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Shasa Catamaran Cruises

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Address: Colony Club, Barbados
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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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My group of 6 friends went out for a 3 hour private cruise with Jason and Rory. They were great hosts and we had a lot of fun with them. Rory swam around with us and showed us the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Overland Park, Kansas
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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My group of 6 friends went out for a 3 hour private cruise with Jason and Rory. They were great hosts and we had a lot of fun with them. Rory swam around with us and showed us the reefs and turtles. He even dove down and got some great GoPro footage for me. Jason was very knowledgable and friendly.... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A cruise with Shasa is a must if you are visiting Barbados, with a max capacity of eight passengers the experience is personal and chilled. Captain Jason and Rory are patient and professional, I had not snorkelled before so Jason kindly and calmly guided me through, which really set me up to make the most of our day on the... 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. We always appreciate receiving feedback from our guests. We're so pleased your boyfriend had a great birthday our with us and glad that you enjoyed the snorkelling! Hope to see you back here again soon. Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome tour. The cab ride got us ahead of all the cruise ship tours and we beat the rush of people to the snorkel spots. We sailed, snorkeled, and relaxed on one of the best days of our vacation. JASON was a great captain. Rory was awesome as a guide in the water. He showed us sea turtles, puffer fish,... 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. It's important to us to hear from our guests what we're doing right and where we can improve. We are so pleased you all enjoyed your day with us and we hope to see you back in Barbados again one day soon! Best wishes, Jason & the Shasa team More 

Nottingham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Barbados with our entire family--all nine of us--the week before Christmas. Despite iffy weather and occasional rain squalls, plus the fact that mature turtles had long ago migrated to deeper seas, Jason and Rory gave us the excursion we were hoping for. We swam with a juvenile turtle, explored coral reefs where we saw tropical fish, and... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely review. It was great to meet you all and we're so pleased you had a good day with us and that the new snorkelers enjoyed it. Best wishes for 2017 and we hope to see you again soon! Jason and the Shasa team More 

Cleveland,Tn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best shore excursion I have ever been on. We went on the five hour lunch snorkeling excursion. Jason, the captain, and Rory ,his first mate ,were very professional and exceptional hosts. First we snorkeled with the turtles , other boats were there but we were one of the first to arrive. We had an excellent time and... 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 always appreciate receiving feedback from our guests. We're so pleased you enjoyed your trip on Shasa and will pass on your compliments to our excellent caterer. Best wishes for 2017 and hope to see you again! Jason and the Shasa team More 

Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we had a nice time on the cruise with friendly and efficient crew. great memories of the diving with detailed explanations about sea life and corals.

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Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your cruise with us. Best wishes for 2017. Jason and the Shasa team More 

Tucson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Jason and Rorey took four of us sailing and snorkeling, we had a great time fun for all. Our lunch was provided as part of the package, the food, fish, chicken, salad, coleslaw, Mac and cheese and three-year salad , was the best lunch and very tasty. Jason had a taxi pick us up at the dock from our cruise... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We always welcome feedback from our guests. We're so pleased you enjoyed your day on Shasa and look forward to seeing you next time! Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

Littleton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I booked Sasha Cruises for a special sunset cruise for my inlaws. They were very prompt in returning my inquiries. I was a bit nervous sending arranging this for someone else but I could not have been more pleased. My in laws were picked up at their door and they came back completely raving about the time that they had.... More 

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

Thank you for reviewing us. We are so pleased that your in-laws enjoyed their private sunset cruise. It was a pleasure meeting them and we hope to see you all back here in Barbados soon! Best wishes, Jason & the Shasa team More 

Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to Barbados for 6 years and always do a Catamaran trip. Finding Shasa last year was great. They don't take more than 8 and for our last two trips it's just been the four of us. Jason and Alex were great hosts last year and this year we were introduced to Rory. What great company the... More 

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

It's always such a pleasure having you guys on board and we're so pleased you enjoy your days out with us. We hope to see you back here in Barbados again next year! Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

In June 2015 we engaged Shasa for a private snorkeling adventure while on an RC cruise and none of us have been able to stop talking about it since. There were 8 of us on board that day and it may have been the best vacation day any of us have ever had. So why did it take a year... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us - we're always grateful for feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your day out with Shasa. It's always nice to hear that we've done a good job and given our guests a memorable trip. We hope to see you back in Barbados again soon! Best wishes, Jason and... More 

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