Although far less frequented than its larger West Indies neighbor, St. Kitts, Nevis is well worth a detour. The diminutive Caribbean island is blessed with swathes of lush rainforest and gorgeous white-sand beaches. Here are the best options for exploring Nevis on a day tour from St. Kitts.
Enjoy spectacular views of the Caribbean islands as you cruise between St. Kitts and Nevis.
Learn more about Alexander Hamilton, who was born in Charlestown, during a visit to the Museum of Nevis History.
Visit Nevis attractions and historical sites such as the Old Bath House, the Nevis Botanical Gardens, and the Nisbet Plantation on a guided island tour.
Enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and water sports at Pinney’s Beach or Oualie Beach.
Relax on the beach or order a traditional rum punch at the Four Seasons Resort Nevis beach bar.
Things to Know
The island of Nevis is located just southeast of St. Kitts, separated by the Narrows strait, and is reachable only by boat or chartered plane.
It’s possible to visit Nevis from St. Kitts on a half-day tour (3–5 hours) or full-day tour (7–8.5 hours).
Ferries typically leave from St. Kitts’ Port Zante in Basseterre harbor and take about 45 minutes to reach Charlestown on Nevis.
Be sure to bring your swimsuit, sun protection, and a towel.
Full-day tours often include hotel or port pickup, and lunch either on board or at a beachside restaurant.