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Lion In Da Sun

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Address: Cruz Bay, St. John
Phone Number: 13406264783

Lion In Da Sun is a "Captained Powerboat Day Charter" business in...

Lion In Da Sun is a "Captained Powerboat Day Charter" business in the US Virgin Islands of St. John and St. Thomas. The days activities are completely up to you and might include island hopping in the British Islands such as Jost van Dyke, Sandy Spit, Norman Island, and Virgin Gorda among many others. You can incorporate world-class snorkeling, beaches, bars, and local lunch spots. The day is completely up to you!

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British Virgin Islands Trip from St. John, USVI

We had a wonderful time with Capt. Rick. Did some snorkeling (favorite spot was the Indians), lunch, beach and hanging out at Soggy Dollar Bar.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
tommy C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful time with Capt. Rick. Did some snorkeling (favorite spot was the Indians), lunch, beach and hanging out at Soggy Dollar Bar.

Thank tommy C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last year we came and Capt. Rick showed us an amazing time! This year we basically built our vacation travels based on if he was available to take us out! Capt. Phil took us around today and he was just as amazing as Capt. Rick! Boats are nice and comfortable, either Capt. Rick or Capt. Phil are top notch, and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a trip of a lifetime...we went from 11am- sunset. He was early, very accommodating, and had vast knowledge of the area - and OH BOY can the boat move. My son tried to stump him all day with his question...not sure one could get past Kevin! He even took us snorkeling to his "secret" place where my children... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first thing you need to do when you come to St. John's is call Rick at Lion In Da Sun!! He is by far the best in the business! He takes you all around the islands and he definitely knows his stuff. He will take you to the best snorkeling spots and the best location for lunch. He even... More 

Thank Julie A
Cordova, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kevin was great! Lot of fun, Took us every place we wanted to go! Great recommendations for snorkeling and dining. Kevin kept us entertained and gave us great insight into history and the development of the islands.

Thank MotoXMaxy
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister suggested we hire a boat for one of our days in St. John and we agreed, asking her to make the arrangements since she and her husband would be traveling with us. A few weeks before our trip she contacted several different charter companies and decided on Lion In Da Sun because Captain Rick was quick to respond,... More 

Thank Hungrycat9
Corning, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Rick is a knowledgeable, fun, guide who doesn't disappoint! Great tour of the BVI and surrounding area. If your looking to gain history of the area while seeing all the sights I highly recommend Lion in Da Sun! So pack your sunscreen and towel, (snorkel provided) and settle in for an amazing day on the water!

Thank MRNaida
San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

What an amazing time!! Rick was great explaining the history of the islands and took us to the best areas for snorkeling. We went to all the great spots at St John to snorkel all the amazing bays, dove a plane wreck and old anchor. We then went to the BVI visiting many cool islands, caves, a great lunch on... More 

Thank RonKristi
Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Rick was a fantastic host. His knowledge of the Virgin Islands was second to none. As a friend to all the locals, we felt welcomed at every stop. His wit and sense of humor kept us entertained for hours. Thank you for a most memorable day!

Thank Jeffrey L
South Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Our group of four thoroughly enjoyed a morning of snorkeling 3 locations off the north shore of St. John with Captain Pogan. Each stop featured a unique underwater landscape, abundant and varied marine life, and no other human life. Pogan was personable and professional throughout the trip and his assurances of his "buoyancy" allowed our group of relatively inexperienced snorkelers... More 

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