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Address: Rte. 40 | P. O. Box 11711, 00801-4711, St. Thomas
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+1 340-774-4999

Follow a nature trail that leads you through nearly 200 varieties of...

Follow a nature trail that leads you through nearly 200 varieties of tropical plants and an orchid jungle, wander through a gallery displaying local art, or take a sip of complimentary rum punch when you visit these scenic botanical gardens that are perched on a mountainside 1,000 feet above sea level.

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Small botanic garden with great views

The panoramic views are great, which is more of a reason to go here than the gardens. The gardens don't appear to maintained well and have fewer varieties than expected. The staff... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The panoramic views are great, which is more of a reason to go here than the gardens. The gardens don't appear to maintained well and have fewer varieties than expected. The staff makes up for it by being welcoming and very friendly. The punch, both rum and fruit is a nice touch. If we could, we would make it 3... More 

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St. Thomas
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Not only it's very small. There are several bird cages with birds that are definitely not happy. No place, to many and it just. It right. You don't get a receive when you pay and it's just a waste of time. Very disappointing!

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Fort Lauderdale
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468 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most attractive places on the island with amazing views of Magen's Bay and the surrounding islands. We enjoyed a delicious dinner at the Blue Orchid.

Thank Jared F
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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421 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This estate is nestled in the peaks of St Thomas and was originally part of the 150 acre Plantation St Peter. The Great House is old West Indian architecture. The gardens feature 150 species of Caribbean plants and fruits - such great colours. There are some caged birds but it was a shame we did not see many flying free.

Thank John V
Pittsgrove, United States
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I have seen much more beautiful Gardens than those at this place. The Greathouse was it's saving grace seeing the old architecture.

Thank Diane T
Orlando, Florida
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51 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This was a stop on a cruise ship tour, and the main reason why I picked the shore excursion I did. This estate sits on a mountainside with an altitude of 1000 ft, and gives a lovely view of Magen's Bay, and several islands beyond. There are lovely tropical gardens to tour, and a restaurant that is only open in... More 

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Philadelphia suburb
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45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is one of the stops on tours of the island. The gardens are not that great. There are some caged birds along the way. The garden is accessed through a series of boardwalks and stairs. OK but not great.

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Columbus, Ohio
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The views, the restaurant, and the flowers and plants were more beautiful than words can ever express..a must see

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Houston, Texas
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137 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful sheeting on the mountain with lush gardens and great views. The restaurant had a good selection, tasty food and excellent service.

Thank Bill F
Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We spent about an hour here on a recent trip and enjoyed the gardens and scenic views. We had the garden to ourselves on a Sunday morning, which was nice. Guests walk on a path made of wooden decking that loops around the garden. It takes only 30 minutes or so to walk the path. We enjoyed the tropical plants... More 

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