St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

The US Virgin Islands are America's paradise, offering an easygoing blend of island ways and American practicality. St. Thomas, capital of the island group, offers every imaginable sport: snorkeling, golfing, hiking, and sailing. Just a few miles away lay St. John and Virgin Islands National Park. Stunning mountain scenery, crystalline waters, and white-sand beaches with palms swaying in the breeze - the US Virgin Islands are truly a slice of paradise. The harbor is easily one of the Caribbean's most scenic. The United States purchased the Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million in gold. St. Thomas has a reputation as a duty free-mecca for shopping.

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Points of Interest

  • Magens Bay
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Coral World
  • Mountain Top
  • Skyride to Paradise Point
  • St. John
  • Snorkeling & Diving
  • Downtown Charlotte Amalie
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  • Magens Bay

    One of the world's best beaches as selected by "National Geographic" magazine.

  • Outdoor Adventure

    Nature lovers and thrill seekers will enjoy St. Thomas's diverse landscapes, which offer a variety of outdoor adventures – from zipline, kayaking down a underwater scooter excursion.

  • Coral World

    This 4.5-acre marine park offers an underwater observatory with 360-degree views of fish and other sea creatures, and the opportunity to pet sharks and hand feed stingrays.

  • Mountain Top

    This totally rebuilt mecca on top of a mountain, features souvenir shopping and excellent views of St. Thomas and its neighboring islands. It is considered to be the birthplace of the banana daiquiri.

  • Skyride to Paradise Point

    The St. Thomas Skyride to Paradise Point, a modern aerial cable car, offers the best sightseeing in the Virgin Islands. Skyride for an eight minute ride to the top, located 700 feet above sea level, where on your own, you'll enjoy boutiques, a bar featuring the famous Bushwhacker drink, a grill for lunch and spectacular views of cruise ships.

  • St. John

    The smallest of the U.S. Virgin Islands is only a 30-minute ferry ride away. Two thirds of the island is a national park. Annaberg Sugar Plantation Ruins and Trunk Bay are two favorite sights.

  • Snorkeling & Diving

    The island's underwater world is beautifully unveiled to both snorkelers and divers, exhibiting sunken boat wrecks, breathtaking coral reefs and a colorful spectrum of marine life.

  • Downtown Charlotte Amalie

    Downtown Charlotte Amalie offers an impressive array of shops catering to cruise ship passengers.

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Skyride to Paradise Point

3 hours | St. Thomas | STT-180
  • Skyride to Paradise Point

Up, up and away! Ride the aerial cable car up Flag Hill to Paradise Point, 700 feet above sea level. While the tour's activity level is easy, please be advised there are several steps to climb to get to the Skyride's departure point. Once at the top, enjoy commanding views of the harbor and your ship. There is plenty of time to browse the shops at Paradise Point and enjoy a frozen beverage and lunch. The Skyride is located across the street from Havensight Mall. Transportation to and from Paradise Point is your own responsibility and is not included in the price of the tour, but it is just a short 5-10 minute walk from ship. The Skyride's hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (closing time of the tram varies day by day). Come and go at your leisure but don't forget to bring your camera!

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Harbor Safari, Shopping & City Explorer

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-275
  • Downtown Charlotte Amalie

Relax and take in the sights on a scenic cruise through the harbor of pretty Charlotte Amalie, a fun and relaxed way to see the sights and gain insight into the history and heritage of St. Thomas. Your half-day tour includes three hours of independent exploration of the dazzling array of duty-free shops. Once you reach land, stroll the area to find the latest fashions as well as jewelry, perfume, china, and electronics all at duty-free prices. At your own expense, you may pause for a snack and explore other attractions, including the Kongens (Kings) Quarter, featuring several national landmarks dating back to the 1600s. Return on a regularly scheduled harbor cruise.

