ST. Croix General Tour



St. Croix V.I. General Tour:

2-2.5 hours

St. Croix has two cities that have separate historical events and separate concerns that have carved out their respective histories on this long and slender island formed by a tectonic plate. You will visit the towns of Fredericksted and Christiansted in the this two hour plus tour, and enjoy the explanations of the Victorian architecture and the Dutch style warehouses and residences in the two different towns.

A great tour for the young and old alike. It covers a lot: “Rain Forrest,” Old Forts(Christianvaern and Frederick), Customs House and much more including gorgeous views.

Morning Tour
9:00 A.M. (on this tour schedule you can swim (optional) from 11:30-1:30 +/- have lunch and be back to your ship or locale by 2:00 – 2:30 P.M.)

Afternoon Tour
12:00 P.M. (on this tour schedule you can swim (optional) from 2:30 +/- have a late swim until 3:30 and be back to your ship or locale by 4:00 P.M.

Adults– $75.00
Children (13 years and under) $55.00
(4 years and under Free- 2 maximum per couple)


St. Croix – Locater

Santa Cruz (Holy Cross; Latin): Christopher Columbus first named it in 1493.
Saint Croix (French): French “owned” St. Croix and was sold to Denmark in 1733.

Located: 17degrees 45 North and 64 degrees 45 west
Size: 84.25 square miles (28 miles in length and 7 miles in width)
Population: 53,073; 2000 census (50,000 Christiansted and 3,000 Frederiksted)
Highest Point is: Mount Eagle (1,165 ft. /355m)
Average Rainfall: 45’’
Average Temperature: 80 degrees Fahrenheit
Religion: Catholicism

Local and National Holidays

New Year’s Day – January 1

Martin Luther King’s Day – January 15

President’s Day – February 19

Transfer Day – March 31

Holy Thursday – April

Good Friday – April

Easter – April

Easter Monday – April

Carnival – The first Friday and Saturday of January usually.

Memorial Day – May 28

V.I. Emancipation Day – July 3

Independence Day – July 4

Labor Day – September 3

Columbus Day – October 8

Liberty Day – November 1

Veteran’s Day – Nov.11

Thanksgiving Day – Nov. 22

Christmas Day – Dec. 25

Christmas Second Day – Dec. 26

Notes: Saint Croix is named in the French language today. It is the largest of the four main islands and fort-six cays that comprise the Virgin Islands. The island has seven senators that serve the people, elected every two years.

There are a total of 15 senators in the legislature while St. Thomas has seven senators, and St. John has 1 Senator “At Large”. Water Island the smallest of the four Virgins and has no senatorial representation. Its population is less than 300 people and less than 1 sq.mi. Saint Croix has two towns although it is one island, with one government. This dual city started when the island was colonized simultaneously by the Dutch and the English.

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