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Caneel Bay Kayak, Hike, and Snorkel with Sea Turtles

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Discover the beauty of St. John on a Kayak, Hike and Snorkel tour of Caneel Bay. Kayak in the turquoise waters of the Virgin Islands National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, snorkel in grass beds often frequented by sea turtles, and hike the picturesque Lind Point Trail. Choose from a 3- or 5-hour tour (the latter option includes lunch), with guided instruction and equipment included. With breathtaking views and informative commentary, this outdoor adventure is fun for nature enthusiasts and families alike!
Highlights
  • All equipment provided, so you can pack light for your trip
  • In-depth commentary from your guide on the park’s flora and fauna
  • Snacks, drinks, and lunch (longer tour only) included 
  • Use of lockers to safely store belongings and valuables
What to Expect
When booking, choose between tour lengths, noting that the shorter tour can be booked in the morning or afternoon. Make your way to Honeymoon Beach to meet your guide and group. First, kayak into the Virgin Island National Park's aqua waters, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a unique ecosystem. Then, pull the kayaks up on a white sand beach to begin your hike. Follow your guide through Turtle Point's tropical forests, hearing about the area’s more than 800 plant species. Stop at a rocky outcropping for views of Hawksnest Bay and the Durloe Cays, keeping an eye out for wildlife such as wild donkeys, mongoose, and white-tailed deer. Back in the water, slip into snorkel, mask, and fins to explore the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, where you'll find stingrays, sea turtles, and many species of coral. At the conclusion of your tour, return to Honeymoon Beach.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cruz Bay Visitor Center, Virgin Island National Park, St John 00830, USVI
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All gear and equipment
  • Use of lockers
  • Professional guide
  • Bottled water
  • Snack
  • Lunch (if 5-hour option selected)
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great experience with this tour. Even though I was the only one booked, they did not cancel my trip, so I had a private excursion! D'haden was a great and knowledgeable guide. It was clear that he was sensitive to earlier complaints,...More

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VirginIslandsEcotour, Manager at Virgin Islands Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to take you out and for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tour guide was extremely knowledgeable about the islands history, flora and fauna. However, based on the tour description, we came I’ll prepares for the first portion - the hike. It is almost an hour hike up and over to the beach. We all needed better...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 29 August 2019

This excursion was awesome! The hike was short and doable and we got to see many cool plants and animals along the way, though the ocean kayaking and snorkeling were by far the highlight of our trip. The kayaking was a lot of fun (though...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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viecotours, Owner at Virgin Islands Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2019

Thank you for sharing about your experience! Warm Regards!

Reviewed 29 August 2019 via mobile

This is one of those WOW tours. We started off with a hike from the National Park Svc to Honeymoon Bay with Lance our tour guide. As we walked he was very knowledgeable in pointing out the different vegetation and wide life. When we reached...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 28 August 2019 via mobile

We did the 2pm tour with Nick and it was great!! The hike was a little over a mile but it wasn't bad at all and that was our first hike ever. Kayaking to Caneel and snorkeling was so much fun. We saw 2 sting...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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viecotours, Owner at Virgin Islands Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2019

Thank you for sharing about your experience with us! We're so glad you enjoyed exploring with us! Warm Regards!

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Response from Gregg D | Reviewed this property |
There is a trail behind the visitors center and it is a short hike to Honeymoon beach, if you have time take the shorter hike to Solomon beach which is on the same trail you will not regret it, we went in February and we... More
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Response from Gregg D | Reviewed this property |
There is a walk on and off ferry that you can take to St Thomas that will put you within walking distance of the trail to honeymoon beach. We did take the ferry from red hook though, I don’t know where the regal princess... More
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