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Big Blue Excursions

Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-201-3045
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Great Time in the VI

We had the best time with Capt Sharp and Big Blue exploring the Virgin Islands. I highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Big Blue was the highlight of our trip!

This was our second boat trip with Big Blue and Capt Cody and once again, it was the HIGHLIGHT of... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
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Midlothian, Virginia
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Charter your Private Power boat for groups of 2-11 passengers or enjoy a Sailing Adventure with us! It's your way every day on Big Blue's 31 foot Grady Whites "Gypsea Girl" or "Big Blue". Or sail our 37 foot Tayana sailboat "Papillon". Vessels are roomy and comfortable for your private group. We'll help you design the perfect itinerary for your group and create the best day of your vacation!
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best time with Capt Sharp and Big Blue exploring the Virgin Islands. I highly recommend them to anyone seeking a laid back excursion through the Virgin Islands. We've been traveling to the Virgin Islands for years, tried several boats but Big Blue...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second boat trip with Big Blue and Capt Cody and once again, it was the HIGHLIGHT of our trip! Cody took us to some truly amazing snorkeling places in the BVI. Most impressively, while on the boat, throughout the day we could...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day at sea with Captain Mindy on Gypsea Girl! Loved our day exploring the BVI including highlights such as Soggy Dollar Bar and Sandy Spit. The suggestion by Captain Mindy that we snorkel the reef around Sandy Spit was much appreciated...what a...More

Thank Audrey K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another fun trip with Captain Cody. It's in our calendar every year when we visit St John. Put it on yours. A definite must do!

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Thank drgiddens
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Return customers x 2! This time a full day excursion to the BVI on May 1, 2017 with AMAZING Captain Mindy who once again exceeded our expectations! This experience is an opportunity not to be missed. Captain Mindy among other fine attributes is very professional,...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Captain Cody was great! Very laid back and easy going with our crazy group!! He took us to The Baths and soggy dollar the first day and then we were able to rent the dinghy the next day! Would definitely recommend either!! Mindy helped us...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

Captain Cody took 9 of us to Baths and Soggy $ bar.. We were a rowdy bunch from MS and he was just wonderful with us. Thank you Captain Cody for such a great day. We also rented a Dinghy the next day from them...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2017

We spend two of 8 days in the VI on the "Gypsea Girl" Day 1 with Captain Mindy and Day 2 with Captain Cody. Both days were the high-light of our vacation, Mindy and Cody do such a Great Job making sure your day is...More

Thank tmeitzler2017
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Great to see Mindy again. We had a great day with Cody and a few days alone on the new dinghy. Good time.....

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Thank Rivenburgh
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Chartered Captain Mindy's boat for a full day with another couple who recommended Mindy's boat. Best day of the week. Mindy is amazing at finding the best snorkel spots and doing all the leg work associated with the boat. She even snorkeled with us, I...More

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GayleCleveland_Ohio
March 10, 2016|
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Response from Lara H |
Hi Gayle - We definitely encourage you to book ahead. Especially during "high season", which is now:-) We look forward to hearing from you! Cheers, Lara
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Terri-LynnM
September 3, 2015|
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Response from CaptSnorkel | Property representative |
Hi Catherine This is a common concern. In our 10 yrs of doing VI charters, I have had 2 guests on the powerboat have motion sickness.(both were also partially to much fun the night before!) We chose the Grady Whites... More
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Romy C
May 26, 2015|
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Response from CaptSnorkel | Property representative |
Great question Well if you are over 6, you are able to rent the boat under a bareboat(demise) contract. it is like renting the boat yourselves and requesting one of our company captains (you choose) to be your guide. As... More
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