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Essential St. Maarten Half-Day Accessible Island Driving Tour

On This Essential St. Maarten Half-day Accessible Island Driving Tour, you will enjoy exploring the Dutch capital city of the island. Stop to admire beautiful panoramic views and embark on a short, fully accessible walking tour along the picturesque boardwalk and center of Phillipsburg. You will learn about the history of the Island that is split into the Dutch and French sides and have time for some shopping and lunch on your own if you desire.

The tour begins when you are met at the port or in your hotel lobby by our friendly driver/guide with a fully accessible, air-conditioned van. Your guide will take you out on a short drive with a stop at a scenic overlook. Here, you will be able to exit the van ad admire breathtaking views of the island and ocean. Have your camera ready! During this time, your guide will share interesting facts and history with you about the unique past and culture of the two-split island.

Next, you will be en-route to downtown Phillipsburg – the capital city of the Dutch side of the island. Escorted by your tour guide, you will explore the old, charming city center using accessible routes. See small historic monuments and do some souvenir shopping if you’d like. There will also be time to enjoy lunch on your own at one of the many restaurants lined along the fully accessible Phillipsburg boardwalk.

The Essential St. Maarten Half-day Accessible Island Driving Tour includes:

  • Half-day private tour with local tour guide
  • Walking tour of Philipsburg
  • Stop at one scenic overlook
  • Lunch in an authentic French or Caribbean cuisine restaurant (cost not included)
  • Transportation will occur in a wheelchair accessible van.
  • Wheelchair accessible routes used during walking portion of tour


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Tour Highlights

    • Scenic Lookout
    • Downtown Phillipsburg
    • Phillipsburg boardwalk
    • Shopping
    • Lunch on your own (cost not included)

Accessibility Description

The Essential St. Maarten Half-day Accessible Island Driving Tour has a 5-star accessibility rating. The route has been customized to make sure it is entirely step-free, and your knowledgeable tour guide is familiar with accessibility in each location. An accessible van equipped with a lift will be used between the different venues.

The accessible vans in St. Maarten are equipped with a lift for easy access.

During your accessible walking tour in Phillipsburg, your tour guide will lead you using accessible tour routes that have curb cuts and ramped access when needed.

The Boardwalk area is completely flat and smooth and offers several accessible restaurant options right by the water.

Tour Details

Duration: 4 hours.

Cost: $550 for 1-4 people* Save $50 when you book an accessible cruise + excursions package

Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week.

Meeting time: 9AM, 10AM, 11AM, or 12PM.

Meeting place: Cruise dock or hotel lobby

Number of people on tour: 1 – 4 people

Cancellation Policy: Please click: HERE. Tours run rain or shine.

Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.


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