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Gecko's Island Adventures

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Address: 69-D King Street, Frederiksted 00840, St. Croix
Phone Number: 340-713-8820
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Our ATV tour lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours and covers 13 miles of...
Our ATV tour lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours and covers 13 miles of tropical terrain. It begins by riding along the west end coast line before heading up into the hills. We make a stop at an overlook that gives you fantastic views of the north shore. As we continue, we make our way to the top of Mt. Stewart where you get amazing vistas of the surrounding area. We visit plantation ruins from the early 1800's where you get time to explore and take photographs. From there we descend through the Sub-Tropical Rain Forest before ending the tour at a Rainbow Beach.
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By far this was the best part of our honeymoon. It was an amazing experience and I recommend this to everyone who visits the island. The tour guide really knew what he was talking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

By far this was the best part of our honeymoon. It was an amazing experience and I recommend this to everyone who visits the island. The tour guide really knew what he was talking about and we learned a lot of information. The scenes were stunning. The ATV's were so much fun. I would definitely do this again. My husband... More 

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The ATV trip with Gecko's Island Adventures was great and so much fun! My husband and I rode our own ATVs which I highly recommend as the ATVs are so easy to ride. Most of the trails are in the mountains with little street driving. The trails were mostly dry, but I made sure to go through the puddles and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

The ride itself was a blast, & it was so pretty to see the island from that perspective. However, it kind of felt that our tour guide didn't wanna be out there and was trying to hurry through the tour as fast as he could to get back to the shop and be done with us.

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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We just stumbled onto this place and decided to take a trip. It was a blast and the machines were great. They were not the cheaper ones that most tours put you on. The guide was knowable and we had a blast!

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Rancho Cordova, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was a great tour. The terrain was just the perfect amount of 'difficult. Lots of good climbing. You will get dusty and dirty so do not wear nice clothes. Sunglasses are a must because the vines and trees sticking out along the trail get you. If you have a 'Go-pro' def bring it on this one. The tour and... More 

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Jupiter, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great tour on an ATV. The guides were very knowledgeable and we had a chance to enjoy some great views from the top of St. Croix.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Well we made a reservation for a Tues at 10am tour. We ended up with 2 sick kids on Mon at 1. We called and spoke with Pam (the owner) was given the no big deal speech hasn't even been processed yet. Only to come home check my CC statement to see it was charged and then I call to... More 

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Gecko cancellation policies are clearly stated for both on-island guests and cruise ship passengers. In this case a 24 hour notice is required, failure to do so results in 100% OF THE RESERVATION FEE DUE. When records were checked this reservation did show the deposit had been processed, less than 24 hours notice was given, and while the deposit was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This is a great way to see some wonderful vistas of the island. The tour takes you on some streets and then onto some bumpy, steep portions which were fun to navigate. The tour guides don't overload you with info but there are a couple of stops and they talk about some of the history of the island. I wish... More 

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Athens, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Very easy to find from the cruise port. After making sure we knew how to operate the 4-wheeler, we were off. You spend a little time on some roads with other traffic, but for the most part your path takes you up mountains, through deep puddles (we only got a little wet / nasty) in the rain forest, and to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

We found the shop easily from the cruise ship port. We were taken by van to the 4x4 area and given a very short instructional lesson on how to operate the vehicle. The roads and trails were ok. If you want something different and a little active then this is a good choice. We also did the jet ski. We... More 

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Additional Information about Gecko's Island Adventures

Address: 69-D King Street, Frederiksted 00840, St. Croix
Phone Number: 340-713-8820
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Croix  >  Frederiksted
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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