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Address: Cruz Bay National Park dock, Cruz Bay, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-643-5000
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Description: Explore the islands both above and below the water aboard Island Roots, a...
Explore the islands both above and below the water aboard Island Roots, a 25' fuel efficient World Cat Power Catamaran with US Coast Guard Licensed Captain and PADI Certified Dive Instructor, Jason Siska. Island Roots Charters specializes in snorkel trips and island hopping to the most popular and most secluded spots in the US and British Virgin Islands. Born on St. John and having spent the better half of his life here, Captain Jason is knowledgeable of the marine life, natural history, and local tales of these islands. Let him show you an experience worth remembering aboard Island Roots as you explore this beautiful Caribbean paradise surrounded by cooling trade winds, clear aqua waters, vibrant sea life, white sand beaches, and lush mountainous scenery. Please visit our WEBSITE for more details regarding the boat, rates and trip information.
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Wonderful day on the water!

I originally inquired about a day out with Island Roots with four of our kids (7-14). Captain Jason Siska and Island Roots was booked for the week that we were going. Jason... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I originally inquired about a day out with Island Roots with four of our kids (7-14). Captain Jason Siska and Island Roots was booked for the week that we were going. Jason referred us to his friend/partner Captain Jason Hayman and Knot E Buoys and we had the best day of our vacation! The boat was beautiful, clean, and had... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had a great trip with Jason to BVI. He took us to the caves and taught me how to snorkel. I had tried several times previous to this trip over the years and just couldn't feel comfortable. Jason got my family all ready and asked if he could help me snorkel and see the fish that were under the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We all had a blast with Jason. He was very nice and he is very good at jenga. We had a blast snorkeling and riding around on the boat. He helped us find some sour seeds and we managed the "paparazzi" I would definatly recommend. If I could, I would give this more than 5 stars.

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Stafford Springs, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

It only took four months to write this review! Our family of four spent a great day on the water with Jason over Christmas week. Everything was spot on..... the pick-up/drop-off, lunch at Willy T's, drinks a Soggy and great snorkeling. We highly recommend Island Roots!!

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had a fantastic day out on the water with Jason. He took us to some great snorkeling spots which were 10x better than any we had found on St. John. His boat was clean and perfect size for the 6 of us. He was a very knowledgeable captain and we all walked away with great information about the places... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We had a wonderful day snorkeling with Captain Jason. He is very knowledgeable about the BVI and showed us amazing spots to snorkel. He was very patient with our children ages 8 & 10 and made our day truly unforgettable! We look forward to our trip again next year and would definitely ask him to take us out again.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Had a great time with Jason. It was an awesome day. He knows some great snorkel sites and may even find you a whale or two to watch!

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We found Jason's Island Roots charter on Trip Advisor and his excellent ratings are well deserved. My family and I took the full day snorkeling and sight seeing cruise the BVI's. We had done other BVI cruises, so Jason built an itinerary of less visited locations to insure we saw new things. He really goes of his way to insure... More 

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Oldsmar, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My parents and I went on the Extended Day Tortola & Jost trip in the BVIs. It was perfect. Jason knew the best places to go to get the most out of your trip. If you want the full experience with a guy who is fun and knowledgeable this is the trip to take. I had an experience I will... More 

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Thibodaux, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We decided to do the triangle tour. Our group consisted of two couples,early 50s. Jason was the best! He has a laid back personality and is very patient. He has accomplished much in his young life. School teacher, Survivor episode 16, and now boat Captain, allows him to relate to all age groups. Now about the trip. We decided to... More 

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