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“captain thomas”(44 reviews)
“hurricane hole”(29 reviews)
“soggy dollar”(51 reviews)
With capacity and seating for up to 12 passengers, “Island Roots” offers the most affordable private day charter in its class! Top of the line amenities include: snorkeling gear, pool floats, yeti coolers, state of the art sound system, fuel...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
+1 340-643-5000
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All reviews captain thomas hurricane hole soggy dollar day trip st john willy t highlight of our trip only accessible by boat don't hesitate to book his knowledge great captain perfect trip laid back jost van dyke knowledgeable captain snorkeling spots lobster
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thanks Jason for another great trip on Island Roots. Love the new boat. Had a fabulous day with you and Kyle. Definitely the highlight of our 10th annual girls trip. We will be back.

1  Thank Niki G
Reviewed 5 days ago

What can I say - this was one of my favorite days during my stay in St. John. Our captain was great! Boat was amazingly comfortable and we had 8 people aboard. Our captain had an itinerary planned but got to know our group and...More

1  Thank Stay43092352537
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Island Roots has been a favorite of our when we visit St. John. Kyle took us to some to old favorites as well as some new finds for snorkeling. Spotted 6+ turtles in Maho Bay, and swam with them for an hour. Lovely drift snorkeling...More

1  Thank HuskerJag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Kyle makes every day in the Caribbean an incredible adventure! His intimate knowledge of the beaches and reefs after many years living and exploring these islands made this boat trip unlike any other day in paradise. If you wanna book a charter, Island Roots...More

Thank Romany D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went out with Island Roots after trying many other charter companies. This was by far the most exciting experience we had in the Caribbean! We swam with copious species of fish including, turtles, rays, squid and even a juvenile nurse shark!! It was the best...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This will be an “unusual” review, since we didn’t actually use their service, I will explain! My wife and I wanted to take a day boat charter to the BVI last week while in St John, we called Island Roots as they were highly recommended....More

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IslandRootsCharters, Owner at Island Roots Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We really appreciate your accolades regarding this topic as we are often forced to refer trips due to overflow or being unavailable for various reasons yet seldom receive a follow up regarding the experience. Of course, we'd only offer recommendations of affiliates that we know...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been going to St. John for years as well as our 6 yr old son. We booked Island Roots Charters on a recommendation from a friend. We love St. John and wanted to see the whole island and learn more...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing time on our private charter around the British Virgin Islands. Jill responded quickly to my emails and helped us choose a trip that encompassed all of our wants and needs. Our captain, Thomas, was down to earth, knowledgeable, and attentive....More

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Reviewed 25 September 2018

We did a full day private charter and had a great day! Thomas was a wonderful Captain. We hit alot of great spots on Tortola and Jost, then finished our day at Soggy Dollar for a late lunch and drinks. We would definitely use Island...More

Thank Patti K
Reviewed 25 September 2018

My husband and I recently enjoyed a great day on the water with Captain Thomas. We ended up being able to invite a friend along which made the day even better. Our goal was to snorkel great sites around the USVI and that is exactly...More

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Christian A
22 September 2018|
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Response from JudyHawaii | Reviewed this property |
No, it does not. You could ask to have a meal toward the end of your charter, allowing you to change at the meal site bathrooms.
9 May 2018|
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Response from tjc-va | Reviewed this property |
Island Roots is fantastic. We chartered them and it was the best day of our vacation! Highly recommended!