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Cruzan Rum Distillery

3A Estate Whim Gdns # 3, Frederiksted 00840-3707, St. Croix
+1 340-692-2280
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Fantastic Tour

This was a fantastic tour to take. We learned so much about the process of making rum and were very... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
North Haven, CT
via mobile
Truly a Hands-On experience!!!

What an awesome experience to peer over the edge of the huge fermenting vats of molasses rum, taste... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Belpre, Ohio
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The Cruzan Rum Distillery welcomes you to come visit our "Don't Hurry" atmosphere. Learn how to create delicious cocktails and relax island style! The Visitors' Pavilion houses the Gift Shop & Rum Boutique, in addition to our tasting bar. This guided walking tour takes you on the aromatic journey of turning molasses into rum at the only still functioning historic distillery site in the Virgin Islands. This is an outdoor walking tour that requires climbing stairs and possible uneven walking surfaces. We try to run our tours in either rain or shine, so be prepared for the weather conditions of the day. No matter the weather conditions, guests of legal drinking age will be rewarded with 2 sample cocktails at the conclusion of the tour. Low Season (May - October) hours are 9 - 5 pm, Monday to Friday, and 10 - 2 pm on Saturdays. We are open on Sundays, 10 - 2 pm, when a cruise ship is in port. During High Season we open every Sunday. Tours leave every 30 minutes from the top of the hour. The last tour departs an hour before closing. Cash is not accepted, so please bring your Visa, Mastercard, or Discover Card. Do hurry to the Don't Hurry!
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3A Estate Whim Gdns # 3, Frederiksted 00840-3707, St. Croix
+1 340-692-2280
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This was a fantastic tour to take. We learned so much about the process of making rum and were very entertained. We were able to see the Vats of rum in the different stages and we were able to sample. After the tour we had...More

1  Thank dbbohner
Reviewed 10 September 2017

What an awesome experience to peer over the edge of the huge fermenting vats of molasses rum, taste the thick brown sugar and see the stacks of barrels up to the ceiling of their huge warehouse!! Truly an enjoyable tour for all... with informative guides...More

1  Thank BRENDAAH2015
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We stopped here on our way to Rainbow beach. Our tour guide was friendly and very knowledgeable about the history or rum making on the island. We visited with our two teenage daughters who enjoyed the tour and the non-alcoholic drink options. After the tour...More

2  Thank Michele C
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We had an excellent time on this tour. Xenia was our guide and she did a great job. We learned a lot about the island history as well. The rum was delicious! Wish we could have stayed longer. We purchased a case to take home,...More

Thank wendybC9453KL
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A group of 8 of us took the tour. Very informative. You see the total processing and even get to taste the molasses. Our tour guide was a bit directive, kind of demeaning, but it was a fun tour and we enjoyed trying all the...More

Thank santacruztravelgirl
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The Cruzan Rum Factory tour was a lot of fun. Our tour guide Abigail was amazing spending a lot of time explaining the process. You see it up close standing right next to the working vats at every step of the process. And then following...More

Thank Jerseyguy999
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I didn't really know what to expect when we booked a tour of the rum factory. I was pleasantly surprised. The tour itself is a little meh...I mean, it's a factory. It is interesting to see how the rum is made though. Once you're done...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The amount of rum alone is worth the price of admission. The tour was fun and informative and our guide/bartender Darnell was fantastic!

Thank Ryan R
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

If you like to be treated like a child, then go for it ! "Nobody is allowed to be behind me, always to the left, don't touch anything...." last time I was treated like this was 45 years ago in kindergarten. For the tour.... there...More

2  Thank Sailaway00802
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The guide was one of the rudest tour guides I ever accounted. She was rude and treated guest like small children. We did not learn much about rum making process, but mostly about Jim Beam owning them and shipping rum to states to be bolted....More

1  Thank diverMiss
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22 January 2017|
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Response from Jkunstman | Reviewed this property |
I think everyone answered the primary question that there was no booking required - but do plan on staying in the gift shop/bar afterwards and sample their rums - truly the most fun - then make note that you can buy & take... More
Stephanie S
10 January 2017|
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Response from JimboBryan | Reviewed this property |
when we were at the rum factory they packed the six bottles that we chose in a cardboard container and they used bubble wrap around each bottle. We just checked in with our regular luggage and there was no charge for it like... More
31 October 2015|
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Response from spicoli151 | Reviewed this property |
The taxis there vary wildly on prices. If you can,get a group together to go. If you go as a group,the fare will be substantially lower.