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Old September 4th, 2011, 10:26 AM
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Is there anything to do in St. John besides sitting on the beach? Has anyone done anything alternative, like horseback riding?
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Old September 4th, 2011, 10:48 AM
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St. John is the Capital...think large village, there is a duty free area just where the ship docks..same as same as...Antigua has beautiful beaches, Nelsons Dockyard is interesting for a couple of hours, the view from Shirley Heights to good for a short stop, not much else to see really soI would say do a few sites in the morning then the beach in the afternoon, maybe a hotel pass at somewhere like Jolly Beach?
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Old September 4th, 2011, 11:57 AM
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[QUOTE=Golden1;1390772]Is there anything to do in St. John besides sitting on the beach? Has anyone done anything alternative, like horseback riding?[/QUOTE

I will be there on my next cruise .Horseback riding is not my thing .Perhaps if humans had to transport a legged animals for sport they would understand this better .
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St. John is the Capital...think large village, there is a duty free area just where the ship docks..same as same as...Antigua has beautiful beaches, Nelsons Dockyard is interesting for a couple of hours, the view from Shirley Heights to good for a short stop, not much else to see really soI would say do a few sites in the morning then the beach in the afternoon, maybe a hotel pass at somewhere like Jolly Beach?
How would I find out how much it would cost to have a taxi show me around and then go to the beach? The ships have these types of tours, but they cost a fortune just to take you to the beach. On one shopping tour, they dont even pick you up from the port. You have to take a water taxi and "meet them at the meeting destination for the day." Thanks.
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Docking at the port is usual in Antigua, there are plenty of taxis right there, you will find it harder NOT to get one. There is a supervisor who oversees it all. I don't recall the taxis being that expensive & as for a "meeting place" don't see this at all, we have done Catamaran tours that pick you up at the pier & as I said the taxis are right there too. We just treat Antigua as a beach stop now.
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