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St. Peter Great House and Botanical Gardens
Type: Gardens, Great Views, Historic Sites, Sightseeing
A restored colonial plantation great house originally built in the early 1800s lies at the heart of these 11 lushly landscaped mountain top acres above Magens Bay. The 2,000 square foot structure,... Read More
A restored colonial plantation great house originally built in the early 1800s lies at the heart of these 11 lushly landscaped mountain top acres above Magens Bay. The 2,000 square foot structure, open ofr touring, exemplifies West Indian colonial architecture with exquisite detail. Allow about 45 minutes to tour the grounds, which include the botanical gardens' nature trail, waterfalls, fish ponds, a tropical bird aviary and more than 20 species of orchids and 150 varieties of Caribbean plants and fruiting trees. An observation tower expands your view to encompass at least 15 other U.S. and British Virgin Islands.
3A-18 Estate St. Peter
St. Thomas, 00802
- Daily 9am-4pm
- Adult $12; Child (4-12) $6
- St. Thomas' Best Attractions: "Do NOT forget the camera. Besides the lovely vegetation, St. Peter Great House affords some the island's best views."
- Best for St. Thomas' Best Attractions Because: St. Peter Great House combines the island's history with its nature for the best of what St. Thomas offers.