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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Jan 30, 2017
“A fun time despite a lack of wind”
Jan 27, 2017
“Fun sail on the Dell Rose”
Sail from the beach in Cruz Bay, St John to wild islands, snorkel the fringing coral reef and have lunch on an uninhabited cay in the Virgin Islands National Park. We specialize in small groups of 2 to 8 people, to make your day both memorable and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| Cruz Bay Beach, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 866-580-7566
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 17, 2006

We sailed with Han of Sail Safaris one day and loved it so much we went out with him again the next day. It was glorious. I loved being so close to the water, seeing the islands from the sea (there are so many more...More

11  Thank Nomad5427
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed December 21, 2014

Took a Fly Girls (Sail Safaris) snorkeling trip a couple of weeks ago. Captain Justin and Mate Sophie were of fun and full of personality. But this trip was way over-priced ($280 for two people, about 5 hours). The boat was dinky, no head, tight...More

3  Thank shjones99
SailSafaris, Owner at Sail Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2015

So Sorry you were unhappy with your experience. We value our product and we have a fantastic crew. If you would have come to us to express your disappointment we would have made it right for you. Please visit again and we will make sure...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2017

We went out on a windless day, something that doesn't happen often in St. John. Nevertheless, we enjoyed our time on the boat. It was a pleasure to talk to Justin and Pepper. They took us to a lovely spot to snorkel.

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Reviewed January 27, 2017

Justin and Pepper took great care of us as we sailed to BVI. They were very professional and catered to all our needs. Learned a lot about sailing and the Caribbean.Would highly recommend this cruise. Thank you Justin and Pepper for a great memory!

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Reviewed January 26, 2017

My husband and I found Sail Safaris via a blog and decided to book the full day sail to Jost. We were on Fly Girl and Justin the captain and Pepper his first mate were fantastic! We had a great time and I highly recommend...More

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Thank Sara C
Reviewed January 10, 2017

My family and I had a fun day sailing around St. John. The water was a bit choppy that day but Justin and Pepper sailed to some calm coves for snorkeling. The deli lunch was delicious and Pepper makes the best Painkillers. I will definitely...More

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Thank Sherry M
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Sailing with Sail Safaris was one of the best experiences we had on St John. Justin and Pepper made the experience unforgettable and worth every dollar. I highly recommend anybody who would like an upclose and personal sailing adventure to give Sail Safaris a try....More

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Thank jjdetmers
Reviewed November 18, 2016

My wife and I went out with Justin and Pepper on Fly Girl. Nobody else was booked that day so we had a laid-back nice day with the boat to ourselves. Stopped to snorkel for a bit. Pepper joined us and showed us a lot...More

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Thank crystoph
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Our entire experience with Sail Safaris was amazing. Kellie was always prompt answering my many, many emails and was a pleasure to deal with. We did the full day trip to Jost Van Dyke on the Dell Rose (a beautiful sail boat!). Justin was one...More

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Thank Mindy S
Reviewed August 18, 2016

We chartered the full day local sail with Captain Justin and first mate Pepper. As previously mentioned they cater the sail for exactly what you want. I am learning to sail so I mentioned that and said I would like to do more sailing but...More

Thank dlatin
Reviewed August 18, 2016

My husband and I booked a 1/2 day sail on Fly Girl while in the USVI this month and had a great time with Justin and Pepper. We happened to be the only people on the boat that day, so we basically got a private...More

Thank Kristin F
Reviewed August 1, 2016

We chartered the Sail Safaris' Dell Rose for our family of five -- four adults and a seven-and-a-half year-old girl, all novice snorkelers. Justin and Pepper were excellent crew and great guides, leading us to excellent snorkeling. Justin engaged with our teenage son, and Pepper's...More

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Julian N
June 24, 2015|
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Response from eganeliz | Reviewed this property |
A full day trip is $145 per person, but there is still room on the boat for a few other passengers. You may be lucky and get the boat to yourself, but if you want to guarantee that it is only your family you'd have to reach... More
March 27, 2015|
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Response from eganeliz | Reviewed this property |
I thought it was extremely comfortable! We sat on the trampoline the whole time and loved every minute (never thought...."oh, I can't sit like this any longer" instead enjoyed the breeze on my face and the amazing views... More
Carey M
March 2, 2015|
Response from Harrington_Margaret |
We would love to make accomadations for you Carey! The Dell Rose will suite your party nicely. We take pride in our personalized and small group trips. The maximum occupancy is 6 guests and 2 mates. You have the option of... More