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St Maarten Shore Excursion: Beaches and Shopping in Marigot

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    What to Expect
    Your first stop of the day will be at a location overlooking Oyster Bay. Next you will get to meet Calvin the Sea Urchin Man and some of his watery friends. On to Orient Beach for 2 hours of sunshine, sand, and sea. Sit back and enjoy the sun and ocean breeze or take a refreshing dip in the crystal clear waters.

    After Orient Beach, head to the town of Marigot for an hour of shopping. While in Marigot, do not forget to visit the different bars, restaurants, shops, local flea market and Sarafina's! for those fabulous French Pastries.

    Next up is the world famous Maho Beach. Stand on the beach as some of the largest commercial aircraft come in for a landing just feet away right over your head! Plus, hang on for a jet blast as they take off.

    With the excitement of Maho Beach behind you, your next stop will be Cole Bay Hill overlooking Simpson Beach and Indigo Bay, an opportunity for a beautiful photo. Then up to 'The Hill', where you will find great views of Phillipsburg. With a wonderful day on the island behind, you have a final choice, to be dropped off in Phillipsburg or continue on to the cruise dock for departure. And remember a complimentary drink will be offered to you on stops!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    EDC Parking Lot
    Departure Time
    For ships docking at 8:30am (island time) or earlier, please be at the EDC parking lot at 9am

    For ships docking at 8:30am or after, please be at the EDC parking lot half an hour after your ship has docked

    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Narrated sightseeing tour
    • Air-conditioned vans
    • Welcome drink
    • Professional Driver/Tour Guide
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years old
    • Please provide cruise ship details at the time of booking, use Special Requirements field for ship's name and disembarkation time
    • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication with intent of disturbing the tour operator with regards to services provided to all guest involved. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 June 2019

    I loved the location and would go again. The food and drinks were typical bar service. The servers did not come out to the beach, so you do have to go to the bar yourself.. but no big deal.

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank MariTakeshita
    DIEDERICKH4, Guest Relations Manager at Diederick SXM Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2019

    Hello thank you for choosing us and hope to see you again.

    Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

    I have reached out to the company with my concerns and would like to establish that our guide, Edwin, was phenomenal! However, I looked at many different tours before booking this one. I felt this gave us what we wanted- beach time (particularly at Maho)...More

    4  Thank whitneyh846
    DIEDERICKH4, Guest Relations Manager at Diederick SXM Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2019

    Hello we thank this guest for choosing us, she did send us an email, and we did response (never accused her) and we are now going to copy both her email to us and our response to her, so please read and judge if we...More

    Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

    I did some research prior to our Caribbean cruise to St. Maarten and I’m so glad we reserved with this company. We followed the instructions on where to meet. We had a private driver/tour guide, Gregory and he made our experience so meaningful and rememberable....More

    1  Thank Amiee A
    Reviewed 24 July 2018

    Took the extended family and all enjoyed our tour around the Island. Just happened to be there during the World Cup Final and the French won- people were dancing and cheering all over the French side of the Island. Hurricane left boats all over the...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    1  Thank grboston01
    Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

    Took a chance to book separately with viator In exists from the port we we met by Paul over driver and I was selected as co pilot! We started in the French side and unfortunately this was very badly hit by the hurricane we were...More

    Thank Hotrodder34
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    8 April 2019|
    Response from Coastal324320 |
    While on the beach for two hours, are you provided with s chair and umbrella?
    5 February 2019|
    Response from whitneyh846 |
    It may be with others. The others with us were quite elderly and. It interested in spending as much time at the beaches.
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