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Tropic Power Boat Rentals

PO Box 476, 00831, St. John
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Ranked #28 of 85 Activities in St. John
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: Take the trip of a lifetime with Captain Bob Conn on our 26 foot Glacier Bay Power Catamaran. With twin, fuel efficient and eco -friendly, four stroke, Yamaha outboards we can get you to any destination of choice with ease and in total comfort. Tropicat has a large shade awning over the spacious central salon, and wraparound enclosure with adjustable window openings for all weather conditions, a comfortable sundeck on the bow, enclosed toilet, fresh water rinse down, swim platform with 4- step ladder as well as fishing rods, floaties, and snorkel gear are available for your pleasure. Captain Bob has thirty years of local experience in and around the US and British Virgin Islands. He began his career as a Master Dive Instructor so has in-depth knowledge of local waters and some uncommon snorkel spots. His innate curiosity has led him to explore local history, flora and fauna. Whether you want to literally sit back and just enjoy the scenery or maximize your underwater time Captain Bob will customize the day just for you! We have chartered with all ages from in-the-womb to 98 years young-- so email or call us today to book your personal day of fun in paradise!
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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Capt. Bob created a day full of wonderful memories as our family spent the day on the water. Fun in the sun, snorkeling, boating, touring the Virgin Islands by motor boat. Capt Bob is quite knowledgable of the area and willing to share his knowledge and experience. What a great day!

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CaptBob121, Owner at Tropic Power Boat Rentals, responded to this review

Hi Dianne and thanks for the kind words!! We look forward to hosting you yet again next year for your 5th? visit!! Travel safe and see you next year! More

3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We had an AMAZING day snorkeling at St. John and the BVI with Captain Bob. We even saw a mother and baby whale. Captain Bob knew how to follow the whales at a safe distance and it was a once in a lifetime moment to see the baby and mom surface together. His boat is AMAZING. we have done quit... More

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Burlington, Massachusetts
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This past vacation we spent 2 days with Captain Bob, venturing to the BVI again and "going local", and he once again outpaced our greatest expectations! With his seemingly unfathomable knowledge of the islands, we were treated to the best days of our journey by Bob using his experience of the hidden treasures and able seamanship - there's simply just... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

This is our second time touring with captain Bob. We decided to stay local this time and had the most memorable day. Bob is so great at customizing his tours to ensure you have the most amazing day! The boat tours with Bob have become the highlight of our trip. We can't wait to see him again next year.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We loved our day on the water with Captain Bob, who has 30 years of experience with boating, diving, snorkeling, and fishing around St John. If this is what you want, you cannot beat his hospitality.

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Falls Church, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Captain Bob provided a great day on the water giving us a tour of the coastal waters around St. Johns and taking us a variety of snorkeling spots where the experiences were all different. He has been doing this for more than 25 years so he knows what he is doing out there. In addition, he pointed out some of... More

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Falls Church, VA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Captain Bob took four of us on the full-day trip around St John. We skipped circumnavigating the island and took advantage of his knowledge as a diver to take us to fabulous snorkeling spots. Over the day, we hit four of the best off-shore spots around St John. Before we got in the water, Bob gave us a briefing on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Captain Bob's day trip was the best. Three of us were very comfortable snorkeling.. but I was a newbie and a little afraid.. he was very calming and convinced me to snorkel over this beautiful reef, where we had the opportunity to see a Sea Turttle, a huge sting ray and the most colorful fish I have ever seen. He... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Captain Bob showed our party of four adults a great day on the water. He astutely read our comfort levels with snorkeling and our desires for a safe but adventuresome tour of the St. John's coral ecosystems. We covered four very different reef sites and enjoyed a leisurely lunch on board - all punctuated with great stories of local folklore.

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

There may be bigger boats or prettier boats, but on no boat will you feel safer & have as much fun as on Tropicat with Capt. Bob Conn. He has loads of local knowledge and is an all around good guy. The kids love him. Your day on the water with Capt. Bob will be the highlight of your vacation.... More

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