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    Golden Eagle Sailaway & Swim

    Philipsburg, St. Maarten

    Duration 4 hrs

    Sail aboard the original Golden Eagle Catamaran known for its 5 star service and professional crew that will attend to your every need. ...
    Sail aboard the original Golden Eagle Catamaran known for its 5 star service and professional crew that will attend to your every need. more...

    Sail aboard the original Golden Eagle Catamaran known for its 5 star service and professional crew that will attend to your every need. Sail gently down the scenic coast of St. Maarten viewing Fort William, Pelican Point, Simpson Bay and the famous St. Maarten "airport beach", with planes landing just feet over the mast. You’ll stop at a beautiful white sand beach, where you can swim in a quiet cove, snorkel in crystal clear waters or relax on the beach for 1 1/2 hours.


    On the return, the crew sets the sails, as you listen to great music, enjoying an open bar with free champagne, rum punch, sodas, and gourmet ham and cheese sandwiches served on fresh baked French baguettes. Snorkel equipment and pool noodles are included. The vessel is fast, stable, and has plenty of shade with custom built stairs for easy access to the water.


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    • Adult from: 93,00 EUR
    • Child from: 55,46 EUR
    DURATION 4 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Ultimate Island Tour & Explorer Cruise

    Philipsburg, St. Maarten

    Duration 4 hrs

    This is the ultimate way to spend your day in St. Maarten. This tour visits both the French and Dutch side of the island and you'll get to experience St. Maarten both by land and sea. ...
    This is the ultimate way to spend your day in St. Maarten. This tour visits both the French and Dutch side of the island and you'll get to experience St. Maarten both by land and sea. more...

    This is the ultimate way to spend your day in St. Maarten. This tour visits both the French and Dutch side of the island and you’ll get to experience St. Maarten both by land and sea. Depart on your air conditioned motorcoach with your professional guide narrating the rich history of the island and pointing out sites of interest. Cross the border and visit the French side where you’ll pass Orient Beach and Grand Cas - the cuisine capital of the Caribbean. Stop in Marigot, the French capital for 1 hour of free time to explore the open air market, visit the fantastic shops, or dine at one of many cafe's or restaurants in Marina Port Royal.


    Next you’ll board a 65 foot double decker boat the Explorer where you’ll listen to great music, relax, and have a complimentary open bar on a 1 hour lagoon cruise while the DJ entertains you with Caribbean songs and points out the multimillion dollar villa's and yachts of the rich and famous. Your cruise will drop you back off at Simpson Bay on the Dutch side where you will re-board your motor coach and conclude the rest of your island tour while you return to your ship. If time permits, you will have the option of being dropped off at Philipsburg, the Dutch capital to continue shopping and exploring. This truly is the ultimate island tour!


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    • Adult from: 63,99 EUR
    • Child from: 46,92 EUR
    DURATION 4 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
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    Discover St. Maarten Dutch & French

    Philipsburg, St. Maarten

    Duration 2 1/2 hrs

    The European influence of this island comes alive as you travel though Philipsburg, the capital of the Dutch side. Along the way see the Great Salt Pond and Dutch Harbor views. See the French Quarter and enjoy a stop in Marigot, the French Colonial capital. ...
    The European influence of this island comes alive as you travel though Philipsburg, the capital of the Dutch side. Along the way see the Great Salt Pond and Dutch Harbor views. See the French Quarter and enjoy a stop in Marigot, the French Colonial capital. more...

    As soon as you depart the harbor you’ll start to enjoy the charm and scenery of this dual personality island which has been flying the flags of both Holland and France since 1648. You’ll drive from Phillipsburg, the Dutch capital, past the Great Salt Pond and through the countryside. The tour then continues past the Border Monument indicating arrival at the French side, into the district of Orleans. Sightseeing continues through several quaint towns and fishing villages, including Grand Case known for its lovely beaches and exquisite restaurants.


