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Blackbeard's Tower

Blackbeard's Terrace | 5 miles east of Fort Montagu, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Part of our organised tour spent 30min here. To be fair it was ok, telling you the history then in... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Wayne P
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Walking the hilly streets to observe architecture and local color, we noticed a sign for... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2016
Ms_Possibilities
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Waverly, Pennsylvania
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Watch tower reportedly used by the pirate Blackbeard.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good18%
  • Average33%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible6%
21 Mar 2017
“Quick visit”
25 Feb 2016
“What did we miss?”
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Blackbeard's Terrace | 5 miles east of Fort Montagu, Nassau, New Providence Island

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Part of our organised tour spent 30min here. To be fair it was ok, telling you the history then in your own time go wondering around the colonial houses containing pirate stuff . There is 2 pools there u can use so tempting. U get...More

1  Thank Wayne P
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Walking the hilly streets to observe architecture and local color, we noticed a sign for Blackbeard's Castle, a National Historic Site, and continued up the hill. Rain began just as we entered so we hurried to the tower. Unfortunately we got only half way up...More

1  Thank Ms_Possibilities
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Travelers should know this isn't a tour site. Its tucked away in a nice residential area with beautiful views of the north eastern harbour of the island. It is pretty hard to find if you don't ask the right people but it's a lovely little...More

2  Thank Nickole C
Reviewed 25 October 2014

I have read some of the recent reviews and it is clear that some people have confused the Water Tower, with Blackbeard's Tower. There are no shops or bathrooms any where near Blackbeard's Tower, and it is not at the top of the Queen's Staircase....More

13  Thank balmainantiques
Reviewed 9 September 2014

I am not saying it a must see, but it is nice to visit, the cost is $2 and they have shoppes and bathrooms. The view is great from the tower

1  Thank millie516
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Well, good luck trying to find this place. Even many of the locals can't find it. I rented a house down the street from this place. It was over grown with weeds on a corner of the street with no signs no nothing. I could...More

5  Thank jscott01
Reviewed 30 March 2014

Takes about 2 hours to go through all. Guides were fun to listen too. Nice Restaurant on sight. Great views from the Tower

3  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 14 January 2014

I had heard about Blackbeard's Tower and wanted to visit it. We decided to take a chance and see if we could find it. It's not possible to see the tower from the main road as it is covered by trees but one of the...More

6  Thank ajm198
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Whether or not the tower is really Blackbeard's is, of course, debatable. It is, however, an interesting ruin of a tower complete with an inscription inside and wooden staircase. If it was possible to climb to the top (the staircase is far from sturdy!) I'm...More

4  Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 17 December 2013 via mobile

Our guide drove us right to it. What a sight! So glad we took the extra time to go out to see it. Nice area.

1  Thank stacicooperhoffmann
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