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Address: Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-643-5000
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Explore the islands both above and below the water with Island Roots...

Explore the islands both above and below the water with Island Roots Charters.

We specialize in snorkeling trips and island hopping to the most popular and most secluded spots in the US and British Virgin Islands.

Our team of captains can customize your day to whatever experience you’re looking for. Whether it’s above or below the sea – from sea turtles to shipwrecks, from beginner snorkelers to advanced divers, from bar hoppers to sunbathers! We’re happy to make all that and more possible!

Our boats will keep you comfortable and safe while you explore this beautiful Caribbean paradise surrounded by cool trade winds, clear aqua waters, vibrant sea life, white sand beaches, and lush mountainous scenery.

ASK ABOUT our Full Day, Half Day, Extended Day and Afternoon/Sunset Packages.

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Engaging, Informative and Memorable

Capt. Jason gave us the grand tour and an amazing adventure! He knew all the best secluded and iconic spots, was a great snorkel lead and very professional captain. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
JKemp801
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Capt. Jason gave us the grand tour and an amazing adventure! He knew all the best secluded and iconic spots, was a great snorkel lead and very professional captain. We appreciated how he shared history and insights all along the way. Would definitely recommend Island Roots to friends that visit St. John!

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Thank JKemp801
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When I contacted Island Roots, Jason was prompt and very complete in answering all of our questions. We booked the extended day trip and we got to see so much. Thomas was our captain.. It was our first trip to St John and it was so nice to sit back and get to see so much!! We did snorkeling and... More 

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Thank PaulAsloglou
Bolivar, Tennessee
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We normally rent our own boat but since we had 2 other couples with us we decided to have someone else take us. Our Captain took us places that we had never been. It was INCREDIBLE!!! I definitely recommend Island Roots Charters and will use them on my next trip.

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Thank Frosty0722
Boston
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an incredible time with this company and Capt. Thomas! We spent the day cruising around St. John, Tortola, Norman Island for lunch followed by a dip at Sandy Cay and finally the Soggy Dollar at Jost Van Dike. What a memorable day in our 10 day stay in St. John. Can't recommend them enough!!! Thanks again!

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Thank Todd P
Matthews, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

St. John local, Captain Jason was very knowledgeable and carefully planned our snorkeling trip taking into account the weather & ocean conditions. I had never snorkeled before and was quite anxious about trying it. Jason provided great snorkeling advice and very quickly got me comfortable under his supervision and then off I went! It was the experience of a lifetime!... More 

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Johns Creek, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last week we were in St John on vacation with 2 other couples and decided to charter an Island Roots boat for a comprehensive day long tour of the British Virgin Islands. We brought our own adult beverages, snorkeling gear and snacks and set out at 8:30 am for a full day of touring. Captain Thomas was more than up... More 

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Thank gaswede
St. John
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Jason knows how to show his guests a great day on the water. The conditions were rather rough last weekend, but he steered us clear of that and took us to lots of beautiful, fun spots. He knows how to please his guests and take great care of them, and he can answer any question you have about the... More 

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Thank Mary M
Stromsburg, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before we booked our day, we asked Captain Jason if we could make a modified trip beyond the offerings on their website. We had some requests of places my wife and three teenaqers wanted to see throughout the BVI. "Absolutely" was the reply! Jason wasn't able to go with us that day, but Captain Thomas took us and was more... More 

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Thank Brian B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in St John and arranged a trip to the British Virgin Islands. We visited a few of the islands, including Jost Van Dyke and the Soggy Dollar Bar. Stopped at one great snorkel site where we swam in caves and say lots of fish. Lunch was at this old pirate ship where they had a "plank" to... More 

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Thank Alexis O
Waxhaw, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Thomas was wonderful! He helped make our trip really fun and was great with our 7-year old. He customized our trip to what we wanted to do and where we wanted to go! I would recommend Island Roots Charters to all who are going to the USVI and BVI!

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