Half Day Sail and Snorkel with the Turtles
Sale Price: $99.00
Snorkeling with Turtles & Half Day Sail Excursion
Climb aboard a Morgan 46-foot ketch for this half-day sail and snorkel St. Thomas excursion to the Marine Sanctuary, where you'll have a date with a giant green sea turtle.
To begin your St. Thomas excursion, you will sail past the cruise ships as you head for the open sea on a 25-minute boat ride. You may choose a seat in the center cockpit, designed for shade and to provide a firsthand view of how a beautiful boat is sailed. Or, if you want to soak up the Caribbean rays, spread out on the bow or the stern and relax while breathing the refreshing ocean air. The professional and courteous crew will greet you with complimentary drinks and snacks as the sails are raised and we catch the breeze. The crew has been on the island for years and will share some of the history and pirate lore during your three-mile sail to the sanctuary at Buck Island.
After the yacht anchors in Turtle Cove, the crew will offer professional instruction, quality snorkel gear, and the best flotation devices in the entire U.S. Virgin Islands. Then, follow the crew into the water, where they will assist and explain all the different species of sea life that you encounter. In addition to the turtles, you may see octopus, conch, urchins, starfish, squid, and a variety of tropical reef fish, as well as the coral reef of this deserted island during your one hour of snorkeling.
After your snorkeling and swimming, climb back on board for a quick, freshwater rinse on the aft deck. Then partake in a cold beverage including rum drinks, beer, and soft drinks, as the crew sets the sails and turns towards home.
Please Note: The tour departure location is within walking distance of the WICO (Havensight) Cruise Pier. Guests docking at Crown Bay will need to hire a taxi for an approximately 15 to 25 minute ride, which is not included in the tour price.
Reviewer: Roxanne Voorhees
We had a GREAT day with Captain Mike and crew. They did a fabulous job all around. Although we only saw one sea turtle we still had a blast. The boat ride was actually my favorite part.
Reviewer: Sean Yong
What a great experience. Professional and intimate compared to the larger boats from other tours.
Reviewer: L Stoughton
Would recommend this sail and snorkel with the turtles trip! Captain Mike and Nikki were very accommodating and we enjoyed our excursion.
Reviewer: Thomas Tse
It was our first time snorkeling with the turtles. It was fun. However we found out the cruise ship offered the same trip for a lower price.
Reviewer: Geraldine Wise
We really enjoyed our time sailing with a small group to snorkel close to the shore of a small island to observe the turtles and fish. Both Mike and his assistant Nikki were very professional, friendly and knowledgeable. We would do it again! Thank you both for the great memories!