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We were fortunate enough to be on the PRIME TIME Yacht. It was very elegant. Captain Joe had an excellent crew that CATERED to everything that we needed. If you are travelling with young kids this is the place to go for the official on...More
Omg Captain Joe is the best tour guide ever! Me and my husband got the most amazing tour of all the islands went snorkeling in caves this seriously was the best romantic vacation we ever took and Capt joe not only so knowledgeable and fun...More
My family and I booked a trip with Capt Joe during our stop in Tortola on the Disney Fantasy. Joe was great getting back to me quickly via phone as his website is still being updated,that being said he personally could not take us out...More
We went out with Captain Malcolm and loved every minute of it! This was a highlight of our trip! I definitely recommend Patouche Charters and Captain Malcolm for future charters. Make sure you hit Jost Van Dyke. So beautiful and fun! Thanks for making our...More
My family chose this tour company based on all the reviews here on Tripadvisor. I thought this was going to be the best day out on the water. Unfortunately I was wrong. I booked the tour with the owner Joe, however he set us up...More
Date of experience: November 2018
Joe S, Owner at Patouche Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
Tiffanie I am sorry that you were disappointed with your charter while you were in the BVI. After talking with you on the phone(thank you for reaching out) I did speak with Captain Jaimie about your concerns and accusations. As I mentioned to you on...More
Patouche Charters connected us to a fantastic boat captain "Captain D" (Devon) who took us to some incredible snorkeling areas! Our October trip had some very choppy waters and rain on and off again, so he gave us some options. Since we had two children...More
I shared an experience of a lifetime with my brother's family and my own. We chose a bareboat catamaran through Captain Joe Standish (Patouche Charters) after a mutual friend highly recommended him and his services.
First, I have been in the Hospitality (hotels/resorts) industry for...More
Date of experience: July 2018
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Joe S, Owner at Patouche Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018
Thank You Thank You Thank You!
You are way too kind, this charter being my first "post Irma" I could not have asked for a finer group of passengers. I tell myself all the time how lucky I am to be able to share "my...More
We recently returned from our "best vacation ever" sailing through the BVI. Patouche Charters and Captain Joe made our experience one we will never forget. Having been in the BVI for many years, he knows all about the history and interesting details about all of...More
Date of experience: July 2018
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Joe S, Owner at Patouche Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018
Thanks so much, you guys were great absolutely my pleasure taking y'all out and helping "continue" Jimmys 50th bday!
I'm so thankful the shore excursion for The Baths at Virgin Gorda was sold out on my Disney Cruise, because if it hadn't been, then I never would have found Capt. Joe at Patouche Charters. After reading the reviews from cruise passengers pertaining to their...More
If you are looking for a great day/half day snorkeling and Island hoping, we would strongly recommend 'Patouche Charters". It was with a certain amount of trepidation that I agreed to go snorkeling from anything other than a catamaran with an oversized stairway into the water, due to my handicap. Joe, the owner and captain, you really did make my day with your thoughtfulness and able assistance in getting me back on board, as well as giving a really in depth commentary on the local habitat...More
August 20, 2006|
My DH and I would second that. Just back off the Legend and our day with Joe and Julie. Couldn't ask for a better experience.
Cruise ship visit, The Baths Excursion, who to use? (10 Replies)
Long story short: The wife and I visited St. Thomas a few years ago and use Breakaway tours to do a "booze cruise". One of the stops was The Baths, which were amazing. We are taking an NCL cruise, the Epic, stopping at Tortola April 2018. We are bringing our 14 year old daughter to check out The Baths. I have researched a few options, but haven't found anything I like. -Ocean Magic (seemed awfully expensive) -Patouche Charters (mixed reviews) -Aristocat Charters (no reply) Are...More
April 06, 2017|
Taking the ferry on your own is very easy and you'll find detailed help on the Tortola forum on cruisecritic. Many take the ship excursion because their ferry arrives a little before the public ferry. But not a big benefit for the added cost. Patouche is excellent, I've seen some negative reviews from folks who had a communication issue or just didn't do any research. The vast majority are very happy with Joe's excursions. The Aristocat Charters daysail is also excellent. Ocean magic with...More
Patouche Charters? (1 Replies)
I've tried emailing Patouche twice in the last few weeks about a trip in November and haven't received a response. It looks like their website is down too. Anyone local know what's up? Super limited options for a day sail to Virgin Gorda.
July 16, 2015|
Phone calls are best, Internet and email in the islands is unreliable. Cheers, RickG