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Main island Tortola is known for its full-moon parties and sailing prowess. Billionaires and yachties swoon over Virgin Gorda and its magical rocks. Anegada floats in a remote reef and has a hammock waiting for those serious about unplugging. And who can resist little Jost Van Dyke, the ‘barefoot island’ where Main St is a calypso-wafting beach?

The islands have a quirky edge, and despite all the fancy boats and celebrity visitors, they remain relatively undeveloped.

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$154.99 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Cruise to British Virgin Islands from St Thomas or St John

This tour takes you to the Baths in Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke.  This Full day tour brings you to the best of the best in the British Virgin Islands. Start your day with a boat ride from St Thomas and St John. During the trip, enjoy a continental breakfast. Dock at the Baths on the island of Virgin Gorda, 1.2 miles (2 km) from Spanish Town, one of the largest towns in the British Virgin Islands. Thanks to massive rock formations on the white sand beach, the baths are actually a fun, natural water park of tidal pools, arches, hidden grottoes and tunnels. Next, enjoy lunch at "The Top of the Baths" where the view is AMAZING!   Next stop is Jost Van Dyke. Spend the rest of the day exploring the beach or check out the  "Soggy Dollar Bar" and indulge in a PAINKILLER. This tour includes a continental breakfast, open bar, snorkeling equipment and snacks.  The boat has a state of the art restroom, shade, sundeck, Captain and Crew.    Our tour lets you enjoy more time at the Baths & Jost Van Dyke, than any other tour company in the Virgin Islands.

$30 Shore Excursions

St Thomas Shore Excursion: Shopping, Sightseeing and Beach

When you disembark from your cruise ship, your energetic tour guide will welcome you with a warm smile and bring you to the heart of St Thomas at Charlotte Amalie. Hundreds of duty-free shops line the streets of Charlotte Amalie, and you’ll be free to browse and stock up on souvenirs. Depending on your selected departure time, you'll enjoy either 3-, 2- or 1-hour of shopping. 9am departures allow 3 hours, 10am departures allow two and 11am departures allow 1 hour of shopping. Amble down Main Street and the waterfront to find unique local goods and great deals on jewelry, clothing and electronics. Try some local delicacies at a nearby restaurant before you head out on your safari taxi for some St Thomas sightseeing. Be ready to sing along to lively music as you make your way to your first destination. At noon, meet up with the rest of the tour from the 2 other departure times to begin your adventure. First up is the summit of Mountain Top, at 1,547 feet (471 meters) above sea level. On the drive up, you’ll make various stops to capture the breathtaking views. Your guide will provide you with the history and culture of St Thomas, and at each stop, you’ll hear expert commentary of the key places of interest. You’ll get fantastic views overlooking Blackbeard’s Castle, a real pirate tower, and the surrounding isles of the US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands. From Mountain Top, you’ll see Magens Bay and its glorious beach, one of the top-rated in the world.You can finish your shore excursion at the end of your sightseeing tour, or upgrade to include a trip to the St Thomas beach of your choice. Choose from Sapphire Beach, Magens Bay or Coki Point Beach, and spend the rest of your time in port swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving or simply relaxing on the smooth white sand.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to Port of St Thomas for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. See our terms and conditions for full details.

$105 Shore Excursions

Road Town to Jost Van Dyke: Boat to Beach Swim Shore Excursion

Enjoy snorkeling in the warm, Caribbean Sea while in port in Road Town on this relaxing shore excursion! Depart from your cruise ship and hop on a bus for a ride to Tortola's west end. From there, take a ride in a water taxi to one of the British Virgin Islands’ most beautiful beaches.Spend time in the waters close to the shore of Jost Van Dyke, where you'll snorkel in crystal-clear Caribbean waters and see marine life up close. Once you've made it back to beach, you'll have time to relax on the white-sand, soak up the sun and enjoy the magnificent scenery.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Road Town port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

$91.50 Day Trips & Excursions

St John Island Sightseeing Tour from St Thomas

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Cruz Bay Visitor Center, Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands St. John is the most natural island of all the Virgin Islands, thanks to the generous donation of the Laurence Rockefeller, who gifted land to create the Virgin Islands National Park. The park is three quarters of the island and can never be developed. Also on St. John you will find some of the top beaches in the world. Pass By: Annaberg Sugar Plantation, Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, U.S. Virgin IslandsOne of the stops. Pass By: Caneel Bay, Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, U.S. Virgin IslandsThis is just an overlooking stop. Pass By: Trunk Bay, Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, U.S. Virgin IslandsThis is your final stop. A day in the sand.

$44.99 Shore Excursions

Road Town Shore Beef Island Beach Day

Meet at the taxi dispatch center next to Aromas Cigar Bar, and enjoy a relaxing 25-minute ride from the Road Town cruise port on Tortola to Beef Island.Before reaching the beach, your driver stops briefly at Trellis Bay Market so you can pick up a few things for the day you might want such as water, sodas, and beers (own expense). Once you arrive at Beef Beach, relax, and soak up the sun on the island’s gorgeous remote beaches and take in stunning coastal views. This is the perfect way to spend the day in port on the beach of Beef island. You'll have the option to snorkel (own expense) in the Caribbean waters and admire the variety of tropical marine life and colorful reefs.Please note there are no beach chairs or vendors on this beach, but you can arrange for beach chairs or snorkel gear rental before arriving with your local contact.Your day ends four hours later with a ride back to your original departure point.

$80 Water Sports

Magic Mangrove Paddle in Beef Island Lagoon

Rendezvous at the secret starting point on Beef Island. Whether coming by car or taxi, we'll give you detailed directions on where to meet. After a brief safety talk, we'll fit you with all the equipment you need – life vests, paddles and your choice of kayak or SUP. First we get used to the craft. SUP only takes about 10 mins to learn, kayaking much less, and we'll happily offer expert tips on how to proceed. Then we'll head outside the fringing reef with its vibrant corals and sea fans. In this deeper water we might see turtles, rays and schools of bonito or jacks. Once at the entrance, we'll paddle into the lagoon itself. Here the water is shallow and clear. To maximize visibility we'll head to whichever edge is best protected from the breeze – areas of completely still water offering a lens into the underwater world. A word on seeing fish: we don't ever feed the marine life. We respect the untouched nature of this ecosystem, preferring not to interfere. For this reason, we can't guarantee that we'll see baby sharks because that is up to nature!From the larger main lagoon we'll paddle into a shallow area full of baby mangroves. This is an excellent place to spot wildlife and crazy creatures like the caseopea andromeda. Next we'll head through the most dense part of the mangrove forest, taking our time to see what's swimming around. Keep your eyes skyward too, looking out for numerous types of birds from pelicans to mangrove cuckoos and even a pair of ospreys.Midway through the paddle we'll enjoy walking around on a small coral island. The atoll perfectly shows the dynamic physical and biological processes that create these lagoons and this complex environment. It's also a great time for visitors to ask your local guide questions and learn about everything from the modern BVI to the real tales of pirates on the islands. We won't overload you, but if you have areas of interest about the BVI, we can offer informed insights.Once back on the water, we'll continue nosing into nooks, crannies and deep coves in the mangrove network. Soon, the loop is almost complete and after 20-30 minutes, you'll be back at the start. The total excursion time is about 1.5-2 hours. While seeing the marine life highlights - turtles, barracuda, rays and sharks - is something that attracts potential customers, by the end of the paddle, almost everyone is truly thrilled by the location itself and the serenity of this immersive experience in nature.