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St. Thomas Island Drive

2 hours | St. Thomas | STT-130
  • Mountain Top

Enjoy the highlights of St. Thomas. Sit back and relax as you travel along mountainous roads, notably Skyline Drive, which boasts idyllic views. Soon, you'll drive up a twisting, winding road to Mountain Top, birthplace of the banana daiquiri and home to a wide array of duty-free shops. Once you disembark, you'll be greeted by lively Caribbean music and never-ending vistas. Have your camera ready as you walk out onto the observation deck. Situated 1,200 feet above sea level, it's the perfect spot to capture this dazzling panorama of earth, sea and sky. Photos taken, feel free to shop before continuing on to Drake's Seat lookout, which boasts postcard worthy photos of Magens Bay, hailed as one of the top 10 beaches in the world by National Geographic magazine. On the way back to the ship, you can stop in Charlotte Amalie for independent sightseeing and return at your leisure.

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Magens Bay Beach & Scenic Drive

2.75 hours | St. Thomas | STT-280
  • Magens Bay

Bask in the warm Caribbean sun at Magens Bay, hailed by National Geographic magazine as one of the top 10 beaches in the world. Your tour begins as you travel along Skyline Drive, witnessing breathtaking panoramas of Charlotte Amalie harbor, the Caribbean Sea, and the British Virgin Islands, en route. You'll stop at Drake's Seat, a vantage point that offers commanding down-island views of Magens Bay and the surrounding U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Legend has it that this is the site where Sir Francis Drake himself once viewed his fleet. You'll continue on to Magens Bay, where you will enjoy approximately two hours of sun and fun in the crystalline waters, white-sand beaches, and palm-fringed coastline of this magnificent heart-shaped beach. After relaxing at the beach, you'll continue to downtown Charlotte Amalie for wonderful duty-free shopping. When you are finished with your free time of shopping, head back to the ship via your prearranged return transportation.

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Mountain Top, Magens Bay Beach & Vistas

5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-105
  • Magens Bay
  • Mountain Top

Spend a fascinating full day delving into the best that St. Thomas has to offer, awe inspiring views, a world class beach, historical locations and fantastic shopping. Travel along scenic Skyline Drive in your open-air safari bus, take in the spectacular down island views from Mountain Top. Continue to gorgeous Magens Bay, where you'll spend approximately two hours swimming and relaxing on the powder-soft sand. Next, travel to the historic Downtown & Kongens Quarter where you'll discover the island's legacy of pirates and slavery as you peruse several National Landmark Properties and historic manor houses dating back to the late 1600s. From here, and at your leisure, start your self-guided historic walking tour down to Main Street, where you're free to shop. Meet the transportation at the designated time and return to the ship.

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St. John On Your Own

4.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-295
  • St. John

Boarding shipside, cutting out the hassle of taxis and transportation, board the lovely "ISLAND GIRL" for a scenic cruise along the south coast of St Thomas, passing beaches and coves and the Yacht Club, Christmas Cove and Great St James islands. We cruise across Pillsbury Sound to the magical island of St John.

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The Legendary Kon Tiki Harbor and Beach Cruise

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-615

Beat the traffic and climb aboard the Kon-Tiki to join one of the most popular tours in the Caribbean for a great all-ages adventure. The Kon-Tiki provides thrilling under-the-sea views from her three viewing boxes set amidst a festive atmosphere. Cruise the calm harbor waters of Charlotte Amalie, enjoy a complimentary fruit punch and listen to the live calypso band. During a leisurely turn about the harbor, take in numerous historic sights. The boat will stop over a coral reef and lower the glass-bottom viewers so you can see a colorful array of tropical sea life. Then, belly up to Honeymoon Bay's white-sand beach and spend an hour swimming, strolling on the sand, or simply sitting under the swaying palm trees taking it all in. On your cruise homeward, enjoy live music, dancing, games, and even a limbo contest. Return to the harbor with a camera full of memories!

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Paradise Point Aerial Ride & Mountain Top

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-110
  • Magens Bay
  • Mountain Top
  • Skyride to Paradise Point

Get a unique perspective on St. Thomas from hilltop views and from an aerial cable car. Your 3.5-hour tour begins as you board an open-air safari bus for a scenic drive to the newly renovated Mountain Top, home to the famous banana daiquiri. Take in commanding views across Magens Bay with St. John and the British Virgin Islands in the distance. Next, travel along Skyline Drive for the most breathtaking vistas in the Caribbean and Atlantic Ocean. Then, board the St. Thomas Skyride, a modern aerial cable car to Paradise Point. It's an eight-minute ride to the top, located 700 feet above sea level, where on your own, you'll enjoy stellar views, boutiques, and a bar featuring the famous Bushwhacker drink. Your tour concludes at the base of the Skyride. Your return trip back to the pier will be at your leisure and by foot.

