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About Virgin Islands Ecotours
Virgin Islands Ecotours is the leading adventure eco tour company in the US Virgin Islands with three unique locations: •Cas Cay in St Thomas' Mangrove Lagoon Wildlife Sanctuary & Marine Reserve •Historic Hassel Island - military forts and famous shipyard in St. Thomas' main harbor •Honeymoon Beach location at Caneel Bay, in the Virgin Islands National Park on St John Our 2, 3 & 5 hour award-winning tours combine kayaking, hiking, and snorkeling into a unforgettably fun and educating experience emphasizing our leave no trace style ecotourism. Independent travelers can rent kayaks and explore on your own at our St. Thomas location, or pick up kayaks, SUP boards and snorkel gear and rent them by the week! We also offer private tours for families, wedding parties, large and corporate groups. The famous $49 pp HONEYMOON BEACH DAY PASS at our Honeymoon Beach, Caneel Bay, St John location offers full day use of stand up paddleboards, kayaks, floats, beach chair, hammocks, snorkel gear and a locker at one of the VI National Park's prettiest beaches! Most of our tours are small, so reserve early to avoid disappointment. 24 hour cancelation policy.
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Stand Up Paddling Mangrove Lagoon Tour
$39.00 per adult
On Your Own: Kayak in the Mangrove Lagoon
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$59.00 per adult
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great time, Mark was very knowledgeable about the island and the wildlife, loved the structure of the activities to get in the most fun possible, was a great time with the wife to be together taking in what St John has to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gregg D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had an awesome time with Sean and Colin! They were very informative and made it a fun time for all of us in the group. My husband and I did this excursion several years ago, so when we did a family cruise with the kids...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank donnav789
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked this excursion for a day when we were in port in St Thomas. It was awesome!!!! I went with my mother-in-law and my 7 and 9 year old sons. We kayaked approximately 1 mile in two person kayaks through calm waters among mangroves....More

Thank IceColdCranberry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just returned from a trip to St. John’s and had a wonderful excursion with our guide Colin. He was very informative about the mangroves, the recent hurricanes, the sea and land life. We found him to be very personable, and let us explore at...More

Thank 44JonW
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently visited St. Thomas and had the privilege of enjoying this tour. Our guide, Colin, made the tour very interesting and was very knowledgeable of the area. We enjoyed kayaking within the mangroves and the hike of the island was a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank melissamJ1173WG
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed having the opportunity to see the mangrove lagoon up close while being guided on our adventure. We kayaked for while, then we hiked to a blow hole. On the way we raced hermit crabs and took lots of pictures. After the hike...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Edith B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the best tours we have done! We had Colin and Bible as Tour Guides. Very knowledgeable and professional guides and we had alot of fun. This was money well spent, and if I ever make it back to St. Thomas I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Travelismylife2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Katelyn was our guide, she was great--very knowledgeable and fun. We specifically chose to do this tour on a day(Friday) when the cruise ships weren't in town so we could have a smaller group. It wound up being 5 of us (plus our tour guide)...More

Thank Btf92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just did the kayak to the mangroves, hike to the blowhole and finally snorkel in the ocean! I cannot recommend this enough. Our guide, Greg Bible was very fun and knowledgeable. The tour was the perfect mix of adventure, information and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SamanthaNBruce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guides Colin and Bible were so great. Telling us about the island history and about the mangrove lagoon and the storms. Great snorkeling and hike. A must do on this island. Thanks again to Colin and Bible!! Great day

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Gwyneth S
October 18, 2018|
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Response from JamieNoles |
The excursion we did w/ this company was actually the Honeymoon beach day. There was food there, yes!
June 30, 2018|
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Response from bridget602 | Reviewed this property |
I think she will be fine. The hike is short and she will love the Hermit crabs. The snorkel is from land on Case Cay. You will use 2 person kayaks. The area is smooth with no waves. Have fun!
Danielle H
June 21, 2018|
Response from bridget602 | Reviewed this property |
I would confirm with VI Ecotour about a closer exact time you would return from the tour. You would also need have a taxi waiting for you and allow at a minimum 30 minute ride back to the ship. Don’t forget to factor in the... More