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Part of our organised tour spent 30min here. To be fair it was ok, telling you the history then in... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2017
London, United Kingdom
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I was expecting something more, but it was still good.

I had heard about Blackbeard's Tower and wanted to visit it. We decided to take a chance and see if... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2014
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Mar 21, 2017
“Quick visit”
Feb 25, 2016
“What did we miss?”
Watch tower reportedly used by the pirate Blackbeard.
Blackbeard's Terrace | 5 miles east of Fort Montagu, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Part of our organised tour spent 30min here. To be fair it was ok, telling you the history then in your own time go wondering around the colonial houses containing pirate stuff . There is 2 pools there u can use so tempting. U get...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank waynep2502
Reviewed February 25, 2016

Walking the hilly streets to observe architecture and local color, we noticed a sign for Blackbeard's Castle, a National Historic Site, and continued up the hill. Rain began just as we entered so we hurried to the tower. Unfortunately we got only half way up...More

Date of experience: January 2016
4  Thank Ms_Possibilities
Reviewed April 21, 2015

Travelers should know this isn't a tour site. Its tucked away in a nice residential area with beautiful views of the north eastern harbour of the island. It is pretty hard to find if you don't ask the right people but it's a lovely little...More

Date of experience: August 2014
5  Thank nickolecg
Reviewed October 25, 2014

I have read some of the recent reviews and it is clear that some people have confused the Water Tower, with Blackbeard's Tower. There are no shops or bathrooms any where near Blackbeard's Tower, and it is not at the top of the Queen's Staircase....More

Date of experience: October 2014
19  Thank balmainantiques
Reviewed September 9, 2014

I am not saying it a must see, but it is nice to visit, the cost is $2 and they have shoppes and bathrooms. The view is great from the tower

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank millie516
Reviewed August 12, 2014

Well, good luck trying to find this place. Even many of the locals can't find it. I rented a house down the street from this place. It was over grown with weeds on a corner of the street with no signs no nothing. I could...More

Date of experience: July 2014
5  Thank jscott01
Reviewed March 30, 2014

Takes about 2 hours to go through all. Guides were fun to listen too. Nice Restaurant on sight. Great views from the Tower

Date of experience: March 2014
3  Thank Brian M
Reviewed January 14, 2014

I had heard about Blackbeard's Tower and wanted to visit it. We decided to take a chance and see if we could find it. It's not possible to see the tower from the main road as it is covered by trees but one of the...More

Date of experience: January 2014
7  Thank ajm198
Reviewed January 4, 2014

Whether or not the tower is really Blackbeard's is, of course, debatable. It is, however, an interesting ruin of a tower complete with an inscription inside and wooden staircase. If it was possible to climb to the top (the staircase is far from sturdy!) I'm...More

Date of experience: January 2014
4  Thank ciao_amanda
Reviewed December 17, 2013 via mobile

Our guide drove us right to it. What a sight! So glad we took the extra time to go out to see it. Nice area.

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank stacicooperhoffmann
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