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St. Thomas Kayak and Sea Turtle Snorkel Excursion provided by St. Thomas Adventure Tours

St. Thomas Kayak and Sea Turtle Snorkel Excursion

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Get the chance to snorkel with sea turtles right in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea on this small-group snorkeling excursion. Take a tandem kayak out to sea (lessons are provided) all the way to a tiny island. Once you reach the shores, you have time to relax and have a beverage before donning snorkel gear and heading out to see the turtles. Your tour ends with lunch at a beachfront restaurant.
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    Experience an exciting paddle to a beautiful beach and enjoy snorkeling with sea turtles! You are GUARANTEED to see turtles on this tour! Snorkeling is guided with groups of 6 or less per guide. This is a small group tour, limited to 12 guests. Includes lunch, photos, bottled water and a snack. Your 4 hour guided tour will start with a kayak lesson on the beach.  First time kayakers and snorkelers welcome! Once you are on the water, your guide will provide coaching and lead you along the peninsula and across a short channel to a small island off the coast.  Breaks will be provided along the way, during which your guide will share about Virgin Island's rich history and photos (included). Beach your kayak on a beautiful sandy beach and take a break for a snack provided by your guide. After a break, your guide will lead you to swim and view sea turtles in their natural habitat. Guests always see multiple turtles on every tour. Your guide will take photos underwater so that you can enjoy the experience! Next, enjoy a delicious lunch on the beach. Beach chairs are provided. Vegetarian and gluten free options are available by advance request. Throughout the tour, your guide will have cold bottled water and will take pictures above and under the water. Relax and enjoy the beach for awhile, then paddle back.  Pick up and drop off may be requested for an additional charge ($14 per person, paid upon pick up in cash). Pick up is provided from major hotels and cruise ship ports on St. Thomas. Departure times are adjustable to meet your cruise ship arrival, based on availability. Please call to see if the alternate time you need is available. This tour is for those who are fit and active individuals, who are at least 13 years old and know how to swim. Flotation devices are provided. Total distance to kayak is approximately 1.7 miles with breaks along the way.
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Airport Rd, St Thomas, VI 00802, USVI
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  • Kayak to a tiny island where you can snorkel with sea turtles
  • A local guide shows you the way
  • Pack light: all snorkeling equipment is provided
  • Lunch is included, with vegetarian and gluten-free options available
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Departure Point
St. Thomas Adventure Tours, kayak, snorkel and rock climbing tours, Airport Rd, St Thomas, VI 00802, USVI
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Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch, a snack and beverages.
  • Photos - above and under water
  • Use of kayak and snorkel gear
  • Guided snorkeling and kayaking (lesson included)
  • Gratuity is recommended (15-20%). Automatic 15% gratuity is due in cash for groups of 5 +
  • Pick up and drop off from St.Thomas cruise ship ports and major hotels ($14 per person round trip)
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • If you would like transportation, this must be pre-arranged with the tour provider. Your pick up time is before the start of the tour and is based on your location. Please note, the cost of round trip transportation is $14 per person and is due in cash on the day of your tour
  • Minimum 2 guests per booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Minimum age is 13 years.
  • Maximum participant weight for an individual is 225 pounds. Maximum weight for for tandem (double kayak) is 425 pounds (total for both participants).
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time and cell phone number
  • At time of booking, hotel guests must provide the following information at time of booking: hotel name, address and cell phone number
  • Not recommended for participants with back/shoulder/wrist problems, heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • Tour is not provided for cruise ship passengers on a ship that is anchored with tender service.
  • Please note that a 15% gratuity is due on the day of the tour in cash for groups of 5 or more
  • Cruise Ship Passengers: Optional start time can be arranged, based on availability, to accommodate cruise ship schedules. If the time is available for the day selected, we will arrange your tour start time according to the ship you arrival time. Call to see if available.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Participants must be fit and active as part of the kayaking is in the open sea, so paddlers may encounter wind and currents. All participants must be able to walk over uneven terrain and know how to swim.
  • 4/29 to 5/2 No hotel/ship pick up/drop off available.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Kathy M wrote a review Jan 2020
Tuttle, Oklahoma10 contributions9 helpful votes
We recently went on a Christmas cruise in which we had a port day in St Thomas. We chose the Kayak with Sea Turtle Snorkel for our family of 5. We saw so many wonderful sea creatures while snorkeling, including a crab! They were also not kidding about their sea turtle
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Date of experience: December 2019
Sharon W wrote a review Sep 2019
New York6 contributions
In August 2019 my spouse and I had the please of going on the Coral Cay Excursion. We were picked up promptly near our cruise ship and later brought back with plenty of time to get back on the boat. Our guide Sven brought us on a challenging yet highly rewarding day of kayaking
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Date of experience: August 2019
Kyley wrote a review Jul 2019
1 contribution
Absolute highlight of our trip!! 100% get your moneys worth and more. My boyfriend and I had and amazing day of kayaking, snorkeling, learning about the island, and swimming with turtles!! Both guides were extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating. Went out of their
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Date of experience: July 2019
Caroline H wrote a review Jul 2019
1 contribution
You will not be disappointed. Very nature friendly guides. Easy to work with and keeps you informed of each step leading up to your tour as well.
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Date of experience: July 2019
rmk2728 wrote a review Jun 2019
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We went on the kayak and snorkeling tour on the last day of our trip to St. Thomas, but we wish we went sooner! The tour was so much fun and our tour guide was so informative and kind. I learned so much about the sea life and plants on St. Thomas. Snorkeling and getting to see
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Rum punch flowed
I’ve done many snorkel tours and this was one of them. Their boat was a little more substantial than most and
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Jennifer B
This was one of the best excursions we have ever been on! We learned how to Kayak, we saw lots of fish, sea
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Omaha, Nebraska
Sea turtle snorkel
It was wonderful! We were able to see many turtles, sting ray, jelly fish, colorful fish and octopus! Beautiful
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Cayuta, New York
Love Sven and Michele
We originally scheduled kayaking and sea turtle swimming but due to the rough ocean water we were unable to kayak.
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Theresa B
Absolutely wonderful experience for myself and my husband who were first time travelers to the Caribbean.
A first time snorkeling experience for me and my husband. We are older adults who are both fit but had never been
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A beautiful and fun day of discovery!
Our guide Michelle was friendly and super knowledgeable. We saw tons of fish, sea turtles, and had a wonderful
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Elwood, Nebraska
Best excursion we took.
My friend and I signed up for this excursion not really knowing what to expect. It exceeded all of our
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Алексей Волков
St. Petersburg, Russia
Wonderful time in St Thomas with Michelle and Sven
We were met just in time by Michelle and were taken to the beach. Kayak was cancelled because of rough waters
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Emily M
Flat Rock, Michigan
Wonderful experience and great snorkeling!
My husband, daughter (college age) and I took the kayak and snorkel tour, and we had a really great day. The kayak
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Kathy M
Tuttle, Oklahoma
Wonderful Experience!
We recently went on a Christmas cruise in which we had a port day in St Thomas. We chose the Kayak with Sea
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