Discover the cultural history and stunning beauty of St. Maarten on this tour that visits a 18th century plantation and the highest point of elevation on the island. Begin your day exploring Rockland Estate, a plantation built in the 1700s located about 20 minutes from the docks. At the estate, guests will have the opportunity to learn about the conditions of plantation life as well as customs, traditions and the history of St Maarten. After exploring a taste of St. Maarten’s history, board the Soualiga Sky Explore for a 25 minute ride to the top of Sentry Hill, St. Maarten’s highest point. At 1,125 feet, the top of Sentry Hill offers spectacular, 360 views of the whole island as well as vistas of the neighboring islands of Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barts and Anguilla. When you are ready to descend, simply board the Soualiga Sky Explorer for the scenic trip down the mountain back to Rockland Estate where local delicacies, snacks and beverages are available for purchase.