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Shasa Catamaran Cruises

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Address: | Holetown, Barbados
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+1 246-823-4670
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Shasa, meaning ‘Precious Waters’, is a stunning 30 foot catamaran, owned...

Shasa, meaning ‘Precious Waters’, is a stunning 30 foot catamaran, owned and captained by Jason O’Neal, who has over twenty years of sailing experience.

Licensed to carry 12 passengers, our aim is to provide our guests with a more intimate and personal service, and therefore numbers are limited to eight people.

Based in Holetown, we offer free transportation to and from the cruise terminal and west coast.

Once on board, you’ll be supplied with masks, snorkels and flotation devices, and for those less confident in the water, snorkeling instruction is available from Captain Jason or a member of the Shasa crew.

A range of complimentary drinks will be served throughout your day. Homemade banana bread is served on our snorkel cruises and white wine is offered with lunch on our 5 hour cruises.

Committed to respecting the environment and the marine life of Barbados we aim to make our tours as eco-friendly as possible.

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Such a fun time!

It was a great time and one of the best excursions we have ever taken! The crew was amazing and the scenery was beautiful. Loved the turtles?

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great time and one of the best excursions we have ever taken! The crew was amazing and the scenery was beautiful. Loved the turtles?

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Skipper Jason and his First Mate, Rory were amazing hosts! The drinks were flowing regularly too. Rory swam down and found fish and turtles for us to see. The photos Rory took are amazing and available free of charge, which is fantastic. We had the best day - only wish we could do it all over again. Thank you.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an awesome experience with Jason & Rory. In addition to seeing lots of turtles when snorkeling we also also saw four humpback whales in the distance. Jason really knew the best places to snorkel and Rory was awesome underwater. Great couple of very nice guys that made our day with them the highlight of our trip.

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We always appreciate receiving feedback from our guests. We work hard to make this experience special so it's great to hear that it was the highlight of your trip! Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have literally just got back from what was an incredibly special trip with Jason and Rory! We cannot thank them enough for how well they looked after us on our Sunset Cruise, just amazing! We laughed, cried (seeing turtles does that to you) and drank our way into pure bliss! Both Jason and Rory were so helpful, especially with... More 

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting a review........... so quickly! We really appreciate it. We're so pleased you all enjoyed your cruise with us and we hope to see you next time you're in Barbados. Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

Essex
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been on Shasa before...hence why we returned. Great skipper, first mate. Jason and Rory were a lot of fun. Took us to snorkal with the turtles and again over a reef. Laid on great lunch which we had while sitting in a quiet bay. My only complaint....pretty sure way to much rum in my punch!!! :)...although not as much... More 

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and for choosing to sail with us again. We apologise for so much rum in the punch, although we can't guarantee it won't happen again! Until next time........... Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picked up in Holetown, the crew was very cautious about getting us on board. We Traveled to several different spots and snorkeled with turtles and fish on the coral. An amazing lunch and so much local knowledge. The guys were great especially while we were snorkeling.

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us. We really appreciate receiving feedback from our guests. We're so pleased you enjoyed the snorkelling and have passed on your compliments about the food to our caterer. Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From start to finish we were given a first class service we did the cruise and had lunch on board the food was excellent the rum and bears was flowing what a great day I would highly recommend this trip thank you very much Jason( Captain) and Rory

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, and for your kind words. We make every effort to ensure all our guests enjoy their day with us so it's great to hear that our hard work has paid off! We have passed on your compliments to our caterer. We hope to see you back in Barbados again soon. Best... More 

Flin Flon, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our time on this excursion. They altered our trip to best accommodate us around other boats. Good lunch and special care taken when needed.

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We so please you enjoyed your time on board and hope to see you back in Barbados again soon! Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was trying to get a sunset trip in May but it's quiet and many operators were not offering so glad that Jason responded with a trip in a day's time. It suited exactly what we wanted with a pick up at the hotel, jump on the boat with 2 other couples and off we went. Great afternoon for sailing up... More 

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We really appreciate receiving feedback from our guests as it helps us to understand what we're doing well and where we need to improve. We're pleased we were able to accommodate you and that you had a great time. Hope to see you back again one day! Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Jason, and Rory were awesome hosts, very knowledgeable and professional, they got us out in front of the big boat tours, took time to coordinate with other operators to give us what I would say was the best shore excursion we've ever been on and we've nailed several. Would highly recommend this for anyone traveling to Barbados. His wife... More 

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us - we really appreciate feedback from our guests. We're so pleased you enjoyed your day on Shasa and look forward to welcoming you back on board when you return to Barbados! Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

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