Hours Price: $25
On this historic walking tour in Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas, you will travel back in time over 350 years to the last days of the Carib Indians, the beginnings of exploration and the age of pirates. Learn how this fledgling Danish colony went from being a den of thieves to an international shipping port to an important US possession.
See and explore centuries old churches and military structures that help tell the story of the island’s rich history. St. Thomas at different times during its history was a refuge for pirates, a crucial strategic military location and a playground for the rich and famous.
While walking the streets of Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas you will see examples of Danish colonial architecture, beautiful cobblestone streets and world famous step-streets, alley ways and famous landmarks that make this island one of the historic jewels of the Caribbean.
What to Expect on Your Historic Walking Tour
The walking tour begins at Fort Christian and heads through Government Hill. After passing through a residential district the tour explores the old commercial district and ends in the now main shopping area.
Approximately 30 stairs are climbed in one section but otherwise the route is relatively flat. Walking shoes are recommended but not required. Many of our guests are comfortable wearing sandals or flip flops. Sunscreen is recommended!
The St. Thomas Historic Walking Tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and is appropriate for children ages 6 and up.
If you want to know what there is to see and do in St. Thomas, this is the tour for you.