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Address: Rte. 40 | P. O. Box 11711, 00801-4711, St. Thomas
Phone Number: 340-774-4999
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Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset, Viewing foliage
Description: 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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Nice views, pretty grounds but not much to do

Very pretty grounds, brief nature walk, nice views good for 20 minute tour, bathroom break maybe a drink

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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New York City, New York
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86 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Very pretty grounds, brief nature walk, nice views good for 20 minute tour, bathroom break maybe a drink

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WI
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60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I'm not a huge fan of gardens, so I guess that part was nice but it didn't really excite me. I visited here mainly for the views; I was not disappointed. In my opinion, the views are even better here than at the more popular Mountain Top. Definitely don't forget to bring your camera.

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Knoxville, TN
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166 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We ended up touring this Garden as part of a Tour with Godfrey Tours so our admission was included in the cost of our tour. But had it not, I would gladly have paid the $8 admission to visit this place. There was free rum punch (seemed to be unlimited) available allow with water. The view from the top was... More 

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New York
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We arrived early after finding it (very poor signage) and took the nature trail. It probably took us 15 minutes or less to walk the entire trail. Not worth the $8 admission fee - more like worth $2-$3 for admission. The birds in cages were the best part. Will not return.

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Georgia
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71 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It was part of our tour and highly recommend visiting while visiting. The views are incredible. You do need to be in decent shape because there are a lot of stairs.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Overall, the greathouse had a great view, a very cool trail that lead through the gardens and had birds, and they offered free water and punch. However, the place is more geared towards the restaurant and events than an actual botanical garden. We were disappointed that the gardens were actually quite small and there was not a lot of variety... More 

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La Canada, California
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124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 373 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The best part of this place were the nice views pf the surrounding area that the place provided. Otherwise I didn't find this place that interesting...it's a big tourist bus attraction, so if you are there when a bus stops, be prepared for a crowd of people.

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Munich, Germany
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Yeah, that's the first thing that comes out of your mouth once you'Re there: wow! Just take some time to admire and enjoy the great views. Put your camera away for some moments and just feel it! There isn't much to do there, except for the great views, but still worth it! :)

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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143 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We had a taxi drop us off vs. going with a tour group. We spent about an hour enjoying the view. We were hoping to enjoy a bottle of wine off the observation deck - but bar closed (despite doors open/staff present). Not a lot to see. In our time slowly taking in everything 4 tour groups came/left! It seemed... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We booked a tour off the Ruby Princess to visit the St. Peter Greathouse and Botanical Gardens. The first stop was at a small, very friendly place with a great view of the cruise port and town. Next was a trek up the mountain road to the St. Peter Greenhouse. The entrance fee was included with the tour. The place... More 

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