St. Kitts

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Cruises To Basseterre, St. Kitts

Although founded by the French in 1627, St. Kitts is a very British paradise where cricket and tea are the norm. The dramatic mixed island landscape is rimmed in gold-sand beaches and dotted with well-preserved plantations left over from when the island was covered with sugar cane.


  • Port Name & Location
    St. Christopher Air & Sea Ports Authority
    Ship will DOCK or ANCHOR OFF SHORE at this port.
  • Time Zone
    AST (Atlantic Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -4 hours
  • Language
    The local language is English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
    Locally designed clothing, souvenirs and artwork. View our Port Shopping Guide
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organised Shore Excursions for beaches, culinary experience, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, horseback riding and more! Scooters, taxis, mini-buses and ATVs are available.
    • Famous For
      Basseterre is one of the oldest towns in the Eastern Caribbean with the tallest mountain in the Lesser Antilles, La Grande Soufriere. Black rocks and black sand are a hallmark of its volcanic past.
    • Fun Fact #1
      The waters surrounding the island are prime for diving and snorkelling. Don't miss tropical fish, stingrays and turtles.
    • Tip
      For more tips on booking your dream Caribbean holiday read, How to Holiday in The Caribbean like a Celebrity (on a budget).


A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.


St. Kitts Scenic Rail

This scenic rail tour runs in a complete circle around the island allowing visitors the opportunity to see the entire co...


Best of St. Kitts with Fairview Great House

Your tour guide takes you through Basseterre, the oldest town in the Eastern Caribbean where elements of French and Brit...

Garden view in St. Kitts


Heighten your environmental awareness and delve into St. Kitts’ fascinating past by visiting some of the island’s most r...


Fortress National Park & Gardens

Start with a driving tour of the French built and established capital city of Basseterre. Visit Romney Manor, home of th...


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