Pirate Skyride and Museum with Transfer: Experience St. Maarten’s newest attraction the Pirate Sky Ride chairlift, accessible for everyone including disabled guests. Take a tranquil ride up the 2630 ft. span as the landscape unfolds below to the top of St. Maarten’s highest mountain where spectacular panoramic views await you.
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. ”
After a brief orientation, 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.
When you are ready to descend simply board the Pirate Sky Ride for the scenic trip down the mountain. Enjoy exploring the Estate and sampling St. Maarten delicacies, snacks and beverages at the restaurant.
Meeting/pick-up point: At the hotel.
Duration: 2 hours.
Start/opening time: At 9am.
Opening days/period: Daily.
Max. Weight: 275lbs.
Min. Height: 52 inches.
Others: Securely fastened shoes are required.