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Things to Do During Your Cruise Ship Stopover on St Martin

If you ‘re visiting St Martin by cruise ship, there are a number of top excursions in Philipsburg including one that will have you speaking like Yoda in no time!

Impossible to see, the future is.

But find an adventure, you will….yes

And, visit here you must!

Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit

Front Street, a six minute cab ride away, is home to fascinating attractions including the Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, a museum started by Nick Maley, international creature effects designer and key collaborator on the famous Star Wars’ Yoda.

The site features many celebrity signed production used relics from films including Alien and Terminator. It’s ideal for the whole family.


Cruise ship passengers to Sint Maarten have a number of choices of things to do while visiting this dual nation island.  Experience the history, flavors and animal life of our Caribbean island paradise.  Here are some ideas if you are looking for things to do in Philipsburg.

Guavaberry Emporium

Enjoy a taste of Sint Maarten at the Guavaberry Emporium which produces guava berry liqueur an integral part of island heritage.

Sint Maarten Museum

Featuring exhibits about Hurricane Luis, slavery and emancipation, national heroes, and the salt industry, Sint Maarten Museum is a wonderful walk through island history and culture.

St Maarten Zoo

Keen to see critters?  Located on Arch Road across from the Salt Pond is the largest zoological park in the Caribbean, St Maarten Zoo, home to a variety of birds, reptiles and mammals such as the rare bush dog and cotton top tamarind.

Boating Excursions

There’s plenty of choice when it comes to amazing boating day trips.  Some take you to Prickly Pear off Antigua, while others tour around the waters of Sint Maarten.

Consistently voted one of the top Philipsburg excursions, 12 Metre Challenge is a unique opportunity to race an America’s Cup yacht.  It’s only a minute away by taxi. Your ticket includes sailing instruction, race regatta, complimentary beverages on board and fruit/rum punch afterwards at the boutique.  If you’re age 12 or older, it’s an exhilarating chance of a lifetime!

Step off the cruise ship and experience the sites of Philipsburg and the waters around her shores.

Waiting for you, an adventure is, yes!

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