Cruzan Rum Factory

One of the most well known brands of rum in the world has its home in the Virgin Islands -- Cruzan. Visitors are welcome to tour the factory and learn how rum is made now and how it has been made in eras long passed.


Guided tours of the factory take guests through the grounds, with a focus on the old windmill, while the tour guide educated guests about the history of rum distillation. A complimentary drink completed the tour.

Staying Close

Cruzan Rum Factory is located in Carlton, ensuring those staying in this part of the Virgin Islands will have the benefit of easy access to this distillery during their visit. If you wish to book your stay close to this distillery, there are a moderate selection of nearby accommodations to choose from.

Hotels near Cruzan Rum Factory
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Villa Morales Guest house 1.2 mi. (2.4 km) WSW
Frederiksted Hotel Hotel 2.2 mi. (0.1 km) W
Sand Castle on the Beach Hotel 2.3 mi. (1.2 km) W
Mount Victory Camp Lodge 3.4 mi. (3.7 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

There are many restaurants to pick from in the community near this distillery. The closest restaurant is Subway Carlton, which offers American fare. The eatery is a slight distance away, but removed enough that you will want to make arrangements for using some type of transportation to get there. Crucian Wings and Christopher Deli offer additional restaurant choices nearby where you have the chance to try a new dish and experience the Virgin Islands culture.


Operating Hours

Tours are offered between 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. as well as 1:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday.


It costs for $5(USD) for adults to tour the Cruzan Rum Factory. Children 18 and under are permitted for $1(USD).

Contact Information

Phone Number: (340) 692-2280


Location: West Airport Road, Carlton, St. Croix


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