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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 17/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 17/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Gain an intimate glimpse into a major Caribbean industry on this behind-the-scenes tour of Topper’s Rhum Distillery in Cole Bay. Learn more about the distillation process and the history of rum as you follow your guide around the 6,000 square foot working factory, then get optional hands-on experience bottling your own blend and savor complimentary samples of the unit’s other rum creations.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Topper's Rhum Distillery
    9 Well Road, Bay #3, Cole Bay, Sint Maarten
    From the Port of St. Maarten: Go to the Taxi Stand next to Information Desk and tell the driver to Cole bay. Then take Union Rd. and turn left after the Ace Megacenter onto Well Rd. Take the first left into Jobco Complex. Bay #3 is on the left.
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    Topper's Rhum Distillery Tours
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    During the hands-on tour,  a guide will walk you through the 6,000 square foot distillery. You will learn a little history of rum making in the Caribbean and a behind the scenes look at how we ferment, distill and filter rum. After that you will see the blending process and how each bottle is expertly handcrafted. You will then visit the lab and learn how the rum-makers insure the products meet the highest quality standards. Plus, see how they create different flavored rhums and even try a new flavor or two that is in development.  Following the tour you will be invited to the tasting bar where you are welcome to taste unlimited samples all the artisanal products as well as our rhum cake. You will even have the opportunity to bottle your very own Topper’s Rhum to take home!
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  • You'll end at
    Topper's Rhum Distillery
    9 Well Road, Bay #3, Cole Bay, Sint Maarten
    From the Port of St. Maarten: Go to the Taxi Stand next to Information Desk and tell the driver to Cole bay. Then take Union Rd. and turn left after the Ace Megacenter onto Well Rd. Take the first left into Jobco Complex. Bay #3 is on the left.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Get an intimate glimpse behind the scenes at Topper’s Rhum Distillery
  • Benefit from the insider knowledge and tasting tips of your live guide
  • Learn about the history and creation of this typically Caribbean product
  • Savor plenty of samples, including new flavors and artistinal rhum cake
Important Information
Departure Point
Topper's Rhum Distillery, 9 Well Road, Bay #3, Cole Bay, Sint Maarten
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Unlimited tastings of all commercial products
  • Tastings of flavors that are in development
  • Entry/Admission - Topper's Rhum Distillery Tours
Exclusions
  • Souvenirs
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please note: you must be at least 18 years or older to drink alcoholic beverages in St Maarten
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ellen wrote a review 15 Oct
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This was a great tour! You get to sample many different flavors of rum, including several exclusively "only made once" flavors. Tour was about 90 minutes, so easy to do in the morning or afternoon. Fantastic local restaurant half a block away called Pisis that is a great stop
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Kisha k wrote a review 13 Oct
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The tastings. I was floored by the creativity in the flavors and the history of Topper's. Not to mention i enjoyed the flavors I tried. Great experience. The machines were not running during my visit due to COVID, but it did not take away from the experience in my opinion. We
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Date of experience: September 2020
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cmferrara33 wrote a review Mar 2020
Boston, Massachusetts24 contributions4 helpful votes
We really enjoyed the distillery tour. The talk was informative and fun. The samples were amazing. I would recommend going. The staff was super friendly.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Jennifer H wrote a review Mar 2020
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We had a great tour of the distillery and enjoyed many samples of their delicious products. Definitely worth the time and money!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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GJoseB wrote a review Mar 2020
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We generally tour local breweries and rum manufactures on our annual vacations. We were disappointed as it was only an overview of the process with many samples to prime you for the sales pitch at the end. I was the designated driver and told the guide right away that I would
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Date of experience: March 2020
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AvidTraveller1968
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Not To Miss
Want to know how Topper's rhum (voted #1 in the caribbean 2nd year in a row) is made? A concise tour of how and whe
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chall6195
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Great tour with a lot or rum samples!
We went on the 11 am tour with Jimmy. He has a great delivery and is quite knowledgeable about the rum process. He
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Andy K
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Lots of great Rhum and pleasant visit
Wonderful and pleasant visit of a real, hand made Rhum distillery. Open bar on the samples and lots of information
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rjk857
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Lots Of Rum
I didn't actually take the "tour" of this place. I just wanted to taste their rum. I think it cost me $10 to tast
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lvbeach2006
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Lots of choices
Carlos gave us a great tour today, lots of different flavored rum to try, truly amazing. Really worth a visit!
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sperops
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Distillery Tour
This was one of the best distillery tours we have been on based on the informal nature of the tour, the knowledge o
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MelanieS473
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Awesome Rhum Tour
Toppers Rhum tour was very informative and interesting. Marnie was a great tour guide and gave us an interesting ba
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Cláudia S
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Great RUM!!
Nice selection of Rum for all tastes and prices. Sample and take it back with you. You can always come back to refi
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Savsplace
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Toppers
Had a fabulous tour,Christie our tour guide was brilliant, tasted lots and lots of rhum, Apple pie and salted caram
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thewaltzrock
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Really fun and Rhum!
The rhum tour was really fun, and we got to taste a lot of great rum...rhum! We didn’t know what to expect when we
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bobbymoore13
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This was really interesting...
I mean I’ve got a school boy heart, but the guidance counselor always told me my scores were anti heroic, but this
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cabrini g
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Extremely freindly staff
We stopped by here one morning to take a tour of the distillery, the website did not show specific times. Upon arr
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joe-chicago-23
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Fun and educational experience
We booked the tour online in advance and when we arrived before the tour started we got rum punch samples to start
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Givemeparkavenue
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Kristy Kreme ROCKS!!
We decided to drop in on the Topper's Distillery Tour and we're so glad we did! Informational, educational, hyste
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Laylamarlene
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Something fun to do while on the Island!
My boyfriend and I chose to go to the earlier tour and we had a good time! We learned a lot about the history of Rh
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