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Beaches, Bars, Snorkeling, Shopping, Island Hopping. "You Choose the Cruise" Palm Tree Charters is located in Cruz Bay on St. John in the Virgin Islands. Our private charters provide a fun, action packed day at sea exploring the Virgin Islands. We...more
| Joe's Rum Hut, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a day! This was our first time to book a charter with PTC and will definitely book another in the future! Jimmy and Bridgett picked us up on Scrub Island resort and from there made the short but scenic voyage to Jost Van Dyke...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend Palm Tree Charters! We had booked another company prior to getting on St. John for a day trip to Jost Van Dyke and they cancelled on us without much warning and were not responsive if we could reschedule for another day. Started...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Palm Tree Charters never disappoints! We have chartered 10+ times with PTC since 2014. Hit Jost, snorkeled Waterlemon and Lovango and had pizza from Pizza Pi in Christmas Cove! See you in February and July!

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the charter option for you if you like a personalized touch. The owners Jimmy and Bridgett are beyond responsive to any question asked and even though our captain was Alex they still met us in the morning at the rum hut, just to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank H1593WLrebeccab
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two separate day boat excursions with Captain Sarah. Foxy's/Jost and snorkeling then day two was the Baths, Caves, Willy T's and Pirates Bight. Sarah is a top notch Captain and handles the boat with ease. Concerned with safety but non-obtrusive and friendly, spirited and supporting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time! Captain Sara was the best, and she brought us to awesome snorkeling sites. We really enjoyed our lunch at Pizza Pi, and our quick visit to Cruz Bay. It was the highlight of our vacation! Can’t wait to come back!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank honuloverChicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four had a fantastic time on our Palm Tree Charter. We met Jimmy, Bridgett and Alex on the shore with the boats and they were all super nice and accommodating. We could tell right away that they were all genuine, nice and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a Snorkeling and BVI trip one day with Palm Tree Charters and also a sunset cruise and dinner at Pizza Pi with Palm Tree Charters. Both Charters were great and we can’t wait to go back and use them again. Sarah, Jimmy and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Annemsr16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best day of the vacation! We have been coming to St. John for over 20 years and always charter a boat for the day. Palm Tree Charters is great, they are very accommodating and do everything to make your day special.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kat6866
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I were hosted by Sara and Palm Tree Charters recently. I cannot say enough about the personal experience they provided us. This was our first visit to St John and they custom fit our experience to keep our children happy as well...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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November 15, 2018|
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Response from jimmyk866 | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you so much for contacting us! I’m sorry but we are booked on Dec. 29th. I’m so sorry you got such a message from our website. Thank you for letting us know. We will have our tech team resolve this.
October 31, 2018|
Response from malindaab | Reviewed this property |
Bridgette and Jimmy are super quick to respond to any questions. Their pricing fair. Can’t remrmber exact price but the boat is yours for the day to beach bar hop.
Donna M
September 28, 2018|
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Response from jimmyk866 | Property representative |
Hi Donna, We would love to have you! Please contact us through our website and we can discuss all the details. Thanks -Jimmy
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Snorkle Rentals (5 Replies)
Hi, arriving mid-afternoon or so (hopefully if things go perfectly) on March 25th. We are booked to go out with Palm Tree Charters on the 26th. If we don't bring snorkle gear with us, is there a place near Cruz Bay that is open late on Friday afternoon/early evening? Or a place that opens very early on Saturday morning? We head out at 8:30 am on Saturday so I really would prefer to have our gear on Friday. Thanks for your help. PS...we still have room for one more couple on the 26th if...More
March 15, 2011|
Response frombluewater43|
Doesn't Palm Tree Charters provide snorkel gear? You can rent gear for a day or week at LowKey Watersports in Wharfside (to the right as you are getting off the ferry). They are open to at least 5pm. They open early to get ready for the morning dive trips. You can easily stop there in the AM before heading to the dock.
Northof Boston
No more STT rental cars allowed on STJ? (10 Replies)
Just read this post on Facebook- posted by Palm Tree Charters- Can any locals confirm? Apparently STJ car rental companies are losing too much $$? This is huge, if it's true...
April 18, 2012|
Response fromKarrieb|
Huge doesn't come close- YIKES if this is true? Either we book cars a couple of years in advance or (gulp) go to other island for vacation. I hope this is a dumb joke on someone's part
Long Island, NY
Chartering a boat with another couple (7 Replies)
Hi, we've booked Palm Tree Charters on March 26th. There will be 4 of us. Will it be possible to find another couple to go in on the boat with us or should we just accept the fact that it'll be the 4 of us? We were just hoping to keep costs down a bit. I posted an ad here the other day about it but got no responses...should I keep trying or no? Thanks for all your help!!
March 04, 2011|
Response fromRenee W|
I am sure somebody will hit you up. We did the same thing last year and met two awesome couples that still stay in touch with including the infamaous "Maho Jim" one of the forum gurus. Good Luck!