Experience and learn about the abundant number of world renowned butterflies before soaking up the sun on St Martins Popular Orient Bay Beach with this fun filled 5-and-a-half-hour excursion from Philipsburg. The Butterfly farm, located on the French side near Orient bay beach is home to many native butterflies from all over the world such as Monarchs and Caribbean Longwings. Take the tour and learn about these beautiful and delicate flying insects before taking to Orient Bay beach for a fun filled or relaxing experience along one of St Martins most popular beach destinations. Lounge under beach umbrellas sipping on your favorite cocktails or take part in the many water sport activities on offer such as parasailing and windsurfing (at own expense)
- 5-and-a-half-hour excursion from cruise ship to the popular butterfly farm and orient bay beach
- Transport will be in a comfortable air conditioned bus or shuttle
- Learn about the wonderful number of different butterfly species
- Lounge or have fun at the beach at Orient Bay
- Get a good look of the islands beautiful country side landscape
- Take part in the optional fun filled activities on offer at orient bay such as Parasailing, jet skiing and banana boat rides.
Pick up for this tour will be scheduled from the St Maarten Cruise Ship terminal or from selected St Maarten hotels. Start your 20-minute journey to the Butterfly Farm, located near orient bay in a climate controlled van or bus where you will witness hundreds of species of butterflies. Here, you will have the opportunity to learn from an experienced guide all you would want to know about these fascinating insects.
Next, we head back to the shuttles and continue a 10-minute ride to Orient Bay, the most popular beach on St Martin. With access to beach chairs, umbrella and two drinks, lounge on the white sand beach of Orient Bay, OR choose to take part in many of the exciting optional watersport activities such as jet skiing, parasailing, windsurfing and even a banana boat ride behind a jet ski (activities at own expense). There are plenty of bars and restaurants that line the beach of orient bay where you can lounge or enjoy some refreshments. When time expires, walk back to the shuttles where you will be transported back your hotel or cruise ship terminal.
- Port/Hotel Pickup and Drop off
- Knowledgeable Local Guide
- Climate controlled Shuttle or Bus
- Butterfly farm entrance fee
- Beach chair, umbrellas and 2 complimentary drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
Water sport activities
- Confirmation will be received upon booking
- Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking
- Ship name
- Time of docking
- Disembarkation time
- Re-boarding time
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local operator information:
All tour operator details, including local telephone numbers are included on your Confirmation Voucher. For peace of mind, we have selected only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination.
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Schedule and Pricing:
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Confirmation will be received at time of booking
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
Selected St Maarten hotel and the St Maarten cruise ship terminal
Approximately 5 hours and 30 minutes
Approximately 3:30pm return to original departure point