Tour Detail

Cruise Port - St. Maarten Sky Explorer & Schooner Ride

Philipsburg St. Maarten


Head up into the lush highlands of St. Maarten for a fun filled adventure, where you’ll discover the island's unique history, culture, and natural sights. Start your adventure with a visit to a 17th-century plantation house, where you’ll learn about customs and traditions of this former plantation then you’ll have a chance to admire the highlands from the lush scenery from the Sky Explorer. A chairlift picks you up and ascends 1,125 feet up the slopes of Sentry Hill to the top where you can enjoy panoramic views across the island. Next up, take a thrilling ride on The Schooner where you’ll hop in an inner tube to go careening back down the mountain.


Tour Highlights

  • Visit a 17th-century plantation house museum
  • Take a ride on the Sky Explorer and admire the lush highlands
  • Enjoy 360-degree views of the island including vistas of neighboring islands Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barts and Anguilla
  • Surf down the mountain side in an inner tube on The Schooner
  • Browse the gift shop or purchase food at the onsite restaurant 


Important Information

  • Confirmation will be sent within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability and minimum tour requirements
  • Tour duration is not inclusive of travel time to tour location
  • All tours are weather permitting
  • Age & Weight restrictions may apply
  • Need More Information? Check our FAQs and Terms of Usage

5:30 hours approx.

Minimum Age: 4 year(s)

Days of Operation & Tour Time(s):

  • Monday:09:30 AM, 10:30 AM

  • Tuesday:09:30 AM, 10:30 AM

  • Wednesday:09:30 AM, 10:30 AM

  • Thursday:09:30 AM, 10:30 AM

  • Friday:09:30 AM, 10:30 AM

  • Saturday:09:30 AM, 10:30 AM

  • Sunday:09:30 AM, 10:30 AM

What to Bring:

  • Sneakers
  • Cash
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent

Additional Information

  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • Not accessible for the physically challenged
  • Not recommended for people with back problems or who have had a recent back surgery
  • Not recommended for people with a recent arm/hand surgery
  • Not recommended for people with a fear of heights
  • Not handicapped accessible