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Sunset Catamaran Cruise

2 hours | St. Thomas | STT-680
  • Outdoor Adventure

Sunset sail: two words that conjure up an idyllic experience of mystical beauty. Discover St. Thomas's quieter side on an approximately two-hour excursion across Charlotte Amalie harbor. From the pier, you'll board the 65-foot "Castaway Girl" catamaran. As your captain casts off, enjoy a glass of champagne, rum or soda and a variety of snacks. Listen to the sounds of soft music as you sail past historic Hassel Island. Located on the western edge of the harbor, it was used in the 18th and 19th centuries to defend the busy port. Also within view is Water Island, the fourth-largest U.S. Virgin Island. Once a secret hiding spot for pirates, today it's the perfect island getaway. Sit back and relax as the sun slowly sets and the lights of Charlotte Amalie flicker across the hillside competing with the early evening stars-a signal that it's time to return to the harbor.

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Locals' Night Island Sunset Party at Paradise Point

4 hours | St. Thomas | STT-190
  • Skyride to Paradise Point

A relaxed and fun evening among friendly locals awaits you and your fellow cruise mates on a four hour adventure that makes the most of your balmy evening ashore. Just a short walk across the street from port brings you to the Skyride, an aerial tramway. Before you know it, you'll be whisked up 700 feet above sea level to historic Flag Hill. Along the way, you'll be captivated by stunning views of Charlotte Amalie's spectacular vistas seen through the car's panoramic windows. The tram arrives at Paradise Point, and you'll disembark at this spacious observation deck. Music fills the air, the sunset views are breathtaking and the atmosphere is festive. Hunt for souvenirs in the little shops before heading down the tramway once again to return to port at the end of this lovely evening.

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Exclusive Island Sunset Party at Paradise Point

4 hours | St. Thomas | STT-185
  • Skyride to Paradise Point

Sunset beauty awaits on this four hour exclusive adventure for Princess guests that makes the most of an evening ashore in beautiful St. Thomas. Just a short walk across the street from port brings you to the Skyride, an aerial tramway. Before you know it, you'll be whisked up 700 feet above sea level to historic Flag Hill. Along the way, you'll be captivated by stunning views of Charlotte Amalie's spectacular vistas seen through the car's panoramic windows. The tram arrives at Paradise Point, and you'll disembark at this spacious observation deck. Live music fills the air and is performed by local sensations Kendrick Williams and Broc Lee. Watch the sun dip below the horizon and get in the spirit of the festive atmosphere. Hunt for souvenirs in the little shops before heading down the tramway once again to return to port at the end of this balmy evening.

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Coral World Ocean Park & Beach

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-235
  • Coral World

Join one of the aquarium team members for a tour of the Coral World Ocean Park followed by a dip at Coki Beach. As you walk through the park, you'll see a variety of sea creatures in indoor and outdoor exhibits and hear interesting and fun facts about these park residents. Say hello to the cute critters in the Caribbean Reef Encounter, a recreated living coral reef, with beautiful fish and other sea creatures. Witness stingrays while learning about the park's shark and stingray "head start" conservation programs. On the nature trail, you'll have the opportunity to feed colorful lorikeets and view red footed tortoises and watch a special presentation in the amphitheater with macaws. Later, you can purchase beverages and snacks and souvenirs then visit Coki Beach adjacent to the park and swim, snorkel or dive in crystal clear waters before returning to the pier.

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Shipwreck and Turtle Coves Two Site Snorkel

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-805
  • Snorkeling & Diving

Two snorkel stops await your sail to Shipwreck and Turtle Coves! Go first class aboard our million-dollar state-of-the-art sailing catamaran, "Castaway Girl," to a deserted island. Sail in calm waters along St. Thomas's spectacular south coast. There's plenty of shade to protect you from the sun or a tropical shower, along with wide, open sun decks. Enjoy 90 minutes of snorkeling at two different locations! You'll snorkel over the old shipwreck at Shipwreck Cove, teeming with tropical fish and encrusted coral. You'll snorkel again in Turtle Cove and swim with the turtles and rays. This is the ultimate tour, with clear, sparkling water, lots of fish and turtles, and a shipwreck. Our friendly, experienced crew will help and guide as they snorkel with you, pointing out the wondrous sights below. All snorkel equipment, swim vests and noodles are provided. We have a staircase to the sea for easy access. Our open bar includes champagne, fruit rum cocktails and other rum drinks after snorkeling. Enjoy fruit platters and fresh veggies and dip. Water, fruit juice and soda are always available.

