We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lion In Da Sun

Address: Cruz Bay, St. John
Phone Number: 340-626-4783
Website
Improve this listing
99%
Ranked #4 of 39 Activities in Cruz Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Lion In Da Sun is a "Captained Powerboat Day Charter" business in the US Virgin Islands of St. John...
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
More attraction details
Attraction details
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!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Write a Review

431 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    422
    6
    2
    0
    1
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Stevensville, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We have been in St Thomas for three weeks and have booked two charters to the BVI with Capt. Rick. Both trips were a blast; informative from a historical perspective and from a practical one. He pointed out beaches to visit that are not well know so we could revisit by land along with an Interesting historical background on the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Savannah, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This was our third or fourth trip with Capt. Rick. As always we had a blast and can't wait to be back next year for our week on STJ and of course a day with Capt. Rick cruising around the BVI's. Thanks Rick , we look forward to seeing you next trip down. Tell Carrie and Little Cinnamon we said... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Captain Rick is the best Captain in the Virgin Islands. He is an independent boat owner and cares about his clients and cares about the whole trip. He is not a hired hand, like most of the other charter power tours Captains in the Virgins and it shows!! Captain Rick will take you anywhere in the Virgins that you want... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I forget how many times our family had been on the boat with Capt. Rick ... three or four but each time is better than before, which is difficult since the first trip was perfecto! This year we headed to Jost for painkillers at Pusser's and later lunched at Foxy's Taboo, which is always delicious. Rick has ideas about what... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Powder Springs, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

What an awesome day of sailing with Captain Rick! Besides an insane weather day and perfectly calm waters Rick's knowledge of the islands and the history surrounding them is amazing. We started out of St Thomas and sailed around St John and learned things we would not have if we had chosen a ferry ride. Next stop a check in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This was our first time to St. John and I wanted to do something exciting and fun for our family. After reading lots of reviews it was clear who to book for our charter boat experience - Lion In Da Sun. I booked two days. The first day we encountered some rainy weather, rough seas, and a captain other than... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
richmond
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

OK. So we have sailed with Rick about 2 times now and we are heading back and I am afraid to book because I haven't wriiten a review. Going out with Captain Rick is always an adventure and they have always been memorable in so many ways. He has lots of History to share and some very corny jokes. He... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Eliot, Maine
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had an amazing five star rating charter with Captn Rick our first time on St John last year but in spite of that I was hesitant to book again. I was afraid it would be the same old thing, and I wanted a new, exiting experience. Boy was I wrong. Our second trip with Captn Rick was just as... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palo Alto, California, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We have done boat days with Rick twice now and they have been some the most memorable and exciting days of our vacation (and lives!). He is such a pro and knows the ins and outs of st.john the VIs, the best spots, and some hidden gems that other boat excursions will never take you on. He makes it easy... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

I had such a great time with captain rick! We stopped at sandy spit, foxys taboo, Tortola, etc. It was such a fun day and we loved captain rick!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Lion In Da Sun also viewed

 

Been to Lion In Da Sun? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Lion In Da Sun staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?