We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

St. George Village Botanical Garden

Address: 127 Estate St. George | Kingshill, Just north of Centerline Road, 4 miles east of Frederiksted, Frederiksted, St. Croix
Phone Number: 340-692-2874
Improve this listing
86%
Ranked #15 of 85 things to do in Frederiksted
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing foliage, Walking
Owner description: You can stroll amid the ruins of this 17-acre estate, a former 19th-century sugarcane plantation...
More attraction details
Attraction details
Type: Gardens, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing foliage, Walking
Owner description: You can stroll amid the ruins of this 17-acre estate, a former 19th-century sugarcane plantation village, which contains varied ecosystems from semi-arid cactus to lush green rain forest.

Hotels near St. George Village Botanical Garden

Write a Review

129 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    65
    47
    14
    3
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
USA
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A jewel of a garden amongst ruins of a plantation. Plenty of photo opportunities. Gives you a taste of what life must have been like. Also a nice little museum shop.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

St George Village Botsanical Garden is an interesting mix of a beautiful Caribbean Botanical Garden set inside the backdrop of a colonial plantation ruin. Botanical specimens from every continent (except Anarctica) take one into an era gone-by with enough historical significance to be an interesting afternoon for about everyone. The Botanical Garden has been supported for years by volunteers that... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Southfield, Michigan
Top Contributor
328 reviews 328 reviews
43 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I really liked visiting this old plantation as part of a Royal Caribbean International tour offering because the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and engaged in botany. Her love of the flora was evident. We smelled medicinal leaves. We looked inside an abandoned structure that now serves as a bat house. Bats help to keep the bug population down. Ruins... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We love Botanical Gardens, and if you don't, this might not be your thing. Take bug spray and water. We esp. enjoyed the ruins, historical areas, palm gardens, healing plants gardens, and useful plants gardens.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seacoast, New Hampshire
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We enjoyed strolling around this garden. The maps were easy to follow and the grounds were beautiful. Several ruins to visit. Many different flowers, fruit trees, cacti, etc. I would recommend this activity.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Little Falls, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The garden was very beautiful and we were able to go on our own and check out the garden. We were given a map, and wandered around. It was awesome!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

These Botanical Gardens are not to be missed while in St. Croix. I have toured them twice. They have numerous unusual plants plus structures left from the past in a large, wonderful setting that is very enjoyable to stroll through. The gift shop is worth a stop on the way out.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ottawa, Canada
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This place has some very interesting history, and the self-guided tour map is helpful. There are also lots of signs posts for more information.

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

My wife and I thought the gardens were a worthwhile use of our time. Although not really very extensive, the gardens do contain a remarkable variety of plant life. We toured the area in a little more than an hour but more time could have been spent if we had gotten there earlier. We have been told that it may... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Erial, New Jersey, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We had a nice time visiting the well-kept botanical gardens. Beautiful flowers and grounds. The self-guided tour brochure was informative and easy to follow.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed St. George Village Botanical Garden also viewed

 

Been to St. George Village Botanical Garden? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of St. George Village Botanical Garden and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from St. George Village Botanical Garden staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?