We caught a boat from the Young Island dock to Fort Duvernette or Rock Fort as it is known locally.
The fort on top of the volcanic rock island is reached by a steep climb up stairs that have been upgraded and repaired over the years.
There were major works done in 1969 and the masons involved in the work...
This little tiny island is just being Young Island which is just off the coast of st Vincent.
You can access it via boat for 10EC return from villa beach little harbour, also where you can get the free ferry across to Young Island
The fort is around 250 steps up, and you can spend as long as you like...
A slippy climb down to the beach...be aware at all times of your footing...cross currents half way across the channel....be aware..
Duvernette has an aura, a mystique and if you are a good swimmer and reasonably fit..then go for it... just take care!
We had gotten off a boat the day before and had just one day on St. Vincent so hung out at the pool of our hotel (Mariners) in the morning and then took a boat over and the water taxi guy waited while we walked up the stairs to the top. The view from the steps up is fantastic! The...