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The VI Cat

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
About The VI Cat
54' long Catamaran that is US Coast Guard Certified to carry 80 passengers and 4 crew. Wide-open decks with ample seating areas to enjoy the sunshine or shade below the spacious canopy. This catamaran boasts a stand-up bar, two marine-style bathrooms and an awesome sound system on board, so bring your music on an iPod or enjoy the tunes that the boat provides. Convenient pick-up at the Marriott's Frenchman's Cove Dock and the cruise ship docks. Don't miss our resident 'Green Sea Turtles' gliding along in their natural habitat grazing on the sea grasses below while out on our Turtle Cove Snorkel & Sail Adventure. You'll see tropical fish on the colorful reef and numerous green turtles This tour includes mask, fins, snorkel, snorkel vest, safety and snorkel briefing, snacks and all beverages. Be sure to come hungry for The VI Cat's Dinner Sail and Harbor Lights Dinner Cruise around Charlotte Amalie!
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Turtle Cove Catamaran Snorkel and Sail Adventure at Buck Island

Explore the waters of St. Thomas on this sailing excursion from Frenchman's Reef. Hop aboard a catamaran before heading out to Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge, where you’ll be able to jump in the water for a snorkeling session. Keep an eye out for marine life like colorful coral reefs, tropical fish, and green sea turtles.
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3 hours
from $76.93

Harbor Lights Dinner Sail from the Marriott

Take in the illuminated nighttime sights of Charlotte Amalie on this evening dinner cruise. Climb aboard a catamaran and sail around the harbor while you enjoy a drink from an open bar. Once you reach the Turtle Cove area of the nearby wildlife refuge, you’ll dine on a BBQ dinner that includes plenty of options.
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2 hours
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from $66.67

Sunset Sail

Sail around Charlotte Amalie and see the sights of St. Thomas from on board a 54-foot (16-meter) catamaran on this sunset cruise in the Caribbean. Enjoy appetizers such as veggies, hummus, and cheeses and beverages (non-alcoholic and alcoholic) as you listen to music and watch the sun slip below the horizon.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $46.16

Turtle Cove Snorkel & Beach Excursion

Visit a Beach that is only accessible by boat AFTER Swimming with the Green Sea Turtles in their natural habitat at Turtle Cove, Buck Island off of St. Thomas.

Water Island is often referred to the "Fourth" Virgin Island and only has a couple hundred permanent residents.
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6 hours
from $99.00
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We chose the Sunset Dinner cruise. The crew was friendly and efficient, very attentive to everyone's wishes. We thoroughly enjoyed the dinner selections - a wide variety and everything was very tasty! We loved the tour of the harbor and it was fun to see the yachts lit up at
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Response from Jim C, Manager at The VI Cat
Responded Apr 19, 2020
Thank you for joining us and for your review, farawayMN. Aren't the yachts super cool to see close up from the water? Happy to hear you enjoyed the variety of offerings on the dinner sail. Be sure to visit with us again the next time you're in St. Thomas. Have fun, Ali
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My husband and I kicked off our honeymoon with an adventure to Turtle Cove! We had a great time on the VI Cat’s afternoon snorkel & sail trip! The crew was so friendly, accommodating, and knowledgeable. The food and drinks were great! We saw sea turtles and other fish among the
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Response from Jim C, Manager at The VI Cat
Responded Apr 19, 2020
Congratulations on your honeymoon, erinploss! So excited you chose us to help you celebrate. Thank you for joining us and for your kind words. Hope to see you again! Maybe on your anniversary trip? ;) Have fun, Ali
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Not that anyone will be cruising real soon, but we enjoyed this trip. It’s actually the first time I’ve ever seen a turtle out in the wild just eating grass and swimming around. Plenty of different fish and actually some colorful coral. There was even a sea urchin which I
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Response from aryannachristine, Marketing Coordinator at The VI Cat
Responded Mar 23, 2020
Sounds like a trip full of pleasant surprises between the sea life sightings to the open bar and snacks on your sail back. We thank you for choosing The VI Cat and reviewing your experience for fellow travelers, SusanL49120. We sure hope to sail with you again soon.
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The staff/crew were fantastic and great service, however, if you are expecting a colony of sea turtles (as I mistakenly was), you may be disappointed. We saw 2 turtles. The crew will also take you to reef where you will see other tropical fish, etc. We were lucky and the
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Response from aryannachristine, Marketing Coordinator at The VI Cat
Responded Mar 23, 2020
Ahh, it’s something special to see the turtles come up for air isn’t it? We just posted a quick video of it on our Instagram- ‘The VI Cat’. Be sure to check it out to reminisce about your trip. Thank you for sailing with us and taking the time to review, 190leannew.
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Lovely trip aboard the VI cat, went off to turtle cove, snorkeled out to see a turtle feeding on the sea grass and some cool reefs. The captain and crew were great, real attentive people and the catamaran ofcourse was awesome. Highly recommend! Don’t forget to buy a VI CAT
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Response from aryannachristine, Marketing Coordinator at The VI Cat
Responded Mar 23, 2020
Hey!! Thanks for the shoutout on our VI Cat merch, 1594vivek! We appreciate you. What a beautiful sight it is to see a sea turtle in its natural habitat feeding on the abundant sea life. I’m happy you were able to experience it. Stay in touch on social media!
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