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Address: Sopers Hole, Road Town Vg1110, Tortola
Phone Number: 1-284-499-1249
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Description: ARISTOCAT CHARTERS is listed on 'TRIP ADVISOR' as the NUMBER 1 day charter...
ARISTOCAT CHARTERS is listed on 'TRIP ADVISOR' as the NUMBER 1 day charter company in Tortola,why don't you come and find out why! The friendliest and best day sail trip in the BVI, offering a FULL DAY sail, 9.30am-5.00pm, (or timings to match your cruise ship schedule)on 48ft sailing catamarans to beautiful Jost van Dyke or to the Norman Island area to enjoy some of the best snorkelling the islands have to offer. On all our day sails we make a MINIMUM of 3 stops at different locations to swim and snorkel on some great reefs, in the clearest water in the Caribbean. Help yourself to the open bar and enjoy the extensive buffet lunch, freshly prepared and served on board. Now you are here, check out the comments below . . . . .
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This was one of the best snorkel trips that I have been on. The crew was amazing. I would love to go back. You cannot beat the price for all the food and beer you can have on top... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This was one of the best snorkel trips that I have been on. The crew was amazing. I would love to go back. You cannot beat the price for all the food and beer you can have on top of the great boat and snorkel gear. This is a must!

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Santa Fe, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We had 17 people on this catamaran plus Captain Steve and his mate Darren and it wasn't overcrowded. Beautiful clean boat, nice tour including snorkeling and swimming. Captain Steve was very knowledgeable and informative on the islands and the sea life. They served us a variety of food and rum punch and it was all delicious. I highly recommend this... More 

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Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My wife and I have sailed on Aristocat three times in the last 18 months while visiting the BVI. The crew, Captain Gilbo and Captain Emily, are the greatest. They make you feel at home right off the bat. They are very knowledgeable about the waters and the wildlife, so I feel like I learn something whenever I'm around them.... More 

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Spent the day enjoying a private sail with Captain Steve and Darren. The catamaran is gorgeous, clean and full equipped. The Captain and Darren are wonderful hosts and took us to amazing snorkeling spots and acted as our insiders. Gave us tips on best spots to snorkel. We enjoyed following a school of fish, seeing a cuttle fish and much... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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23 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Great visit to Normal Island and the Indians on the Lionheart. 3 great snorkeling spots including seeing sea turtle. Nice lunch prepared on board. Beer (Heineken, Miller Lite and Presidente), rum punch, water and sodas provided. Captain Steve and Darren were very knowledgable!

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montgomery county, md
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18 reviews 18 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Spent the day with Capt Steve, Darren and six others on The Lionheart. Caught the boat out of Road Town. Lionheart is a great cat and we were blessed with wind and sailed to Norman Island and also The Indians. Steve knows the spots to find the fish and this was the best snorkeling we've experienced. Amazing corals, wide variety... More 

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OOB
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A daysail on the 48-foot Aristocat from Soper’s Hole marina on the West End punctuated our idyllic week. We snorkeled above the reef at Sandy Spit, swam with a large turtle and its remora off Diamond Cay and moored in White Bay on Jost, home of the infamous Soggy Dollar and other beach bars. An onboard buffet lunch for the... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Steve, Darren, Gilbo and Emily are all great hosts, and make it their business to give you a fantastic day. They're funny, knowledgeable, fun and hard working. They always try to get the best snorkelling, and if the fish are out, they'll find it. Lunch is legendary (curried eggs) and the boats spacious and comfy. You can't do better then... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington
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13 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

What a great way to spend our day on the Aristocat. We were with a lot of friendly people including our Capitan Gilbert and Second Mate Emily. They are the best guides with a wealth of information. Excellent food that was far better than any day trip luncheon were ever had. The weather was perfect for snorkeling, and all the... More 

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chicago
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Our trip on the Aristocat was average. When I spoke with the owner Steve to book our trip, he was sooooo nice and sounded very excited and enthusiastic. I was a bit disappointed that he wasn't our captain. Our captain was Gilbert and his first mate was his wife Emily. They were nice but not overly informative or Food was... More 

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stephenwooster, Owner at Aristocat Charters, responded to this review

As the owner of Aristocat Charters, I always appreciate our guests taking the time to visit Trip Advisor to write a review, and I do welcome all comments, together with constructive criticism, this helps me remain focused on ensuring that we always offer our guests a great experience, however, this review does contain a number of inaccurate statements. Captains Gilbo... More 

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