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Arawak Expeditions

353 reviews
About Arawak Expeditions
Arawak conducts sea kayaking and snorkeling adventures in St. John, USVI, as well as multi-day kayak and camping expeditions throughout the British Virgin Islands. They also offer paddle boarding rentals and lessons, kayak rentals, and snorkel gear rentals and sales at their shop in Mongoose Junction. Fly fishing charters for bonefish and tarpon are also available.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a day of Tarpon fishing with Arthur as a day trip while we were on a cruise. We fish a lot & we are overy cautious about substandard fishing guides. Arthur was a great guide - put us on top of a LOT...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

We unfortunately had to cut our expedition short for safety reasons due to a thunderstorms but the time we spent hiking our guide was awesome and informative about St. John's ecosystem - hopefully we get to the kayak portion next time

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Linda B
Reviewed November 30, 2018

This is the second time I have rented kayaks from Arthur at Arawak Expeditions. Once again he was extremely professional and polite to work with. He got back to my inquiry right away. He gave us options on where to start our kayak day. I...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

Saw more marine life than we had seen before and all in one snorkel trip. The water was nice and calm for kayaking. The reef looked much healthier than we expected from last years major storms. Beautiful reef and fish on our second stop. Thank...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Arthur J, Owner at Arawak Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Thanks for going with us, and thanks for taking the time to write a review. We sure had some great snorkeling that day, didn't we? I look forward to snorkeling with you again when you come back!

Reviewed November 1, 2018

Trip of a lifetime. For the adventure and challenge seekers. Arthur was extremely knowledgeable and fun to have as a guide! Thank you so much!

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa W
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We had a great time on our North Shore Kayak/Snorkel excursion! Our guide, Arthur was very welcoming and knowledgeable. This was our first experience with kayaking in the sea and with this type of tandem kayak and Arthur instructed us well and made us feel...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StevePHX413
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Capt.Art took me tarpon fishing on St. Thomas. Super clean boat and great fly tackle. He knows his stuff and the day was very enjoyable. I recommend him.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dpl5089
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

First day to St John- kayaked all morning, paddle-boarded all afternoon in the most amazing places!! Great time! Arthur was awesome!! Will go back here every time!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sandie K
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We had an amazing time kayaking with Arthur and Arawak expeditions. Knowledgable and friendly, he made our day out kayaking one to remember. Will definitely go back.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

Cant wait for my next visit to flyfish with Capt. Arthur Smith. Excellent experience! St Thomas, Ill be back!

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Date of experience: September 2018
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August 19, 2018|
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Response from 54b | Reviewed this property |
Tough question without knowing your physical fitness, but let's see if this helps...my wife and I recently rented the a tandem kayak for a full day, left at around 9:30am and got back at around 3:30pm...we're in our mid... More
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joel k
October 24, 2016|
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Response from Christopher L | Reviewed this property |
We fished off St.john and he put us on tarpon and after about 25-30 casts bam massive tarpon. Finicky fish so don't expect it. He knows where they are but don't come down expecting to land one it's rare. I was totally... More
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Ann M
February 8, 2016|
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Response from rgrippo | Reviewed this property |
It is completely possible to just rent a kayak (and carrier if you need one) and explore on your own without a guide. Just get a map and ideally a GPS so you can easily find your way back to the put-in. In the mangroves it... More
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