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Address: St. Thomas
Phone Number: 1-877-845-2925
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Description: Virgin Islands Ecotours is the leading adventure eco tour company in the...
Virgin Islands Ecotours is the leading adventure eco tour company in the US Virgin Islands with three unique locations: Nature buffs love St Thomas' Mangrove Lagoon Wildlife Sanctuary & Marine Reserve, History buffs love exploring Historic Hassel Island and Tropical Paradise lovers never want to leave our Honeymoon Beach location at Caneel Bay, in the Virgin Islands National Park on St John! Our award-winning tours combine kayaking, hiking, and snorkeling into a unforgettably fun and educating experience emphasizing our leave no trace style ecotourism.We also offer private tours for families, wedding parties, corporate groups. Our Honeymoon Beach, Caneel Bay, St John location also offers a full day pass that allows you a full day use of stand up paddleboards, kayaks, floats, beach chair, hammocks, snorkel gear and a locker at one of the VI National Park's prettiest beaches! Most of our tours are small, so reserve early to avoid disappointment. Listed below are the tours we offer, if you have any questions please call us (we do our best to answer our phones after hours) or email.
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Great tour. The snorkling was so great. Very exciting ride to and from the company. They really made sure everyone enjoyed themselves and got to know each of us. I was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Great tour. The snorkling was so great. Very exciting ride to and from the company. They really made sure everyone enjoyed themselves and got to know each of us. I was very impressed.

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Sybille S, Owner at Virgin Islands Ecotours, responded to this review

I am thrilled to hear you had an exciting adventure with our guides on your tour. I couldn't ask for better team mates, and I thank you for posting your experience on TripAdvisor. It helps other travelers make memory-making vacation plans. We hope to see you again soon in the U.S. Virgin Islands on one of our tours to Hassel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

My girlfriend and I met Megan and Paul who were a great help! We had fun, we learned a lot, took a ton of pics and got an amazing workout. The most fun we had our whole trip so far! We will be back! Thank you

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Sybille S, Owner at Virgin Islands Ecotours, responded to this review

Meagan and Paul are fabulous guides, and I am glad to hear they showed you a fabulous time on your tour. Thank you for sharing your comments, and I will make sure they see they have a new "fan!" The next time you come to the U.S. Virgin Islands you may want to consider one of our many other adventures.... More 

Cincinnati, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Wow. What an amazing experience we had today! We did the 5 hour kayak/hike/snorkel at Honeymoon Beach on St. John. Our instructor was awesome. She gave history of the island, as well as survival techniques as we hiked and kayaked. The kayak out to Henley Cay was great. The coral at Henley Cay was absolutely beautiful. Tons of fish! We... More 

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Sybille S, Owner at Virgin Islands Ecotours, responded to this review

Sounds like you had an amazing day on St John with Virgin Islands Ecotours! Thank you for posting your experience so other travelers can plan exciting, educational adventures based on your recommendation. Henley Cay seldom disappoints. Because it is a remote location, it is still pristine, and we try to keep it that way. Very few people kayak there on... More 

Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We did a tour booked off a cruise ship where we kayaked, snorkeled and hiked. Joan, Johnny and Emily were great guides and photographers! My husband had a stroke 9 months ago and they were very patient and helpful, coming up with creative ways to get him in and out of the kayak! The hermit crab races were fun, too.... More 

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Sybille S, Owner at Virgin Islands Ecotours, responded to this review

So glad to hear you had a great adventure with Joan, Johnny, Emily. They will be thrilled to read their "fan mail," and I thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor. Many people on cruise ships book with us directly, because direct bookings offer smaller groups that go out separately from cruise ship bookings the majority of the time.... More 

Oregon Coast, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Excellent adventure for the day. Hiking, snorkeling and kayaking. Best day with great guides. A must do when you are in the area!

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Sybille S, Owner at Virgin Islands Ecotours, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review of your Caneel Kayak, Hike & Snorkel adventure with Virgin Islands Ecotours. Caneel has such wonderful beaches and hiking trails, and our tours allow non-Caneel guests to enjoy some of the natural attractions of Caneel with other visitors. We hope to see you again soon in the U.S. Virgin Islands. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were lucky to be the only couple on our tour at 9:30am. The 10am group got a lot busier from other cruise passengers. Jodi was our guide and she was wonderful! We did the hike which was more like a nature walk but still fun! We've snorkeled before (Hawaii and Bahamas) and still really enjoyed snorkeling here too. We... More 

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Sybille S, Owner at Virgin Islands Ecotours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Many people come to the Virgin Islands year after year just to snorkel, so hopefully you'll also return so you can snorkel more of our beautiful beaches. On our St John tours, you will often see sea turtles and sting rays which are more prevalent in the open ocean, especially... More 

Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My family and I took this excursion on March 25 2015. Out of St Thomas into a Mangrove area that opened up to the ocean and a hike. We kayaked snorkled and hiked. The staff were very knowledgeable and helpful throughout entire trip. I have two children ages 6 girl and 7 boy. Noel help with both children in a... More 

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Sybille S, Owner at Virgin Islands Ecotours, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your very kind words about your kayak, hike & snorkel tour in our mangrove lagoon. So glad to hear you and your family had such a great time. It means a lot to our guides when guests compliment them on an international site with a huge following. They share the posted compliments with their family and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We did the Henley Cay Tour with guide Patrick. It was fantastic. Started by kayaking from Honeymoon to Scott Beach where we saw several large Green Sea Turtles, a Sea Cucumber, many live Conch, small eels, and Trumpet Fish. We then kayaked out to Henley, which was about a 20 minute trip. Great views...we'd never been so far off the... More 

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Sybille S, Owner at Virgin Islands Ecotours, responded to this review

Henley Cay is a little known snorkeling secret of St John, and Patrick is the master keeper of the secret! What few people fail to realize is that the best snorkeling spots on St John may also have the most threatening currents. Without an experienced water-safety, knowledgeable guide, a few people each year get into trouble and some don't make... More 

Wayland, Massachusetts, United States
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9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Our tour started with a bus ride from one side of the Island to the other side. We arrived at a trailer parked in a sketchy side of town but that was everything was great from the moment our guides joined us. The guides were full of energy and obviously loved what they do. We did not waste a lot... More 

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Sybille S, Owner at Virgin Islands Ecotours, responded to this review

Yes, unfortunately, the surrounding neighborhood is not very attractive, but as soon as you enter the kayak dock, you see the stunningly beautiful, calm mangrove lagoon. Because the area is protected, we are extremely limited to structures that do not add stress to the mangrove forest. We did have more winds this March than is normal for this time of... More 

Brunswick, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We kayaked to Caneel Bay to snorkel and hike with Patrick. We had such a great time! Everything was so beautiful and we learned so much about the island. We were able to see turtles while snorkeling which was amazing. Patrick was very informative and we were educated about the environment when we went on hikes of our own later... More 

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Sybille S, Owner at Virgin Islands Ecotours, responded to this review

Everybody loves Patrick! He loves being in the water and sharing his knowledge with visitors. He'll love reading your comments, and I thank you for posting your review. Others have also said they appreciated St John even more after taking our tour, and many have recommended taking it at the start of the vacation. Our guides know the water and... More 

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