    Continue across the north side of the island for a short stop at Marigot, the French capital, where you’ll observe a truly European atmosphere as you browse its waterside open-air markets, quaint shops, boutiques and sidewalk cafes. After your brief sojourn in Marigot you’ll return to the Dutch side and a truly spectacular view of Simpson Bay as you drive over Cole Bay Hill.


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    • Adult from: 29,86 EUR
    • Child from: 29,86 EUR
    DURATION 2 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
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    Best of St. Maarten Scenic Drive & Beach

    Philipsburg, St. Maarten

    Duration 3 hrs

    This tour provides an excellent overview of the Caribbean's smallest island shared by two nations. Travel from one country to the other and see the both the Dutch and French influences dating back to 1648. ...
    This tour provides an excellent overview of the Caribbean's smallest island shared by two nations. Travel from one country to the other and see the both the Dutch and French influences dating back to 1648. more...

    This tour provides an excellent overview of the smallest island in the Caribbean that's shared by two nations. Travel from one country to the other and see the both the Dutch and French influences dating back to 1648. The Dutch arrived first in 1631 looking for wood to make repairs. You'll drive from today's modern Dutch capital of Philipsburg past the Great Salt Pond, which served to make the island 'worth its salt' attracting the French.


    On the way to the French side, you’ll pass the Border Monument. Between 1948 and 1816, this border changed 16 times. You'll drive through the French capital of Marigot with its quaint charm, before stopping at one of the islands popular beaches on Orient Bay. Here you'll have approximately 1 1/2 hours to enjoy the sun and sand. You are on your own to do as you please.


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    • Adult from: 46,92 EUR
    • Child from: 38,39 EUR
    DURATION 3 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    See & Sea Island Tour

    Philipsburg, St. Maarten

    Duration 3 1/2 hrs

    This tour combines the best St. Maarten has to offer, both on land and beneath the ocean's surface. In Grand Case you’ll board a semi-submarine for a narrated tour of the coral reefs. Once back ashore you'll visit the French capital of Marigot with free time to explore and shop. ...
    This tour combines the best St. Maarten has to offer, both on land and beneath the ocean's surface. In Grand Case you’ll board a semi-submarine for a narrated tour of the coral reefs. Once back ashore you'll visit the French capital of Marigot with free time to explore and shop. more...

    This tour combines the best St. Maarten has to offer, both on land and beneath the ocean's surface. Depart Philipsburg on the Dutch side of the island, and drive up the eastern side to the second largest town in St. Maarten - Grand Case. Here you’ll board a semi-submarine for an approximately 45 minute narrated tour of the coral reefs surrounding Creole Rock. The vessel does not submerge - you descend into the hull of the boat and in air-conditioned comfort, explore sea life in this cruising underwater observatory. The highlight of the trip is when a diver is surrounded by schools of fish as he feeds them right in front of your viewing window.


    Back on shore, your tour continues to the French capital of Marigot, where you’ll have time to explore this attractive city with its sidewalk cafes, open air market and duty-free shops. Depending on your tour itinerary you’ll have an opportunity to stop off at Orient Bay lookout for a magnificent view of the east coast and nearby islands or at Cole Bay lookout on the west coast from where you can see the Simpson Bay Lagoon and the neighboring islands. This tour may operate in reverse order.


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    • Adult from: 63,99 EUR
    • Child from: 46,92 EUR
    DURATION 3 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
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    Seaworld Explorer

    Philipsburg, St. Maarten

    Duration 2 1/2 hrs

    Discover St. Maarten's sea life in a semi-submarine, developed in Australia for use on the Great Barrier Reef. You'll sit in air-conditioned comfort five feet below the surface of the water, exploring sea life in this cruising underwater observatory. ...
    Discover St. Maarten's sea life in a semi-submarine, developed in Australia for use on the Great Barrier Reef. You'll sit in air-conditioned comfort five feet below the surface of the water, exploring sea life in this cruising underwater observatory. more...

