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Turtle Cove Catamaran Snorkel & Sail Adventure at Little Buck Island St. Thomas provided by The VI Cat

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Turtle Cove Catamaran Snorkel & Sail Adventure at Little Buck Island St. Thomas

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 24/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Turtle Cove Catamaran Snorkel & Sail Adventure at Little Buck Island St. Thomas
We are limiting the max on each tour. The Cat will remain diligent, alert & modify our procedures & practices to remain current with the CDC, WHO, local gov't & health organization protocols. Safety is the number 1 concern for The Cat tour & we respect each Guests’ health, happiness & well-being.
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Updated 24/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Explore the waters of St. Thomas on this sailing excursion from Frenchman's Reef. Hop aboard a catamaran before heading out to Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge, where you’ll be able to jump in the water for a snorkeling session. Keep an eye out for marine life like colorful coral reefs, tropical fish, and green sea turtles.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    The VI Cat
    Marriott Frenchman's Cove Dock, 7338 Estate Bakkeroe Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas VI, St Thomas 00801, USVI
    Tour departs from the DOCK of the Marriott Frenchman's Cove Resort. Make your way to the shoreline, next to the pool. Be sure to arrive 30 minutes prior to trip departure time. Due to enhanced COVID-19 safety precautions, we are unable to accommodate late arrivals.
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    The VI Cat
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 2
    Little Buck Island
    Stop: 3 hours
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  • 3
    The VI Cat
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    The VI Cat
    Marriott Frenchman's Cove Dock, 7338 Estate Bakkeroe Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas VI, St Thomas 00801, USVI
    Tour departs from the DOCK of the Marriott Frenchman's Cove Resort. Make your way to the shoreline, next to the pool. Be sure to arrive 30 minutes prior to trip departure time. Due to enhanced COVID-19 safety precautions, we are unable to accommodate late arrivals.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Experience the island’s popular wildlife refuge
  • Snacks and unlimited drinks from an open bar are included
  • Snorkel, mask, and flippers are provided
  • The departure location is easily accessible
Important Information
Departure Point
The VI Cat, Marriott Frenchman's Cove Dock, 7338 Estate Bakkeroe Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas VI, St Thomas 00801, USVI
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Snacks
  • Unlimited drinks (open bar)
  • Local guide
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (suggested)
  • Souvenir T-Shirts and Dri-Fit Shirts (available for purchase)
  • Transportation to/from attractions (you provide your own transportation. The Marriott Frenchman's Cove is 7-10 minutes from the WICO cruise ship dock and 20-30 minutes from the Crown Bay cruise ship dock.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Most tours depart from the Marriott Frenchman's Cove at 1pm. Please travel independently to departure location 30 minutes prior to departure
  • The Marriott Frenchman's Cove is 7-10 minute taxi ride from the WICO cruise ship dock and 20-30 minute taxi ride from the Crown Bay cruise ship dock
  • Please note the Marriott Frenchman's COVE is a separate location from the Marriott Frenchman's REEF
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • All tours are listed in local time - Atlantic Standard Time Zone (PLEASE NOTE THIS MAY BE DIFFERENT THAN YOUR SHIP TIME)
  • Be sure to mention any allergies or medical conditions to the Captain
  • Wheelchair accessibility is best fitted for travel/non-motorized wheelchairs. If guest or vessel's Master determines safety issue, a full refund will be given.
  • Be sure to arrive 30 minutes prior to trip departure time. Due to enhanced COVID-19 safety precautions, we are unable to accommodate late arrivals.
  • We will be in step with therecommendations of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), local government and health organizations. We have all had to make significant behavioral changes to reduce the spread of COVID-19. To reopen The Cat, we will need to continue these practices. Here are some examples of ourpath to the “new norm”: ● Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces multiple timesthroughout each tour ● Requiring crew to stay home when sick ● Daily temperature checks of crew ● Enhancing deep cleaning every night of the entire catamaran ● Maintaining a 6’ social distance ● Frequent hand washing and use of hand sanitizer ● Advanced sanitation of snorkel equipment ● Educating our staff on COVID-19 symptoms as well as preventative measures ● Encouraging everyone to wear cloth face coverings/buffs ● Implement Cat Cleanliness Best Practices ● Limiting the max capacity on each tour. We will remain diligent, alert and modify our practices to remain up-to-date. Safety has and always will be the most important part of our company and tour. We respect each person’shealth, happiness and well-being and are excited to welcome you back to St. Thomas and aboard The Cat.
