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Address: Pelican Pier, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Phone Number: (297) 586-4281
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Best Snorkeling Trip in Aruba!

Sailing in Aruba is beautiful, and the Octopus crew (Jethro, Jeff & JJ) make this snorkeling trip consistently awesome. They keep the group small so it's always comfortable and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Sailing in Aruba is beautiful, and the Octopus crew (Jethro, Jeff & JJ) make this snorkeling trip consistently awesome. They keep the group small so it's always comfortable and friendly. They take extra time for those that have never snorkeled before. I've been going out on Jethro's boat since I was a kid with my family on vacation, and now... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We booked a morning snorkel trip based on a recommendation of another guest at our hotel. Captain Jethro & his crew provided a great morning experience. Be prepared, though, that being on a catamaran on slightly rough seas, it can be tough to move around. If you have balance issues, this might not be your best bet. It was challenging... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Jethro, Jeff, Marcus and JJ are fantastic hosts on the Octopus. If you're looking for a more local vibe and less party atmosphere, this sail is for you!!! Plenty of food and drinks as well as personal, friendly attention. The snorkeling is great. The guests can interact and Jethro will gladly give you lots of history, if you like. Definitely... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is a great little adventure. The crew is wonderful and so easy to talk to. Capt. Jethro has some good stories. The sail is great snorkeling is nice. The food is great for this type of trip. Highly recommended for a nice leisurely day out on the water.

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Oro Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

For 18 years we have visited Aruba for week 19 and 20 and we have been going on the Octopus morning sail and snorkling and love it. It is the best deal on the island and Jethro and his crew are the best!!! This year we tried his sunset sail and we were not disappointed. We had such a great... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We had the the best time with Captain Jethro, Jeff and the rest of the crew. They were fantastic!!! We felt like we were hanging out with friends and had great conversations with the captain and his crew, as well as, having an amazing time snorkeling and enjoying the cruise. Why pay more to go out on a catamaran with... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Had a wonderful excursion with Captain Jethro and his excellent crew. The snorkeling was fantastic. The highlight iwas the passion this team has for what they do and the respect they show for the beautiful sea life they so willingly shared with us. Enjoyed the light meal as well. Do remember to bring extra sunblock. Definitely will do this again.

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Wheeling, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

10th time on afternoon snorkel trip. Always a good time. Drinks flowing, sea breeze and wonderful cheese sandwiches at end of trip.

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Archbold, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Captain Jethro and his assistant were very kind and informative. Breakfast and lunch were good and the drinks were, of course, great. I would recommend Octopus Sailing Charters to anyone. Great value and personal attention.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Relaxing and fun sail with great snorkeling. Jethro and crew were very friendly. Good time was had by all

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Address: Address: Pelican Pier, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Phone Number: (297) 586-4281
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach

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