If you are planning a trip to St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands (SJVS), and lots of ocean fun, look no further. Salty Dog Day Sails has a boat (or catamaran) and a tour that will fit your needs. They offer private and public tours in and around St. John that are comfortable and affordable while providing amazing snorkeling and sailing experiences.
If you are a snorkeler or sailing enthusiast, then you already know that St. John is a paradise! Most of the waters surrounding St. John are part of the Virgin Islands National Park and Coral Reef Monument, and these pristine waters provide perfect options for both sailing and snorkeling.
Salty Dog Day Sails has trips staying in US waters and some that venture into “foreign” waters for trips to the British Virgin Islands. Trips in US waters include full-day sailing trips with a day of sailing, snorkeling and beautiful scenery in the pristine waters of the national park. Head to Waterlemon Cay or try the PizzaPi Snorkel Sail trip. The PizzaPi trip tours St. John, St. Thomas and neighboring cays, with a lunch and snorkel stop at PizzaPi in Christmas Cove. For some of the best snorkeling on the island, take the tour that includes Waterlemon Cay. A rocky beach with calm waters and lots of fish, dolphins, turtles and octopi in the coral reef, this is a picturesque paradise. When you are tired of swimming with the turtles, you can hike around the four plantation ruins.
Jost Van Dyke (JVD to the locals) is the smallest of the four main British Virgin Islands and is home to Great Harbour, one of the busiest ports in the British Virgin Islands. Located on JVD in White Bay is the Famous Soggy Dollar Bar, origin of the world renowned Painkiller. Salty Dog Day Sails’ JVD-BVI trips begin with a snorkeling stop in US waters, then everyone heads over to JVD for shopping, lunch, drinks and fun.
If you aren’t sure about your “sea-worthiness” or just want a more mellow ocean ride, you can book your tour on a catamaran, since they provide a stable, flatter boating experience. Or, if you are feeling the need for speed, charter one of the Salty Dog Day Sails’ sporty powerboats. Both options have shaded areas and newly renovated bathrooms for your boating pleasure. You can book space on a public trip (even those are limited to 12 passengers, so you won’t be crowded). Or book a private trip – where the boat is yours for the day, with an itinerary based on your requests. Either way, this is the perfect way to snorkel your way around the islands. And, Salty Dog Day Sails can provide dive-quality mask and adjustable fins if you don’t have yours with you. Plus, every snorkel stop is guided by their expert instructors, so you will be safe while snorkeling with the turtles.
Visit the Salty Dog Day Sails website for more information on the tours, to learn about the crew and find out what to bring on your trip. Book your St. John ocean adventure with the locally owned and operated Salty Dog Day Sails on their easy-to-use online activity picker and availability calendar, use their online email booking contact form, or just give them a call at 1-320-244-7290.
Let Salty Dog Day Sails help you get away from the crowds and fall in love with the islands today. And for help finding that perfect get away home-away-from-home, look no further than Cimmaron St. John Vacation Villas & Condos. Visit our website for available rentals and more information on booking your best vacation ever!