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Address: Rte. 40 | P. O. Box 11711, 00801-4711, St. Thomas
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Follow a nature trail that leads you through nearly 200 varieties of...

Follow a nature trail that leads you through nearly 200 varieties of tropical plants and an orchid jungle, wander through a gallery displaying local art, or take a sip of complimentary rum punch when you visit these scenic botanical gardens that are perched on a mountainside 1,000 feet above sea level.

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Architecture and Gardens

This estate is nestled in the peaks of St Thomas and was originally part of the 150 acre Plantation St Peter. The Great House is old West Indian architecture. The gardens feature... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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Fort Lauderdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most attractive places on the island with amazing views of Magen's Bay and the surrounding islands. We enjoyed a delicious dinner at the Blue Orchid.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This estate is nestled in the peaks of St Thomas and was originally part of the 150 acre Plantation St Peter. The Great House is old West Indian architecture. The gardens feature 150 species of Caribbean plants and fruits - such great colours. There are some caged birds but it was a shame we did not see many flying free.

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Pittsgrove, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have seen much more beautiful Gardens than those at this place. The Greathouse was it's saving grace seeing the old architecture.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This was a stop on a cruise ship tour, and the main reason why I picked the shore excursion I did. This estate sits on a mountainside with an altitude of 1000 ft, and gives a lovely view of Magen's Bay, and several islands beyond. There are lovely tropical gardens to tour, and a restaurant that is only open in... More 

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Philadelphia suburb
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is one of the stops on tours of the island. The gardens are not that great. There are some caged birds along the way. The garden is accessed through a series of boardwalks and stairs. OK but not great.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The views, the restaurant, and the flowers and plants were more beautiful than words can ever express..a must see

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful sheeting on the mountain with lush gardens and great views. The restaurant had a good selection, tasty food and excellent service.

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We spent about an hour here on a recent trip and enjoyed the gardens and scenic views. We had the garden to ourselves on a Sunday morning, which was nice. Guests walk on a path made of wooden decking that loops around the garden. It takes only 30 minutes or so to walk the path. We enjoyed the tropical plants... More 

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Lake Winnipesaukee, NH
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We stopped at this property on our way back down from Mountain Top. There was only one other car in the parking lot. There was a kiosk where we should paid, but nobody was there. We wandered through the property, and took the short boardwalk stroll to see the plants. At the beginning of the walk through the gardens there... More 

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Mayfield, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

We just left there a little while ago. We had so much fun. We walked through the lush botanical garden and seen a few birds! Which were very entertaining! Then we went up the the observation deck and it was a breath taking view! My husband & I loved and you can see the other island too! We recommend this... More 

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