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Having capacity and seating for up to 12 passengers, “Island Roots” offers the most affordable private day charter in its’ class! Spacious, seaworthy and incredibly stable, our vessel is perfectly suited for Caribbean island hopping. You’ll find comfortable wrap-around cushioned seating in the bow as well as plenty of protection from the sun under our extended shade bimini in the stern.

The boat is equipped with a 125 quart YETI cooler stocked with ice and bottled drinking water, a wet bar station for mixing your favorite cocktails, TERVIS tumblers and stainless steel beer koozies for keeping your drinks cold (BYOB).

Powered by twin 250hp Yamaha outboards, the boat cruises in the 25-30mph to get you quickly and comfortably to your preferred destinations. Meanwhile, our top of the line JL AUDIO sound system with subwoofer and bluetooth connectivity will have you jamming all day!

Complementary snorkeling equipment for all sizes (including children) is provided as well as pool noodles, snorkel vests, mask defogger and fish identification books. Our large boarding platform and easy to use ladder allows for seamless entry and exit to the water.

Stop At:

• Soggy Dollar Bar, White Bay, VG1160 Jost Van Dyke
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Important Information
Departure Point
North Shore Road, N Shore Rd, St John 00830, USVI

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup and drop-off from the Cruz Bay National Park Service Headquarters unless otherwise noted. The small square parking lot immediately across from Morgans Mango and Margarita Phil’s is the best place to unload guests and gear. There are a number of free and pay to park areas throughout Cruz Bay.

Cruz Bay, St. John
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Licensed Captain
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Gratuities
  • Customs and Immigration Fees
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Captain Jason is awesome! Day trip to the BVI, Soggy, Sandy Spit, a private 400 yr old Rum distillery tasting, circumvent St John, amazing snorkel stops including hurricane hole , don't forget Lime Out with the best tacos ever! Best day trip ever! Not only...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jackiemac911
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Jason and Island Roots Charters came highly recommended from another charter captain and he did not disappoint. As frequent visitors to the islands, we had an itinerary in mind and Jason was more than happy to meet our requests as well as add some ideas...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Dannydezeeuw
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our trip with Captain Jason so much, we booked him a 2nd TIME during our stay in STJ. Jason is absolutely the best!! We provided places we’d love to see, and Jason created the perfect day! He is extremely knowledgeable and professional, and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Danillagorilla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went on our honeymoon to St. John and hired Island Roots for a day trip. Captain Jason put together a customized itinerary of fun for us. We started the day snorkeling and followed with a trip to the BVI which included...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Betsy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jason absolutely created an amazing day for four landlocked couples from Illinois - every destination was spot-on, the boat is amazingly comfortable and fun and Jason was accommodating, engaged and became part of our group. Unforgettable day!

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