hiking

Discover untouched nature in our Quill and Boven National Park


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Entry

$10 per person, valid for one calendar year and gives access to all trails.

Children under the age of 8 are free.

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Guided Hike

Minimum group of 4 at a starting cost of 100$ → “25$ per person, this includes a guide and trail tag”.

Please book at least one day in advance.
Proceeds go towards trail maintenance and staffing in the national parks.

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Where to buy

STENAPA office, dive centres, hotels, airport, or

Hiking


Venture into the crater of the Quill, a dormant volcano.

Take a break at the base of one of the tallest trees in the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Overlook the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea at the top of Boven Mountain.

Discover untouched nature in our two national parks.

Within two miles of each other, the Quill and Boven National Parks offer

17 trails through semi-tropical rainforest, cactus lined valleys and up

St. Eustatius’s peaks.

Peace, quiet and serene views awaits.

It’s a good idea to….


  1. Take at least 1,5 litre of water per person
  2. Wear sturdy shoes with substantial grip
  3. Avoid hiking at the warmest part of the day, between 11 am – 3 pm
  4. Wear sun protection (head covering, such as a cap, is recommended)
  5. Take a map or guide
  6. Please do not swim at Venus Bay as there are strong rip currents

Leave nothing but footprints


  1. Do not litter
  2. Stay on the trails
  3. No campfires
  4. Do not take any plants or animals.

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