Caribbean Tourism

St Eustatias Tourist Information

Local Tourist Offices

The St Eustatius Tourism Development Foundation, Fort Oranjestraat, Mon-Fri 0800-1700, T/F82433, www.statiatourism.com Tourism Information booth at the airport, T82620; at the Harbour Office, T82205.


The St Eustatius Historical Foundation, Wilhelminaweg 3, PO Box 71, Oranjestad A255, T82288, F82202 c/o Eutel. The Foundation publishes a newsletter 4 times a year and runs the Museum (see above) and the Tourist Information Center and Gallery, ‘Little House on the Bay’, a replica gingerbread house, open Mon-Sat 0930-1200, Sun 1500-1700, but staffed seasonally by volunteers so opening times are approximate. Local artists and artisans sell their work here.

The town crier (Mr Cyril Lopes) announces events with loudspeakers on his car as he drives around town. Listen for news of jump-ups, sports events, food sales or community events. STENAPA, Jan Faber, President, White Wall Road, St Eustatius, Netherlands Antilles, T/F82661. Good information on walks, trails and conservation at the office by the dock.

Tourist Office Overseas

In USA/Canada: Gail Knopfler, Classic Communications International, PO Box 6322, Boca Raton, FL33427, T561-3948580, F4884294, Email: stat...@juno.com

In Europe: Antillen Huis, Badhuisweg 173-175 Postbus 90706, 2509 LS’s-Gravenhage, Holland, T70-3066111, F3066110; Germany, T0692400 183, F069-24271521, Email: Dutc...@t-online.de


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Oranjestad

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Before Travelling in St Eustatias

Climate Average temperature is around 27°C in the daytime and 23°C at night. Average rainfall is 45 inches a year. Average water...

Getting There

Air Winair has several daily 20-min flights from St Maarten (US$80 return) connecting with flights from the USA, Europe and other islands....

Getting Around

Land Car: There is no public transport on the island but cars and taxis can be hired. Driving is on the right, but some roads are so narrow...

St Eustatias Communication Service

Telephone Services Fax and cablegrams at Landsradio, Van Tonningenweg. Open Mon-Fri, 0730-1930, Sat, Sun 1200-1800, pay phone on the wall...

Excursions

The tourist office has a guide leaflet describing 11 trails. Quill hikes with local guides are available with a voucher system from the...