3-Hour Guided Jeep Tour Island Highlights And 1-Hour Relax By Beach - Philipsburg

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  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port
  • Departure Details :
    54 C.A. Cannegieter St, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please e-mail us for SHUTTLE RESERVATIONS, at least 1 full day before your activity date.
    All shuttle fees are pay.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Enjoy a full-circle itinerary on both the Dutch & French Side of Sint Maarten, while experiencing the major highlights & beaches ! This is a guided excursion at a "sightseeing pace", mainly on-road, with a portion off-road. All drivers must present a valid driver's license. All Jeeps have radio communication with the tour guide's Jeep. Includes 2 beverages per person (bottled water & soda's). Cool off at the end of the Jeep ride, with a refreshing swim at the beautiful Philipsburg beach.
For the "shared Jeep" option, we allow a maximum of 4 occupants per vehicle. You may share the Jeep with other vacationers or with the tour leader/guide.
For the "Jeep-buyout" option, we allow a maximum of 5 occupants per vehicle. So : 5 people join for the price of 4 !
LARGE GROUPS order per Jeep buy-out. If the # of participants is not a multiple of 5, you may reserve the remaining spaces per person. Please mention your group arrangement in the "special requirements" section of the order.

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Blue Bubbles Watersports & Dive Center, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, St Martin / St Maarten

"The Dive Shop" is the venue, where the Jeep portion of the tour departs from and ends at. It is located in Front Street, downtown Philipsburg, in between the Sea Palace Hotel and the Walter Plantz Square & Fountains.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Maho Beach, Maho, Sint Maarten, St Martin / St Maarten

A "MUST SEE & EXPERIENCE" : the spectacular overhead jet landings at popular Airport Beach !

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Marigot Market, Marigot, Saint-Martin, St Martin / St Maarten

Marigot's waterfront is host to a colorful souvenir market. Browse through the items on sale at this cluster of stands : local art & jewelry, spices, hot sauces, rum, beach wear & accessories, gift ideas, and much more. The remains of historic Fort St. Louis are located on the adjacent hill top.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Rotary Lookout Point, Saint-Martin, St Martin / St Maarten

Enjoy the peaceful scenery at this section of French St. Martin's extensive Nature Reserve. The shallow Lucas Bay/Coralita waters are perfect to cool off your traveling feet. This is not a venue for swimming.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, Sint Maarten, St Martin / St Maarten

This community is located on your route from the Lucas Bay/Coralita area back to Philipsburg. This part French/part Dutch territory is mainly a residential area, with a few smaller guest accommodations, and a marina. From the hill side you're overlooking 2 beach front resorts : one along the Oyster Bay coast and one in neighboring Dawn Beach. A simple sign on the side of the road is the only border marker. No border formalities !

Stop At: Great Bay Beach, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, St Martin / St Maarten

The 3 hours of touring the island by Jeep is followed by a full hour of beach time in beautiful Great Bay, within view of your ship. 3/4 of this 2-mile-long beach is lined with the Boardwalk. This section of the beach tends to be livelier, with a multitude of beach bars, restaurants and boutiques. The other (unpaved) stretch is quiet and practically undeveloped. Awesome shopping opportunities are nearby, in Front Street, Back Street, and Old Street. You'll also find many great photo ops within walking distance, e.g. the authentic Creole homes with their typical Gingerbread trims.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

In each vehicle : communication opportunity with the guide

Local guide

Use of Jeep + fuel

2 beverages per person : either bottled water or soft drink

Exclusions

Lunch. For a smooth running of the tour, lunch opportunity is only upon concluding the Jeep portion.

Water activities

Lounge chairs & umbrellas

Shuttle from Philipsburg harbor = US$ 10 per person ROUNDTRIP.

Shuttle from Little Bay/Belair/Oyster Bay/Dawn Beach = US$ 10 p.p. ROUNDTRIP.

Shuttle from Simpson Bay/Airport/Dutch border area = US$ 15-20 p.p. ROUNDTRIP.

Shuttle from Anse Marcel on French Side = US$ 25 p.p. ROUNDTRIP (min. 2 passengers).

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

IMPORTANT NOTE #1 : All individuals interested in steering the Jeep must present a valid driver's license at our Jeep Headquarters.

IMPORTANT NOTE #2 : When booking, please provide ship's name or or-island accommodation.

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Most travelers can participate

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

St. Maarten Airport requires travelers to go through thermal scanners. Show Immigration your PCR Covid-19 Negative test result (no older than 72 hrs) & copy of your health declaration form.. If feeling unwell while on-island, please contact your hotel's Front Desk or dial the Hotline at 914.

Traveler Reviews

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  • 09-Nov-2022

    We had the best time on this tour! Jose was a great tour guide. He told us where we were driving, let us explore the stops and showed us some really cool spots. Totally worth our time and money. Will absolutely come here again!

  • 07-Nov-2022

    Andre was an incredible tour guide! Took us to all the best spots. Definitely worth taking this keep tour!!!

  • 07-Nov-2022

    Andre was very friendly, fun, and informative the entire time. He drove well and was very funny always saying something with a smile. He gave us advice for when we move here and showed us all the important places. Also let us feed some local iguanas which was cool

  • 04-Nov-2022

    We decided to do the private jeep tour to skip the crowds. Andre our tour guide was wonderful! We toured the entire island while learning the history of the island. Would highly recommend Andre as your tour guide!

  • 17-Oct-2022

    I recommend this tour. The Jeep was in good condition and our guide Rubin was excellent. He went above and beyond to see that we had a good time. The only downside was that when it was time to go to the beach he dropped us off at the nude beach. I would have preferred somewhere else. Its not pleasant sitting on a beach with 100 really old naked people. The most incredible part was the butterflies. They were everywhere. Thousands of them. When we got back to where we started they quickly left and we didn't get the chance to tip Rubin, so make sure to tip him sooner. It was unfortunate because we thought he did an excellent job.

  • 16-Oct-2022

    I love the tour the walking in the water and the total experience was great the tour guides was the boom

  • 15-Oct-2022

    Edwin was a great tour guide. My boyfriend & I enjoyed him immensely. Would most definitely recommend & even come back!

  • 10-Oct-2022

    When our planned shore excursion was canceled with no notice, Blue Bubbles SXM was recommended to us as an alternative. Not knowing anything about what we were getting into, we hopped aboard their shuttle and took the quick ride to the shop. We decided to go on the guided Jeep island tour with stops at various beaches. Our group of 6 people required 2 Jeeps, and thankfully someone in our party was feeling adventurous enough to drive. Kevon was our guide for the afternoon and did a wonderful keeping in contact with us in the follow Jeep via walkie-talkie. He pointed out the scenic and historic tour highlights as we drove along, stopped at Maho Beach so we could experience the planes landing immediately over head, gave us a fun off-road experience as we traveled to a more private beach, and even took us to several of his personal favorite "off-the-beaten-path" spots. The final view of the day was absolutely breathtaking!! All that was then topped off by a refreshing glass of their delicious Rum Punch at the end of the tour. For a day that started with a disappointment, Kevon and Blue Bubbles delivered an excellent experience. Definitely recommend the Jeep tour...their other tour options (ATVs & Jet Skis) look amazing as well. Give the team at Blue Bubbles SXM a chance...you will be thrilled that you did!!

  • 05-Oct-2022

    Ruben was our guide and he was awesome! He was very knowledgeable, friendly and fun! We would highly recommend this tour!!!!

  • 05-Oct-2022

    Jose was amazing !!! Prez was great !!! Loved this tour. Such good vibes. You even get run punch at the end!

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