring one of St... Read More

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St Maarten Sail and Snorkel Adventure with Lunch

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 98.00


Come aboard the schooner Captain Morgan for a wonderful 4-hour sailing adventure. Snorkel and explore the magnificent sea life beneath of crystal clear waters of the Caribbean white sandy beaches. Enjoy a relaxing day on the water with a BBQ lunch and snorkel stop included.

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St Maarten Snorkeling Tour

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 45.00


Come and have a great time with us! Choose between a 2-hour and a 4-hour tour. On both excursions you will be able to feed fish and explore the reefs at the shipwreck sites!

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Full-Day Eco-Snorkeling and Beach Excursion

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 125.00


Visit Tintamarre Island ,Creole Rock and Pinel Island on the same day. Snorkel with turtles and tropical fish, enjoy a great Lunch on Grand Case in a french restaurant and sip rum punch on the beach and work on your tan. Snorkeling gears with flotation (instructions for beginers) free drinks, lunch and snack included. 5 star service guaranteed. A trip of a lifetime.

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Billy Bones Private Charter

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 800.00


Private Charters Available for Full Day Or Half day. If you like to spend a nice day on St.Maarten out on the water we show you the hidden secrets of the island.

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Sunset Cruises

Sunset Soiree St Maartens coctail party afloat

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 55.00


Join us at 4:30 for drinks at our on-the-dock pre-departure cocktail party and meet the crew and passengers. At 5:00 PM we depart and we sail (we turn off the engine) into the sunset and along the way we pamper you with our extensive open bar and plentiful food including our famous BBQ ribs and chicken, French bread and cheese, vegetables and dip, crackers and cheese with olives and fruit and cookies. Our extensive open bar... Read More

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Sunset Cruises

Private Sunset Cruise in St Maarten

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 580.00


This amazing sunset trip on a private boat can accommodate up to 10 passengers. Make great memories while in St Maarten. Perfect for couple or small groups!

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Surfing Lessons

St Martin Supsquatch Surfing at Le Galion Beach

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 59.00


The Supsquatch surfing is the new trendy and safe sport in Hawaii that has gained popularity in the Caribbean! The Supsquatch is a huge inflatable stand up paddle board for surfing in groups up to 6 people. You can surf with your family or your friends and you are always with a experimented instructor.<br><br>You can surf, stand, paddle and go rafting all in one activity. The Supsquatch is in Le Galion... Read More

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Waterskiing & Jetskiing

Philipsburg Jet Ski Rental

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 65.00


Jet skiing in Philipsburg is fun for the whole family. Pilot your own watercraft for 30 minutes or a full hour with the Great Bay in Philipsburg as your playground.

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