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Sky Explorer and Schooner Ride With Transfers From Pier provided by Rainforest Adventures St Maarten - Rockland Estate

Sky Explorer and Schooner Ride With Transfers From Pier

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    Rainforest Adventures St Maarten - Rockland Estate
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
    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 Sky Explorer. Then hop back on the Sky Explorer to the Schooner Ride where you’ll surf down the mountain in an inner tube. Embark the Sky Explorer for the approximately 25-minute ride to the top of Sentry Hill, St. Maarten’s highest elevation at 1,125 feet. A series of platforms encircle the mountaintop showcasing 360-degree views of the whole island including vistas of neighboring islands Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barts and Anguilla. To complete your top-to-bottom ride, the Sky Explorer will take you to the Schooner Ride 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, select your favorite photo and video then enjoy exploring the Estate and sampling St. Maarten delicacies, snacks and beverages at the restaurant.
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Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Sky Explorer
  • Schooner Ride (2 Rides)
  • Emilio Wilson Museum
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • 360 Views Deck
  • Entry/Admission - Rainforest Adventures St Maarten - Rockland Estate
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Children must Meet height of 52 inches to be allowed to do tour.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kerry S wrote a review Aug 2019
Gilbert, Arizona20 contributions
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We were really looking forward to this combo excursion. A few things to note - this particular trip was supposed to be four hours with our transportation to/from ship. I think we were back in about 3 hours and we had waited about 30 minutes for the bus to take us back. They
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from RainforestAd, Guest Relations Manager at Sky Explorer and Schooner Ride With Transfers From Pier
Responded 6 Aug 2019
Hi Kerry, Thank you for your review. We understand your experience through Emilio Wilson Museum wasn't exactly what you expected. We apologize that you felt rushed, however, this wasn't our intention. As this isn't a guided tour, staff would direct guest to the Museum where they have the opportunity to read about the history of St.Maarten and the Estate. After completing your excursion, it's possible to revisit the Museum to gain more history on our Friendly Island. We understand your frustration that our staff hadn't communicate as much and apologize for this. Our staff is professional, friendly and knowledgeable about the history of their island and how the park operates. Despite the minor let down, we're happy the ride up the mountain was enjoyed by the entire family, and the kids loved the Sentry Hill Zip and Schooner ride! Indeed, the views from the top are absolutely Stunning! Guests get to experience the whole island from a Bird's Eye with vistas of neighboring islands. Glad to see you took tons of pictures while visiting the property, to have as a memory of this one of kind experience in The Caribbean! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us, Hope you give our park a second chance, and this time consider The Big 3 package as it includes The Sentry Hill Zip, Schooner and Flying Dutchman!
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kdelossantos02 wrote a review Jun 2019
Emeryville, California17 contributions5 helpful votes
I came here as part of my cruise excursion. My thoughts: Skip the schooner (I was backward the whole time and the views are nothing compared to the top); do the zipline (good views); definitely do the Flying Dutchman (even better views). Before you start exploring all the
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from RainforestAd, Guest Relations Manager at Sky Explorer and Schooner Ride With Transfers From Pier
Responded 27 Jun 2019
Hi kdelossantos02, Thank you for visiting our park to experience the Best 360° Views on St.Maarten! We understand the Schooner ride may have been your least favorite ride of the Big 3 package; However, we're happy to hear you loved the warm up on the Sentry Hill Zip and the little burst of adrenaline on The Steepest Zip Line in The World! Depending on business volumes, the Flying Dutchman can have an average waiting time of 1.5 - 2 hours. The Top Deck bar is definitely a great addition, which gives guests a nice hang out spot to enjoy their favorite drink while preparing for the main attraction. The Views at the top of Sentry Hill are indeed absolutely beautiful, and we can't get enough of it! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us, hope you took tons of photos to have as a memory of this fun experience on St.Maarten!
