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“Good crew, lunch, drinks, snorkeling...but not quite for me”

Cool Runnings Catamaran Cruises
Ranked #3 of 76 Tours in Bridgetown
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed March 10, 2013

You'll probably like this best if you fit the following demographic: retired social butterfly who likes drinking, dancing (yes, this certainly includes the Macarena), and laughing about everything all day with other people like you. There were only maybe 5 out of the 30 people there under the age of 60, and there was one family with a kid who didn't look like they were having a very good time. So it wasn't exactly a blast, but things I did enjoy about this was that there was a good lunch, plenty of drinks, and the snorkeling spots were pretty good. It was fun to swim with sea turtles in the ocean and see some of the coral, fish, and the shipwreck. The crew was really nice and overall it was an ok trip, but I would probably prefer to spend my afternoon differently next time.

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Reviewed March 8, 2013

We booked the Catamaran Trip our first for some time and it was some kind of time to say the very least. The crew was most respectful, courtious and incredible to say the least. We had the time of our lives. Swim with the Turtles, although due to our sunburn status we didn't partake but we took videos. Quite amazing. Snorkling was incredible as well. The other customers aboard I am certain would share our comments or imporove on them. They have a great attitude - every single crew aboard. If you were along on the trip you weren't for long. Personality plus.... each of them. Great job and we hope to see you again on our next trip back. Oh ... forgot to mention.....no shortage of anything aboard and the food was absolutely amazing and I am one of those picky eaters. What they offered up would have easily cost more than the trip itself, not to mention the spirits. Certainly the best bang for the buck! Cool Running owner .... if your reading this please don't change a thing. You have got it absolutely right all the way! Fun Wow! Would upload photos but I only took video's which I will post up on you tube when I get some time to convert the MP4's.

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Reviewed March 5, 2013

Our hotel arranged this snorkeling cruise combined with sunset dinner on the catamaran. We had so much fun, saw the turtles, lots of fish and a ship wreck. Crew was super fun and nice. If you want to take a snorkeling trip in Barbados, do this one!

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Reviewed March 4, 2013

We went for the lunch cruise and enjoyed every bit of it. Don't forget the sunscreen and beach towels, and it's probably best not to start the trip completely hungry.

Pretty much from the moment you get on the catamarand, the crew is making sure you are having fun. They play plenty of music, and keep you well supplied with drinks (alcoholic if you want it), make sure you're comfortable, and show you a great time in the beautiful water of the West coast of Barbados. I don't swim very well, but they have plenty of life jackets and flotation devices available. There's snorkeling, a brief acquaintance with sea turtles, a short stop at a shipwreck, and when they drop anchor for lunch just off a beach, expect to eat well. And the drinks keep coming! And then they get you dancing....

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Reviewed March 1, 2013

Big Ups to the entire Cool Runnings team for such a great excursion. If you are wondering which outfit to use for a catamaran cruise to see Barbados from the water, look no further. From the moment we were picked up we knew we had made the right decision. These people are making memories and are a great mix of humor, professionalism and recreation. Whatever you want your day to be like, they are ready to accommodate. Have full confidence in your choice when you opt for a day on the water with Cool Runnings.

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