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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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Captain Jason is the best in St. J!

Capt. Jason is a fantastic captain! You'll get a history lesson, safety lesson, and a thorough lesson on the ins and outs of St. John. And if Capt. Jason isn't available, he will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Capt. Jason is a fantastic captain! You'll get a history lesson, safety lesson, and a thorough lesson on the ins and outs of St. John. And if Capt. Jason isn't available, he will recommend another captain, Jason Haymen, who is every bit as good and you'll have a fabulous time!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Thomas was a great captain for my wife and I. I have been on Island roots Charters with the owner Jason at least 7 times. Jason made it very comfortable for me when he told me he is booked out a month in advance but, I will have just as good of an experience with Thomas for our day charter.... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Had a blast on a full day charter w friends. Capt Jason is professional and easy going. He made sure we had a great time and experienced all the sights from the Caves and Indians to Sandy Cay, Soggy Dollar, and Willie T's. All six passengers claim that day as the highlight of our trip! Do your vacation a favor... More 

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New Rochelle, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

On a family trip to St. John for my father's 70th we decided it would be a great gift to charter a boat for the day. It was the highlight of our trip, we had an incredible time and made so many memories. Captain Jason was incredible! His warm, easy going demeanour and personality helped to make the day so... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Captain Jason was able to turn a gloomy weather day into one of our best snokel/dive trips. He knows the waters very well. He showed us some of the island's history with a reverse hike from the beach to the sugar mill ruins. During the day, we saw everything from a school of squid, turtles, queen angels, to bats and... More 

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Lafayette, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The next time we charter a boat, we will most definitely choose Capt. Jason w/Island Roots. We've chartered a boat by another company and this was by far a greater experience ~ which was expressed multiple times by our 7 year old son. Not only was Capt. Jason prompt on returning all of our email inquiries, but he is genuinely... More 

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Lockport, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Our day with Captain Jason was the best day of the trip! He gave us a lovely tour of the north shore beaches complete with unique histories and offered us suggestions on where to go for the remainder of our trip. We snorkeled Mary's Point and Leinster Bay - both offered better snorkeling than we experienced at the beaches we... More 

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Dobbs Ferry, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My husband, son and I lucked out. While planning our trip to St John, we needed something to do on Sunday and the other cruise companies were either closed or booked. We fortunately lucked out and found Jason and Island Roots. Although Jason had another commitment that day he fortunately provided us with Captain Thomas. What an amazing day. Thomas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Jason is a very knowledgable and an entertaining guide. He timed our excursion very well and had the best places picked out for us to visit. He also knows the best snorkeling spots-which we had the opportunity to visit. We felt very safe the entire time while snorkeling. Jason also kept his boat very clean. We look forward to coming... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Looking foreword to another excursion with Islands Roots, Jason will cover the history and culture of the Islands from Virgin Gordo to St. John. Stopping at Cooper's Island for a great lunch., and then on too underwater adventures. Jason is the snorkel whisperer, he has the ability to teach first timers to relax and enjoy a great day of snorkeling.

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Address: Cruz Bay National Park dock, Cruz Bay, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-643-5000
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay

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