Immerse yourself in a world of fun in Philipsburg, a capital city on the island of St. Maarten. It gets its name from John Philips, the Scottish captain who founded the original settlement. Soak up some sun, go snorkeling and hop on a party bus while you explore every inch of the city on our Philipsburg tours. There’s a seemingly endless number of exciting things to do in Philipsburg. First-time visitors should definitely check out a biking tour or bus tour to get a nice overview of this charming town. Below, you’ll find some fun Philipsburg city tours.