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“Great day in the VI”

Busy Bee Charters - Tours
Ranked #27 of 98 Tours in St. John
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Owner description: Busy Bee is a 26' power catamaran based in Coral bay doing charters throughout the US and British Virgin Islands.
Reviewed March 7, 2014

Captain Bryan took six of us out on the Busy Bee for a wonderful day cruising around the US and British Virgin Islands. The boat was extremely comfortable for six of us as he took us snorkling and swimming at different beaches in the area. The scenery was amazing and Bryan was an extremely informed guide. We will definitely be back again.

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Reviewed February 10, 2014

Our St. John tour with Busy Bee Charters was amazing!! Bryan was a really nice (and funny) guide and he really went the extra mile to show us the best parts of St. John. He took us snorkeling in various locations and had extensive knowledge of the region. We couldve spent all day on the boat, for sure. I would recommend this tour to friends and it's something we would definitely do again! Thanks Busy Bee!

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Reviewed February 5, 2014

We had the opportunity to spend the day with Byran on the Busy Bee in January. Needless to say..it was our favorite day spent while vacationing on St. Thomas and St. John. We were staying in Coral Bay..and the boat was docked in Coral Bay.We had 6 adults on the boat.and we had plenty of room to move around. The boat was very comfortable and Bryan was very safety conscience. Bryan helped us design a day that fit all of our wishes. We began by checking into customs at Jost Van Dyke..then headed over to Sandy Spit...where we swam in from the boat to the island. This small island is so beautiful.We then went for lunch at Taboo on the other side of Jost Van Dyke..the food was great...then to the Soggy Dollar Bar..and One Love bar on White Bay. The swim in from the boat was so much fun. The water was so clear and warm..this is a "must do" while in the area. (Bryan even had a little box to hold while you swam in, to keep a few small things dry and a few floatation items..if you needed them for the swim!) We sampled the original "pain killer" from Soggy Dollar Bar..then had a "bushwacker" at One Love while we walked along the beautiful beach. We were fortunate to visit on a day that the crowds were low. From there we went to Norman Island where we snorkeled around and into the caves. We ended our day with a stop at Wille T's..where the men on the boat did the jump into the water from the top deck. Bryan was a wonderful tour guide he pointed out turtles when he saw them in the water. When we go back..we will take another trip on the Busy Bee..as we have so much more to see in and around St. John and the BVI's. The best way to see the islands is from the water..so do not hesitate to plan your adventure with Bryan aboard the Busy Bee!!

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Reviewed January 31, 2014

6 of us spent a full day on the water with Bryan and Busy Bee. We had a blast. Bryan is a great young (28) man, very personable and knowledgeable. We decided exactly what we wanted to do for the day and off we went - over to Jost Van Dyke, on his 27' boat with twin 150hp outboard engines, where we went through customs (actually HE did it for us...while we had a drink at Foxy's). The back in the boat to Sandy Spit (swam in a walked the isle), over to a waterfront restaurant, over to Great Harbor and the Soggy Dollar, over to Norman Island for snorkeling and a visit to Wille T...and back to Coral Bay on St. John. It was great day and he does a great job. We'll likely go back to St John and, when we do, we'll hire Bryan and Busy Bee again. It's a no-brainer.

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Reviewed January 26, 2014

We've gone out a couple of times with Busy Bee and have enjoyed it every one. Capt. Bryan is really knowledgeable about the local islands and has tons of stories about the area. We've done both snorkel trips and island hopping and he's been great on suggestions for both when we weren't sure what our options were. Our first time out with him we actually had a pod of dolphins on the bow! Though he probably couldn't guarantee that every time, it was an incredible experience! He's very safety conscious and the boat felt quite stable so we never dealt with seasickness even when the wind picked up. Highly recommend!

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