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Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas
"Have you ever wondered what it's like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving but aren't quite ready to take plunge into certification course Discover Scuba Diving is for you. We will start with a theory lesson and a pool lesson at Bluebeards Beach Club in the morning. We will spend enough time in the pool to make sure you will be comfortable on your ocean dive. At 1:45pm we will embark on the dive boat for the ocean dive. We do have one instructor for a maximum of four scuba diving participants. The participants need to be able to pass a medical questioner and be able to swim. This course is flexible and the best way to """This scuba diving lesson is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. During your Discover Scuba Diving course you will learn how to use the equipment in the pool first
From $125.00
 
St John Snorkeling Cruise to Cruz Bay from St Thomas
"Your tour begins at Compass Point Marina on the southeastern end of St Thomas where you’ll meet your captain for your full-day cruise. Hop aboard the comfortable 32-foot (10-meter) power catamaran and head east across Pillsbury Sound to St John.Travel along the island’s north coast — most of which is part of Virgin Islands National Park — past several bays like Hawksnest Bay Trunk Bay and Cinnamon Bay. When you reach your first stop Waterlemon Cay put on the provided snorkeling equipment and jump into the clear turquoise water for a snorkel on the coral reef.Return to the boat and cruise back west to Maho Bay for another snorkel — this time with sea turtles — and then visit Whistling Cay f
From $225.00
 
Reef and Turtle Discovery Tour
"Your adventure starts with transportation from your St. Thomas hotel or cruise ship port and takes you with your guide kayaking over crystal clear waters to an amazing location where you will snorkel in two locations - once with sea turtles and once over familiarize you with your gear and assist you onto your kayak and out on the water guiding you to a picturesque white sand beach and use of a chaise lounge chair.  After a cold drink and a light snack your snorkel guide will provide snorkeling gear and give you a short introduction on how to use it (beginner snorkelers welcome). They will then lead you on an exciting adventure swimming with sea turtles. After swimming with the sea turtles it is time to relax and enjoy a delicious lunch at outdoor restaurant right on the beach.  The restaurant has a canopy shaded eating area and many options including vegetarian and gluten free. After your break your guide will lead you out to snorkel where you will you will see an abundance of tropical fish over a pristine reef full of colorful corals sponges and sea fans.As the tour comes to an end kayakers will be assisted by their guide back onto the kayaks. The ocean current will help you on the return trip to our base where transportation will be waiting to take you back to your cruise ship or hotel. The total time of this excursion is
From $139.00

Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in St. Thomas

LOOK FOR CARS! THEY ARE NOT WHERE YOU THINK!

This is a very serious tip. Most people arriving in St. Thomas and all the U.S. Virgin Islands are going to be walking off of a cruise ship. And straight into, and around, one of the most confusing...
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DAO
Jun 18, 2013

Beware of Island Marketing

Island Marketing is a company that sub-contracts tours and excursions from many locations in the Caribbean. On Nov.8/11 we contracted a private tour of St Thomas from them at a cost of $500.00. They...
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davidca
Nov 29, 2011

Construction and Traffic

St. Thomas has many areas that are under construction especially roads in Charlotte Amalie. This construction can cause delays when driving or traveling in a taxi. It might be best to walk if you are...
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cjg1
Aug 03, 2010

Paradise Can Be Dangerous

St. Thomas is a big tourist and shopping destination. We have heard some stories of tourist being robbed and the shops being in on it. Make sure to always use the front door to exit and enter shops....
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cjg1
Aug 03, 2010

Rain

It does rain in St. Thomas. If you are counting on going to the beach, it won't be so nice in the rain. So have some other plan in mind to do if it rains.It rained last time we were there. The Sky...
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grandmaR
Feb 06, 2010

Overly Aggressive Vendors

Most vendors in St. Thomas are very nice and courteous. Some vendors though are a bit too aggressive standing on the sidewalk and trying to get you in their shop. We always try to be polite and say a...
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cjg1
Dec 15, 2009
 
 
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Wear that Sunblock!

When in Paradise, make sure to wear your sunblock. The cool breeze may be blowing but the sun is still strong. Enjoy your vacation and don't get sun burned. Liz is very good at making sure we both are...
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cjg1
Dec 03, 2008

Drive at your own risk!

Everyone tried to scare us about renting our own car and driving on St. Thomas. While it wasn't as awful as everyone said, you still need to take precautions when driving. The locals pay no attention...
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agapotravel
Aug 02, 2008

"Curiosity Killed The Cat"

Like a lot of touristy spots, there are the downfalls. My greatest disappointment by far was to see small used drug bags along the sidewalks. There is a crack cocaine problem on the main island....
HarleyPyrate
Apr 01, 2008

A Small Dose of Reality

At this point it might be a good idea to point out that while visitors may arrive on St. Thomas or any of the Caribbean islands believing that every inch of the island will be simply picture perfect,...
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starship
Mar 19, 2007

St. Thomas Driving and Cruising

You shouldnt drive in St. Thomas. Esp if u never been there of know anyone there. It would just make ur trip frustrating bec. locals drive fast on those small curvy roads and most of the driving is up...
Maely
Feb 08, 2007

Carjacked at Gunpoint

Well, I am a pretty savy traveler, but I violated the "don't be an idiot" rule and got a pretty good scare. DO NOT DRIVE OR DO ANYTHING AFTER MIDNIGHT on this island. There is a large drug problem,...
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Flyin4Free
Jul 26, 2006

Scooters in Virgin Islands!

Renting a scooter looks like a fun way to see the island......don't! Driving is on the left, AND people drive a little crazy! Very fast paced. A local told us he has seen MANY LOCALS get hurt on...
Des64
Jun 16, 2006

Be aware and be smart

Some outlying areas that are thick jungle and secluded beaches can be dangerous. Use common sense to protect yourself and your belongings. We were told by a local resident certain secluded beach areas...
SSSony12
Jan 24, 2006

Popular Cities in St. Thomas

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Top Hotels in St. Thomas

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8070 Lindberg Bay, St Thomas, VI 00802
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7338 Estate Bakkeroe, Charlotte Amalie, Caribbean
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21 Caret Bays, 00803, Caribbean
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6600 Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas, 00802, Caribbean
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Rte. 6 Smith Bay, Smith Bay Road, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, 00802, Caribbean
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6900 Great Bay, , St. Thomas, 00802, Caribbean
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Top Things to Do in St. Thomas

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Paradise Point Sky Ride

There are 3 cars and they each take 8 people. They have a kind of bench that you can lean against but is too high and too narrow to sit. We were in the middle car, and it was very hot and also hard to...
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Island Tour

On one of our visits we took a tour in a taxi around the island. Taxi rates , including taxi tours, are set by the VI Taxicab Association. For example, Sightseeing Tour in 2006 for 2 hours; one...
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Coral World

Coral World had been wiped out by Hurricane Marilyn in 1995, and when we were here last in 1997 it had not yet been rebuilt. It was quite an interesting place. We saw quite a lot of iguanas running...
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Helicopter Excursion Or Tour

Originally a bit hesitant to book because of the price, but it was SO worth it! The people at Caribbean Buzz are so warm and accommodating they can do just about anything. They have this list of all...
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Hotel 1829

Passing “Emancipation Gardens Park, we began our ascent of the “99 Steps” by climbing a section known as the 1871 Steps which constitutes about a third of the total climb. On the steep left side of...
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"St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands"
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"A Jumping off Place for the Virgin Islands"
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