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Turtle Cove Catamaran Sail & Snorkel

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-820
  • Snorkeling & Diving

Spend three and one-half hours soaking up the sunshine on a snorkeling adventure to Turtle Cove on Buck Island, a remote coastal island. Your day begins when you board a custom-built, passenger friendly sailing catamaran for a 50-minute cruise to Turtle Cove. Enjoy your stay at Turtle Cove that includes orientation and gearing up with snorkeling equipment and a snorkel vest. A "Stairway to the Sea" allows easy access to and from the water. Your guides will take you on an unforgettable marine life adventure. Once below, you'll witness tropical fish, colorful living coral reefs and green sea turtles gliding along in their natural habitat grazing on sea grasses. Lively Caribbean music and beverages set the stage for a delightful cruise back to the dock.

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The Rumporium & More

3.75 hours | St. Thomas | STT-270
  • Downtown Charlotte Amalie

Since the 17th century, the Caribbean has been synonymous with rum and pirates. What better place to sample rum than in historic Charlotte Amalie where Blackbeard is believed to have visited? From the pier, you'll head to the historic Kongens (Kings) Quarter, the former center of Danish colonial enterprise and the heart of the shopping district, known as "The Williamsburg of the Caribbean." You'll exit at the top of the 99 steps, St. Thomas' famous street, and walk to the Hotel 1829 and into the Rumpourium, the Caribbean's foremost rum venue, featuring over 120 different rums. A "rummolier" will offer up to 20 different rums for you to enjoy; there's also an option to upgrade to a "Connoisseur's Sampling" of limited, long-aged and high-end rums. Later, you can view the hotel's spectacular Caribbean World Amber Waterfall and take the short walk to Main Street for duty-free shopping.

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Scenic Panoramic Drive

2.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-145
  • Magens Bay
  • Mountain Top

Settle in on board your custom vehicle and travel west past the airport and the University of the Virgin Islands as your guide discusses local knowledge of the island's history, landmarks, and legends. You'll travel up Crown Mountain Road to Mountain Top to stop to photograph the stellar views of Magens Bay and the British Virgin Islands in the distance and to buy souvenirs. After visiting the highest point on the island, continue past Mahogany Run Golf Course, proclaimed as much an engineering marvel as an architectural one when it opened to great fanfare in 1980. Take in dramatic views of St. John and the nearby British Virgin Islands as you make your way to Skyline Drive Lookout for an overlook to Charlotte Amalie. Your tour concludes with a relaxing drive back to the pier through the historic downtown area. Return to port after this lovely day.

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Amazing Mountain Views & Villa Botanica

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-220
  • Mountain Top

Enjoy the dynamic duo of breathtaking scenery and panoramic views on an adventure that takes you to the island's highest points. First on the agenda is a ride to Mountain Top, St. Thomas' highest peak. Rising 2,100 feet above St. Thomas, the observation deck affords picture-perfect vistas of the Caribbean Sea, Magens Bay, St. John and the British Virgin Islands. Next, you'll continue on to the gardens of Villa Botanica, a lush tropical rain forest located 1,500 feet overlooking Charlotte Amalie. Situated on five-and-a-half-acres atop Crown Mountain, the the former 18th century sugar plantation, Crown & Hawk. It features thousands of tropical plants, an orchid garden, a spice and herb garden, and more, learn about the plantation's history, as well as local Caribbean flora, and culinary dishes. Before you return to the ship, you'll be treated to a tasting of rum and bush tea (local beverage of the Virgin Islands).

