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Big Blue Excursions

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“gypsea girl”(74 reviews)
“captain mindy”(93 reviews)
“gypsy girl”(19 reviews)
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
Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-201-3045
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

Sharp and Margie went above and beyond to make this our best snorkeling trip ever. We took the Gypsea Girl for our family of 10 including ages ranging from 4 to 78. First, this is one of the few boats that accommodates over 8 people...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Our adventure with Big Blue Excursions was amazing!! We asked for a combination snorkeling/lobster snaring outing and Captain Sharp delivered!! We enjoyed a delicious lunch at Dingy's before heading back out to catch a few lobsters for dinner. Even when it started raining, our adventure...More

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Thank laura2824
Reviewed August 14, 2017

My friends and I had an amazing day cruising around the BVI on Big Blue. The boat is very comfortable, with plenty of room. We loved the tuna tower! Captain Cody was amazing. It was obvious that he knew the boat and the waters like...More

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Thank F5201EUchris
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We are so happy that we chose Big Blue Excursions to take our family island hopping throughout BVI!! The boat was very comfortable and the owners were so much fun! It was a very choppy day on the water but they knew exactly where to...More

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Thank Erin D
Reviewed August 12, 2017

1. Big Blue is super easy to book with. We always book with them every year. We charter Gypsea Girl, it has a hard top the we love to jump off of. 2. Ollie was our captain. He was more than a captain, he got...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with Big Blue Excursions and Captain Ryan! He was very accommodating and knowledgeable about the islands. Would repeat!

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

We had a terrific day with Capt. Cody last week. The weather was perfect, the snorkeling was fantastic and Cody was a wonderful guide. One of the highlights of our vacation. We've booked Big Blue twice now and are looking forward to seeing them again...More

Thank Greg1319
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Captain Sharp was amazing! We wanted an adventure and he delivered!! He made sure we went home with plenty of lobsters for dinner! I would definitely recommend Big Blue Excursions!! We will looking forward to our next trip to St. John and our next adventure...More

Thank CountryGirlFromSC
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Captain Ryan'sknowledge of the better snorkeling areas was impressive and though weather not perfect he found the way to make our snorkeling experience top rate

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Thank Don C
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Just returned from a glorious week on St. John. Among the many highlights of the trip was our day spent on the Gypsea Girl with Captain Sharp. What a wonderful experience! Despite 4 adults and 6 children ranging from 6-13, the boat never felt crowded....More

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March 10, 2016|
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
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
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