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Sistersfunfunfun wrote a review Dec 2018
Saskatoon, Canada19 contributions3 helpful votes
We went up to the site but never went on the rides a little scary for us as we are not young anymore well put together as time goes on the area will be just fantastic would recomend it to any of those out there that loves rides
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from RainforestAd, Guest Relations Manager at Sky Explorer and Schooner Ride With Transfers From Pier
Responded 30 Jan 2019
Dear Sisterfunfunfun, Thank you for the review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed the tranquil ride up the mountain on the Sky Explorer and was able to experience the spectacular 360° Views from the top of Sentry Hill. At Rockland Estate we offer an adventure for everyone! From the thrills of the steepest zip line in the world to a peaceful ride on a chair lift. Thank you for the recommendation! We hope you visit us again soon!
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Eileen D wrote a review Oct 2018
Sebastian, Florida155 contributions77 helpful votes
Transfer from the pier was hectic - 3 ships in port, 2 with organized tours (not our ship though). Went to cab stand as directed, they sent us to the white tent, where they sent us back to the cab stand. First 3 employees there did not understand our transfer, but they finally
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from RainforestAd, Customer Service Specialist at Sky Explorer and Schooner Ride With Transfers From Pier
Responded 11 Oct 2018
Dear Eileen, We really appreciate your great and detailed feedback. Happy to know that you enjoyed the visit, your opinion helps us to improve our quality service, and your recommendations for visitors are definitely important. Very much appreciated! All the best
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arnieblaze wrote a review Sep 2018
Santa Clarita, California12 contributions
i have limited mobility. hemiplegic. they assisted me to get on the ride. also walkie-talkied each other to be careful with me....big help!
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from RainforestAd, Director of Sales at Sky Explorer and Schooner Ride With Transfers From Pier
Responded 18 Sep 2018
Dear Arnie, Thank you for your review and for visiting our Park. We are thrilled to hear that our staff were helpful and ensured you had a great experience. We hope to see you again!
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Cosmopolitan107015
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Great Experience
The Zipline was the best🏅Great place to go with magnificent views. Staff were very friendly. Would like to go agai
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C P
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"Work Your Way Up To The DUTCHMAN"
This was the first excursion of my friends birthday weekend, and we had a phenomenal time! Working our way up to th
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v-intotheworld
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Great sensations and great views
Rainforest Adventures St. Maarten was awesome! We were there at the opening in the morning, and there weren't too
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planit2020
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Beautiful view
The view was breathtaking and the trip down on the zip line was exhilarating. I found I could steer by using my arm
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DC_RAD_1984
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Incredible Experience!
What an incredible experience the zip-line was! Despite my fear of heights, they were comforting & supportive!
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cmferrara33
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Stunning views
We took the ski lift and schooner package. The schooner was fun but smaller than I expected. The chair lift gave yo
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Travel4Tw0
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SKY EXPLORER
Had wondered what the Sky Explorer would be like - it was most enjoyable (not scary). Approx. 20-25 min. each way
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VAChuck
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My first zip line ever was on the steepist zip line in the world-what fun
On St. Martin, my wife and I took a Regent Cruise tour to the Rockland Estate, which is the location for the steepe
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Geraldine E
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Great if it doesn’t rain
The Sky ride and zip line are a relatively new attraction. We went up on the chair lift, takes about 30 minutes, lo
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GJoseB
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"Bait and Switch!"
"Bait and Switch". We usually do a zipline on our annual vacations and had researched the on line price of $34 and
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A2284CUdanielg
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Great fun!
It was a lot of fun, very well run. Friendly staff, waits were tolerable. Scenery was absolutely amazing! The only
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melanieklkv
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If you've never been, GOO!
My brother and I booked through a cruise and decided to try zip lining. For a first time, it was a lot of fun. Noth
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JeremyvM2003
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A Second to None Experience
My wife and I booked (sight unseen) a package of both the Schooner and Zip Line. Upon our arrival, we were amazed t
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Mary B
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Exhilerating!
The whole way up the mountain everything was so beautiful and the views, simply amazing! Once we got to the top, w
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Paul K
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An amazing experience for our party of 6 adults all over 60!
We decided as a group to take the adventure and try out this experience from the highest point on SXM. Although the
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