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Big Blue Excursions

Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-201-3045
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An outing with Big Blue Excursions is like a fine wine, "Consistently Supurb," according to Brian & Stacy!

Return customers x 2! This time a full day excursion to the BVI on May 1, 2017 with AMAZING Captain... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Two days at sea!

Captain Cody was great! Very laid back and easy going with our crazy group!! He took us to The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Charter your Private Power boat for groups of 2-11 passengers or enjoy a Sailing Adventure with us! It's your way every day on Big Blue's 31 foot Grady Whites "Gypsea Girl" or "Big Blue". Or sail our 37 foot Tayana sailboat "Papillon". Vessels are roomy and comfortable for your private group. We'll help you design the perfect itinerary for your group and create the best day of your vacation!
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Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-201-3045
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Return customers x 2! This time a full day excursion to the BVI on May 1, 2017 with AMAZING Captain Mindy who once again exceeded our expectations! This experience is an opportunity not to be missed. Captain Mindy among other fine attributes is very professional,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Cody was great! Very laid back and easy going with our crazy group!! He took us to The Baths and soggy dollar the first day and then we were able to rent the dinghy the next day! Would definitely recommend either!! Mindy helped us...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Captain Cody took 9 of us to Baths and Soggy $ bar.. We were a rowdy bunch from MS and he was just wonderful with us. Thank you Captain Cody for such a great day. We also rented a Dinghy the next day from them...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We spend two of 8 days in the VI on the "Gypsea Girl" Day 1 with Captain Mindy and Day 2 with Captain Cody. Both days were the high-light of our vacation, Mindy and Cody do such a Great Job making sure your day is...More

Thank tmeitzler2017
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Great to see Mindy again. We had a great day with Cody and a few days alone on the new dinghy. Good time.....

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Thank Rivenburgh
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Chartered Captain Mindy's boat for a full day with another couple who recommended Mindy's boat. Best day of the week. Mindy is amazing at finding the best snorkel spots and doing all the leg work associated with the boat. She even snorkeled with us, I...More

Thank falmouth31
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Another great trip out with Captain Mindy! We love how she lets us set our own itinerary, but she is always willing to help make it better with her expertise! We did 3 snorkel spots and JVD!

Thank rizzy65
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had an awesome time - the highlight of our trip! Captain Cody was great. We gave him some pretty vague requests and he nailed exactly what we were looking for. We basically just asked for some beautiful Caribbean bays, some snorkeling for tentative snorkelers,...More

Thank drennan12017
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been going to St. John for Spring Break for years. We came across Big Blue Excursions and Captain Mindy two years ago. She showed our family the RIGHT way to see the Islands. We hit the Soggy Dollar, sunned on a lone island,...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Mindy is not only a fantastic captain (her skills are second to none), but her attitude is the best, most customer oriented attitude I have ever come across. You and your family will have a wonderful time with Mindy!

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Hi Ray : We're heading there in a few weeks. I like the idea of this excursion. Did you pre-book this prior to your trip to SJVI...or is it something you could book once we get there and figure out of week in paradise?
10 March 2016|
Response from Lara H |
Hi Gayle - We definitely encourage you to book ahead. Especially during "high season", which is now:-) We look forward to hearing from you! Cheers, Lara
HI Big Blue, We are coming to St. John in late October 23-1st of November. Our friends will join us on the 25th -30th. There will be a total of 4 and would like to get some idea of chartering a boat and visiting some of the islands for the day. I would love to do a sailboat, however that darn motion sickness might get to me....All for suggestions and recommendations from your company as we are celebrating my 60th! Thank you
3 September 2015|
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Response from CaptSnorkel | Property representative |
Hi Catherine This is a common concern. In our 10 yrs of doing VI charters, I have had 2 guests on the powerboat have motion sickness.(both were also partially to much fun the night before!) We chose the Grady Whites... More
Romy C
Any suggestions for 7 adults and 2 kids (14 and 11)??...Im seeing a lot of max of 6- Thanks!
26 May 2015|
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Response from CaptSnorkel | Property representative |
Great question Well if you are over 6, you are able to rent the boat under a bareboat(demise) contract. it is like renting the boat yourselves and requesting one of our company captains (you choose) to be your guide. As... More