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The narrow gauge St. Kitts scenic railway is one of the most beautiful train rides in the world. Originally built in 1912 to deliver sugarcane from the fields to the sugar mill in Basseterre, the "Last Railway in the West Indies" now provides a...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My group of 6 just returned from a Holland America cruise that offered this railway excursion on St. Kitts. To begin with the bad part, the train broke down halfway through the trip in the middle of nowhere so we sat not knowing whether it...More

1  Thank mks532017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this excursion through the cruise ship. It wasn't the most exciting excursion, but it was fun and interesting, and we got to see a lot of the island, some that you cannot see from a car or boat. During the ride, a very...More

2  Thank 873kay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best thing to do on St Kiits. We had a great trip on this scenic railway - no visit to St Kiitts would be complete if you did not take this journey. We had a lovely trip - great scenery - great details about this...More

1  Thank 288HandA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a painful shore excursion. Not the most picturesque parts of the island. The rum punch was the best part. The guide spoke constantly unless it was time for the singers to sing. The singers were good and I was glad to see them...More

2  Thank skd22
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The train was a nice side trip but not much of a ride. It wasn't what I expected, but the people were friendly and informative regarding the history of the island. The singers were a nice touch. Everyone that worked on the trip was friendly...More

4  Thank randys404
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We did this as a shore excursion whilst on our cruise and it was a fantastic afternoon. The train takes you around 18 miles and the bus around 12 miles so you get to see a fair bit of the island. Whilst on the train...More

2  Thank georger653
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful way to see the countryside and learn all about a Caribbean island. The tour host provided a running commentary on the history of this beautiful island country and the railroad itself. Thirst quenching drinks provided by VERY surefooted servers made the scenic...More

Thank Michele R
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The history of the train makes it appealing. It's also nice to see the rest of the island, instead of what you would immediately see in the cruise port. You do get to see several of the sugar mill ruins and some of the lush...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Relaxing trip with adequate refreshment and friendly staff. The trip provides a different view of St. Kitts and its history. Wish it was around the entire island though.

1  Thank petarod
Reviewed 23 September 2018

After a few days of more rigorous excursions from a cruse ship, this morning tour of the island by way of an old sugar can railway was exactly what we needed. Our friendly and informative driver Teddy picked us up right from the port in...More

2  Thank Edvie C
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Don M
29 July 2018|
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Response from DABJILL | Reviewed this property |
Sorry 2018
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Peter S
26 February 2018|
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Response from birgits168 | Reviewed this property |
Its a trip with the bus to the train and then you need to climb stairs the lower level perhaps the upper probably not
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632rogers
20 January 2018|
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Response from Michele G | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. As long as you can transfer to the lower portion of the rail car.
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