    Departing Philipsburg, on the Dutch side of the island, you’ll drive up the eastern side to the second largest town in St. Martin - Grand Case. A quaint, unspoiled fishing village surrounded by an idyllic bay. Upon arrival at Grand Case Pier, you’ll board the Seaworld Explorer, a semi-submarine, which takes you on a 45 minute narrated tour of the coral reefs surrounding Creole Rock. Seaworld Explorer is a state-of-the-art semi-submarine developed in Australia for use on the Great Barrier Reef. The vessel does not submerge; you descend into the hull of the boat and sit in air-conditioned comfort five feet below the surface of the water, exploring sea life in this cruising underwater observatory through clear glass windows.


    The highlight of this portion of the trip is when a diver surrounded by an array of fish appears before your window. A knowledgeable marine expert will provide you with information on the amazing underwater world around, and will be happy to answer questions. On the return trip to shore, you’ll enjoy the magnificent view of Grand Case Bay and Creole Rock. On the return transfer relax in your air conditioned bus and take in the scenic beauty of the French and Dutch side of St Maarten.


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    • Adult from: 55,46 EUR
    • Child from: 46,92 EUR
    DURATION 2 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Accessible Scenic City Tour

    Philipsburg, St. Maarten

    Duration 3 hrs

    Board your air-conditioned vehicle for a brief introduction and orientation of St. Maarten on your scenic city drive. ...
    Board your air-conditioned vehicle for a brief introduction and orientation of St. Maarten on your scenic city drive. more...

    Leaving the cruise harbor this tour takes you along Philipsburg and The Village of Sucker Garden. Pass Dawn Beach and Oyster Pond Village overlooking the Oyster Pond and Captain Oliver's Marina. Proceed to Orient Bay Lookout Point with a drive through Orient Bay Village. Pass Grand Case and through the villages of La Savanne Rambaud, Cripple Gate and Marigot. You’ll have a short (40 min) shopping stop in the Downtown area. Then continue through Bellevue Crossing, the Border Monument and a photo stop in Cole Bay Village. On the way back to the cruise harbor, you’ll pass through Scenic Cay Hill, Belair and Little Bay Village.


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    • Adult from: 93,00 EUR
    • Child from: 46,92 EUR
    DURATION 3 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
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    Aerial Sky Explorer & Flying Dutchman

    Philipsburg, St. Maarten

    Duration 4 1/4 hrs

    As an adventure-seeker you will simply love this new thrill ride that takes you on the Pirate Sky Ride with the landscape unfolding below to the top of one of St. Maarten’s highest mountains. You’ll go flying back down on the world’s steepest zip line. ...
    As an adventure-seeker you will simply love this new thrill ride that takes you on the Pirate Sky Ride with the landscape unfolding below to the top of one of St. Maarten’s highest mountains. You’ll go flying back down on the world’s steepest zip line. more...

    As an adventure-seeker you will simply love this new thrill ride that takes you on the Aerial Sky Explorer with the landscape unfolding below to the top of one of St. Maarten’s highest mountains. You’ll go flying back down on the world’s steepest zip line.


    Board your air-conditioned transportation at the dock for a 30-minute, air-conditioned ride to Rockland Estate.


    You will be directed to the plantation house, built in the 1700s, to learn the powerful story of Trace Wilson, born into slavery on the estate in 1818 and his descendant Emilio Wilson who purchased the property to educate current and future generations about the conditions of plantation life as well as the customs, traditions and history of St. Maarten, “The Friendly Island.”


    Embark the Sky Explorer for the approximately 25-minute ride to the top of Sentry Hill, one of St.Maarten’s highest elevations at 1,125 feet. The experience encompasses two chairlifts as well as a series of platforms that encircle the mountaintop showcasing 360-degree views of the island including vistas of neighboring islands Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barts and Anguilla.


    A brief orientation will prepare you to fly down the mountain on The Flying Dutchman; the world’s steepest zip line! You’ll be attached to a flight line in a secure harnessed chair, launching you on the 1050-foot drop in elevation over 2800 feet to experience the ride of a lifetime.


