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“The Hi-Light of our trip to St. Thomas and St. John”
Review of Lion In Da Sun

Lion In Da Sun
Ranked #6 of 95 Tours in St. John
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Lion In Da Sun is a "Captained Powerboat Day Charter" business in the US Virgin Islands of St. John and St. Thomas. The days activities are completely up to you and might include island hopping in the British Islands such as Jost van Dyke, Sandy Spit, Norman Island, and Virgin Gorda among many others. You can incorporate world-class snorkeling, beaches, bars, and local lunch spots. The day is completely up to you!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 22 August 2011

This would be my 2nd outing with "Lion in Da Sun" The first was two years ago with friends and it was so good i booked again when i returned with the Husband and 4 children!!!! The oldest child is 14 and the youngest is 9. they are the toughest critics. It was unanimous that our day trip (roughly 8 hours) was the best part of our vacation!

We stayed at the Ritz Carlton on St. Thomas, and Captain Rick came right to the beach at the hotel to get us at 8:30 in the morning. We toured around St. John with a wonderful historical narrative!!! We snorkeled along the most beautiful beaches of St. John and then off to the British Virgin Islands!!!! The day included lunch at Foxy's Taboo, drinks at the Soggy Dollar and a swim on Sandy Spit!!!

The day with Captain Rick and the Lion In Da Sun truly was the hi-light of our week's stay in the Virgin Islands

Thank lisa d
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Reviewed 22 August 2011

We chartered "Lion In Da Sun" for two consecutive days in August and it was amazing! Captain Rick knew all the great snorkleing spots to go to, the famous shipwreck, and even all the little hidden coves. We had a great time on the boat getting to Jost Van Dyke, Soggy Dollar, and the Willy T. We even cruised all the way out to the Baths. The four of us would highly recommend booking with Captain Rick- he's a fun tour guide and a pretty good photographer- he snapped some great photos for us! We'll be sure to call him on our next trip back to St. John's....

Thank DaniGirl84
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Reviewed 16 August 2011

We spent a full day with Captain Rick and had a great time. Took a similar tour to others reviewed here...St. John shore, Norman Island, snorkeling at the Indians and Caves, lunch at the Willy T, Sandy Spit, and Jost Van Dyke. Our teenage children all had a great time and are anxious to do it again!

Thank fej70
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Reviewed 7 August 2011

Chartered day trip to BVI's including the Caves, Indian's and Jost Van Dyke - Soggy Dollar. Capt Rick was on time as promised with all the gear we need, great conversation, and kept us on a timetable to see everything we wanted. Very good boat - lots of fun. Enjoyed it so much scheduled to do again with other familiy members in August.

Thank philip_snipes
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Reviewed 6 August 2011

Capt. Rick - what a great guy. He made us feel comfortable and laughed the entire day. Oh and did I mention we spent the day bar hopping to bars of our choice in the BVI's. Even the rain did not spoil our day or the memories we made with our friends including Capt. Rick.

We will be visiting St. John again next year and will book again with Lion in Da Sun.

Thank vol_crazy_17
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