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Island Roots Charters

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Address: Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
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Explore the islands both above and below the water with Island Roots...

Explore the islands both above and below the water with Island Roots Charters.

We specialize in snorkeling trips and island hopping to the most popular and most secluded spots in the US and British Virgin Islands.

Our team of captains can customize your day to whatever experience you’re looking for. Whether it’s above or below the sea – from sea turtles to shipwrecks, from beginner snorkelers to advanced divers, from bar hoppers to sunbathers! We’re happy to make all that and more possible!

Our boats will keep you comfortable and safe while you explore this beautiful Caribbean paradise surrounded by cool trade winds, clear aqua waters, vibrant sea life, white sand beaches, and lush mountainous scenery.

ASK ABOUT our Full Day, Half Day, Extended Day and Afternoon/Sunset Packages.

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$600.00*
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Full Day Private Boat Charter from St John
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Family vacation gone right !

What a great day spent with Thomas from island roots charters ! He adapted our plans to the weather conditions and we had a great day snorkeling , sight seeing and visiting Abi... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great day spent with Thomas from island roots charters ! He adapted our plans to the weather conditions and we had a great day snorkeling , sight seeing and visiting Abi and the Floating Pizza pi for lunch ! He knows all the best places to visit and we had a great day! Check out Island Roots Charters... More 

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New Hampshire Lakes Region, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Couldn't have asked for a better day. Thomas was our captain and couldn't have made our experience any better. He was able to navigate the boat to the best spots and time stops to avoid the crowds. Low key and casual. Definitely a great value too. I highly recommend booking with Island Roots.

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New York City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and young adult daughter spent a wonderful day out with Jason on the 20 foot boat, for snorkeling and a visit to Jost van Dyck. He was pleasant and accommodating. We recommend.

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Stromsburg, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thomas captained the boat again for us this year and did even better than last year, if that was possible! Got us to and through customs at West End in a hurry! Took us to The Caves and The Indians and had excellent information for us and guided us very well. Lunch was fun at the Willy T, then on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thomas was great. Three snorkels, pizza boat, North Shore St. John cruise, getting tips on every beach (which we used). Felt safe the whole time. Good music, Thomas dove down 15 ft to grab a starfish when everyone was tired. Would use again. Thanks!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jason, the owner of Island Roots and captain of our boat, was a delight to spend a half day with. We chose this "mini" package because we have two young children (ages 5 and 7) who are beginning snorkelers. His 20' boat was impeccably clean and comfortable for the half day. Jason was extremely attentive and gracious and we leaned... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent New Year's Day cruising around St. John and the BVIs (Tortola, Sandy Spit and Jost) w/ Captain Jason. What an awesome time. Jason knows the islands and the local waters like the back of his hand and was a real pro. We saw places that me kids and I had fond memories of from 5 years ago and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this tour online, having never been to St. John before. Although I stressed plenty over taxiing over to Red Hook, everything went as smooth as possible! Captain Thomas and the boat was sitting there waiting! They are also great at communications - every email and question was quickly answered before our trip. Something I truly value. Thomas was a... More 

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East Setauket, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Island Roots Charters made our one week vacation at St John perfect. They brought us to several different snorkeling sites and we had our best snorkeling experiences, saw tons of variant fishes. It's also exciting to see St John views from the ocean. Our three year son also enjoyed the trip to see fishes and played on private beaches. Island... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the day today with Captain Thomas. Had such a great day. He was friendly, informative and accommodating. Very flexible and made sure everyone was happy. Also introduced us to a new restaurant, Sydney's on Jost and a new snorkeling location off of Thatcher island that wasn't crowded. Highly recommend!

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