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“Why Go Anywhere Else ?”

Big Blue Excursions
Ranked #6 of 42 Tours in Cruz Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Charter your Private Power boat for groups of 2-11 passengers or enjoy a Sailing Adventure with us! It's your way every day on Big Blue's 31 foot Grady Whites "Gypsea Girl" or "Big Blue". Or sail our 37 foot Tayana sailboat "Papillon". Vessels are roomy and comfortable for your private group. We'll help you design the perfect itinerary for your group and create the best day of your vacation!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Freeport, Illinois
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Why Go Anywhere Else ?”
Reviewed March 15, 2014

Have been going to St. John now for 6 years.We love to snorkel and are experienced snorkelers. Booked a trip with Big Blue and were treated royally by Captain Dave. Professional, personable, highly skilled with the boat and he knew just what we were looking for in a day out to see some of the best that the Virgin Islands offer, both USVI and BVI.
Kudos to Mindy for having such a great business and for her finding this awesome Captain to add to her employ. We WILL be back and we WILL tell all our peers !!!!! Thank- You for a superb day in the Islands.

Visited March 2014
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Freeport, Il
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Powerboat with Capt Davs”
Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

We went out with Capt Dave today. We are avid snorkelers and spend at least a week on St John each year. Capt Dave found us some new and great places to snorkel. Very good trip. Will definitely go back out with them next year. Thanks for a great day!!!!!

Visited March 2014
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Tarrytown, New York
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Highlight of our Trip to St. John”
Reviewed February 26, 2014

We (me, my wife and our 3 children under 13) spent a great day on the seas with Capt. Conner. In a word he and the trip were awesome. It was the highlight of a vacation full of great memories. From the caves at Norman island to swimming at Sandy spit to diving off the boat at Jost Van Dyke, we had a fantastic day aboard the Gypsea Girl. Conner was friendly, cool, accommodating, knowledgeable and an all around great tour guide. I cannot recommend this service highly enough. From the initial email inquiry until we were dropped off at the end of the trip, everything was handled professionally and with a smile. This is a great way to tour the islands near St. John.

Visited February 2014
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Amesbury, Massachusetts
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Thank you, Captain Mindy!”
Reviewed February 24, 2014

Spent last Tuesday with Captain Mindy. Our group of six friends and family members couldn't have been happier with our trip. Mindy is smart, helpful, funny, friendly, and very informative. We enjoyed her boat, her company, and her playlist!
The scenery was spectacular, the snorkeling good, and our visit to Jost Van Dyke was so much fun and felt as far from winter as we could hope to get. I drove through a brief snow squall today and thought of the beautiful Caribbean and our perfect day on Gypsea Girl.
If you're on St. John and hoping to get out on the water, Big Blue Excursions VI couldn't be better.

Visited February 2014
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Knoxville
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great day at sea”
Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

What a great day with Capt Mindy! She went above and beyond to make sure that we were comfortable and had a great time. We will be back next year!

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