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Address: Road Town, Road Town VG1110, Tortola
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+1 284-541-7541

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Great Day Off the Ship

Rather than a bus of people on a fixed itinerary, we opted to hire a local driver with a small 6 passenger air conditioned van for the 3 people in our group. Karl Scatliffe picked... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Powell, Ohio
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Do not use this bus and taxi company. Do not use shore fox. We arrived at the scheduled time. They were late. He said he was five minutes away. We waited more. He finally arrived. He told us they were waiting on another group because the minimum was 10. We had 9 and had been confined for three months. The... More 

Thank TwoAndAHalfBuckeyes
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rather than a bus of people on a fixed itinerary, we opted to hire a local driver with a small 6 passenger air conditioned van for the 3 people in our group. Karl Scatliffe picked us up at the ship and was very engaging from the minute we entered the van. He was quite knowledgable about the history of the... More 

Thank chartsfo
Prosper, Texas
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121 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

After much research I decided to book the Tortola Island Adventure Tour with Scatos. Much cheaper than through cruise line and apparently a much better tour. Had no problem locating where to meet - everyone at pier is more than happy to help with directions. Karl greeted us and off we went for the best day of our trip. He... More 

Thank WDWfan81
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54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I booked Scato's after much research. We just wanted a brief tour of the area since we had never been to Tortola and then a drop off at Smuggler's Cove with an arranged pick up time. Brief tour was key and longer time at beach. Karl got back to me quicker then everyone else and was easy to communicate with... More 

Thank Ice Cream Lady
Grove, Oklahoma
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56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We missed our cruise ship and flew to Tortola to await its arrival. Ishmael met us at the airport and helped with our bags and transfer to the Moorings Marina Inn. We enjoyed his commentary and good, clear English, so we made arrangements to spend the next day touring with him. We took a fun, open air bus with a... More 

3 Thank Patti Beth A
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Nothing boing here. It was an absolutely delightful day with Scato. We got so much history of the island, viewed a number of scenic overviews, toured the rum making facility, spent time on a private beach. This was one of the best tours we have ever taken. Well worth the time .

3 Thank labminneapolis
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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372 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We booked and paid for a museum tour online ($174) instead of with the cruise company as we were hoping for a more local and less commercial experience. We confirmed the meeting place by way of separate email. We had a reminder email. We were in the meeting place in plenty of time before our 10am tour start. By 10.30... More 

6 Thank pugdoggy5
Albany, New York
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Do not bother to book a shore excursion with any cruise ship; You can get a great tour of the Island with Karl at less than half the price. Tour lasted almost 3 hours and we saw the mountain peaks, the views, beach, rum distillery and more. Also Good history and enjoyable fun overall. Exceeded our expectations

5 Thank ZTravels2010
Horseshoe Bay, Texas
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80 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Karl and His son, Kaleem, gave us a good tour of the island. We enjoyed the superb views and the history of the island. We ended the tour with ample time for personal shopping.

1 Thank Bill L
Arlington, Texas
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

What a great day in Tortola with Karl. Our family of 6 adults took a private tour. Karl was a wonderful host and took us on a complete tour of the island in 2.5 hours providing great historical, cultural commentary and plenty of info on the local flora and fauna with plenty of photo stops. Its a bit confusing getting... More 

4 Thank polstermills

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