    After your fun-filled adventure, souvenirs and attraction photos are available for purchase in the gift shop. Emilio’s Restaurant, nestled among authentic antique colonial walls offers a menu of classic favorites with a new twist. Food and beverages are available for purchase.


    When you are ready to depart, after exploring the estate, board your air-conditioned transportation back to your ship.


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    • Adult from: 101,53 EUR
    • Child from: 101,53 EUR
    DURATION 4 1/4 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 3
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    Aerial Sky Explorer & 360° Views

    Philipsburg, St. Maarten

    Duration 4 1/2 hrs

    Experience St. Maarten’s newest attraction, the Soualiga Sky Explorer chairlifts. Take a tranquil ride up two lifts spanning a total of 2,997 ft. as the landscape unfolds below. ...
    Experience St. Maarten’s newest attraction, the Soualiga Sky Explorer chairlifts. Take a tranquil ride up two lifts spanning a total of 2,997 ft. as the landscape unfolds below. more...

    Experience St. Maarten’s newest attraction, the Soualiga Sky Explorer chairlifts. Take a tranquil ride up two lifts spanning a total of 2,997 ft. as the landscape unfolds below. A spectacular panoramic view on top of one of St. Maarten’s highest mountains await you.


    Board your air-conditioned transportation at the dock for a 30-minute ride to Rockland Estate.


    You will be guided to the plantation house, built in the 1700s, to learn the powerful story of Trace Wilson, born into slavery on the estate in 1818. The museum will also showcase the legacy of Emilio Wilson, her descendant who later purchased the property, and his generous contributions to the island that he loved; St. Maarten “The Friendly Island”.


    After a brief orientation embark the Soualiga Sky Explorer for the approximately 25-minute ride to the top of Sentry Hill; one of St. Maarten’s highest elevations at 1,115 feet. The experience encompasses two chairlifts as well as a series of platforms encircle the mountaintop showcasing 360-degree views of the island including vistas of neighboring islands Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barts and Anguilla.


    When you are ready to descend simply board the Soualiga Sky Explorer for the scenic trip down the mountain. Enjoy exploring the Estate and sampling St. Maarten delicacies, snacks and beverages at Emilio’s restaurant. When you are ready to depart board air-conditioned transportation back to your ship.


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    • Adult from: 50,34 EUR
    • Child from: 50,34 EUR
    DURATION 4 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
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    Aerial Sky Explorer, Flying Dutchman, Schooner Ride & Zip

    Philipsburg, St. Maarten

    Duration 6 1/4 hrs

    The most exciting new thrill rides in the eastern Caribbean in one tour! ...
    The most exciting new thrill rides in the eastern Caribbean in one tour! more...

    This is the ultimate package which will allow you to experience all attractions the park has to offer. Experience both zip lines; The Sentry Hill which takes you across the mountain ridge and the steepest line in the world and The Flying Dutchman! Consisting of two lifts the Sky Explorer brings you to the top of one of St. Maarten’s highest peaks while the scenery unfolds below you, and the Schooner Ride sends you surfing down the mountain in an inner tube.


    Board your air-conditioned transportation at the dock for a 30-minute ride to Rockland Estate.


    Each adventure begins in this restored plantation house originally built in the 1700s. The Museum tells the powerful story Trace Wilson who was born into slavery on the property in 1818 and her direct descendant Emilio Wilson. You will see depictions of what life was like on a plantation and learn about the customs, traditions, lifestyle and stories that earned Sint Maarten the nickname ‘The Friendly Island.’


    Embark on the Aerial Sky Explorer for the approximately 25-minute ride to the top of Sentry Hill; one of St. Maarten’s highest elevations at 1,125 feet. The experience encompasses two chairlifts as well as a series of platforms encircle the mountaintop showcasing 360-degree views of the island including vistas of neighboring islands Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barts and Anguilla.


