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Caneel Bay Kayak, Hike, and Snorkel with Sea Turtles

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  • All equipment provided, so you can pack light for your trip
  • In-depth commentary from your guide on the park’s flora and fauna
  • Snacks, drinks, and lunch (longer tour only) included 
  • Use of lockers to safely store belongings and valuables
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3-hour Morning Departure 10:00
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3-hour tour departs at 10am
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3-hour Afternoon Departure 14:00
3-hour tour departs at 2pm
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5-hour Tour 09:00
5-hour tour departs at 9am. Picnic lunch included.Best of Henley Cay and Caneel: Hike along the Lind Point Trail to Honeymoon beach, kayak to Henley Cay and snorkel with sea turtles. Picnic lunch included. sit-on-top kayaks
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Explore the Virgin Islands National Park in multiple ways—kayaking, snorkeling, and hiking—on a single tour. Choose from two tour lengths, then leave the logistics of the various activities to someone else. During the day, you’ll hear commentary from your guide about the flora and fauna of the UNESCO World Heritage–listed park. Included lunch and equipment make for a seamless, hassle-free adventure.
What to Expect
When booking, choose between tour lengths, noting that the shorter tour can be booked in the morning or afternoon. Make your way to Honeymoon Beach to meet your guide and group.
First, kayak into the Virgin Island National Park's aqua waters, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a unique ecosystem. Then, pull the kayaks up on a white sand beach to begin your hike. Follow your guide through Turtle Point's tropical forests, hearing about the area’s more than 800 plant species. Stop at a rocky outcropping for views of Hawksnest Bay and the Durloe Cays, keeping an eye out for wildlife such as wild donkeys, mongoose, and white-tailed deer.
Back in the water, slip into snorkel, mask, and fins to explore the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, where you'll find stingrays, sea turtles, and many species of coral.
At the conclusion of your tour, return to Honeymoon Beach.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an experience you don't want to miss on St. John. We loved every bit of it, starting with the hike that our guide--known as Tree--took us on through the National Park. We had actually taken that hike before, but we didn't really see...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Claire G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Tree (yes that's his name!) met us at the Caneel Resort entrance for the short golfcart ride to Honeymoon Bay. He was funny and welcoming.We were then introduced to our guide, Cooper where we were taken to several snorkel locations that you cannot get to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank kerryl409
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience, the hike was really and we got to see the turtles snorkeling, our guide Cooper was great!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Laura S
Reviewed June 3, 2019

We booked a last minute excursion and thoroughly enjoyed it! We hiked to honeymoon beach and got to a beautiful remote spot on the water. Tree greeted us and checked us in. We enjoyed talking to him and learning about his journey to St. John....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kristen H
Reviewed May 11, 2019

Tree was a very knowledgeable, entertaining, versatile guide. For the hike, he gave us a lot of information about St. John and the surrounding islands & the nature. Kayaking took us to Scott Beach just beyond Caneel Bay where we spent a good hour +...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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March 11, 2019|
Response from Gregg D | Reviewed this property |
There is a trail behind the visitors center and it is a short hike to Honeymoon beach, if you have time take the shorter hike to Solomon beach which is on the same trail you will not regret it, we went in February and we... More
January 25, 2019|
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Response from Gregg D | Reviewed this property |
There is a walk on and off ferry that you can take to St Thomas that will put you within walking distance of the trail to honeymoon beach. We did take the ferry from red hook though, I don’t know where the regal princess... More
Rosemary E
January 16, 2019|
Response from Gregg D | Reviewed this property |
You do traverse over deeper water but the kayaks are double occupancy and pretty stable, and it was an easy paddle my arms were not even sore the next day, the earlier and longer excursion was definitely worth the extra time... More
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