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Kekoa Sailing Expeditions
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Kekoa Store is in the Lumberyard Complex., Cruz Bay, St. John
+1 340-244-7245
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have taken 4 catamaran trips from St. John to Jost Van Dyke and this was by far the best trip! We used to sail Calypso which is a great boat but smaller that the Kekoa. Kekoa is much bigger, we had 32 people and...More

6  Thank Mollie A
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 28, 2011

5 stars for the boat and the scenery. But... We attended a wedding on St. John. They chartered the Kekoa- a sunset cruise for 40 people and I'm sure it wasn't cheap. (normal fare is $70 per person) . Four problems: 1. Appetizers - two...More

8  Thank Doug H
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All reviews captain jamison day sail jost van dyke beautiful boat st john sunset cruise top notch virgin islands the bean highlight of our trip snorkeling stops the entire trip great drinks great sailing rum punch snorkel spot the soggy dollar bar
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

We absolutely love the Kekoa. We visit St. John every year and the Kekoa is always on our itinerary. The Kekoa and it's all female crew provides an amazing and accommodating experience. We make multiple stops for snorkel and swim. There are snacks and unlimited...More

1  Thank KS_wilson
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Jameson and Jamie were amazing. Our day was way beyond our expectations. Jameson was a great captain and Jamie handled everything else including the all important job of bartender. Family owned business, highly recommended

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Reviewed August 26, 2017

A day or evening on the Kekoa should be on your list of things to do while on St. John. We’ve been to Jost and on the sunset cruse. Both were great fun, on a great boat, crewed by accommodating, professional crews. Thank you Jamison...More

Thank Chuck O
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

What a magical experience! The food was fresh and delicious, the all women crew experienced and attentive, and the boat itself was beautiful. I loved the feeling of quiet when the water was turned off and the sails went into action. We did the half...More

Thank lisa m
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

This was the highlight of my visit to St John. The trip is fun, professional, safe, did I already say fun?!? Just DO it.

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blacksails, Owner at Kekoa Sailing Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Thank you for the 5 star review! We appreciate you taking the time. Cheers

Reviewed August 20, 2017

We had a wonderful day sail on the Kekoa to Jost Van Dyke. Captain Jamison, Zoe and Jaime did a great job. There was a short snorkeling stop, then we spent most of our day on Jost Van Dyke (White Bay) where there was multiple...More

Thank Dianne P
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Spending the day sailing and snorkeling on Kekoa is always one of the best parts of our trip to St.Thomas/St.John. As water lovers we have been on many different boat excursions but Kekoa stands out as the best and most memorable. The unique boat and...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Took the full day cruise with very nice crew. 3 snorkeling stops none of which we could have done without the boat. Nice to have good food and open bar but it wasn't a booze cruise by any means. About 30 very nice guests out...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We are family of five. Two college students, one high school and Mom and Dad. We had a great day on the full day sail. Three snorkeling stops, good food plenty to drink, we were well taken care of. Lots of nice folks. Would highly...More

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blacksails, Owner at Kekoa Sailing Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Thank you! We appreciate you taking the time. Cheers

Reviewed August 12, 2017

Our family went on the half day afternoon sailing and snorkeling trip. We are a family of 5 with 3 children: 16, 20, and 22 years. We stopped twice to snorkel which was a fantastic experience as it was our first time. The crew was...More

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blacksails, Owner at Kekoa Sailing Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Thank you for the 5 star review! We appreciate you taking the time. Cheers

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Ashley C
May 23, 2017|
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Response from MRV_VT | Reviewed this property |
Waterlemon Cay in Leinster Bay is the snorkel spot with stops at Sandy Cay and then Jost (White Bay)
kam l
February 17, 2017|
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Response from cathi626 | Reviewed this property |
I think 20-30 would be comfortable!
Paul A
August 27, 2016|
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Response from MGCT | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I highly recommend a sail on Kekoa. I was only able to do a half day, no beaches, just snorkeling, so please call to check on beach stops for a full day. Plenty of marine life & coral for snorkeling anywhere on St... More