Pirate Sky Ride and Zip Line: The most exciting new rides in the eastern Caribbean! Glide to the top of St. Maarten’s highest point on the Pirate Sky Ride where a 360-degree vista includes neighboring islands. Fly high on a Zip Line over the mountain ridge enjoying the stunning views then enjoy the Pirate Sky Ride back down. You will be guided to the plantation house, built in the 1700s, to learn the powerful story of Trace Wilson, born into slavery on the estate in 1818 and his descendant Emilio Wilson who purchased the property to educate current and future generations about the conditions of plantation life as well as the customs, traditions and history of St. Maarten, “The Friendly Island. ”
Embark the Pirate Sky Ride for the approximately 25-minute ride to the Crow’s Nest atop Sentry Hill, St. Maarten’s highest elevation at 1,125 feet. A series of platforms encircle the mountaintop showcasing 360-degree views of the whole island including vistas of neighboring islands Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Barts and Anguilla. You will be escorted on a brief walk to the Pirate Deck. After an orientation, you will put your safety equipment and harness system for your exhilarating Zip Line flight over the mountain ridge.
To complete your thrill ride, enjoy a final trip on the Pirate Sky Ride to see the panorama of the beautiful Emilio Wilson Estate unfolding as you glide over the mountain to the base area. After your fun-filled adventure, select your favorite photo and video then enjoy exploring the Estate and sampling St. Maarten delicacies, snacks and beverages at the restaurant.
Start/opening time: At 9am.
End/closing time: At 12:25pm.
Opening days/period: Daily.
Min. Height: 52 inches.
Max. Weight: 275 lbs.
Others: Securely fastened shoes is required. Wheelchair accessible.