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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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Great day on the ocean

We went out on Sunday afternoon the day after we arrived to St. Thomas. We took the ferry over to St. John. I am so glad I decided to book this trip. Captain Thomas was... read more

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

We went out on Sunday afternoon the day after we arrived to St. Thomas. We took the ferry over to St. John. I am so glad I decided to book this trip. Captain Thomas was great!!! My two kids enjoyed themselves. We went to 4 different locations to snorkel. Captain Thomas told us the history of St. John and pointed... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the pleasure of cruising the BVIs with Captain Jason and could not be happier with our experience. As first timers, Jason knew the highlights to hit, but also gave us plenty of flexibility to schedule things exactly as we wanted. We did not feel rushed at all, and still managed to see quite a bit. We also benefitted... More 

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Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second trip aboard Island Roots was just as amazing as the first! In the past, we have explored parts of St. John and the BVI with larger tour boats, but we were looking for something a bit more personal. Captain Jason brought us to many less-frequented locations and gave us a real sense of the true spirit of St.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time chartering a boat in St. John and what a better experience! We really enjoyed our first charter 2 years ago with a different company and didn't think it could be better, but Captain Thomas proved us wrong! We really weren't sure the best options for the day so after a little chatting he catered to... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Island Roots Charter is awesome. Jason our captain/owner of the charter was the best. My husband and I had the best time ever!!! I would highly recommend using them!!! I have saved the number in my phone so when's we go back next year we WILL definitely being using Jason / Island Roots Charters!! They are the BOMB!!!

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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner was great to work with in scheduling our trip, very accommodating for the busy 4th of July week. Thomas our captain for the day was great as well. He definitely went the extra mile to make our trip great by taking pictures and videos for us, showing us some new places, and helping us navigate those new places.... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our captain Thomas was great! Our family of five with three children ages 4, 7, and 11 all agreed it was one of best days on vacation. Thomas was very informative, great with our kids, and was very professional. He made sure we all had a great day on our Island Roots charter. Thanks Thomas!

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Orland Hills, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would definitely recommend Island Roots if you are planning a water excursion to visit some hard-to-reach, unspoiled snorkeling spots in St. John or if you would like to spend the day island hopping. Captain Jason is very professional and knowledgable about the islands and the best places to stop. He tries to avoid the crowds. I was impressed that... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second trip with Jason. We had an amazing day. This is our kids favorite part of our vacation. Jason knows so much about the area. He is fun and never disappoints!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't have been better. As a prior review said, "[o]ur captain, Thomas, was the perfect mix of professional captain, tour guide and friend." He took us on a terrific trip to Jost Van Dyke. We snorkeled in three phenomenal places, with stops at Foxy's for drinks, Foxy's Tamarind for lunch, and Soggy Dollar for drinks. We told Thomas that we're... More 

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