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Big Blue Excursions

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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...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

We have been using Big Blue Excursions and going out on Gypsea Girl for years and once again they did not disappoint!! Sharp showed us a really great time!! We could not have asked for a better day, great snorkeling and swimming, good drinks, fun...More

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Thanks for the great review Caroline! it was so great running into y'all again on the airplane! you have such a wonderful group of friends, and I really enjoyed meeting you and spending time with y'all. -Sharp

Reviewed April 17, 2018

This was our second charter with Big Blue and we will certainly be returning customers the next time we are back in the islands. Captain Sharp could not have been better. He brought us to uncrowded areas with beautiful views above and below the water....More

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

The lobster was certainly a highlightt for me too! that has to be my favorite thing to do during the day! tanks for the epic review and hoping to see y'all again sometime!

Reviewed April 14, 2018

We had an amazing time with Big Blue Excursions with two trips to the BVI. We could not have asked for better service or communication from Margie. Captain Ryan was top notch. He took us to some amazing snorkeling spots.

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Thank you for the kind words, Rachel! We appreciate you coming out with us TWICE! I am so glad you enjoyed your trips and we hope you get down to St. John again soon! Thank you so much! Kind regards, Margie Kemp

Reviewed April 12, 2018

We had an excellent day on the water with Sharp on Big Blue Excursions! Your day, your way, your pace is their motto and they let us design the perfect itinerary and day on the water. Highly recommended! We were able to see everything we...More

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Thanks for coming down to the Islands and enjoying all the sights, sounds, and flavors (especially the rum)! So wonderful to meet y'all and we are grateful for all the positive publicity on all the local businesses from Rum Therapy! This is just what we...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018

This was our second year chartering a boat with Big Blue Excursions and they're only getting better and better! Our Captain, Sharp, was super friendly and incredible knowledgable about the surrounding waters. Not to mention he was SO patient with our four young children. He...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Capt Sharp was an amazing captain and tour guide. Just a genuinely nice guy who loves what he does and it shows. My wife and I both say this is the best day we’ve had on the water since we’ve been going to the islands...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Capt. Sharpe was amazing with the kids and super knowledgeable about the best areas to snorkel. Can’t wait to book again for next year!

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

What fun! I think the adults had just as much fun jumping off the tower as the kids did! We are looking forward to seeing you again next year. Thanks! -Sharp

Reviewed April 8, 2018

As we had already done a BVI day trip on the Gypsea Girl with another captain, we decided we wanted more of a fishing/snorkeling/shelling day and it did not disappoint. Captain Sharp was beyond amazing! To say he was patient with the four children (ages...More

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Thanks so much for the review. loved spending the day with y'all as well! We are looking forward to seeing the underwater video of that beautiful African Pompano after we released him. What a fun day! see you soon -Sharp

Reviewed April 7, 2018

Capt. Sharp was outstanding! The Gypsea Girl was a blast! He helped us to plan the perfect charter for our visiting friends this past February and catered to our group's desires. We had so much fun we booked with him again before they left island....More

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Thanks so much guys! I had a blast too and the Pizza Pi (as always) was fantastic. Snorkeling was awesome, and I'm glad we did 2 days so we could get out there for a local trip one day and BVI trip the next. So...More

Reviewed April 5, 2018

We chartered a boat with Margie and Captain Sharp to visit a few areas for some 360 photographic excursions. They were wonderful and able to accommodate our requests. It was a beautiful day on the sea. We happened to pass by as the BVI Spring...More

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Thanks for coming out! I still can't believe that we managed to miss the rain all day long! I hope the 360 and sphere images turn out awesome! Looking forward to seeing your virtual tours of the area. _Sharp

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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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