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Address: St. Vincent
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Built around 1800 on a tiny island next to Young Island, this fort once...

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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A quick trip, highly recommend!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2016
Yodieo93
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars 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 fort is around 250 steps up, and you can spend as long as you like... More 

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Thank Yodieo93
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This was the first stop on a whirlwind visit. Great introduction. Fantabulous views from the top and along the walk up. NB:- 255 steps to the top though...walk with water!

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St. Kitts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Wonderful Hill Top complete with its cannon and motor. The batteries are placed 200 feet above sea level

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Thank Safarigreg
Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Another historic site in St. Vincent to visit. We got a boat ride over there from a friend at Villa beach-like a 5 minute boat ride. Once there, it's a little bit of a walk up to the top but definitely worth it for the view. We got some pretty nice pictures. It's very isolated, you probably won't bump into... More 

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Canada
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Such a beautiful place. Make sure to wear shoes or sandals as there is rock on the path. We kayaked out and enjoyed the view and privacy.

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Thank AllycatCanada
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A slippy climb down to the beach...be aware at all times of your footing...cross currents half way across the channel....be aware.. Duvernette has an aura, a mystique and if you are a good swimmer and reasonably fit..then go for it... just take care!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We had gotten off a boat the day before and had just one day on St. Vincent so hung out at the pool of our hotel (Mariners) in the morning and then took a boat over and the water taxi guy waited while we walked up the stairs to the top. The view from the steps up is fantastic! The... More 

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Thank Msturge
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Fort Duvernette is easily accessible from the mainland by boat. However, my pro-tip is to take the free ferry to Young Island, walk to the back of the island with some snorkeling gear, and from there it is only about 50 meters of beautiful snorkeling over to the jetty. Bring some water shoes with you or some flip-flops and climb... More 

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Thank Gsobes
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

A 200 ft basalt rock rising straight out of the sea, next to Young Island off the South Coast of St. Vincent! I first visited back in the mid 90's and swam out from the mainland. Most recently, 2014, I took a little boat and we docked at the jetty. The irregular steps wind you up and up to the... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

A local where I was in Indian Bay, Nato did this trip for me for $20 EC although I paid him $40 EC, still a good deal because I did a lot of snorkelling as well. The stairs up the fort were paid for by the Finnish government, why I have no idea. It's a British fort, and they retreated... More 

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