  • **Please note we will take guests temperature prior to boarding as per CDC recommendations. **Masks are optional. **Please practice social distancing.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Any guests with medical concerns is encouraged to address them with their own medical professional prior to attending excursion.
  • Be sure to arrive 30 minutes prior to trip departure time. Due to enhanced COVID-19 safety precautions, we are unable to accommodate late arrivals.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jidgipidgi wrote a review Yesterday
Chicago, Illinois138 contributions35 helpful votes
This was a wonderful and COVID safe excursion. The ship limits capacity to 40% and enforced mask wearing and social distancing. We were able to enjoy a great day of snorkeling, with a great stop at Honeymoon Beach for lunch.. Friendly and helpful crew. Snacks and rum punch
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Birgit K wrote a review Yesterday
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Great trip. Awesome crew. Has nothing to do with them, but Im sad the earth has dying coral and limited visibility. Im happy the small businesses flourish during these times and the cruise ships stay away. Thank you to Joe, Catie and Fernando for being such great hosts. It was
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Date of experience: January 2021
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BMW wrote a review 19 Jan
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The crew and Catamaran were so great and it was an all around awesome trip! Drinks and snacks were a perfect addition, especially after snorkeling the waters near Little Buck Island with the sea life! Social distancing policies were followed very well- thanks for a fun day!!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Davey Weston O wrote a review 19 Jan
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Loved it. Crew was friendly, courteous, and amazing💯👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 Definitely recommend this trip to anyone visiting the island💯
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Diana C wrote a review 15 Jan
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We had a wonderful time and got to see turtles. I have to say that my highlight was simply watching how well this small team worked together. Very professional and very nice people. We definitely recommend the snorkeling tour.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Jidgipidgi
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A very enjoyable dinner sail
A beautiful and scenic dinner sail. Drinks were kept full and social distancing and masking was enforced, so I fel
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AdamJamesMcK1
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Reasonable Value for your $$
The staff was kind, the dinner was decent, and the views off the ship were great. I'd recommend it to anyone with t
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michelefinlinson
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Amazing!
This sunset sail was so great. The crew was amazing and Catie always made sure drinks were never empty!
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VOMCONS
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Great Times!
The entire staff and crew were awesome!! They were professional, courteous, and more importantly, SAFE! They wer
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The Cat VI Sunset Cruise
Great cruise, unlimited drinks but alcoholic and nonalcoholic. Beautiful sunset! Excellent, friendly and knowledg
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721magenb
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Great night on the VI Cat!
Wonderful sunset cruise, fun and kind staff. Great view of St. Thomas at sunset. They provided us seemingly endless
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Emily-T-3883
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AMAZING!!
This was such a great experience! Katie, Fernando and Joe were so amazing! The food was good, drinks were delicious
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AmandaWorkman
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Laughs and beautiful sights
Joe, Fernando and Catie were amazing. Fernando had us laughing the entire time. Catie was very attentive to our dri
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pjstravel2017
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Great way to spend an evening on the island.
This was a fantastic tour. Even with Covid (which the crew took super seriously in terms of masks, temperature che
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JohnnyJ234
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Sunset for 5
We thoroughly enjoyed our sunset sail. Reasonable price, good service, plenty of painkillers, other food & drink,
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Christmas Dinner Sail
We attended the Christmas Dinner sail and it was wonderful. The staff were nice and very hospitable. They made sure
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Great Experience!
We had a great time! We were looking for something fun to do on our honeymoon. It was a beautiful scenic tour of St
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620dannab
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AMAZING Crew, CAT and EXPERIENCE - A VI MUST!!!
Our crew Joe, Catie and Serena were amazing! We felt so safe and dream of sailing again on the VI Cat! Food was g
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KatSimonFL
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Friendly crew and safe tour
Just a great time with a super friendly crew. Enjoy the views of St Thomas from The Cat while sipping the local is
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A4661RRnoraa
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GREAT TIME!
So much fun! The whole family enjoyed it and the service was amazing! They even hand out tattoos, So CUTE! Hope you
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