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Lion In Da Sun

PMB 130 | 5000 Estate Enighed, 00830, St. John
340-626-4783
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Ranked #2 of 69 activities in St. John
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: Lion In Da Sun is a "Captained Powerboat Day Charter" business in the US Virgin Islands of St. John and St. Thomas. The days activities are completely... more » Owner description: Lion In Da Sun is a "Captained Powerboat Day Charter" business in the US Virgin Islands of St. John and St. Thomas. The days activities are completely up to you and might include island hopping in the British Islands such as Jost van Dyke, Sandy Spit, Norman Island, and Virgin Gorda among many others. You can incorporate world-class snorkeling, beaches, bars, and local lunch spots. The day is completely up to you! « less
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Rochester Hills, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Capt Rick was spectacular. !! Awesome sights he took us to !!! Was our third trip .... And by far capt. Rick was the best!!!

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Pittsford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Captain Rick was a wonderful guide on our boat trip. My 2 sons and one of their friends, all in their 20's, and I had a great time. We have been vacationing on St. John almost yearly since the early 80's and this trip on Lion in Da Sun is definitely one of the best things we have done. Capt.... More

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Captain Rick showed us a great time on the water around St. John and St. Thomas. We had two families on the boat with a total of 5 kids. We had lots of opportunities to snorkel some great sites that were off the beaten path and Rick gave us a good dose of local history and lore. A great host... More

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Highland Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you're thinking of booking a charter to Jost Van Dyke and/or the rest of the British Virgin Islands, Captain Rick is your man! Our group spent the day on Jost Van Dyke. Of course, we spent a considerable amount of time off of White Bay and the Soggy Dollar Bar. However, Captain Rick also took us to meet the... More

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Williamston, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

My wife, our 2 teen daughters, and myself just returned from our first, but not last vacation on St John. By far the highlight of the vacation was the day trip w Captain Rick. We were unsure of which spots we should hit. He took care of that. You can tell that he truly cares about making this a unique... More

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Warren, VT
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57 reviews 57 reviews
5 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Well, as usual (and after 10 trips to St John), we had our usual "what might we get this time" when we reserved a day trip with Capt. Rick of Lion in da Sun. Rick picked us up below Great Expectations villa in Chocolate Hole Bay, so we didn't need to load up the car and haul everyone over to... More

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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Our party of three hired Rick to see some off-the-beaten path snorkel spots around St. John and St. Thomas. Over the course of the day, he took us to five truly fantastic spots - Stevens Bay, Shipwreck Cove, Christmas Cove, Secret Harbor for lunch, Leinster Bay, and Whistling Cay. Each had a distinctly different snorkel opportunity, and were by far... More

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My family of all adults visited St. John in February and chose to do a boat trip as an activity one day. This was one of my favorite parts of the week vacation...it was nice to have our group of six and the captain...and not be on a party barge with a bunch of people we didn't know. Being on... More

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lionindasun, Owner at Lion In Da Sun, responded to this review

Hey Ali, It was great to hear that you had an "amazing time" the day you spent on our boat tour. As the captain it is always gratifying to know that I left my guests with the best impression possible. Your words sound as if this was achieved but the score of 4 out of 5 stars suggest something different.... More

Newburgh, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We had a day in which life long memories were made. Captain Rick and Carrie were fabulous hosts finding out what our interests were and making sure to fulfill them. Rick is very knowledgable about the history of the Islands and shared many interesting stories. The boat was very comfortable and we enjoyed cruising around St. John and visiting Willy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

My family had a great day boating with Rick. He picked us up in Cruz Bay at 8:30am and dropped us back off around 5:00pm. Rick is very knowledgeable, personable and knows the waters and bays very well. We also went over to the BVI’s. Stopped at all the “Hot Spots”-Foxy’s Soggy Dollar etc. It is a trip I would... More

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