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Big Blue Excursions

Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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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 February 7, 2016 via mobile

Extremely professional, our captain was kind and extremely knowledgeable about all of the spots she took us to. I feel like she catered to our every need and also suggested things that we had not thought about that completley enhanced our experience. Any one planning...More

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Reviewed February 2, 2016

We have been using Mindy for years and every time we go it is better than the last. I cant recommend her and her crew more. Look forward to seeing Big Blue again in March. We had a great time on both powerboat and sailing.

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Reviewed February 1, 2016

Big Blue Excursions goes above and beyond to give you a VIP experience. Captain Mindy runs her business based on this mission, and her passion for customer service is evident at every turn. IN addition, Captain Mindy and her team are locals!!! This makes all...More

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed January 31, 2016

We had friends who highly recommended that we do a charter with Big Blue and Capt Phil while we were down in the islands. Thank God we listened to them - what a great experience! My wife and I booked a full day charter and...More

Thank Mike P
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Reviewed January 31, 2016

Another fabulous day on Gypsea Girl with 7 great friends! Cody, the captain, rode the waves, delivering us to Soggy Dollar, Sidney's for lobster salad and snorkeling. Service, fun, safe...and beautiful day.

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Reviewed January 5, 2016

We had a great day with Captain Phil. Our crew consisted of my husband and I, our 2 daughters ages 24 and 21 and their boyfriends. Captain Phil took us where we asked to go but in the end we wished that we would have...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2016

I booked a half-day charter through Big Blue Excursions and couldn't have had a better experience. Mindy was incredibly courteous and responsive throughout the booking process and the day on the water with Captain Cody was a blast. I would highly recommend using Big Blue...More

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Reviewed December 19, 2015

We spent the day with Mindy on December 1. We were celebrating my oldest son's 13th birthday in St. Thomas. Our day with Mindy was the highlight of our entire trip! The boat is gorgeous and she is absolutely wonderful. At my son's request, she...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2015

Hilariously, Mindy stepped in when our originally booked boat had an engine failure and we were so lucky she did! We had a magnificent time with her. She was a total pro, brought us to some beautiful places, taught us a lot about the area...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2015

Mindy and the Big Blue Excursions crew took us on 2 amazing boat trips during our stay on the island of St. John. We first did a full day private charter on Gypsea Girl where Mindy took us on a tour of the island. We...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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