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The BEST DayCharter provider in the BVI! Come as Guests, Leave as Friends is our motto and we know you will feel the same after a day at sea with Captain Joe or any of our other crew:)
Harbour View Marina | East End, Tortola
+1 284-346-2812
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 April 2007

I recently visited a friend who is living on her boat in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. She arranged a snorkeling day trip by Patouche. They have an office at the HR Penn Marina in Road Town on Tortola Island. This is the marina where you...More

7  Thank janfish
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We booked Patouche Charters to take us from our Disney Cruise ship to The Baths at Virgin Gorda as well as 2 other islands. We did not receive what he stated in his email. The owner, Joe Standish, sold us to another charter company without...More

14  Thank Rachoo78
Patouche C, Owner at Patouche Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

I apologize for this passenger and her family not having a good time with us. I tried to phone after their charter to go over her concerns but never got through or phone went unanswered. see below for response Rachoo78 you DID have drinks on...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

My family and I met Captain Joe when our cruise ship was in port and he took us out for a day charter. Joe was fun, personal, and passionate about the islands making it the BEST day we had the whole vacation. A year later...More

1  Thank dspiper2017
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Our family was lucky enough to hang out with Captain Joe last week in the BVI's. My husband and I met him 13 years ago when we were here last...he was still just as fantastic. Our youngest, 7, was nervous to go snorkeling our first...More

1  Thank Darci B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This was the perfect way to start our week off in the BVI. Capt. Joe was GREAT! not only did he take us to wonderful sites he also filled us in on history and great restaurants and beaches on Tortola. It made for a great...More

1  Thank kingram338
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This was our second charter with Captain Joe on the Patouche. Three years ago our entire extended family of 13 had a terrific time snorkeling Norman Island and lunch @ Soggy Dollar on Jost Van Dyke. We had such a good time that I looked...More

Thank RonRunRum
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Captain Joe took us to Beef Island and the Baths. We had an amazing time. The catamaran was gorgeous. Our children (ages 8 and 11) sat on the trampoline and enjoyed the occasional splash of seawater. Everything was taken care of. We couldn't think of...More

Thank Milk W
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Captain Joe took us to the salt baths and Cooper's island. The baths were very unique and the snorkeling was so beautiful. Coopers island was my picture of perfect. Joe has great stories for everything that surrounds you along the way. Only one tiny complaint......More

Thank mb1082
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Spent the day visiting Norman Island and Jost Van Dyke, great day and wonderful hospitality. The entire day focused around our enjoyment, would highly recommend booking a day trip or longer.

Thank Jimed323
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This was a fantastic tour! We highly recommend this company, easy to deal with, knowledgeable, patient and a great guide! We would book again in a heart beat!

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We did a private charter from Tortola while visiting on a Disney Cruise. It was the highlight of our trip. The crew was very flexible and willing to change the plans based on our desires. A perfect day out on the water visiting Norman Island,...More

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We spent the day with Captain Joe on a charter to Norman Island and Jost Van Dyke. Captain Joe was well versed on all the islands and their history. We have visited many times before but still managed to learn new and interesting things. His...More

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28 April 2017|
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Response from tarhealer | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry - I can't really answer this question. We took Patouche for a day trip and it was amazing. I know he does private overnight charters, too. You would have to contact him directly.
15 March 2017|
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Response from joemurph555 | Reviewed this property |
Picked us up at terminal or actually just outside it