99 Steps Tours
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In the old days of Imperial Empires and the early colonization of the Caribbean, tall ships would set their ballasts with huge stones and offload them when filling up with spices and other exotic Caribbean goods, leaving the stones as a reminder of their visit. Intrepid residents of Charlotte Amalie in St Thomas have since decided to use these stones as a stairway up the city’s hills, which serves to remind residents of their colonial roots.
What makes the 99 Steps (there are actually 103; 99 Steps has a better ring to it) an attraction, however, is the lush foliage on either side of the stairway and the spectacular view from high atop the mountain once you make the climb. At the top you'll see Black Beard’s Castle. Innovative explorers have learned that a cab can be taken up to the top to avoid walking up 103 stairs. It’s easy, however, to take the 99 Steps downward at a leisurely pace.
99 Steps is located in the town of Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas and is free for all.
Address: Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
1 Tours and Activities to Experience 99 Steps
For the BEST private sightseeing tour combo in St. Thomas look no further! Explore all that St. Thomas has to offer with just you and your party! Get to experience a private sightseeing tour, a private historic tour, your pictures taken with your camera from tour guide including the views in the background, some fabulous duty free shopping, lunch at a delicious local restaurant, then swim/relax at Magens Bay Beach; one of the top ten beaches in the world or any beach of your choice. Guest are also free to add, delete, or customize this tour to there liking by adding or deleting any points of interest!
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff