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Address: Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-643-5000
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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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Best Day Ever!

This was our second year to spend the day with Island Roots and we were not disappointed. Thomas was a great guide and showed us several beautiful snorkel spots. He also swam with... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second year to spend the day with Island Roots and we were not disappointed. Thomas was a great guide and showed us several beautiful snorkel spots. He also swam with us at the Indians and pointed out things we never would have noticed. Lunch at the Willy T. is always a treat followed by a stop at... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was by far the best day of our entire trip. We stayed on St. Thomas and he came over to get us/drop us back off. He knew the islands to go to and made it a non-tourist day. It was awesome. We should suggest Thomas to anyone traveling and looking for a great day! He knew the history of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

During an August trip to the Virgin Islands, my daughter and I enjoyed an unforgettable day at sea with Captain Thomas at the helm. Sight-seeing. Island-hopping. Snorkeling. The "Best Of The BVIs" and, by far, the very best day of our vacation! We highly recommend Island Roots Charters.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this day was amazing and the captain made the experience even better with his suggestions throughout the day! We went to the Baths in Virgin Gorda, snorkeled at the Indians, ate lunch at the beautiful Peter Island and ended the day at Willy T! It was truly one of the best experiences we have ever had! We can't... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time we met our Captain Thomas it was Southern Hospitality in the Carribean at its finest! It was a 5 year celebration of our marriage and we started with mimosa'a and a tour of homes we hope to buy (after winning the lottery:)!) Then the captain took us to Maho Beach where we snorkled with Laggerhead Turtles and... More 

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Leonardtown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of 4 - including a 2 and 5 year-old - did a half-day excursion around St. John with Capt. Thomas. It was definitely the highlight of our trip! Thomas has a wealth of knowledge about the local waters and legends. It was a perfect way to take in the island, and we jumped off the boat at a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had our second great time with IRC on this trip. The guides are always nice, courteous and professional. Hats off to Thomas, Jason and Jason. We would definitely recommend.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have been going to St. John's for about 5 years and this was our second time spending the day with Island Roots Charters. Last year we circumnavigated St. John and this year we decided to tour the BVIs. Both times we had captain Thomas and each time was spectacular! He has a vast knowledge of the... More 

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't hesitate to book a charter with Island Roots, was without a doubt the best decision we made on our vacation. The advantages of having the boat to yourself and planning out the day too numerous to mention. Captain Thomas was very knowledgeable and fun. He took us to awesome snorkeling spots, where we saw turtles, puffer fish, and a... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jason took us on a day full of fun for everyone in the family. From cliff jumping and hermit crab races to snorkeling and hunting lobsters we will all have memories of the best day ever. The one thing that stood out and made the most impact was that Jason was having fun too.

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