Great Stone Top, St Helena Island

#6 of 9 in Nature in St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Take a hike to Great Stone Top for a panoramic view of the Southeast coast of the island, as well as the famous Shark’s Valley. Stretching for 7 km (4.3 mi), the path descends 370 m (1,214 ft) before ascending 949 m (3,114 ft)--making it one of the highest peaks in the South Atlantic Ocean. Watch for a rare species of bird native to the island, the Red Billed Tropic, as you stroll through the lush forest. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Great Stone Top by using our Jamestown online trip builder.
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  • This is a great hike through the dry coastal areas from the Bell Stone. It's tough but not too tough for regular walkers, the last little bit on the return which is up hill is the hardest but by no...  more »
  • This is one of the twenty odd 'post box' walks, starting off by the Bell-Stone and arriving via Little Stone Top. Parts of the path are quite worn and the approach slopes quite steep but fantastic...  more »

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