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Drake's Seat
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Magen's Bay Beach Tour
Ranked #16 of 154 things to do in St. Thomas
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Owner description: The vantage point where Sir Francis Drake was supposed to have looked for enemy ships of the Spanish fleet, this lookout includes a panoramic view of the Virgin Islands where the Atlantic Ocean joins the Caribbean Sea
Reviewed March 1, 2013

Great View, must see spot, Really love the history, nothing to do but snap some pictures. But it is worth it.

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed January 30, 2013

we took so many pictures here. it is an amazing view and a historic spot as well. you can picture the pirates hanging there hundreds of years ago... very cool!! definatley a must see.

Thank seth c
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Reviewed January 30, 2013

Great stop over on the way to Magen's Bay. Drake's seat is a wonderful photo opportunity with panoramic views of Magen's Bay the surroundings. Not many parking spots and it can get crowded when there are a lot of cruise ships.There is a man with a dressed up donkey if you are interested.

If you are on Carnival cruise line, they have a pretty good shore excursion that will take you to Magen's Bay and that tour will stop over at Drake's Seat. A must see in St Thomas!

1  Thank travelingbabybear
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Reviewed January 20, 2013

Drake's Seat (actually a green bench) is an overlook off the road where you get an amazing view of Magen's Bay and can see off to the B.V.I.'s. There are 8-10 parking spots (estimate) and it isn't busy at all when there are no cruise ships in town. If there are, expect it to be busier there but don't let that deter you. It is definitely worth a stop if you are on the island.

2  Thank MNVikings2011
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

Great place for photos of beautiful Megan's Bay. One local was there sharing tid bits of information with his mule Lady GaGa. (Monica Lewinsky, another mule, was working the overlook down the road).

Thank CAM610
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