Activities

 

Walking tours: Approximately 1.5 hours. Tour of the Upper Town and Lower town. It's one of the Island's highlights and will give you an overview of it's fascinating history.

Quill Climb: "The Quill" a perfectly formed 2000 foot extinct volcano. A hike into its slush tropical rain-forest takes approximately 2.5 hours.

Nature tracks: For those who like hiking try the Islands nature trails. Scenic track around the mountain to the Miriam C. Schmidt Botanical Garden.

Orange Beach: Lovely, interesting sand colors are areas of light beige and black. Waves are lower on this side of the Island, so it's perfect for swimming

Zeelandia Beach: Two miles long, deserted black and tan sand. Beautiful exiting Atlantic surf, fresh invigorating trade winds. Dangerous undertow. Swimming is not recommended.

Lynch Beach: On Atlantic side. Small beach with light brown sand. Water is shallow in spots for children during certain times of the year.

Scuba/Snorkel: Scuba dive or snorkel through an ancient sunken city surrounded by unusual tropical fish, coral gardens and remnants of the 18th century.

Fort Oranje: Fort Oranje (Fort Orange). Built in 1629 by the French, enlarged and named by the Zeelanders in 1636.

Government Guesthouse: Government Guesthouse (18th Century). Restored in 1992, the building was officially opened with the unveiling of the plaque by Queen Beatrix on November 16, 1992.

St.Eustatius Historical Foundation Museum: Museum ( Simon Doncker House 18th Century). Building houses an 18th Century museum run by the St.Eustatius Historical foundation. One of the oldest and most beautiful houses in the Upper Town.

 

Source: St.Eustatius Tourism Department. www.statiatourism.com