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Mount Scenery

Windwardside, Saba
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At 3,000 feet, Mount Scenery is the highest point on the mountainous island of Saba and can be reached via a difficult hike through the rainforest.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
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“great hike” (18 reviews)
“walking stick” (24 reviews)
“highest point” (15 reviews)
Windwardside, Saba
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

We climbed Mount Scenery on a warm day in February, and it was worth the trip! We spent a weekend in Saba and then a week in St. Martin, and it was great to brag to our friends that we climbed to the top of...More

Thank BoysInNY
Reviewed 24 April 2017

2877 feet above sea level. The top often is in clouds, so pick your day if your primary goal is a panoramic photo at the top! Saba has several beautiful hikes, and some are arduous. Wear footwear that has a good tread, suitable for wet...More

Thank Dale D
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is a must do when on Saba. Especially great if it is a clear sunny days because the views form the summit are incredible. The trailhead is located right in Windwardside and the Trail Shop at the bottom can give you all the information...More

Thank innsbruck76
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My friend and I travelled from St Maarten to Saba For a day trip. We decided to check out the island by hiking to the top of the highest peak of the Netherlands. The hike was 1000+ steps and challenging for two people who are...More

1  Thank Rhiannon2
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We book the tour through our guest "Idolem Evasion" out of Ste Maarten. It was a nice hike up and down the Mount Scenery. Has for its name, the scenery was amazing.

Thank nhawthorn1
Reviewed 17 March 2017

My wife and I made this trek and had quite the workout. The path included lots and lots and lots of steps with some having hand rails (which made some of the hike much easier). The views along the way were incredible and we took...More

Thank SeanP329
Reviewed 12 March 2017

After 1064 steps you reach the top of Mount Scenery, spectacular view of Windwardside, St John and Bottom. It is strenuous but worth it.

1  Thank SandiMarriott
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Hiked to the top of mt. Scenery which is the highest point of the kingdom of the Netherlands. The hike was partially in the clouds and some muddy parts of the trail. So, flipflops is a big no-no. The view is spectacular in case of...More

1  Thank Daan S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

An experience going through the different climate zones, and those stairs are a great workout! Careful after a rain, even a few days later, as it can be very slick. We took the Bud's Trail down which was also slick at the top, but a...More

3  Thank lisadramsey
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

It's a bit of a steep hike but the view is totally worth it. Pretty well maintained trail for inexperienced hikers so nothing to fear! Bring water and snacks--just in case. Plus your camera for obvious reasons. A must-do island activity!

2  Thank Colleen K
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16 March 2017|
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Response from RhiannonJ | Reviewed this property |
You don't really need a guide, but James Johnson, aka 'Crocodile James' can tell you a lot about the plant life. Also at the Trail shop at the foot of the trail, they can inform you about the trail's condition and some... More
16 March 2017|
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Response from SandiMarriott | Reviewed this property |
We are 57 and 60 and took our time, I suggest starting early when it is a bit cooler. It was a clear day and what a view! You shouldn't have a problem, enjoy. Also we picked up walking sticks from the trail office which... More