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Historical Adventure & Pirate Treasure Museum-a Discovery Family Exclusive

2.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-205
  • Magens Bay

Take a scenic drive up to Drake's Seat for a photo opportunity overlooking Magens Bay, where privateer Sir Francis Drake directed his ships towards their plunder. Keep your camera at the ready, as you'll stop to gaze upon Charlotte Amalie's historic colonial district Kongens (Kings) Quarter, the 3 Queens and the famous 99 Steps. Next, explore the Pirate Treasure Museum, where interactive exhibits allow for an immersive experience into the world of pirates. Travel around the world through artifacts, stories and the history of famous shipwrecks and learn how modern-day, deep-water exploration technology is used to recover treasure. You can even experience first-hand the ferocious winds that brought down famous vessels when you step inside the hurricane simulator. The tour ends at the museum, but you're just a short walk from the West Indian Company's duty-free shopping center and your ship.

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Two Island Snorkel & Beach Getaway by FastCat

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-760
  • Snorkeling & Diving

Enjoy yourself aboard a spacious Fastcat! Discover sun drenched beaches, swim in the sparkling Caribbean Sea, and visit an idyllic beach full of engaging activities just waiting for your participation. Jump aboard the spacious, custom, power catamaran and begin a 3.5-hour sea safari that begins with a cruise to Buck Island and a swim and snorkel among the green sea turtles and a variety of tropical reef fish. When you resurface, the crew will serve water, sodas and tropical rum drinks before heading out to breathtaking Honeymoon Beach on Water Island, where you can stretch out on a towel, join in a game of volleyball or take a dip. Then, it's back on the boat for the return, along which you'll pass the bustling St. Thomas waterfront and historic Hassel Island, once a safe haven for 17th-century pirates and privateers. Here are the remains of the Creque Railway, one of the earliest steam powered marine railways in the western hemisphere and perhaps the oldest surviving example of such a railway. You can also view the ruins of several British buildings such as Fort Willoughby that was constructed around 1802. Return to port after this sun-sational day.

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Scenic Panoramic Drive (Wheelchair Accessible)

2.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-146
  • Magens Bay
  • Mountain Top

Settle in on board your custom vehicle and travel west past the airport and the University of the Virgin Islands as your guide discusses local knowledge of the island's history, landmarks, and legends. You'll travel up Crown Mountain Road to Mountain Top to stop to photograph the stellar views of Magens Bay and the British Virgin Islands in the distance and to buy souvenirs. After visiting the highest point on the island, continue past Mahogany Run Golf Course, proclaimed as much an engineering marvel as an architectural one when it opened to great fanfare in 1980. Take in dramatic views of St. John and the nearby British Virgin Islands as you make your way to Skyline Drive Lookout for an overlook to Charlotte Amalie. Your tour concludes with a relaxing drive back to the pier through the historic downtown area. Return to port after this lovely day.

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Two Island Snorkel & Beach Getaway by FastCat

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-825
  • Snorkeling & Diving

Enjoy yourself aboard a spacious Fastcat! Discover sun drenched beaches, swim in the sparkling Caribbean Sea, and visit an idyllic beach full of engaging activities just waiting for your participation. Jump aboard the spacious, custom, power catamaran and begin a 3.5-hour sea safari that begins with a cruise to Buck Island and a swim and snorkel among the green sea turtles and a variety of tropical reef fish. When you resurface, the crew will serve water, sodas and tropical rum drinks before heading out to breathtaking Honeymoon Beach on Water Island, where you can stretch out on a towel, join in a game of volleyball or take a dip. Then, it's back on the boat for the return, along which you'll pass the bustling St. Thomas waterfront and historic Hassel Island, once a safe haven for 17th-century pirates and privateers. Here are the remains of the Creque Railway, one of the earliest steam powered marine railways in the western hemisphere and perhaps the oldest surviving example of such a railway. You can also view the ruins of several British buildings such as Fort Willoughby that was constructed around 1802. Return to port after this sun-sational day.

