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St. Thomas Sailing Excursion Reviews

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Escape the crowds of St. Thomas and venture off on a sailing cruise around the island and to some of its secluded, breathtaking locations.

dive4pam

2 reviews

Loved this sail all day long to St. John's and honeymoon beach. Our captain kept us out of foreboding weather and gave us an excellent BBQ's onboard lunch with homemade drinks that were great! Even a margarita which is unheard of on excursions. I am so tired of bad rum punch on ship's excursions that I always ask for water. This sail was great. No more than 6 people go on the jester and there is plenty of room for R&R on the boat. I love the fact that music was in the background, not the foreground and we met some great folks on the cruise as well. Honeymoon beach was stunning and not crowded because the hoards do not go there.


Provider: Independent Operator

vjpers

5 reviews

Went on Captain Mike's the Fury. Awsome sailboat ride to Buck Island where we snorkeled with the turtles. Great trip. We went back and did some shopping. One of the best stops!


Provider: Independent Operator

Madmaxcruisecritic

1 review

This was by far our favorite tour on a 1954 all wood sailboat for 6 persons. It was most relaxing, great staff and food, and wonderful rum punch! Couldn't have asked for a better day! Thanks Capt. Dave and Shelby!

Provider: Independent Operator

Luvsailing

5 reviews

We took the Caribbean Sail to Christmas and Honeymoon Beach. This was an amazing excursion. The schooner, Silent Lady, is absolutely wonderful. The captain and crew were terrific. We snorkeled in an area full of turtles and other interesting fish. We had a barbecue on Honeymoon Beach with plenty of time to relax. Best excursion ever.

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

nascarfan24

1 review

Sailing trip with Morningstar very nice

Provider: Independent Operator

waternut_9

1 review

Sailed on a small sailboat(High Pockets) for 6 people. Just our family of four and the captain, Kathleen and first mate Melissa. WONDERFUL DAY!! Snorkeled, swam and a wonderful lunch was included. We will do this again if we visit St. Thomas again. Friendly people, not pushy at all.

Provider: Independent Operator

Engine643

2 reviews

This was our second trip on the Rumbaba and had a wonderful time sailing to St. John where we snorkeled, swam and ate a fabulous lunch that was grilled to perfection on the sailboat. While at St. John we visited two different spots where there was hardly anyone else at.

Provider: Independent Operator

jenninlaca

2 reviews

In St. Thomas we had booked a sailing excursion with Morningstar Charters to take us over to St. John and go snorkeling. This has come highly recommended on the St. Thomas message boards and it did not disappoint. We had purchased this directly from Morningstar for $135 per adult as a holiday gift to each other and had been planning on leaving the kids in Camp Carnival while we went. Obviously that did not end up being an option. Not knowing whether we could take the kids on the sailboat (either due to age or whether there was room), we decided to just take the taxi that they had pre-arranged for us and go to the place and see what they could do. The backup plan was for my husband to take our toddler, and both kids if necessary, to a local beach. It turned out that we were the only ones who had booked the sailboat that day (the capacity is only 6 plus 2 crew) so they gladly took the whole family, assuring us that they had young children on board before and it was fine. Sure enough the waves lulled my toddler to sleep on the way over and back from St. John. We had a really cute and friendly captain, Mike, and his girlfriend, Bridget, as our private crew. Bridget is a bartender on St. John so she made some great drinks and while we were anchored for snorkeling they cooked up a delicious grilled lunch. It was amazing what they were able to book on that little boat. It was one of the best meals of the trip. A really relaxing beautiful day. The taxi ride over from the port was about 20-25 minutes with some good views of the island. Then we walked down some steep stairs to the water edge and met Mike who took us in a dinghy out to the boat. After a safety briefing (kids have to wear life jackets) the ride over to St. John was about 60-75 minutes. We anchored in a great spot and had plenty of time to swim and snorkel, with all equipment provided. Mike taught Adrian to snorkel and let him "drive" the boat for a bit. He even took video underwater and emailed it to us. It was a really nice day and I would recommend Morningstar to anyone including people with young kids. The excursion was about 5 hours. The Dream is in port until 8 p.m. in St. Thomas so you have plenty of time to get back. Taxi going back was arranged. Taxi was $10 pp each way, so plan on bringing enough cash for that.

Provider: Independent Operator

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