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Island Roots Charters

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Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
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Best Charter By Far on St. John

Capt. Thomas was awesome. We went lobster snaring and spearfishing in US waters. The boat was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Melanie340
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Cruz Bay, St. John
Perfect day on Island Roots

Captain Thomas gave us our favorite day of the week when we visited St. John last week. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laurie B
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Annapolis, Maryland
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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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“captain thomas” (40 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
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"don't hesitate to book"
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"only accessible by boat"
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"snorkeling places"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Capt. Thomas was awesome. We went lobster snaring and spearfishing in US waters. The boat was immaculate and very comfortable. Tell your friends you don't want to miss this amazing day! Jason and Jill run a top notch charter business. Best on the island. Thanks...More

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We cannot say enough great things about the Island Roots folks. Whenever we are on island we use them for our ‘day out on the boat’. Most recent trip (May 30, 2018) was another jaunt over to JVD with Thomas at the helm. It was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

5 stars is an understatement. Did 2 charters with Island Roots on our recent vacation and both were perfect day's that we will remember for the rest of our lives. I have come to St John 9 times and have done many charters of this...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During our (3 couples) visit to see friends on Coral Bay in Apr/May 2018, we chartered with Island Roots Charters to visit the BVI. We weren’t sure what to expect after the hurricanes of 2017 and were just ready to explore. The boat and captain...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third sequential year visiting St. John and booking a BVI charter. Prior, we took a larger BVI charter with about 20 others and had also booked a private 4-person charter. Since the hurricanes, I had followed a few forums to see which...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you once again for a wonderful boat trip tor the BVI’s in May. Thomas once again showed us around the beautiful beach of the north shore of St. John and some of the BVI’s. The weather was great and we were so pleased to...More

Thank Beth H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a day excursion with Captain Thomas just a month ago and had a really spectacular day. We were just a group of 4 and we laid out our rough plan for what we wanted to do that day and Thomas gave that perfect...More

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Danclarkjr
May 9, 2018|
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Response from tjc-va | Reviewed this property |
Island Roots is fantastic. We chartered them and it was the best day of our vacation! Highly recommended!
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Danclarkjr
May 9, 2018|
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Response from craigbJ8087FX | Reviewed this property |
Their rates are on their website. Something like $600 plus fuel and customs. Customs are expensive - about $60 per person now. Not sure if you can make it to the Baths on a day trip with everything else you were looking... More
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