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Antigua Reef Riders Self-Drive Boat and Snorkeling Tour

Highlights
  • Antigua boat tour and snorkel experience supervised by a guide in the lead
  • Self-driving boats and snorkel equipment provided to explore Cades Reef
  • Bottled water ensures passengers stay hydrated during the trip
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Antigua Reef Riders Self-Drive Boat and Snorkeling Tour
From US$130.00
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Antigua Reef Riders Self-Drive Boat and Snorkeling Tour
From US$130.00
Overview
Drive your own inflatable Reef Rider boat to explore the West Coast of Antigua. This 10-foot (3-meter) boat is compact enough to access the smallest and shallowest lagoons, teeming with marine life. Slip on the provided mask, fins, and snorkel to dive in and see the wrasse, stingrays, lobster, and parrotfish that inhabit the reef. A guide accompanies your group the whole time to ensure your safety and comfort.
What to Expect
Begin your day's adventure with convenient pickup from your hotel and then enjoy a quick island tour on the way to Jolly Harbour. Meet your guide and listen to an in-depth orientation and safety briefing on your inflatable, 2-person boat with a 25-horsepower motor. Get fitted for a life vest and snorkeling equipment and then jump into your boat with your partner and off you go. Follow your guide (in their own boat) through the marina and out into the open water, where you can hit the gas and really get up some speed.
On the way to Cades Reef, take in views of Darkwood Beach, Fryes Bay, and Valley Church Bay. Upon arrival at Cades Reef, slip into your snorkel gear and spend about 45 minutes exploring Antigua's National Marine Park, home to a variety of fish and other marine life.
Back on the boat, head toward the mainland. During the return trip, you can attempt some boat tricks, such as doughnuts and figure eights, under the supervision of your guide. Arrive at the marina and transfer to your tour coach for drop-off back at your hotel.
Reviews (200)
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Reviewed yesterday
Hell of a way to send a few hours

We tried to book the trip through our cruise line but was fully booked. Booked direct very quick and easy. Collected from ship quay as planned great friendly driver arrived at Jolly Harbour and was greeted by the team. Very clear on the activities and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Colin B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Great fun would thoroughly recommend

We tried to book this excursion on the cruise but all the slots were full so we called directly and luckily there was availability. They were friendly right from the first phone call :-). The price from the cruise ship is pretty much the same...More

Thank Nicki-2009
Reviewed 6 days ago
Could have been great...

My husband and I were super excited to go on this excursion and booked it even before getting to Antigua. Unfortunately, the waves were so big that it really affected the experience. The ride was terrifying and my body was sore for a few days...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bannon37
Reviewed 6 days ago
Great Adventure

My wife and I had a fantastic time with Tigger as our tour guide. He was very informative and he made the trip and the snorkeling a fantastic way to see a little bit of what Antigua has to offer.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Island_1179
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Snorkel Adventure !!

We did the Reef Riders and totally enjoyed it. We were staying at Starfish Jolly Resort and Reef Riders picked us up at the gate in a golf cart to zip around to Jolly Harbour. We had Tiggr as our guide and he was awesome...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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FairlaneHT
20 February 2019|
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Response from Reef_Riders | Property representative |
Hi. We operate up to 5 tours a day depending upon demand. Our earliest tour starts at 9.00am and would get you back on dry land by midday.
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DayTrip167778
28 December 2018|
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Response from Reef_Riders | Property representative |
Hi. You can book directly on TripAdvisor/Viator and the price includes hotel or port pick up and drop off. Alternatively you can book directly on our own website and select your hotel from the drop down menu to pre-book your... More
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