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Hakuna Matata Charters

East End, St. Thomas
About Hakuna Matata Charters
Join us for the ultimate couples getaway aboard a beautiful 44' Irwin Ketch. The Virgin Islands are considered one of the finest sailing grounds in the world. We have sunny skies, beautiful scenery, quiet anchorages and short passages between islands.Chartering a crewed sailboat is a wonderful way to get out and explore the islands. Your relax and enjoy the view, we do all the work for you. We offer custom all inclusive 2-7 day sailing adventures in the USVI and the BVI's. Why not get out of your hotel room and experience what the Caribbean has to offer without the expense and commitment of a week long charter. We will customize your trip for you
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We will take guests sailing and snorkeling around the East end of St. Thomas and the West end of St. John with a stop at Pizza Pi if requested.
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from $600.00
We will pick up guests around 9 am, sail to either St. John or the Jost Van Dyke, BVI. Along the way we can stop to snorkel or swim per the guests request.

If we go to Jost Van Dyke guests must have their passports and pay entry fees to the BVI.

This is limited to 2 guests and or a child that is willing to sleep on a couch.
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from $1,500.00
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful sail, great snorkeling, and pizza from Pizza Pii, the pizza boat. A great couple to spend the day with!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BrittB_12
dmwheeler41, Owner at Hakuna Matata Charters, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

So glad you had a good day on the water with us! Thanks so much for coming out and we hope to see you both again.

Reviewed February 13, 2018

My boyfriend and I planned this 3 night and 4 day charter. I believed I paid around $850.00 per day and can not even believe what we got for that. So many issues but will try to summarize the best I can. First is that...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank kathleen6770
Steve S, Owner at Hakuna Matata Charters, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2019

Good afternoon, I'm sorry to hear this. My wife and I have recently purchased the boat and business. If you come back to St. Thomas we would love to take you out for a day sail for free if we are available.

Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

We took a day sail on the Hakuna Matata, Captain Kelly and Dawn were great hosts. Sailed to Buck Island and snorkeled over a ship wreck, then to Turtle Cove. It was a fun day

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank stevem784
Reviewed August 31, 2017

First off we were met on the docks by Dawn, whose warm greeting made us feel completely welcome, boarding via the dinghy was easy even for us land lovers. On board the drinks flowed, music cranked and the laughter started, setting the mood for the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

We had a great time with Captain Kelly and Dawn. This was our first trip to the Virgin Islands. They customized a 3 day tour that allowed us to enjoy various islands throughout the US and British sides. Dawn is an excellent cook and was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sam S
dmwheeler41, Owner at Hakuna Matata Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2017

We are thrilled that you guys had such a good time! Perhaps next time we will do a longer trip into the British Virgin Islands and take you to some new places.

Reviewed May 23, 2017

We had a great experience aboard the Hakuna Matata. We sailed with Captain Kelly and Dawn for 5 days, through the BVI's. Dawn and Kelly are amazing hosts, and made this an unforgettable trip. They made us feel like home and treated us like old...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Nana_NY_25
dmwheeler41, Owner at Hakuna Matata Charters, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2017

Thank you so much for the lovely review, we enjoyed our time with you both as well! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed May 4, 2017

I had the opportunity to head out on Hakuna Matata for a day trip recently in St Thomas. Kelly and Dawn were amazing hosts. While the weather wasn't ideal, we made the most of it. We spent the first part of our trip sailing in...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank dkarly
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Great way to spend the day in St. Thomas. Captain Kelly and his first mate, Dawn, were phenomenal hosts. Yor choice of drinks to start the day followed by a fantastic lunch. Dawn guided us on a snorkel tour of Christmas Cove pointing out turtles,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Billyfred62
Reviewed March 28, 2017

If you're in St. Thomas and want to sail, Kelly and Dawn are the people to see. We had an amazing time. We spent a few days with them and saw so many incredible things. We did a lot of snorkeling at these beautiful spots....More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Anna C
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Both Dawn and Kelly are great hosts. The communication between the two, when handling the yacht, made our experience the best possible. They both went out of their way to make this day one of my best on the island. I full heartedly recommend Hakuna...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Michael A
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