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Address: Pelican Pier, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Phone Number: (297) 586-4281
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What fun!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Marielle S
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Stamford, Connecticut
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Stamford, Connecticut
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Williamsport, PA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is the gold standard for sail and snorkel trips. I have done lots of them on several islands. This is the best of the best.

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Barre, Vermont
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6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A group of 10 of us took this excursion when in Aruba..Jethro did lots of yelling at his one man crew, which made us all feel uneasy..Not very good life jackets and we didn't feel if someone had trouble in the water there wasn't anyone that could handle it. The bread, lunch and drinks were the highlight of the trip...I... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband and I signed up for the 1/2 Day Champagne Brunch and had a great time with Jethro and his crew. They took us to the Antilla Wreck which was a really cook experience, and then after brought us over to the Boca Catalina Beach area to snorkel. Of the 20 people taking the trip, about half of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our sunset cruise on the Octopus. The Aruba Aribi's were delicious as were the appetizers served. Jethro and crew were welcoming, friendly and the cruise was memorable. Would definitely go again.

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New York City, New York
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10 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This was my first experience snorkeling, so I wanted to make sure we were on a smaller boat with a good crew. Jethro and his crew were attentive, had the right equipment and tasty cheese snacks and drinks. The sail boat has no motor and given the trade winds of aruba, skill is truly needed. I'd use them again in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I just wanna say that this was the worst Catamaran trip I have ever had in Aruba, they advertise it as a small group and intimate... because the Catamaran is so small, dirty, they don't even have a motor, so they refused to take us to the antilla wreckship, which is the highlight of any catamaran trip, coming all the... More 

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