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Brimstone Hill Fortress

Main Road, St. Kitts
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The 'Gibraltar of the West Indies', this massive fortress on a limestone hilltop rises nearly 800 feet above sea level.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Main Road, St. Kitts
+1 869-465-2609
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took this tour from a cruise ship & itwas combined with a St Kitts tour. My husband & I really enjoyed it. When you first arrive there's a movie you can watch, we decided to skip that part because we didn't have a lot...More

Thank Abby M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Brimstone Hill Fort during our cruise stop in St.Kitts. We went pretty early before the excursions starting arriving and it was worth it. The drive up is terrifying. The mountain roads are windy and narrow and build for 1 way traffic but needs...More

Thank Spud1128
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easily the best attraction in St. Kitts and Nevis. From the top of the Fortress you can see all of the neighbouring islands, as well as most of St. Kitts itself, so it's a good place for photos etc. The Fortress is also a very...More

Thank JackGibbinsMFC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the afternoon at Brimstone as part of our tour of the island. The fortress is well preserved and maintained and gives a glimpse into military life for the British and the French. Recommend taking time to explore beyond the main fortress up Monkey...More

1  Thank Charlie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being a European I am not amazed easily by American/Caribbean fortresses, but this one is the highlight in the Lesser Antilles. We had a clear day and were able to see multiple other islands from the fortress. The place was calm, there were not too...More

Thank MartinG1984
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Historic and breath taking. The best view on the island. A must see to anyone visiting the island! The flora and fauna are captivating. Views of the ocean,mountain and neighboring islands.

Thank henry252
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The history behind this Fortress is mesmerizing! How they chose the location, how they designed it, and most importantly, how they built it. I was taken by how well the facility is maintained and how much history there was here. I wasn't really expecting much,...More

Thank JT03
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were on a cruise and decided to do an Island tour, as we have never been here before. The Brimstone Hill Fortress sits high on the eastern shore, how they built t I don't know. The road to get to it will raise the...More

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I must say that in able to enjoy this you must be able to enjoy history lessons and nature. This was a beautiful Fortress. I may never see it again, but I remember looking down from the top. It was stroller friendly for the most...More

Thank Hdhshdjhd
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Went for a trip out in a rental car from the Marriott. A nice drive through the various towns. A real jem of history a fascinating place, watch the introductory video near the gift shop first for a good introduction. Well worth a trip out.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Dana G
3 July 2017|
Response from KatomeriKaf | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but we went straight back to Basseterre. Have a look on Google Earth and you should find one.
Matt L
7 May 2017|
Response from By the beach | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure where the bus stop is as we rented scooters, but if the stop is at the main road it is a long and very steep road. Also, even if you are dropped off where you pay it is still an effort to get to the top. If... More
16 April 2017|
Response from Cassidmi23 |
No, tons of drivers waiting for you at end of dock! $25 pp for 3 hr island tour stopping here first!