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Blackbeard's Castle, Historic King's Quarter & Shopping

4 hours | St. Thomas | STT-115
  • Downtown Charlotte Amalie

The natural beauty and colonial history of St. Thomas come together in this fascinating, four-hour excursion. Begin with a motorcoach drive along picturesque Skyline Drive, witnessing panoramic vistas of Magens Bay, Charlotte Amalie, the Caribbean Sea, and the British Virgin Islands. You'll make a photo stop at Drake's Seat, the lookout point at the top of one of St. Thomas's many mountains, before continuing to Blackbeard's Castle and Kongens (King's) Quarter, the former center of Danish colonial enterprise. Begin a historical walking tour and visit guided areas at your leisure. You'll see several National Landmark Properties and historical manor houses set on approximately five acres of grounds dating as far back as the late 1600s. Continue to the 99 Steps, one of St. Thomas's most famous landmarks, and the Caribbean World Amber Waterfall before shopping on Main Street. Meet your motorcoach and return to port after this fascinating day.

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St. John Scenic Cruise, Panoramic Drive & Shopping

4.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-120
  • St. John

Take a tour of St. John, known as the "Emerald of the Caribbean," by land and by sea. Your adventure begins with a 45-minute narrated boat ride to see St. John from the water. Upon arriving in Cruz Bay, board an open-air safari vehicle for a scenic review of the island's charms. You'll hear about St. John's rich history, tropical foliage and indigenous wildlife. Take in the white-sand beaches and panoramic views of the British Virgin Islands. You'll visit scenic viewpoints such as Trunk Bay (one of the most photographed beaches in the world), Hawksnest Bay and Caneel Bay, overlooking the famous Rockefeller plantation. Next, you'll drive to Bordeaux Mountain, the highest summit in the Virgin Islands at 1,277 feet with amazing views. Cap off your tour by returning to Cruz Bay for a quick shopping trip before your boat ride back to St. Thomas.

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Nautilus Semi-Sub Cruise & Coral World

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-660
  • Coral World

Discover the spectacular underwater beauty of St. Thomas on a 3.5-hour marine adventure. Your tour begins in open-air safari transportation for a scenic drive to Coral World Ocean Park on Coki Point. Upon arriving, you'll board the "Nautilus" semi-submarine, a surface vessel that travels eight feet below the waterline without ever leaving the surface. A myriad of tropical fish pass your personal viewing window, drawn to the diver who conducts a fish feeding. After your cruise, explore Coral World Ocean Park and visit the mangrove lagoon and the turtle pool. Your tour concludes with a scenic drive back to the pier or the option to shop downtown.

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Adventure Turbo-Cat Snorkel & Beach Escape

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-835
  • Snorkeling & Diving

Board your luxury power catamaran and cruise to the Virgin Island's newest and most picturesque island destinations, and a secluded beach. You're 3.5-hour adventure begins when you board this yacht-like vessel, with open-lounge seating and a variety of water toys to be used in the warm waters. Cruise along the beautiful St. Thomas southern coastline and take in the picturesque vistas of the Windward Passage. Drop anchor in the crystalline waters for an hour of aquatic activity including swimming, snorkeling among incredible marine life, and hanging out on the "noodle line." Relax on deck as you set off to your next stop, to a pearly white beach. Enjoy 45 minutes on this pristine stretch of sand. On your return, take in the marvelous views with a complimentary water, soda or rum punch in hand.

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St. John Scenic Cruise, Trunk Bay Beach & Snorkel

4.25 hours | St. Thomas | STT-830
  • St. John
  • Snorkeling & Diving

Take a half-day excursion to Trunk Bay in St. John, known as the "Emerald of the Caribbean." As one of the most stunning beaches in the Caribbean, Trunk Bay offers the perfect setting to swim, snorkel and relax. Start your tour on a narrated ferry ride to St. John. Upon arriving in the charming town of Cruz Bay, you'll board an open-air safari bus for a scenic drive to Trunk Bay. Bring your camera, as you'll make three photo stops along the way. Bordered by sea grape trees, coconut palms, and tropical forests, the crystalline blue-green waters of Trunk Bay are teeming with coral reef life. After a short orientation, you'll set out on the famous underwater snorkel trail for over an hour, following markers that describe the many species of fish and corals that make Trunk Bay their home. Return to port via the ferry.

