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Hike to "Rock Fort"

Easy hike to "Rock Fort" as named by the locals. You can catch a ferry boat on the Young Island... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
TLSteuber
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Orlando
Great snorkeling.

Ask a water taxi to take you to the channel between the fort and Young Island for snorkeling. It... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
NYMichele
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NY
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Built around 1800 on a tiny island next to Young Island, this fort once protected a chief port of St. Vincent.
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Easy hike to "Rock Fort" as named by the locals. You can catch a ferry boat on the Young Island dock. Views at the top were awesome. You can see the Grenadines and have a great view of SVG. Kids enjoyed climbing the cannons on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Ask a water taxi to take you to the channel between the fort and Young Island for snorkeling. It was excellent and I was the only one there. After climbing the volcano earlier in the week, I saw no reason to climb the steps for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NYMichele
Reviewed March 14, 2018

255 steps will take you 200 feet over the water to the old fort ruins. Very nice view. You do wonder how they managed to bring those canons up there.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DanielBerube
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

The wife and I took the boat out from villa, $20 ec return. Short boat ride. Nice climb up the stairs, but it's a lot easier than it would have been for the poor slaves who had to get the cannons to the top! Awesome...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank buxtonred
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

We were staying in the area and saw this lovely island across the bay, had to do it! We took a water taxi from the wharf for Young Island, $15 return I believe for 4 of us. He suggested we would want an hour but...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank LizSeabright
Reviewed December 28, 2017

third time and would go back. a lot of history. if you like cannons and fort this is a must visit and would return

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

Well worth a visit you need to be fit to go up all 255 steps the views of the islands and St Vincent are breathtaking. pick a clear day

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Yasmin M
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Go to the dock near the Aquatic Club, a local will offer a "water taxi" for you to take to the fort, it cost me 30.00$ EC, took 10 minutes to boat there, the guy was nice, the island that Fort Duvernette is on is...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Lucas Z
Reviewed December 6, 2016

My husband and I went with Bamboo Adventures to hike up Ft. Duvernette. First we took a short boat ride to the island and then we hiked all the way to the top.. Our tour guide Carola was great, along with the 2 sons of...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank jwbauschlicher
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Pros: The views are fantastic! It's super easy and quick to get to. The water is so crystal clear and such a gorgeous dark turquoise, it's also a great area to swim, but you have to dive off the dock as there's no beach. Cons:...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Johnny L
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