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Roseway

St. Croix
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Ranked #27 of 52 Activities in St. Croix
Type: Ships
Activities: Sailing
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St. Croix
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We have been on the Roseway many times and enjoyed it every time. It is a relaxing sail that gives you a chance to see St. Croix from a different perspective. You really see how large this island is when you are at sea. The crew is wonderful and they have lots of info and historical stories to share. If... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The Roseway is only in St. Croix a few months a year from January until April, when they move up to Boston. They are an educational boat for a non-profit called World Ocean School. The crew on the boat are college age or just older people who spend six months to a year of two sailing her before moving on... More

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Trevor, Wisconsin
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

The Roseway is a beautiful wooden ship. 137 feet long and still operated in the original way. Passengers get to help hoist the sails. Trip is 2 1/2 hours long. Great way to see the coast of St. Croix. Left at 4pm and returned at 6:30 pm so we say the sun setting over the island. Smooth sailing all the... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Friends gave us this sunset cruise as a gift for our birthdays. Incredible ship, crew is fantastic and knowledgeable, and the Captain is a real professional. Great cruise (wish it were longer) for a great cause. A "must-do" when visiting St Croix.

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Christiansted, St. Croix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Roseway is the BEST activity on St. Croix. The captain is SO good with kids; the whole experience is SO interactive. May they stay forever!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

We've been on the Roseway twice, and it is a really great time. It is a fantastic way to view the island. The crew is always welcoming, informative and funny. The bonus of this ship is that they are all about teaching children about sailing. What better reason to support them?

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New York City
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

Great sail on historic boat. We were lucky to go on a particularly windy day, so the sailing was magnificent...but definitely not a no-key relaxing experience. Your enjoyably of the experience will depend a lot on what the weather is like, and whether you want to experience a true sailing experience, or just have a casual day out on the... More

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

This is a gorgeous old fishing ship, redone as an educational endeavor. We had a great sail, the crew were enthusiastic and informative, and part of the fare goes to support their educational trips for local kids. Love it!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012 via mobile

We saw the 1930's ship sailing from our condo and wondered what it was. After a google search and phone call we found it was really affordable and planned to go the next night. We got there and were cheerfully greeted by the staff of recent college graduates from the states. After a short wait in a gross lobby of... More

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Christiansted
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

I went on the sunset sail on the Roseway and I will definitely go again. It was very cool. The staff was friendly and they gave history of the boat. It was something I had never done before. Awesome experience.

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