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“Best Snorkeling Day Ever!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tropic Power Boat Rentals

Tropic Power Boat Rentals
PO Box 476, 00831, St. John
340-776-6462
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Ranked #29 of 87 Activities in St. John
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: Take the trip of a lifetime with Captain Bob Conn on our 26 foot Glacier Bay Power Catamaran. With twin, fuel efficient and eco -friendly, four stroke, Yamaha outboards we can get you to any destination of choice with ease and in total comfort. Tropicat has a large shade awning over the spacious central salon, and wraparound enclosure with adjustable window openings for all weather conditions, a comfortable sundeck on the bow, enclosed toilet, fresh water rinse down, swim platform with 4- step ladder as well as fishing rods, floaties, and snorkel gear are available for your pleasure. Captain Bob has thirty years of local experience in and around the US and British Virgin Islands. He began his career as a Master Dive Instructor so has in-depth knowledge of local waters and some uncommon snorkel spots. His innate curiosity has led him to explore local history, flora and fauna. Whether you want to literally sit back and just enjoy the scenery or maximize your underwater time Captain Bob will customize the day just for you! We have chartered with all ages from in-the-womb to 98 years young-- so email or call us today to book your personal day of fun in paradise!
Falls Church, VA
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“Best Snorkeling Day Ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Captain Bob took four of us on the full-day trip around St John. We skipped circumnavigating the island and took advantage of his knowledge as a diver to take us to fabulous snorkeling spots. Over the day, we hit four of the best off-shore spots around St John. Before we got in the water, Bob gave us a briefing on each location telling us where to swim and what to look for underwater. We then jumped off the boat, and Bob watched us like a mother hen while we were in the water, which increased our confidence greatly. He also told us some riotous stories and taught us a lot about the history of the island. Such a fun day! This is a must-do!

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“Best day of our vacation at St. Johns”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Captain Bob's day trip was the best. Three of us were very comfortable snorkeling.. but I was a newbie and a little afraid.. he was very calming and convinced me to snorkel over this beautiful reef, where we had the opportunity to see a Sea Turttle, a huge sting ray and the most colorful fish I have ever seen. He took us to many different spots around the island. Was very knowledgeable and interesting guide. This was the third time we visited St. Johns… and would highly recommend him. His boat was very clean and nice. Something about being on the water that is so wonderful.

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Arlington, Virginia
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“Look no further”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Captain Bob showed our party of four adults a great day on the water. He astutely read our
comfort levels with snorkeling and our desires for a safe but adventuresome tour of the St. John's coral ecosystems. We covered four very different reef sites and enjoyed a leisurely lunch on board - all punctuated with great stories of local folklore.

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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“Don't use anyone else”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

There may be bigger boats or prettier boats, but on no boat will you feel safer & have as much fun as on Tropicat with Capt. Bob Conn.
He has loads of local knowledge and is an all around good guy. The kids love him. Your day on the water with Capt. Bob will be the highlight of your vacation.
Don't charter with anyone else on St. John.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Great experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Wonderful day with Captain Bob who did a great job figuring out what would be best for our group. Spectacular snorkeling and a great introduction to St John. Will do it again next year! We really enjoyed it. Much better than larger snorkeling trips we have taken in the past.

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