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Address: Suite 315/316, Building 3 | Havensight Mall, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
Phone Number: +1 340-775-5055
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Description: The Legendary Kon Tiki Sightseeing & Beach Cruise is a winner of the 2013...
The Legendary Kon Tiki Sightseeing & Beach Cruise is a winner of the 2013 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence! Cruise gently through the beautiful, calm harbor of Charlotte Amalie while sipping complimentary fruit punch and listening to great calypso music, played by a native steel band. Keep cool on the open, shaded lower deck or sunbathe on the upper deck as you pass Bluebeard's Castle, Blackbeard's Castle, and the Governor's Mansion nestled in the mountainside that surrounds the capital. Passing behind Hassel and Water Islands in flat calm waters, the Kon Tiki pauses over a coral reef where she lowers her glass-bottomed viewers so you can view a variety of coral and tropical fish. The Kon Tiki then beaches herself at a wonderful white sand beach with sparkling turquoise clear waters for at least one hour for you to enjoy swimming, sunbathing and beach combing for shells. Enjoy a fun time on the way back with plenty of barefoot dancing, games, and a limbo contest with a prize for all the winners. A boutique and snack bar are available onboard.
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Four Hours of FUN!!!!

We really enjoyed this cruise- very upbeat tempo an fun staff- This was an excursion offered by our cruise line- we made great choice. enjoyed the music and dancing! The time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed this cruise- very upbeat tempo an fun staff- This was an excursion offered by our cruise line- we made great choice. enjoyed the music and dancing! The time at the beach was very enjoyable. Highly recommend for all ages.

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Winter Garden, Florida
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I recently took part in this excursion through a cruise ship. The Kon Tiki is a lot of fun. The whole team on board(including the steel drum band) were filled with energy and even if anyone on board didn't care to join in the fun, they definitely had a big smile on their face. The Kon Tiki is also a... More 

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Naperville, IL
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Booked this through Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas. We have been to St Thomas Several Times and weren't interested in Shopping. Since, our Ship docked at Crown Bay we were not thrilled with getting picked up here and then sailing back towards Charlotte Amalie and turning around and then sailing to Honeymoon Beach. But, to be fair to 1st... More 

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Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We took this tour, and really didn't have very high expectations. We LOVED it!! After a wonderful boat ride around the bay with learning about the history of St. Thomas, they opened up the bottom and they had a glass bottom boat that you could view the reef and the wonderful fish. We then went to a private beach and... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We had done this excursion last year and had a nice time, but there was one other ship in port. This time the boat was jam packed (standing room only) and they brought back 1 hour and half later than scheduled (5:15PM instead of 3:45PM as scheduled) so we missed our dinner reservation, and no one offered any apologies. We... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We booked this excursion through our cruiseline. The excursion started right at the same dock that the ship was at, a bit of a walk to the end of the pier but not that bad. Boarded the barge/boat with plenty of seating room either up on top in the sun or below with ample shaded seats and great views. Off... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We did this excursion last year and returned again because this was the best excursion we have taken on our Caribbean Cruises. Boarding right at the dock, beautiful weather, crystal clear water, friendly crew, informative narrative of the harbor and history of St Thomas, great steel band, awesome burgers and best Pina Colatas, what's not to like?The boat is very... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

We read the reviews and were expecting a great time but it would appear that we think a trip round the harbour, a quick float over a coral reef and then an hour on a beach is not worth raving over. We were picked up, went across the bay to pick up other guests from another cruise liner, back round... More 

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Shelly C, General Manager at Cruise Ship Excursions - The Legendary Kon Tiki, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Legendary Kon Tiki. I wanted to elaborate on a few things that were mentioned. The "trip around the harbor" is more than a boat ride. The Dj commentates the cruise pointing out numerous historic sights while listening to LIVE steel band playing calypso tunes. The live Caribbean music is unique and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Kon Tiki should be your #1 shore excursion in St Thomas. Not only do they pick you up and drop you off at the cruise dock, but provides a scenic and tour of the island, plus a 60-90 minute pit stop at Honeymoon Beach on Water Island -- probably the top beach option on St Thomas if you're looking for... More 

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Midlothian
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

booked this excursion thru the cruise line picked us up at the dock, had informative tour of harbor, they stopped over a coral reef, opened up the viewing sections and allowed us to look down at the reef..saw a barracuda and other marine life. Then drove the boat up on Honeymoon beach, free beach chairs, restrooms, sandy white beach and... More 

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