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Best of St. Thomas

5.25 hours | St. Thomas | STT-100
  • Magens Bay
  • Downtown Charlotte Amalie

Enjoy a comprehensive tour of St. Thomas as it traverses the island and takes in many of its highlights. A scenic ride along Skyline Drive offers breathtaking views of Charlotte Amalie Harbor, the Caribbean Sea, and the British Virgin Islands. Cool off with swimming at Magens Bay, rated by many travel magazines as one of the world's top ten beaches. Back on the coach, you'll past Blackbeard's Castle and Charlotte Amalie en route to the Magens-McDougal Estate where you can relax and enjoy any of the delightful swimming pools. Finally, you'll step inside Hotel 1829 and view the world's largest amber waterfall, cascading two stories down and comprised of more than 12,000 amber stones. From there it's just a short walk to Main Street where you'll find recommended stores for the greatest duty-free shopping. When you're ready to return to the ship, just hop on your pre-arranged transportation.

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St. John Scenic Cruise, Eco-Hike & Beach

4 hours | St. Thomas | STT-470
  • St. John

Nature lovers unite for an exciting, four-hour eco-adventure on beautiful St. John. Board a ferry for a 45-minute, narrated cruise to St. John, known as the "Emerald of the Caribbean." Then embark on a 1 mile hike through National Park, world-renowned for its breathtaking beauty and covering approximately three fifths of St. John. Within its borders lie protected bays of crystal blue-green waters teeming with coral reef life, white-sand beaches shaded by sea grape trees, coconut palms, and tropical forests providing habitat for over 800 species of plants. On your hike, your guide will talk about the Taino Indians, the island's original inhabitants, and the exotic plants and flowers transported from Africa. Next, you'll travel to the spectacular Honeymoon Beach, rated by National Geographic magazine as among the most beautiful beaches in the world. After a brief swim, start your hike back to the ferry boat which awaits your return!

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St. John Champagne Catamaran Sail, Snorkel & Beach

4.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-810
  • St. John
  • Snorkeling & Diving

Snorkel, swim and sip champagne on this delightful nautical excursion to St. John. Your tour begins with an open-air safari bus transfer to a small marina on the eastern side of St. Thomas. At the marina, you'll step aboard a catamaran with shaded comfort and a sprawling sun deck and cruise off the south coast of St. Thomas before a brisk sail across Pillsbury Sound to St. John. Upon arrival, you'll anchor at a special mooring off Honeymoon Beach located in the St. John National Park. Take a swim in the clear waters, snorkel with the turtles, or relax under the swaying palms for approximately 90 minutes. Snorkeling equipment, a snorkel vest and professional instruction are provided. After snorkeling, reboard the catamaran and enjoy complimentary fresh-baked breads, cheeses and fruit, along with champagne, beer and other mixed drinks. The views are stellar as you return to port.

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Wildlife Sanctuary, Kayak, Hike & Snorkel

4 hours | St. Thomas | STT-880
  • Snorkeling & Diving

Nature lovers will relish in discovering the Mangrove Lagoon Wildlife Sanctuary and Marine Preserve by kayak, snorkel and nature hike. This half-day, multi-eco experience is as thrilling for beginners as it is for seasoned outdoors people. You'll begin your expedition with experienced naturalists and biologists, kayaking past bird-filled mangrove islands over shallow and gentle waters to tropical Cas Cay. Watch for dwarf herrings, snowy egrets, eagle rays, great barracudas, jellyfish, mangrove crab and nurse sharks in their natural environment. After viewing a hermit crab race, you'll hike through a mangrove forest, exploring a scenic beach of coral and shell rubble with views overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Buck Island and French Cap. Next, snorkel in the shallow protected waters of a coral-fringed mangrove nursery. Your excursion concludes with a return paddle through Mangrove Lagoon to the marina, where you'll enjoy complimentary beverages and a light snack before returning to port.

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Sea Trek Helmet Dive at Coral World Ocean Park

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-900
  • Snorkeling & Diving
  • Coral World

The latest way to experience the wonders under the sea! Your 3.5-hour adventure begins with a short transfer to Coral World Ocean Park, where you'll be directed to the SEA TREK Underwater Helmet Walk area for a safety briefing. Don a helmet and air system, which allows you to keep your glasses on and your hair dry, and enter the water down a ladder to embark on a guided sea walk at up to 20 feet below the surface. This immersive experience allows you to experience all the marvelous tropical fish and colorful corals that divers see without getting wet. When you resurface, continue your day at Coral World Ocean Park, where you will have about 90 minutes to explore activities including a giant circular aquarium, nature trails, touch tanks, and the opportunity to interact with stingrays, wild iguanas and tropical birds. Return to the motorcoach at the designated time or extend your visit and make your own way back to the ship.

