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Lion In Da Sun is a "Captained Powerboat Day Charter" business in the US Virgin Islands of St. John and St. Thomas. The days activities are completely up to you and might include island hopping in the British Islands such as Jost van Dyke, Sandy...more
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All reviews captain rick virgin islands jost van dyke snorkeling spots willy t norman island his knowledge mermaids chair foxy's taboo boat trip conch fritters the soggy dollar bar highlight of our trip hawksnest bay great sense of humor great trip next year
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from our yearly trip to St. Thomas during which we took our 8th trip with Captain Rick on Lion in da Sun. We stayed at Sapphire Beach Resort because our timeshare at Bluebeard’s Castle had been destroyed by last year’s hurricanes, and...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2018

For my 50th birthday I took 5 friends to St. Thomas. The highlight of our stay was our boat trip with Lion In Da Sun. Our photo is still on the website. For my 60th birthday it was just my sister and I and Captain...More

Thank Lynda H
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

On a Sunday in the USVI, there’s a chance that the ferries to Tortola are on Island Time...and the folks at your hotel may have no real clue of when the ferries leave for Tortola! That’s when Captain Rick came to our rescue! Without hesitation,...More

Thank hlsiler
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Captain RICK came to the rescue of we six gals on St Thomas! We needed to get from RedHook to Tortola and to meet the Sea Chateau, and the ferries times were terrible...Captain RICK cut his treadmill workout short just to accommodate us! He scrambled...More

Thank jofotos
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We booked with Captain Rick as an excursion during our cruise with Disney. This was truly the highlight of our trip. Captain Rick was extremely knowledgeable and kept us entertained during the entire voyage. We visited remote areas, snorkeled with sea turtles, had lunch in...More

Thank Cheryl0417
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Just spent the perfect day on Lion in Da Sun with Capt. Rick. I have been visiting St John for 18 years and completed many trips around the islands. This was truly the best! I took along 3 teenage boys who are not easily impressed....More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We spent an awesome day with Captain Rick on his 28 foot motor boat. He took us to several amazing snorkel spots where we were dazzled by the underwater structures, coral & fish. Captain Rick is extremely professional, knowledgeable and fun. The boat was in...More

Thank nm1717
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Lion in Da Sun sounds like the perfect charter for a party of six. Rick was so accommodating while we asked a million questions. He sounded personable and fun. Also, the price is right. Unfortunately, our party grew too large for the boat. Hopefully, we’ll...More

Thank Kristina C
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We have chartered boats around St. Thomas & St. John before and always have a great experience. Lion & Capt. Rick are no exception! This was one of the best days we've ever had on the water and highly recommend this charter to anyone. Since...More

Thank Jsatterfield13
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful trip! Captain Rick took us to several beaches for snorkeling and gave us some wonderful history of the island. He snapped pictures of our family for us while in the water. He was very kind and humorous with the kids. Brought...More

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February 23, 2018|
Response from lionindasun | Property representative |
No, I’m sorry we do not fish. Please call Doubleheader Sportfishing Charters.
April 18, 2015|
Response from lionindasun | Property representative |
Yes, the 28 ft Scout boat is $675 plus fuel. The fuel is usually about $95 and $140 Our 26ft Twin Vee power catamaran is just $575 plus fuel. The Twin Vee also uses less fuel, often it is around $65 and comes with a $100... More