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St Thomas Shore Excursion: Mangrove Lagoon Kayak and Snorkel Tour

Highlights
  • Kayak and snorkel shore excursion in St. Thomas
  • Guided adventure in the protected Mangrove Lagoon
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on time return to your ship
St Thomas Shore Excursion: Mangrove Lagoon Kayak and Snorkel Tour
From US$63.20
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9:15am Kayak and Snorkel TourMost Popular
Morning kayak and snorkel tour on the Mangrove Lagoon. This tour includes round-trip transportation with a 9:15 pickup time.
From US$63.20
8:45am Kayak, Hike and Snorkel
Morning kayak, hike and snorkel tour on the Mangrove Lagoon. This includes round-trip taxi with an 8:45am pick up time.
From US$71.20
12:45pm Kayak, Hike & Snorkel
Afternoon kayak, hike and snorkel tour on the Mangrove Lagoon. This tour includes round-trip transportation with a 12:45 pickup time.
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Overview
Kayak and snorkel in St Thomas' Mangrove Lagoon on a 2.5-hour shore excursion from St Thomas' cruise port. The region's serpentine channels of clear, calm water are perfect for swimming, boating and spotting local wildlife like stingrays and brown pelicans. Learn about the region's natural resources from your local adventure guide, and opt to extend your tour with a hike on Cas Cay, a deserted island.
What to Expect
Make your way to the southern coast of St Thomas, home to the protected Mangrove Lagoon Wildlife Sanctuary and Marine Preserve. Meet your local adventure guide to embark on one of St Thomas' most rewarding snorkeling and kayaking tours in the preserve's rich ecosystem.

Travel through the protected area to Patricia Cay and Long Point, where you'll board your kayak to glide through the may small islands in the mangrove lagoon. While paddling, look out for spotted rays and stingrays as they glide beneath your boat. 

Put on your provided snorkel gear and explore the underwater world. Follow your guide's lead and feel free to ask any questions or directions, especially if it's your first time snorkeling. Peer through your mask at the coral-fringed mangrove roots and listen as your guide points out the vibrant surrounding marine life. Hop back in your kayak for the short paddle back to the marina.

If you select the hiking option, visit Cas Cay, an unspoiled deserted island. Home many endangered or threatened bird species like white-cheeked pintail ducks, brown pelicans, roseate terns and herons, this island is part of the Virgin Islands Park System. Visit the island's coral and shell beaches, volcanic cliffs, blow hole and tidal pools. 

Worry-free shore excursion:
We will ensure that your activity ends with ample time for you to get back to the cruise port before your ship departs. In the unlikely event that your ship has already departed, we will arrange transportation to your next port-of-call. Please see Viator's terms and conditions for full details.
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Reviews (40)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
Cool cruise excursion for St. Thomas

Last week, we went on a "Cruisin my way to 50" girls cruise with a couple friends. This was a great activity that was enjoyed by all. We DID NOt book through our cruise ship but directly through this company, therefore, we got a private...More

Thank dawnieVa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great kayaking and hiking!

We recently were on a Carnival Cruise and booked this excursion independently from the cruise ship. One very important thing to note is that at certain times of the year, ship time and island time are 1 hour different. Our ship was on Eastern time...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Wonderful kayak tour

We had booked the mangrove eco kayak tour through our cruise ship. Once we arrived our tour guide explained our tour with so much enthusiasm we were definitely excited. They have lockers for belongings. They give you a bottle of water & recommend to just...More

1  Thank kimhashai
Reviewed 11 October 2018
Fun excursion, nice guides!

My husband and I did the kayak, snorkel and beach walk with Tammy and D'Haden. Both were very nice and knowledgeable. The snorkel spot was nice, we saw lobsters in a sunken row boat, Lion fish, lots of other fish and I saw a sting...More

1  Thank CourtneyK1032
Reviewed 19 June 2018
An amazing experience!!

Last week my family and I traveled to St. Thomas on a cruise and decided to do this excursion at the Virgin Islands Ecotours. It was extremely informative, fun, and a taste of the tropics. Our tour guide, Troy, was very knowledgeable and was exciting...More

Thank Katie F
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