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Address: Rte. 76, St. Croix
Phone Number: +1 340-772-0421
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In the heart of the rain forest, this is a workshop where you can purchase...

In the heart of the rain forest, this is a workshop where you can purchase a wide variety of mahogany crafts including furniture, jewelry boxes and mirrors.

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True Cruzan spot

LEAP had been around for decades. The rain forest road is bumpy and it seems hard to get to but once there and Vincent Starts showing the beautiful mahogany pieces, you will be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 June 2016
CruzanLady
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St Croix
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St Croix
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

LEAP had been around for decades. The rain forest road is bumpy and it seems hard to get to but once there and Vincent Starts showing the beautiful mahogany pieces, you will be happy you made The trek. They do have a bat problem, but it is in the rain forest! . As a long time resident, LEAP is my... More 

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Washington
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373 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We come from a family of loggers so what we saw was highly overpriced for the small amount of time that was put into the very basic shapes of items offered. I found $75 extremely pricey for a mahogany cutting board. Be careful what you touch as there was bat guana everywhere :)

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Thank USN_Seabee_Wife
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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101 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

This guy carves mahogany pieces in a barn creating unique pieces polished and pretty. Prices are high but the craftsmanship is good. The bats in ceiling though make this place not only scary but dangerous to linger around the heAvy guano deposits over everything. It's worth a visit though.

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1 Thank Lisa M
Laurel Springs, New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

While driving along Mahogany Road, we saw a small sign on a tree "advertising" The Leap (also called The Shop). Interesting drive up the driveway on a dirt road. Our 2-wheel drive rental car handled it just fine. Don't expect a store or gallery-type setting. What you will get is a personal tour of the open-air woodshop by the AWESOME... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Everyone else's reviews are pretty spot on and so why reinvent the wheel. I am only here to tell everyone to have cash. I am 99% sure they don't take plastic and so make sure to take cash with you. While everything IS reasonably priced, it's still not cheap. I got 2 St Croix magnets and an oven pull for... More 

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4 Thank Kim K
Detroit, Michigan
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36 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

This place is well off the beaten path, but if you want true homemade island art, you must visit. It's a dusty, old workshop turning out amazing pieces of art from fallen Mahogany trees. The wood artist gave us a personal tour and showed us furniture and small objects (windchimes, utensils, figurines, wood carvings) in all stages of creation from... More 

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1 Thank MrsKA59
Avon, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Michael Thomas was our cab driver. Very reasonable. Had a 4 hour tour which included stopping to see how rum was made and barreled at the Cruzan Distillary. He took us by plantations and through the Rain Forest as well as seeing the island. Look for him when you get off the ship. Felt very safe.

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3 Thank mgproofer
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99 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015

I read about St. Croix Leap prior to our visit to the island - it's been on my "bucket list" for years. The sign for the turn-off of the main road is a little hard to see, so you need to watch closely for it. We were afraid we had taken a wrong turn as we drove up the bumpy... More 

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4 Thank BeachSwan
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

Nice craftsmen makes and sells mahogany wood items. Everything from small magnets to large coffee tables. This is up in the rain forest, the signs are small. If you are in the area to see the pigs you might as well stop.

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1 Thank SupaDaveF
Houston, TX
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

This place is not your typical stop. From Christianstead travel to Mahogany Road. A little past the bar where the drinking pigs are you will see a house on your left with an unpainted picket fence. Turn left on the small road and you will see some small signs about LEAP. Follow the road and enjoy the beautiful vines. We... More 

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