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Address: Christiansted 00822-4534, St. Croix
Phone Number: 340-773-4482
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Buck Island

Do not miss this trip if you like to snorkel. It was awesome. Buck Island is the best snorkeling I have done anywhere.The Big Beard boat and staff was wonderful. Incredible!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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LaCrescent
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Do not miss this trip if you like to snorkel. It was awesome. Buck Island is the best snorkeling I have done anywhere.The Big Beard boat and staff was wonderful. Incredible!!!

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Sister Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Good way to visit Buck Island. Very pleasant boat and crew, no frills. Don't expect rum punch and pirate costumes. Half-day trip was just right for us. A full day would have been too long. You may hear or read some Buck Island neigh-sayers but ignore them and go. Tons of fish, great coral formations, beautiful ride there and back.

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Wooster, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Booked this excursion from our resort, The Buccaneer, and the boat picked us up from the resort's dock, no need to taxi to the waterfront. Had a lovely 20 minute ride to Buck Island. The captain and crew were very friendly and safety conscious. First stop was a soft beach on Buck Island where we tried out our provided snorkel... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW

John and Gabe were so great we tiped them $20 each :) Love the Catamaran makes for a smooth ride not choppy no sea sickness - the ride in is spectacular. The first part of the trip is on the front side of the island where the beach is smooth and the colors amazing - then you go on the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I went on the full day sail and snorkel with some friends aboard the Renegade catamaran staffed by Michael, Andy, and Tommy. We had a great time sailing to beautiful Buck Island where a guide would give us a little tour of the reef and free time to explore on our own. Afterwards they sailed us over to a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Found Big Beards on trip advisor and after reading different reviews booked a FULL DAY Buck Island sail. Mike and Andy were our crew and made the trip very fun and relaxing. The sail was peaceful with beautiful views. The snorkeling was great at Buck Island! Unbelievable views, with the guided tour by Andy a great experience. Mike and Andy... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

We have been on 6 cruises and have been on many excursions. Going to bucks island was a great trip and experience and the boat was very nice. But the staff needs some help with how to treat people. If they needed us to do something, they would bark orders like you were on a navy ship. Here was no... More 

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sea_captain1979, Manager at Big Beard's Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your excursion with us. We are glad you had a good trip but we are very sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience with the crew. Would you be willing to give a call to explain your frustrations in more detail? We would like to speak to the specific crew... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We had the best time going out on the all day trip! The guides, Mike, Tommy, and Andy were excellent at keeping it entertaining and teaching us about the area! The snorkeling was truly amazing to see and Buck Island was a hidden treasure. HIGHLY recommend this trip for any visit to St. Croix!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This was by far the best experience our family had on St. Croix! Kudos to Capt. Mike, Tommy and Andy! We are a family of 5 with a disabled teenage daughter and I have to say she loved every minute of the excursion even though she cannot snorkel. We took an all day trip to Buck Island. The beach is... More 

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sea_captain1979, Manager at Big Beard's Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We're glad to hear that your family had such a good time. We hope you can come and visit Buck Island with us again. More 

Alpharetta, Georgia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We purchased the whole day trip and enjoyed every minute of it. The boat ride was relaxing out to Buck Island and the crew is the best. The snorkeling at Buck Island is a one of a kind experience that produced incredible scenery and amazing memories. Make sure you bring a waterproof camera to capture the moments. The cook out... More 

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