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Old January 9th, 2007, 11:03 PM
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Hi Im trying to plan my shore excursions for my cruise is June..

What is there to do in St Thomas and Tortola and San Juan besides Snorkeling and Sucba diving?

Also are all the beaches Free? if not which ones are and arent

We are a group of 5 ages 21-22

any suggestions would be a great help!

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Old January 10th, 2007, 10:52 AM
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Lonnie, start with what the ship has to offer, that will give you a good overview of what each island has to offer.
St.Thomas - known for its beaches and shopping. Go to www.vinow.com for information on beaches. Check out Paradise Point - grab the tram - short walk from Havensight Pier - this is a picturesque place- you get a gret view of the harbor, there are restaurants, shops, a beautiful Botanical garden to explore - alot of weddings take place here. You can spend a couple of hours or all day here depending upon what you do.
San Juan - take a ships tour into the rainforest - its amazing. Or just wander around Old San Juan and Fort ElMorro for a few hours
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Old January 10th, 2007, 11:36 AM
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Went to Tortola for the first time in Dec and decided not to do a ships tour. Right at the dock you can get an open air taxi for a tour for less than the ships tours and it was great. The driver takes you to great places for photo ops. When tour is over you can get off in town and have time to do some shoppping. We even had 45 min at one of the beaches, so either wear or take you bathing suit.

If you are in San Juan during the day you can take the ships tour to the rain forest (it was beautiful) and still should have time to walk around in Old San Juan.
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