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, meaning those staying in this area of the Virgin Islands will be pleased to have easy distillery access during their visit. There is a fair selection of hotels in the neighborhood within the vicinity of this distillery.

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 3.2 mi. (4.3 km) NNW

Location and What's Nearby

And, one of the most exciting possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area could be chowing down on a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of this distillery. Subway Carlton, which dishes out American meals, is also the most convenient option for visitors to this site. The restaurant is a short ways off, but far-off enough that you might need to make arrangements for using a particular mode of transportation to transport your party. Villa Morales Restaurant and Crucian Wings are some of the additional refreshment choices nearby where you will be able to enjoy the local foods and culture of the Virgin Islands.


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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