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Amazing views, bring a picnic and enjoy

We caught a boat from the Young Island dock to Fort Duvernette or Rock Fort as it is known... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Rooombiter
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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A quick trip, highly recommend!!

This little tiny island is just being Young Island which is just off the coast of st Vincent. You... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
Yodieo93
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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Built around 1800 on a tiny island next to Young Island, this fort once protected a chief port of St. Vincent.
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

Another historic site in St. Vincent to visit. We got a boat ride over there from a friend at Villa beach-like a 5 minute boat ride. Once there, it's a little bit of a walk up to the top but definitely worth it for the...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We caught a boat from the Young Island dock to Fort Duvernette or Rock Fort as it is known locally. The fort on top of the volcanic rock island is reached by a steep climb up stairs that have been upgraded and repaired over the...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This little tiny island is just being Young Island which is just off the coast of st Vincent. You can access it via boat for 10EC return from villa beach little harbour, also where you can get the free ferry across to Young Island The...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

This was the first stop on a whirlwind visit. Great introduction. Fantabulous views from the top and along the walk up. NB:- 255 steps to the top though...walk with water!

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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Wonderful Hill Top complete with its cannon and motor. The batteries are placed 200 feet above sea level

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Reviewed 29 February 2016

Another historic site in St. Vincent to visit. We got a boat ride over there from a friend at Villa beach-like a 5 minute boat ride. Once there, it's a little bit of a walk up to the top but definitely worth it for the...More

2  Thank nnekss4
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Such a beautiful place. Make sure to wear shoes or sandals as there is rock on the path. We kayaked out and enjoyed the view and privacy.

Thank AllycatCanada
Reviewed 12 June 2015

A slippy climb down to the beach...be aware at all times of your footing...cross currents half way across the channel....be aware.. Duvernette has an aura, a mystique and if you are a good swimmer and reasonably fit..then go for it... just take care!

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Reviewed 12 April 2015

We had gotten off a boat the day before and had just one day on St. Vincent so hung out at the pool of our hotel (Mariners) in the morning and then took a boat over and the water taxi guy waited while we walked...More

Thank Msturge
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Fort Duvernette is easily accessible from the mainland by boat. However, my pro-tip is to take the free ferry to Young Island, walk to the back of the island with some snorkeling gear, and from there it is only about 50 meters of beautiful snorkeling...More

Thank Gsobes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

A 200 ft basalt rock rising straight out of the sea, next to Young Island off the South Coast of St. Vincent! I first visited back in the mid 90's and swam out from the mainland. Most recently, 2014, I took a little boat and...More

Thank BajanMike
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