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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing day with Captain Sharp on the Gypsea Girl! Captain Sharp listened to what our interests were and he delivered beautifully! We saw beautiful coral, fish, turtles, sting rays and even a nurse shark!! We went out on the boat two days and enjoyed every minute of it!! This is a very well run operation with a truly personal touch!

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for coming down here and getting out on the water with us! I'm so glad we got to to a USVI day and also a BVI day! how about those secret spots? Thanks again! Sharp

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

We spent a full day on the water with Captain Sharp and couldn't have had a better time! Our group of nine ran the gamut from avid snorkelers to beach bar seekers, and Sharp somehow managed to make everyone feel they received a custom adventure. Booking and correspondence were seamless, and when we discovered a few belongings were left onboard, Sharp delivered them straight to our post-sail dining spot in town. We highly recommend BigBlue and would definitely sail with them again.

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks! We really did get after it didn't we? What a great day packed full of awesomeness! thanks for coming, and we are looking forward to seeing y'all again next year!

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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Capt. Sharp is awesome. Our family of four originally booked for 1 day but half way through the first day we knew we wanted another. So the first day we went island hopping over to the BVI'S . It was awesome. He let us pick where we wanted to go and see. Second day he took us fishing, and lobster fishing. Awesome experience again. We love St.John and will definitely return and look forward to booking with Big Blue again.

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks! yep, theres so much to do and see down here, it can be tough to pack it into one day. pretty great to pull a couple nice lobsters onboard for dinner! thank you and see you again next year!

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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Captain Sharp and Big Blue Excursions were great!! We were on “Gypsea Girl” which is an amazing boat and handles the water great. We had a fantastic time and will use again!

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Chris! next time we will have to take you out on the new Gypsea King! The new boat should be up here in December! I am sporting my Baker shirt all the time! see y'all soon man!

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

I suggest you never, ever miss a chance to book your private charter with Big Blue Excursions. You are treated like family (the kind of family everyone wants to be a member of!). Captain Ryan offered practical itinerary advice without squashing our ideas. He successfully helped us check off every item on our wish list for our day on the water. Thank you Ryan for a spectacular time!! Connie and Family from Cincinnati, OH

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank y'all so much for coming out with us! so glad you were able to check off each item on the list. I have some new ideas for your next trip! see you soon

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Reviewed August 15, 2018

Spent my birthday aboard the Gypsea Girl with Captain Ryan! What an awesome day we had ( 15 year old twins, my husband and myself). Started the day at the Indians with incredible snorkeling and then onto Norman Island to snorkel the Caves...ended the day at White Bay at the Soggy Dollar. Kids enjoyed jumping off the boat while we hung out at Soggy. Captain Ryan was great...we will definitely be back and highly recommend Big Blue Excursions!

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

climb the tower... jump off... swim back to the boat... repeat as necessary!

Thank y'all so much for spending such a splendid day with us! Happy birthday!

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Reviewed August 5, 2018

What a great family adventure with Capt Ryan and Big Blue Excursions. He was flexible, thoughtful, knowledgable and extremely friendly. Took us to the BVIs - snorkeling in The Caves, lunch at the Willlie T and afternoon at Jost.

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Adventure is our middle name! thanks for coming down to hang out with Big Blue and the crew.
see you again next time!

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Reviewed July 21, 2018

We booked two families (4 adults, 4 teens) for a custom, full-day trip. We were not sure exactly where we wanted to go. Captain Sharp made suggestions based on the sea state, and he was spot on. We had a fantastic day visiting Norman Island and Jost van Dyke. Sharp was professional, courteous, and attentive. The vessel was perfect for our group, and the activities engaged each of us. We will only use Big Blue when we return to STJ. Thank you for giving us the best day of our trip!

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the great Big Blue Review! I'm so glad we were able to find some calm, beautiful water to go snorkeling in. Lets do it again! Sharp

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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We had an absolutely amazing trip with Capt Sharp on July 1! Though we’ve been to STJ many times this was our first time doing a boat trip and we couldn’t have been happier with our trip on Gypsea Girl. Big Blue Excursions has definitely found customers for life. Capt Sharp put us on great snorkeling spots, recommended Pirates Bight for lunch which was amazing and put us on a crazy lobster to cook up at our villa that night. We had 4 children, ages 5-7, that also had an absolutely amazing time. We can’t wait to get back!

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Watching the kids light up with enthusiasm when that big old lobster came aboard was the highlight of my day for sure! Thanks again for such a wonderful day and I cant wait to see y'all again!
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

We had a great boat day with Capt. Sharp on the Gypsea girl. We had a long list of things we wanted to do, and he got us to everything that we asked for. We started the day with snorkeling, then more snorkeling, then customs- which was streamlined for us since Big Blue already had our passport info and filled out the forms for us- then on to Willie T’s, Soggy Dollar and ended the day lobstering. The kids had a blast and declared it the best day of our vacation. We will be return customers for sure!

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CaptSnorkel, Owner at Big Blue Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Masks... Check
Snorkels... Check
Fins... Check
Great times had by all... Check!
So great to meet y'all and see you again next time!

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