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“Great tour guide and great time had by all!”

Rose & Jim's Taxi & Tour Service
Ranked #12 of 43 Tours in Basseterre
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 9 February 2014

To start, we found Rose and Jim's after reading prior reviews on Trip Advisor. We were on the Celebrity cruise ship and arrived on the island on January 6, 2014. I previously booked Rose & Jim's via the web, and Jim was waiting for us exactly where he said he would be. While waiting he told us to avoid all the men standing at the cruise ship pier with baby monkees. He told us they would quote you one price for a photo of you with them, then after the picture jack up the price, so we did not get a picture. At the end of our trip while having a cold beverage before re-boarding the ship, we actually saw this take place right in front of us! Stay away from the monkey men!! Jim drove us all over the island. He even showed us the home he was born in on the way through the rain forest to Romney Manor, where we met his lovely wife Rose who was with another group. Both of their vans are newer and were very clean! We then went to the southeast peninsula where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Caribbean Sea. You can actually see the waves breaking towards the shore in both directions. We also saw the black rock formations along the beaches from the extinct volcano's on the island. Our journey continued on to the Brimstone Hill Fortress, where the is a $10.00 per person entry fee, but well worth it. This was explained to me in advance so it was not a last minute surprise charge. Our journey ended with a relaxing stop at Cockleshell Beach, which was free of charge and beautiful. Jim then dropped us off back at the ship, and a very nice inexpensive day on the island was completed. Jim is a native to the island and a great tour guide. I think anyone looking for a nice way to experience the island from a locals point of view could not go wrong hiring Rose & Jim's taxi Service.You can contact then at either their website www.roseandjimstaxi.com or via email at info@roseandjimstaxi.com.

5  Thank William C
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Reviewed 28 January 2014

When we got off the ship at St. Kitt's, we had nothing planned in particular except some beach time . So, as we were weaving our way between the local guys with the monkeys (asking for money to have pictures made with the monkeys) we ran into Jim of Rose & Jim's Taxi & Tour Service. He was very friendly and professional in manner and dress. He explained the tour - where we would go, cost, etc. and told us when & where to meet him for the tour of St. Kitt's. He took us the entire perimeter of the island, showing and narrating such places as Romney Manor, Black Rocks, Bloody Point, Dieppe Bay and Carambola Beach Club. Rose & Jim's vans are new models and clean. Great island tour without breaking the bank!

1  Thank edenl
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Reviewed 27 January 2014

You won't get ripped off here! What an incredible day spent with Jim touring the beautiful island of St Kitts! We paid $20 pp (group of 8) for approx 5-6 hrs of tour time. Not only is Jim incredibly knowledgable (born and raised in St Kitts), but he's hilarious! Jim will work with your schedule and do what you desire to do/see. We had an absolutely AMAZING time and can't wait to return! They have a website in which you can pre-book (incase there's multiple ships docked): www.roseandjimstaxi.com

Thank you Jim for an incredible experience!

3  Thank kendramae
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Reviewed 22 December 2013

I had booked out tour with Rose in advance from home, confirmed via email. You don't have to pay anything up front (in fact you pay her at the end of the tour). The price was extremely reasonable. We have a 3 1/2 hour tour all around the island, stopping at a fort, driving through a rainforest, seeing where the lava flowed into the sea among other things. She then dropped a few others back at the cruise ship then drove us along the coast towards Nevis to a beautiful beach where we spend over an hour. I would easily recommend this tour to any friends visiting St. Kitts.

1  Thank Onedone
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Reviewed 17 December 2013

You won't regret finding them and hoping one of them has room in their very comfortable vans. After asking a question to the woman at the visitor information booth, I wanted to get back on the ship and leave that island. She was incredibly rude. Thank goodness, we found Rose and spent 3-4 hours with a very knowledgeable, friendly, and interesting lady. We had absolutely nothing negative about her and if we ever go back to St. Kitts, we'll use Rose and Jim's company again. She made our visit to St. Kitts a thoroughly enjoyable experience.

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