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BOSS Underwater Scooter Adventure & Scenic Cruise

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-905
  • Snorkeling & Diving

The most thrilling way to explore the aquatic world is with a BOSS, the Breathing Observation Submersible Scooter. Easy and fun to drive with no experience necessary, your 3.5-hour tour begins when you board a 60-foot custom-built dive yacht for a scenic cruise out to the crystal-clear BOSS dive site. Join the friendly, professional staff for a truly unique underwater experience. BOSS is designed to allow you to breathe normally while you drive underwater and explore the undersea world. Professionally certified dive masters will guide you along the way and point out the wonders of the Caribbean Sea. If you choose, after your ride you can do a little snorkeling or simply relax on the boat and soak up the Caribbean sun. Complimentary snorkeling equipment and a snorkel vest are provided, as are snacks and beverages, to round out this adventure. Return to port on a scenic cruise.

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Discover Scuba Diving

4 hours | St. Thomas | STT-920
  • Snorkeling & Diving

Learn to dive in one day as you discover the beauty of St. Thomas's underwater world. After climbing aboard a 45-foot-long catamaran, you and fellow beginners will be whisked away to Buck Island Marine Sanctuary, a National Wildlife Marine Reserve that's home to an astonishing world of green sea turtles, octopus, conch, urchins, starfish, squid, and a variety of tropical reef fish. Once on the island, you'll have the full attention of a PADI certified scuba instructor who'll lead you through a brief orientation and the fundamentals in how to use the included equipment, deal with water pressure, and breathe through a regulator. Once you get your feet wet diving in a pool-like body of water, you'll be ready to jump in the warm, open waters of the Caribbean. Marvel at the colorful marine life as you glide through the shallow waters to a shipwreck before returning to the dock.

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Extreme Zipline Rainforest Course & Scenic Views

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-400
  • Outdoor Adventure

Your ultimate high-flying Caribbean experience begins with a short, pleasant drive to Zipline Park, where your well-trained, certified zipline guides will assist in outfitting you with safety gear, including your helmet, harness and trolleys. Now you're ready for your exciting Pinzgauer ride! This six-wheel-drive Swiss military vehicle brings you up the mountain to begin your zipline adventure. Engage in a short safety briefing before your adrenaline-charged canopy tour across six ziplines and two incredibly scenic skywalks. Your tour guides will lead you through this exhilarating experience as you marvel at the dramatic views of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean and numerous Caribbean islands. Your last zipline is the world-famous "Yo-Yo" Zip, which allows you to travel backwards and forwards on the same line. It is the only one of its kind in the Caribbean and delivers the ultimate zip trip! Return to port after this thrilling day.

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Coral World, Sea Lion Swim & Scenic Drive

3.5 hours | St. Thomas | STT-725
  • Coral World

Get up close and personal with our lovable South American sea lions in this unique deep-water swim interaction. No waist deep platforms here, our guests jump right in and swim with the sea lions! Our sea lions at Coral World Ocean Park in St. Thomas are very affectionate and will swim right up to you, allowing you to pet them and pose for some unforgettable pictures. The program includes a dry land portion as well, where you will spend even more quality time with our sea lions and learn all about these amazing animals!

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Certified Scuba Diving (Two Sites)

4 hours | St. Thomas | STT-930
  • Snorkeling & Diving

Certified divers must present their Open Water certification card to participate in this two dive sight, 3.5-hour adventure, which begins with a safety briefing. Then it's off to a Caribbean reef or Buck Island, a remote island just off the coast. Once the boat nears the dive site, your captain will tie off at the reef with a depth of about 60 feet. Don your scuba gear and follow your guide into the water. Marvel at large schools of fish swimming along the reef and the large sea fans and soft corals swaying back and forth. After resurfacing from your first dive, the crew will tell the story of a shipwreck, the subject of your next adventure. Covered in intricate corals and marine creatures, the ship's ruins are home to various sea creatures and coral. Following your second dive, you'll join the dive boat and journey back to the pier.

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