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Big Blue Excursions

Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-201-3045
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Charter your Private Power boat for groups of 2-11 passengers or enjoy a Sailing Adventure with us! It's your way every day on Big Blue's 31 foot Grady Whites "Gypsea Girl" or "Big Blue". Or sail our 37 foot Tayana sailboat "Papillon". Vessels are roomy and comfortable for your private group. We'll help you design the perfect itinerary for your group and create the best day of your vacation!
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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"gypsea girl"
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"captain mindy"
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"gypsy girl"
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"soggy dollar"
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"virgin islands"
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"st john"
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"jost van dyke"
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"snorkeling spots"
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"great suggestions"
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"next year"
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"secluded beach"
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"sea turtles"
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"full day excursion"
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"knew exactly where"
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"power boat"
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"great captain"
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"wonderful lunch"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent alternative to the standard cruise excursion. Margie was in immediate communication from the time of booking responding promptly to all questions and concerns. Captain Sharp was responsive to the groups needs at all times on the boat and we had a great snorkel experience...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the BEST excursions we have ever taken! Sharpe treated us to a FUN FILLED day...he took care of everything...supplying drinks, great beach and swimming areas and a memorable trip to BVI! We can’t wait to visit again and have Sharpe be our captain!!!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a great time with Sharp on Gypsea Girl! We booked a trip over to Christmas Cove for some pizza from a boat and snorkeling. Then we booked a second trip to Jost Van Dike to hang on the beach and visit the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big Blue Excursions was great to work with and Captain Ryan provided us a great day touring St. John for our group of 10. We especially enjoyed snorkeling with the turtles. We highly recommend Big Blue Excursions and Captain Ryan.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Our day trip on the Gypsea was wonderful! We have been on many small charters out of St. John over the years. After a frustrating day sail last year where the winds and currents left us very limited, we chose a power cruise. This was...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We spent a day with Big Blue during the Christmas holiday. Great time! Great Crew! Great snorkeling! Make sure they take you by Pizza Pie in Christmas Cove for amazing pizza! Loved every minute of our time on the Gypsea Girl!

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Four of us enjoyed a wonderful day snorkeling around St. Johns and the Virgin Islands with Capt. Sharp. I had previously snorkeled Buck Island and asked Sharp to take us to some other reefs. We made three stops at different locations and saw amazing coral...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

What a great trip! I have been going to St John for over thirty years and our Captain, Ryan, took us to amazing snorkel spots that were new to me and only accessible by boat! Each spot was unique in terms of water color, fish...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

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GayleCleveland_Ohio
11 March 2016|
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Response from Lara H |
Hi Gayle - We definitely encourage you to book ahead. Especially during "high season", which is now:-) We look forward to hearing from you! Cheers, Lara
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Terri-LynnM
4 September 2015|
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Response from CaptSnorkel | Property representative |
Hi Catherine This is a common concern. In our 10 yrs of doing VI charters, I have had 2 guests on the powerboat have motion sickness.(both were also partially to much fun the night before!) We chose the Grady Whites... More
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Romy C
26 May 2015|
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Response from CaptSnorkel | Property representative |
Great question Well if you are over 6, you are able to rent the boat under a bareboat(demise) contract. it is like renting the boat yourselves and requesting one of our company captains (you choose) to be your guide. As... More
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