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Captain Bob's Most Popular Speed Boat, Snorkeling and Beach Tour

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  • Guarantee on-time return to catch your cruise ship
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Use of snorkeling equipment
  • Commentary on local marine ecosystem and St. Maarten history
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Explore the waters around St. Maarten on a full-day speedboat tour, which includes five stops to see different aspects of the marine environment. You’ll swim and snorkel in a sea turtle habitat and on a vibrant coral reef, as well as visit pristine beaches far off the beaten path. Along the way, your captain will share entertaining and engaging commentary and you’ll sip drinks and indulge in unlimited snacks.
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Stop At: Soualiga Destinations Boat Tours, Janacho Yrausquin Blvd Dock Maarten, Philipsburg St Martin / St Maarten

Captain Bob's most popular speed boat, snorkeling and beach tour is a full day, 5 stop adventure of a lifetime that is uniquely designed to show you the very best of both the French and Dutch sides of Sint Maarten/St. Martin.
Upon arrival at Dock Maarten Marina after a short walk, our friendly staff will introduce you to your professional captain and guide who will lead you and the rest of your small group down the dock to one of our finest center console speed boats, equipped with plenty of shade and up to 900 horsepower for your riding pleasure.
Departing from Philipsburg, you'll first head past the islands of Saba, Statia and St. Barts before passing under the bridge into Simpson Bay Lagoon, the biggest lagoon in the Caribbean. While sightseeing in the lagoon you will be taken aback by the size of the million dollar "mega yachts" of the rich and famous that frequent the island in the wintertime. After officially crossing onto the French side of the island you will make your way around Marigot, Happy Bay, Friar's Bay and finally Grand Case.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tintamarre Island, St Martin / St Maarten

Your first stop is the island of Tintamarre, an uninhabited island within the French Nature Reserve that is only accessible by boat and where large groups are forbidden, a great way to escape the cruise ship crowds. Here your knowledgable captain will give you a brief tutorial, provide you with snorkel gear and flotation devices and send you off to snorkel with the protected sea turtles and stingrays that reside there.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Pinel Island, St Martin / St Maarten

From there it's on to Pinel Island- a breathtaking place that boasts calm, waist-deep waters and swaying palm trees. It's the ultimate spot to unwind and relax with a drink in your hand and your feet in the soft sand. A delicious lunch will be served at Pinel, all included in the price. Before leaving don't forget to check out the boutique for souvenirs/gifts and say hello to the friendly local iguanas!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Creole Rock, Bd Bertin Maurice, Grand-Case 97150, St Martin

Next it's off to Creole Rock for another snorkel stop but this time at a vibrant coral reef with some of the most colorful fish and marine life in all of the Caribbean. Once everyone is safely back on board, you'll continue around the Northern side of island passing Baie Rouge, Plum Bay and the rest of Terres Basses, the most expensive zip code on the island.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Mullet Bay, St Martin / St Maarten

Enjoy one last dip in paradise at either Long Bay or Mullet Bay- both universally recognized as some of the top beaches in the world. This is your last chance to grab "a noodle and a beer" and float around in the stunning turquoise waters while jamming to some of your favorite tunes. Drinks are complimentary all day long!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM), Airport Rd, Simpson Bay, Sint Maarten

Last but not least, make one last stop at the famous Princess Juliana International Airport to experience the thrill of the commercial jets taking off and landing directly over your head. You'll be sad to see the day end as we drop you back off at the dock but a free ice cream for your walk back to your cruise ship or hotel will have you smiling again in no time.

Duration: 30 minutes
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really appreciate the last minute addition of a Sunday departure, as that was the only day our cruise ship was in port. The marina is a 15 minute walk from the cruise pier. (We lost a little bit of time wandering around the port...More

Thank briano306
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So glad we chose Captain Bob’s speed boat trip for our day on St Maarten. Captain Brett and first mate Dillon were the perfect mix of fun, safe, helpful, and knowledgeable. They go out of their way to take you to great spots safely, and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had SUCH an incredible time, I couldn’t even think of where to begin. Capt Bob was in the US today, but he still took care of us remotely to make sure our booking experience was seamless. Then, the actual boat trip was the coolest...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip! Crystal clear waters! It was nice to visit a few different beaches. Girls loved it!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank meli709
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the first time I have booked an excursion not through the cruise ship, so I was a little apprehensive, even though the reviews were positive. I worried for nothing because this excursion was FANTASTIC! Getting to the pier was easy and Yuri and...More

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July 9, 2019|
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Response from amyb477 | Reviewed this property |
There is no bathroom on the boat but there is an "outhouse" on Pinel Island which is a stop about halfway through the trip. To quote the captain "We pee with the fishes". We did not find this to be a hindrance to our good... More
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Speaking for the out of shape and almost 50, I had no problem and Natalie was always there to help everyone get back on the boat.
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