    After your orientation at the transfer station, you will put your safety equipment and harness system for your Sentry Hill Zip Line flight over the mountain ridge.


    Board Lift 2 to the top of Sentry Hill and a brief orientation will prepare you to fly down the mountain on the world’s steepest zip line, The Flying Dutchman. You’ll be attached to a flight line in a secure harnessed chair, launching you on the 1050-foot drop in elevation over 2800 feet to experience the ride of a lifetime.


    To complete your top-to-bottom thrill ride, the Aerial Sky Explorer will take you to the Schooner Ride Station where you’ll surf down the mountain in an inner tube through the curves and straightaways of a specially designed track.


    After your fun-filled adventure, souvenirs and attraction photos are available for purchase in the gift shop. Emilio’s Restaurant, nestled among authentic antique colonial walls offers a menu of classic favorites with a new twist. Food and beverages are available for purchase.


    When you are ready to depart, after exploring the estate, board your air-conditioned transportation back to your ship.


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    • Adult from: 135,65 EUR
    • Child from: 135,65 EUR
    DURATION 6 1/4 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 3
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    America's Cup Regatta

    Philipsburg, St. Maarten

    Duration 2 1/2 hrs

    Dennis Conner's America's Cup winning Stars & Stripes or one of her contenders, Canada II and True North IV are yours for this once in a lifetime adventure. ...
    Dennis Conner's America's Cup winning Stars & Stripes or one of her contenders, Canada II and True North IV are yours for this once in a lifetime adventure. more...

    Dennis Conner's America's Cup winning Stars & Stripes or one of her contenders, Canada II and True North IV are yours for this once in a lifetime adventure. The expert crew will show you exactly what to do in your role as “crew member”. Then it's off to the racecourse to grind a winch, trim a sail, punch a stopwatch or just relax and enjoy the refreshments. For this unique adventure, a highlight of your holiday, previous sailing experience is not necessary!


    After the race enjoy the complimentary victory rum punch party, while you browse through the museum souvenir boutique. Guests will be able to take a leisurely walk back to the cruise ship terminal (5 mins.) or downtown/boardwalk (10 mins.).


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    • Adult from: 101,53 EUR
    • Child from: 72,52 EUR
    DURATION 2 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Rhino Rider

    Philipsburg, St. Maarten

    Duration 3 hrs

    Experience excitement on the water in your Rhino Rider – a 10 foot inflatable motorboat for two, that is yours to command. You'll maneuver through hundreds of anchored boats and alongside mega yachts into Marigot, the French capital of the island. ...
    Experience excitement on the water in your Rhino Rider – a 10 foot inflatable motorboat for two, that is yours to command. You'll maneuver through hundreds of anchored boats and alongside mega yachts into Marigot, the French capital of the island. more...

    Experience excitement on the water in your Rhino Rider – a 10 foot inflatable motorboat for two, that is yours to command. Following your guide, you'll maneuver safely through anchorages for hundreds of boats and alongside mega-yacht marinas before exiting the lagoon into Marigot, the French capital of the island. View historic Fort Louis before continuing along the picturesque coastline to your final destination at Happy Bay. It’s your choice whether you hike the trail, snorkel the reef or build sandcastles on the beach - the time is yours to enjoy the beautiful surroundings.


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    • Adult from: 93,00 EUR
    • Child from: 93,00 EUR
    DURATION 3 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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NCL makes arrangements for Guests for shore excursions solely for the convenience of the Guest; NCL does not act on behalf of or supervise the parties or persons who own, furnish, or operate such excursions, and the same are provided by independent contractors. NCL assumes no responsibility for, nor guarantees the performance of, any such excursion provider, and Guests acknowledge that NCL shall not be liable for losses or injuries arising from the acts or omissions of such provider.

Participation in activities and excursions may involve physical exertion, and may be potentially hazardous or dangerous. It is the responsibility of each individual to determine whether you are capable of engaging in any activity. Participation in any activity or excursion is at your own risk.

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