Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of butterflies then spend a few hours lazing on the beach with a full-day combo tour from Philipsburg. See butterflies from all over the globe—including Monarchs and Caribbean Longwings—and learn about their lives at the Butterfly Farm. Afterward soak in the sun on St Maarten's popular Orient Bay Beach. Partake in an array of optional activities (own expense) such as parasailing and windsurfing or simply enjoy some down time beneath a shady umbrella sipping a cocktail...or two.
- A 5.5-hour excursion from your cruise ship to a butterfly farm and popular Orient Bay
- Ride in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to both destinations Learn about butterflies and see various colorful species
- See scenic views along the mountainous countryside, including a great view of St Barths
- Relax at the beach at Orient Bay
- Partake in optional water activities such as banana boat rides, jet-skiing and parasailing
Relax on a beach chair at Orient Bay! Get picked up in an air-conditioned van at your hotel and ride to the Butterfly Farm. See a myriad of species of butterflies and note the colorful diversity among them. Learn from your expert guide about various aspects of their lives, including mating practices. You’ll see hundreds of species of butterflies here.
Get back in the shuttle for the 10-minute ride to Orient Bay, the most popular beach on St Maarten. Lounge on the beautiful beach for about 3 hours, enjoying access to a beach chair, umbrella and two drinks, or try one of the optional water sports activities, including parasailing, jet-skiing, windsurfing or a ride in a banana boat (activities at own expense). There are also plenty of restaurants and bars to lounge at during your stay at Orient Bay. At the end of your time at the beach, you’ll be dropped off back at your hotel.
- Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
Entrance fee to the Butterfly Farm
Access to umbrella and beach chair
2 complimentary drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
Water sport activities
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
Tour departs from your St Maarten hotel and the St Maarten cruise ship terminal
5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Returns to original departure point at approximately 3:30pm