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255 steps will take you 200 feet over the water to the old fort ruins. Very nice view. You do... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
DanielBerube
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Deux-Montagnes, Canada
Very cool

The wife and I took the boat out from villa, $20 ec return. Short boat ride. Nice climb up the... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
buxtonred
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Sydney, Australia
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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 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.

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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

1  Thank buxtonred
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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

1  Thank LizSeabright
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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

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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

Thank Yasmin M
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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

1  Thank Lucas Z
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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

Thank jwbauschlicher
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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

1  Thank Johnny L
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Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

We caught a boat from the Young Island dock to Fort Duvernette or Rock Fort as it is known locally. The fort on top of the volcanic rock island is reached by a steep climb up stairs that have been upgraded and repaired over the...More

1  Thank Rooombiter
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Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This little tiny island is just being Young Island which is just off the coast of st Vincent. You can access it via boat for 10EC return from villa beach little harbour, also where you can get the free ferry across to Young Island The...More

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