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.

Soggy dollar bar

Haymarket, Virginia
posts: 17
Soggy dollar bar

Anyone heard of or have info on the Soggy Dollar Bar. Apparently you take a boat out and then must swim to the bar?

Hurley, New York
posts: 1,871
reviews: 28
1. Re: Soggy dollar bar

Apparently at one time that was true.

And then your "paper money" ( in the literal, not the economic sense) would be wet and soggy, and they would put on a short cloth-line to dry.

Now, after you deferry, it's a short taxi ride to White Bay, where the Soggy Dollar, Seddy's One Love, and Ivan's Stress-Free bars are located.

If you wish, you still can swim in White Bay, and get your dollars soggy.


posts: 220
reviews: 7
2. Re: Soggy dollar bar

You can check it out on soggydollar.com They have contact link. Join there Painkiller club. They send you a brochure, membership card that gives you a percentage off on merchandise, and one of those rubber bracelets. We didn't make it this trip, next time.

Destination Expert
for St. Thomas, East End
posts: 2,945
reviews: 14
3. Re: Soggy dollar bar

The soggy part can still be accurate if you go by boat other than a ferry. The boats anchor off the beach and you swim in

We went by private charter in January and swam in. Miraculously when it was time to go back on the boat we could walk out to the boat. Perhaps proving that painkillers make your legs grow

posts: 2,349
reviews: 31
4. Re: Soggy dollar bar

Love Jost. Have taken privat charters and the ferry. The ferry worked out well. Leaves from Red Hook, stops on STJ, which is a short ride and then onto check in at the BVI's. Very short ride over to Jost.

The ferry stops on Jost and there will be a very short ride over the huge hill to the Soggy Dollar. Great place to spend the day. There will be cabbies to take you back to the ferry on time. Also, if you leave Soggy early enough, you can stop at Foxy's and walk back to the ferry,which we prefer to do.

If you take a private charter, you jump off and swim up to Soggy, hence the name. Never a problem really. A lot of fun though.

All in all a great day.

North Pole, New York
posts: 4,939
reviews: 97
5. Re: Soggy dollar bar

Too bad they're more advertised now and sending promos out. But still a good spot to get a painkiller then walk to Seddy's to enjoy his card tricks and magic. And his bushwacker is very good!

Yes, if you take a water taxi from Tortola you have to jump in up to your chest, with the Daydreamer from Sugar Bay STT you would just get your ankles wet. If you ferry from STT you will clear immigration on St John and then dock in Great Harbor, then taxi over the hill to White Bay where the Soggy $ is. The ferry takes 45 minutes from St JOhn and is $70pp roundtrip + a $5 BVI departure fee.

St Thomas
Destination Expert
for St. Thomas
posts: 10,434
reviews: 15
6. Re: Soggy dollar bar

Other than the ferry (here's the link):


Dolphin Water Taxi offers a special day rate to Jost:


and there are numerous day charters which make a stop there on their itinerary.

Tulsa, Oklahoma
posts: 1,644
reviews: 37
7. Re: Soggy dollar bar

Lots of excursions include Jost Van Dyke and White Bay, where Soggy Dollar Bar is located, as part of the itinerary. You can also charter a boat and go there. Typically when you go on these excursions/charters the boats anchor in the bay and you swim in to the beach.

You can use the "things to do" tab on tripadvisor to find some. There are many resources available to find those businesses that offer trips to Soggy Dollar Bar.

Mike in Tulsa

North Pole, New York
posts: 4,939
reviews: 97
8. Re: Soggy dollar bar

Yes for someone staying on STT these motored day drips are definitely an excellent option. Breakaway and Pirates Penny/Stormy Petrel out of the Sapphire and Red Hook marinas are the most popular and there are smaller outfits as well. The typical itinerary is the Baths on VG, lunch on Cooper Island or Marina Key, then a short stop at White Bay.

But to enjoy more time on White Bay and the beach bars there you will want to look at the Daydreamer option out of the Sugar Bay Resort that departs at 8AM with a snorkel stop at STJ, the Dolphin shuttle, or the ferry.

Rockville, Maryland
posts: 280
reviews: 16
9. Re: Soggy dollar bar

You will love it! I think Soggy is a MUST, it just feels good! Especially after a few beverages!

New Jersey
posts: 537
reviews: 2
10. Re: Soggy dollar bar

Side note- Mike in Tulsa you need to change your profile pic, its out of date ;)