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Copeland Boat Charters

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BEST Islands Experience!

Our family of 6 had an absolute blast. Ben was our captain... great guy. We left from St John and... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
Mary S
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Savannah, Georgia
Fantastic day with Captain Ryan

Our family of four had an incredible day with captain Ryan. He picked us up at the Westin, which... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2017
Kim W
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The Most Affordable Charters on St John! Two Boats with Several Options! 26 ft World Cat or 21ft Zodiac. Up for an adventure? Try our new 21ft Zodiac; it's fast & fun and great for affordable Half Day Charters or our Jost only trip. Charter our 26ft...more
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| St John National Park Dock, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Our family of 6 had an absolute blast. Ben was our captain... great guy. We left from St John and were able to spend time at several amazing places. First stop- snorkeling at The Indians...my sister-in-law and I sat this one out, but were highly...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Our family of four had an incredible day with captain Ryan. He picked us up at the Westin, which was a treat! After clearing customs in Tortola, we went over to the Indians off Norman Island! Wow the snorkeling was incredible! We visited many other...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2017

This was a great experience and the best time we had while visiting the Virgin Islands. Ryan was our captain and made the experience top notch. Ben met us at the pick-up spot...the Westin, which I thought was extremely professional. Most charters required a trip...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2017

We had two couples out for a full day on the boat with Captain Ryan. Owner Ben greeted us at the dock first thing and got us on our way. Everything about the process was easy going from booking to deciding where to go and...More

1  Thank mpfaile
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Ben basically rolls out the red carpet (or faded beach towel, but still) for you as a guest on Beer Cooler. He'll take you anywhere you want to go, but we deferred to him for an itinerary and he nailed it. Once out of customs...More

1  Thank Brennan Z
Reviewed June 15, 2017

We used Copland Boat Charters while on vacations at St. Thomas. We took a ferry over to St. John and Ryan took us to a bunch of perfect snorkel sights. We swam with sea turtles, and had an awesome day! They took us to a...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2017

We cannot not say enough great things about this charter. Ben was wonderful from the beginning with communication and planning. We booked a full day from 10-7pm so that we could finish with a sunset and Pizza Pi. His boat was being serviced so he...More

1  Thank jnsbradley
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We had a great trip to the BVI today. Captain Ryan. He took us on a warm up snorkeling trip to a bay on Peter Island. Then we hit the snorkeling motherload at The Indians off the shore of Norman Island. After a fabulous lunch...More

Thank mdnreb
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Copeland Boat Charters was excellent to deal with. Quick to respond. We had a full day out with Captain Ryan. He was great too. Very knowledgeable about the area. It all contributed to a great day on the water.

Thank calebw83
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Captain Benny & Captain Ryan are true professionals. Very knowledgeable of all the islands and all the secret gems which makes for an incredible experience. There were four of us on the boat and we all felt the same way about this unbelievable experience. I...More

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