Looking for that amazing tour of the BVI? (You will need a valid passport to do this day trip). You will start by boarding in St. John a 49' wave piercing catamaran built for rapid transport across the seas. The boat is designed to traverse large distances quickly while managing some rough waters providing a smooth ride.
Cost: $155 pp boat transport + $75 (cash) per person customs fees
1. Spanish Town
Our first stop will be to Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda where you will be checked into BVI customs by the captain and be able to do a little shopping. Antiquity lends us to believed it first named on by Christopher Columbus. The name translates to The Fat Virgin because its shapely mountains resemble a curvy woman lying on her side.
2. The Baths
The Baths are a picturesque outcropping of gigantic granite boulders. You will be able to explore and swim through this beautiful location seeing one of the most unique nature features of the Caribbean. See our posting on The Baths for additional pictures.
3. Jost Van Dyke
If you want pristine beach followed by the iconic Jost Van Dyke experience, this is it. Swim ashore and spend your soggy dollars and the world famous Soggy Dollar. Their "Painkiller" is a classic drink for the Virgin Islands. Stroll along the white sand beach while enjoying the calm relaxed atmosphere of the Caribbean. The best way to slow down and end your day.
4. Norman Island
There are three great options for snorkel spots off Norman Island. (1) The Caves - these are believed to be the caves written about in Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. (2) The Indians - an outcropping of rocks that have a reef full of life on one side and a completely different eco-system on the other side. (3) The Aquarium - a great option if the seas are too rough or for first time snorkelers.
Full day trips include continental breakfast (assorted Breakfast Breads and Sliced Fresh Fruit), beverages (juices, sodas, water), open bar after the snorkel stop (Beer, Wine, Painkillers, Bloody Mary's, Mimosas, Champagne, Vodka, Gin, Rum). Snorkel Gear is included (Guests should bring their own sunscreen and towels.)
- You will return before 4:00 pm to clear USVI Customs in St. John. St. Thomas guests are then taken back to Red Hook
- Usable credit cards, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, (NO American Express) for the trip cost and gratuity. A valid credit card number is required at the time of reservation, and that card is charged the day before the trip date. Customs fees ($75 per person) must be paid in cash and exact change is greatly appreciated
- The cancellation policy is 48-hours before the day trip. You will be charged in full if canceling less than 48-hours prior to trip date.
- Itinerary may change based on weather or sea conditions