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Buck Island Sail & Snorkel
Destination:

Port/City: Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Activity Type:
Active Adventures | Verified Sustainable Experiences

Approximate Duration:
3 hour(s) 15 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*78.00 USD (Adult)
*59.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)
  

Restrictions:
Maximum weight: 300 pounds
Minimum Age: 4 years old Maximum Age: 84 years old



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*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.This tour requires a minimum number of guests in order to operate.
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Buck Island Sail and Snorkel - STV1

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Take the helm as you sail to St. Thomas' Buck Island nature sanctuary on a spacious catamaran, then get ready to explore. This tour features National Geographic Snorkeler gear, making a great snorkeling experience even better. After a safety briefing, enjoy a guided snorkel past brilliant tropical fish and vivid coral reefs. Swim past sea turtles, stingrays, seahorses, and a wartime era shipwreck as you navigate through azure waters. Then sip delicious rum drinks and munch on snacks as you sail back to St. Thomas harbor.

 

Highlights:
• Catamaran Sail: Help hoist the sails or simply relax on a scenic three-mile catamaran ride to a beautiful bird, fish, and turtle sanctuary.
• Buck Island: See tropical fish, stingrays, turtles, and a shipwreck during a 1.5-hour guided swim and snorkel.
• Refreshments: Sip on complimentary local rum drinks or sodas and munch on snacks as you sail back to St. Thomas harbor.
• National Geographic: This tour features National Geographic Snorkeler gear.
• THIS TOUR IS OPERATED BY A TOUR OPERATOR THAT HAS BEEN THIRD-PARTY VERIFIED TO AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED SUSTAINABILITY STANDARD.

 

What To Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash/credit cards
• UV protective clothing (rash guard) or biodegradable sun protection only
• Towel (from ship)
• Insect repellent

 

What To Wear:
• Walking shoes
• Swimsuit under cover-up or light clothing
• Weather appropriate clothing
• Hat and sunglasses

 

Important Notes:
• Tour is for all snorkel levels, including beginners.
• Avoid alcohol before water activities.
• Guests must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate.
• Guests with cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, pre-existing neck, back, knee or shoulder injuries, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour with snorkeling/swimming elements, since such water activities could be subject to adverse sea conditions such as high winds, waves and sea current.
• Guests with pre-existing neck, back, knee and/or shoulder injuries, cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour — particularly tours categorized as strenuous.
• Guests who have concerns must consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them, particularly those involving snorkeling/swimming elements.
• Alternate anchorage site available in case of bad weather.
• Guests must be of legal age to consume alcohol.
• The USVI’s forbids the use of chemical sun protection if entering the water. Only UV protective clothing (rash guard) or biodegradable sun protection are permitted in an effort to protect our oceans.

 


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