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Historic Hassel Island Kayak, Hike & Snorkel

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Address: Departs from CYOA Dock, Frenchtown Marina | Historic Frenchtown, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
Phone Number: +1 340-779-2155
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Kayak from Frenchtown to Historic Hassel Island, VI National Park! Paddle...

Kayak from Frenchtown to Historic Hassel Island, VI National Park! Paddle past Danish and British Colonial ruins and Careening Cove. A ten minute hike brings you to Fort Willoughby, a British Fort from the Napoleonic era. Visit the Garrison House and the Creque Marine Railway. Snorkel at a quiet beach, enjoy a cool dip or relax in the shade. Professional Guides. Easy to paddle sit-on-top kayaks. Half and full day tours departing from Frenchtown Marina.

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Great 5-hr tour around Hassel Island!

We went on the 5-hr tour around the historic Hassel Island that included kayaking, hiking, and snorkeling. Lunch was also included! We were able to kayak around the entire island... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Vivian C

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the 5-hr tour around the historic Hassel Island that included kayaking, hiking, and snorkeling. Lunch was also included! We were able to kayak around the entire island and visit all of the historical buildings on the island and hear about their history. Our guide Jason Lee, was very knowledgeable, patient, and enthusiastic. He had many fun facts... More 

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Thank Vivian C
Virgin Islands ... U, Owner at Historic Hassel Island Kayak, Hike & Snorkel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing about your experience with us! We're so glad to hear that you had the opportunity to learn and explore this fascinating historical island. And thank you for your kind words about your guide! Warm Wishes, Sybille Sorrentino More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the Kayak, Hike, and Snorkel adventure with another couple and Lee as our guide. Our friends were experienced kayakers and we were newbs. At the beginning of the event, I asked Lee "How easy is it to tip these things over." His response, "Practically impossible. I've never had a customer do it!" :) A challenge. The adventure itself was... More 

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Thank KabookeGal
Virgin Islands ... U, Owner at Historic Hassel Island Kayak, Hike & Snorkel, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for sharing about your experience with us! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed exploring and learning about the history and the wild and marine life of the island. And thank you for your kind words about your guide! Warm Wishes, Sybille Sorrentino More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Brenda, Lee, and Michael were fun, insightful, and great. Lots of history and engagement. Brenda even pulled one kayak behind hers so they would not be left out. That is commitment to the customer.

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Virgin Islands ... U, Owner at Historic Hassel Island Kayak, Hike & Snorkel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing about your experience with us on our Hassel Island tour! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed learning about and exploring this fascinating historic island. Warm Wishes, Sybille Sorrentino More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great views, lots of kayaking, beautiful sea life and informative guide. Great experience overall. Thank you Ecotours for a fantastic time!

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Virgin Islands ... U, Owner at Historic Hassel Island Kayak, Hike & Snorkel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing about your experience with us! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the beauty, the history, and the adventure on Hassel Island. Warm Wishes, Sybille Sorrentino More 

Port Moody, BC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

When we did the Hassel Island Kayak/hike tour it was a bit windy so the waves were up. Paddling against the wind and current was hard work even though we are both pretty fit. As we were the only couple to sign up for the trip it was like having a private tour. Our guide (Jason) was friendly and informative... More 

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Virgin Islands ... U, Owner at Historic Hassel Island Kayak, Hike & Snorkel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing about your experience with us on our 3hr Hassel Island Tour. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed exploring this fascinating and historic island despite the windy weather. And thank you for giving future guests an idea of what this tour might be like--it is one of our more rugged and physically demanding tours. Warm... More 

Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took this trip and we loved it! Brenda and Will did an excellent tour, very informative, careful, and just all out great! This was a very rugged tour, rough waters that day, very HOT, lots of walking, but that's what we wanted! If you want something with some challenge mixed with history, this is it!

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Virgin Islands ... U, Owner at Historic Hassel Island Kayak, Hike & Snorkel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing about your experience on our Hassel Island tour and giving future guests an idea about what to expect. It is indeed one of our more physical and rugged tours and we are glad that you wanted and met the challenge! Warm Wishes, Sybille Sorrentino More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

If you want to have a wonderful day and learn some history of the islands, take the 3 hour (or 5 hour) trip from Frenchtown. Make sure and specify Frenchtown pier to the taxi driver (vs. the main ecotours location on the east end.) You will not be disappointed. Start by kayaking to Historic Hassell Island and take a walking... More 

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Virgin Islands ... U, Owner at Historic Hassel Island Kayak, Hike & Snorkel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing about your experience with us on our Hassel Island tour! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed spending the day learning about and exploring this fascinating and historic island. Warm Wishes, Sybille Sorrentino More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived by transatlantic cruise ship, only three days in to a 14 day sail. Only thing we wanted to do was explore. Neither of us are shopper's and we wanted to get away from the crowds. Our guide Shana (sorry if I spelt it wrong) was super nice and very informative. She was careful with our safety and looked... More 

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Thank Maria M
Virgin Islands ... U, Owner at Historic Hassel Island Kayak, Hike & Snorkel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience on our 5hr Hassel Island tour! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed exploring and learning about the history, wildlife and marine life of this historic island and that we could be there as you tried snorkeling for the first time! Warm Wishes, Sybille Sorrentino More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

2 couples in kayaks with our guide....made it to Hassel Island and hiked, learned the history of the island, had lunch, declined snorkeling due to weather/ seas. Kayaked back through some rain. Would have been perfect on a better weather day, but still glad we had the experience.

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Thank Rick M
Virgin Islands ... U, Owner at Historic Hassel Island Kayak, Hike & Snorkel, responded to this review

We're glad to hear that you enjoyed exploring and learning about the history of Hassel Island and still had a great day on the water despite less than ideal weather conditions. Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience with us. Warm Wishes, Sybille Sorrentino More 

Livermore, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We picked this excursion for me, my husband and two boys (ages 13 and 10) as it seemed to have something for everyone. It ended up being perfect. The kayaking was fun and the perfect distance to get us all in the groove of working together with the paddles. It was interesting to learn about Hassel Island and some history... More 

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Thank Christy C
Virgin Islands ... U, Owner at Historic Hassel Island Kayak, Hike & Snorkel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing about your experience with us on our Hassel Island tour! We're so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed exploring and learning about this fascinating island. And thank you for your kind words about Heather! Warm Wishes, Sybille Sorrentino More 

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