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St Thomas Mangrove Lagoon Kayak and Snorkel Tour

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St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Kayak and snorkel in St Thomas' Mangrove Lagoon on a 2.5-hour shore excursion. The region's serpentine channels of clear, calm water are perfect for swimming, boating and spotting local wildlife like stingrays and brown pelicans. Learn about the region's natural resources from your local adventure guide, and opt to extend your tour with a hike on Cas Cay, a deserted island.
  • Kayak through the unique surroundings of St. Thomas' Mangrove Lagoon
  • Marvel at the beautiful flora and fauna
  • Snorkel in the crystal-clear waters and learn about the diverse mangrove ecosystem
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Kayak and snorkel tour
All gear and equipment
Use of lockers
Water and a candy snack
Professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop off
Gratuities

Departure Point

6526 Estate Nadir, St. Thomas Mangrove Lagoon Wildlife Sanctuary & Marine Reserve, St. Thomas, VI 00802, USVI

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Make your way to the southern coast of St Thomas, home to the protected Mangrove Lagoon Wildlife Sanctuary and Marine Preserve. Meet your local adventure guide to embark on one of St Thomas' most rewarding snorkeling and kayaking tours in the preserve's rich ecosystem.

Travel through the protected area to Patricia Cay and Long Point, where you'll board your kayak to glide through the may small islands in the mangrove lagoon. While paddling, look out for spotted rays and stingrays as they glide beneath your boat. 

Put on your provided snorkel gear and explore the underwater world. Follow your guide's lead and feel free to ask any questions or directions, especially if it's your first time snorkeling. Peer through your mask at the coral-fringed mangrove roots and listen as your guide points out the vibrant surrounding marine life. Hop back in your kayak for the short paddle back to the marina.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Virgin Islands Ecotours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during St Thomas Mangrove Lagoon Kayak and Snorkel Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the policy on sanitization during St Thomas Mangrove Lagoon Kayak and Snorkel Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during St Thomas Mangrove Lagoon Kayak and Snorkel Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by St Thomas Mangrove Lagoon Kayak and Snorkel Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during St Thomas Mangrove Lagoon Kayak and Snorkel Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by St Thomas Mangrove Lagoon Kayak and Snorkel Tour.

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Carmen_B
, Jun 2021
Emanuel and Shimoi were the best tour guides! Informational and fun. The kayaking was challenging but awesome. Snorkeling was amazing.
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Pick a different excursion
Tmader73
, Jun 2021
We didn’t love this tour. Their was a large group of young people and the tour guide had a great time with them but ignored the middle age people. It was a tiny bit of learning about the mangroves but mostly kayaking for 2 hours. The snorkeling was not great. Saw maybe 2 fish. We would not take this tour again. Also, it’s not a restaurant. We tried it, food was ok, but it’s not set up to be a restaurant
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Fun experience
Esther_Y
, May 2021
Kayaking and snorkeling were great. Our guide pointed out really great spots to have some great underwater experiences and views.
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Top spot
darnell_m
, Apr 2021
So awesome having this experience thank you guys. My friends and I had a blast. Coming back very soon
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Nice excursion!
Patricia_E
, Apr 2021
Tour guide was great! Dhaden was his name. I enjoyed the kayaking and snorkeling...even though I didn’t see much while snorkeling. I could have done without the hike at my age!
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Amazing Tour!
Dalia_D
, Apr 2021
Excellent experience with the tour guides, DHaden and Emmanuel. Very informative and funny, they definitely made us feel welcome. They providedy plenty of water which was absolutely necessary. The tour was completely amazing and the views were breathtaking. Definitely recommend to visit them while visiting St Thomas.
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Fun snorkeling
Amy_K
, Apr 2021
Really fun snorkeling. Our guide was really cool he took us on a mini hike to see hermit crabs. He gave really easy to follow instructions. I'm not a swimmer but I felt confident with the help of the instructor.
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Great job Kayleigh!
Shelli_A
, Apr 2021
A great experience in a wonderful area! Our tour guide, Kayleigh was amazing! She is very knowledgeable and lots of fun.
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Loved it
Ann_O
, Apr 2021
So much fun! The tour guide was very informative and even threw in some jokes for the ride. 🤣 the kayak part was great, a little rough on the way out because of the wind, but nothing newbies and children couldn't handle. The snorkeling was cool too. We got to hold a sea cucumber and sea urchint. Very fun experience.
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I had so much fun! I...
Monica_F
, Mar 2021
I had so much fun! I learned to kayak and i held a live jellyfish! I even got to see a blue tang! Definitely doing it again!
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