We actually went snorkeling at Waterlemon but took a quick walk around the ruins. So nice overlooks to the bay and the ruins were very interesting.
About Annaberg Sugar Plantation
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If you have a jeep and have the time then this a great place to visit. Not a lot there but if your a history buff like me you will enjoy walking through the ruins that are there. It's a hike from the parking lot...More
First, I'm not a parent who gets alarmed easily, nor am I a parent who says that but doesn't mean it. My family was completely swarmed by bees right at the beginning of the sugar mill site. It was terrifying. Totally unprovoked as we were...More
St John has a very rich and diverse past. At one time there were over one hundred sugar mills on the island. Where did they fit them all is a mystery to me, but there are ruins at every corner if you know where to...More
Be sure and take water and come prepared to conquer stairs in order to get to the site. The Ruins are beautiful and provide plenty of photo ops.
The ruins are really well kept by the NPS and the signs give you a peak back to how the plantation was used and what went on there when sugar was being produced. It was stiflingly hot the day we visited in July and it...More
There are deer here who aren't very afraid of humans, and allow you to photograph them at fairly close range (eight feet, I think). The ruins are interesting, as well.
The Annaberg ruins have been well maintained and provide a glimpse into the days when sugar was king on St. John. A nice feature was the cook house, where samples of Johnny Cake with jams and jellies, and a cooler of the local soft drink...More
We hiked thru these ruins and then continued hiking to Waterlemon Cay. The ruins were very interesting with good signage.