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Big Blue Excursions

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Address: Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-201-3045
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Charter your Private Power boat for groups of 2-11 passengers or enjoy a...

Charter your Private Power boat for groups of 2-11 passengers or enjoy a Sailing Adventure with us! It's your way every day on Big Blue's 31 foot Grady Whites "Gypsea Girl" or "Big Blue". Or sail our 37 foot Tayana sailboat "Papillon". Vessels are roomy and comfortable for your private group. We'll help you design the perfect itinerary for your group and create the best day of your vacation!

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Best Sailing Experience without the hassles

If you like to sail the Caribbean, with no hassles or work (you are on vacation!), have a captain when needed, but the privacy of your own charter boat, THIS IS YOUR... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sarasota, Florida

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like to sail the Caribbean, with no hassles or work (you are on vacation!), have a captain when needed, but the privacy of your own charter boat, THIS IS YOUR TICKET! Captain Mindy is great, with great suggestions and recommendations. Perfect for a small family, or just a couple that enjoys boating and privacy!

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Thank southerncross2016
California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have been out with Captain Mindy several times now and just returned from another great trip today. As always we had a wonderful day on the water. Mindy is very knowledgable and an incredible host. Quiet, secluded snorkeling spots, good lunch stops, whatever you want. That's the best part. Forget the booze cruz and the party... More 

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Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took 2 trips within 2 weeks with Big Blue Excursions. Both trips we had Cody and Amelia as our Captain and First Mate. This was the first time we chartered with this company. Each of the 2 trips we had different friends with us. Both times we had a fun time. They can handle the boat very well and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We are frequent visitors to St John and always charter a private excursion. It's a must do while visiting the Virgin Islands. We have used Big Blue several times and are never disappointed. Last year we booked a last minute trip and unfortunately Big Blue was booked solid so we had no choice to try another highly rated charter company.... More 

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Thank Jack W
Barcelona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

big blue made this impossibility a possibility by using their expert knowledge of the area created a wonderful itinerary for the day based on weather. it was fun to dance in between the rain storms in the boat. it should be a sport;)

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indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We love Captain Mindy and Big Blue Excursions. Wonderful hospitality and so much fun! This trip we were vacationing with another family and a combined 4 little boys age 8 and under. Mindy was great with the kids and the boat trip day was everyone's favorite from our group. We are returning in January with some other couples and are... More 

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Brookville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We have used Captain Mindy and Big Blue Excursions for several trips over the years and once again they did not disappoint! It was a great trip from start to finish. Captain Mindy is a fantastic hostess and tour guide. She was wonderful with our kids (4 energetic little boys) and showed us such a great time. We are returning... More 

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Perfection from beginning to end. Captain Mindy is very knowledgeable about everything in the Virgin Islands; sea life, history and the best places to snorkel. We were picked up and dropped off at our hotel's beach on 2 separate days. Big Blue offers the most personal service on the water and a price tag that beats the big tour groups.

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Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Our third trip with Mindy and what a trip it was. Amazing snorkeling at the Indians, a barrel roll at the Baths and a late afternoon Painkiller at the Soggy Dollar Bar. A great tour on a very comfortable boat captained by a very reliable and knowledgeable Mindy. Big Blue again provided a very personalized boating experience of the Virgin... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

What a great excursion we had with Captain Mindy! She took up a lot of time with my family, ensuring we were seeing the areas that were of interest to us. She was very knowledgable about the area and took us to some exciting areas! She was terrific with my 7 year old son! This excursion was the highlight of... More 

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