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Key Info

9617 Estate Thomas

Price & Hours

$21 for adults; $10.50 for kids 12 and younger
Hours vary

Details

Shopping, Sightseeing Type
Less than 1 hour Time to Spend

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  • 2.0Value
  • 2.0Facilities
  • 5.0Atmosphere

One of the best views of the Charlotte Amalie harbor, Water Island and Puerto Rico awaits you atop Paradise Point, an overlook that's coupled with an on-site restaurant and gift shop. Vacationers are wowed by the spectacular panorama, but are less than impressed by the average food and the overpriced souvenirs. 

There is a 7-minute aerial gondola ride that will take you to this peak in Charlotte Amalie. Travelers reported it's an easy way to get to the top, but cautioned that the gondola car does not completely stop to allow passengers on or off. You can also opt to drive up to see the views. 

You can enjoy the view at Paradise Point at any time, but the gondola hours vary depending on day of the week and whether there is a cruise ship in port (on ship days it welcomes visitors starting at 9 a.m.). However, the gondola is currently closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The bar and restaurant have fluctuating hours on a bi-weekly schedule. Gondola tickets cost $21 for passengers ages 13 and older and $10.50 for kids 12 and younger. Visit the tram's website for more information. 

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