A day on the water is always recommended and is often the highlight of a St. John vacation. Whether you’re looking for group or private charters, power or sail boat, British Virgin Islands or local trips, we can assist you with planning and reserving a memorable excursion. Below you will find a few of the many options available to you when booking charters for boating and fishing excursions. Our experienced concierge staff will help you find and reserve the right charter for you.
Please contact our Concierge for assistance in reserving a charter for boating and fishing, scuba diving or snorkeling adventures by submitting a request here or by calling 340-715-2666.
Sea More Luxury Yacht Charters
Full day private charters for up to 12 passengers
Includes: Captain, first mate, continental breakfast, open bar, snorkel gear, and cost of fuel
This 42′ motor vessel specializes in BVI trips and for groups of 7-12 represent one of the best deals on the island. Enjoy the sun or shade, as there is plenty of seating and room for storage, a bar, a toilet and a fresh water shower. Norman Island, Tortola, Jost Van Dyke and Virgin Gorda are all spots to consider as you plan your day aboard Sea More.
Full day private charter for up to 12 passengers
Includes: Captain, first mate, open bar, morning and afternoon snacks, and snorkel gear
Southern Hospitality is a beautiful 46 foot Sea Ray motor yacht with gorgeous accommodations, a large galley, covered indoor seating and two full bathrooms. There is comfortable seating on the aft deck for several guests as well as a large bow with a sun pad. There is air conditioning above and below deck for ultimate comfort. An experienced captain and crew will take you where you want to go within local waters or to the British Virgin Islands.
Half day and full day charters for up to 6 passengers
Includes: Large cooler, dry storage, fresh water rinse, stereo with aux cable and Bluetooth, cabin, marine head
ResidenSea is a top of the line 35’ Scout that is available for full day local or BVI charters. Currently one of the best values available for private charters, ResidenSea is a great option whether you want to stay local for some great snorkeling, explore Jost Van Dyke, Scrub Island, or Norman Island, or head out to Virgin Gorda to see the Baths. The boat provides a large amount of shaded seating with an extended Bimini top in the back and great seating up front for the sun lovers.
Full day group charter to BVI
Includes: Continental breakfast, open bar after snorkel stop, snorkel equipment and instruction
If you want to see the British Virgin Islands but aren’t sure which islands to visit, Bad Kitty is the way to go! In one day trip you can see 4 islands in 5 stops: Spanish Town and The Baths on Virgin Gorda, lunch on Cooper Island, snorkeling at Norman Island, and an afternoon at White Bay on Jost Van Dyke.
Bad Kitty and Bad Kitty 2 are 49 foot power catamarans built to provide both speed and comfort. Enjoy the ride on the top sun deck or inside in the shade. The boat is equipped with fresh water for rinsing off and a stern stairway providing easy access in and out of the water.
Half day, full day, Jost Van Dyke, sunset sails, and private charters
Public trips include: Open bar, snorkel gear, light snacks
Kekoa is a beautiful and unique 55 foot hand built catamaran with black sails, silver hulls, and a deck that glows blue at night. She has ample seating on the deck including comfortable bean bag chairs and hammocks, plus plenty of space in the shaded cockpit where there is also a wet bar and a bathroom. For easy water access, there is a stairway that lowers right into the water. Kekoa offers half day morning and afternoon or full day St. John local sailing trips which are all fantastic for families with children, romantic sunset sails, an exciting day trip to Jost Van Dyke, and a unique combination snorkel and sunset sail.
PRIVATE CHARTER SAILBOATS
Cloud 9 Sailing Adventures
Half day, full day, Jost Van Dyke, sunset sails, and private charters for up to 10 passengers
Includes: Open bar, snorkel gear, snacks and lunch (on full day local trips only)
There are two Cloud 9s — both luxurious Beneteau sailing sloops. Each offers comfortable shaded seating under its Bimini top as well as ample sun drenched relaxation on the spacious foredeck. The swim platform of the back provides easy water access for swimming and snorkeling. There is also a bathroom down below
Charter Yacht Long Distance
Half day and full day local sails for up to 12 passengers
Includes: Lunch, open bar
A wonderful option for our Coral Bay and East End guests, Charter Yacht Long Distance leaves out of the dock behind the Coral Bay fire station. Sailing on the east side of St. John allows you to take advantage of the steady trade winds and provides stunning views of Norman Island, Peter Island, Tortola, and Virgin Gorda.
DINGHY RENTAL, DIVING & FISHING
Half day (9 – 12 or 1 – 4) or Full day (9 – 4) trips available
Includes: Dry storage on the boat, waterproof map for navigation
For the sporty D.I.Y. type, a dinghy rental can be a less expensive and fun way to see the island from the water. You depart from Cruz Bay and can venture along the north shore of St. John as far east as Waterlemon Cay. This gives you access to all of the primary beaches along the north shore, Salomon and Honeymoon beaches which are otherwise only accessible by trail, and snorkel spots that you can only get to by boat like Whistling Cay, Henley Cay, and Turtle Bay. The renter must be at least 21 year old and have open water boating experience.
Double Header Sportfishing
Half Day, 3/4 Day, Full Day, and Marlin Trips are all available
Includes: All necessary fishing equipment, bait, ice, water and beer
Double Header offers inshore or offshore trips either their 40’ fishing boat or one of their two 35’ center consoles. The boats include all modern electronics, a marine head, and shaded seating. Typical fish caught during inshore trips include tarpon, kingfish, yellowtail snapper, rainbow runner, shark and more. Those looking for a bigger thrill can head offshore and fish for mahi-mahi, tuna, wahoo, or marlin. You get the added bonus of taking your catch home to prepare and grill at your villa.
Low Key Watersports
Daily dive trips in the morning or afternoon
Includes: Dive equipment
Low Key Watersports is a PADI five-star IDC facility and offers numerous dive and snorkel trips that go out daily. If you aren’t certified and are interested in taking the class, join their Discover SCUBA course. If you are already certified head out for two tank dives in the morning or afternoon. Night dives, wreck dives and shore dives are also available!