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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Bobby's Marine
    Great Bay,, Sint Maarten
    We are located in Bobbys Marina, Philipburg which is outside of the Cruise ship facility to 12 min easy walk. Its exactly 0.60 miles. MORNING TOUR START AT 9 30AM. From the Cruise Ship Terminal walk out on the Main gate and make a left turn towards to Philipsburg, Boardwalk. After 8 minutes walking you will pass Chesterfield Restaurant on your left side. Keep walking along the fence and About another 5 min walking you will arrive to a big Parking Area . That’s the parking for Bobby’s Marina. Come inside all the way to entrance down to the dock to LIZZY Bar (FORMERLY KNOWS as 12 METER BAR) and Restaurant that’s our meeting point. If you lost, you can ask any security guards. Please look for Billy Bones Boat Charters aka Capt Balazs- PLEASE NOTE FROM NOVEMBER TO MARCH LOCAL TIME CAN BE DIFFERENT FROM THE SHIP TIME. 9 30 CHECK IN IS LOCAL TIME NOT SHIP TIME.
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  • Pass by
    Simpson Bay
    Happy Bay Beach
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    Maho Beach
    Stop: 2 hours
    We will make a brief stop to say a few words about the history of the Island then we will arrive in La Samana for our outstanding beach stop. Spend a good hour on the white sand beaches of La Samana and enjoy our famous floating bar! Snorkeling is also available here upon request. Last but not least we will go to Maho Beach for a short while, the home Princess Julianna International Airport , where we will try to catch a plane landing or taking off. The last leg of tour is a 15 minute fun ride to all the way back to the dock.
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    Bobby's Marine
    Great Bay,, Sint Maarten
    We are located in Bobbys Marina, Philipburg which is outside of the Cruise ship facility to 12 min easy walk. Its exactly 0.60 miles. MORNING TOUR START AT 9 30AM. From the Cruise Ship Terminal walk out on the Main gate and make a left turn towards to Philipsburg, Boardwalk. After 8 minutes walking you will pass Chesterfield Restaurant on your left side. Keep walking along the fence and About another 5 min walking you will arrive to a big Parking Area . That’s the parking for Bobby’s Marina. Come inside all the way to entrance down to the dock to LIZZY Bar (FORMERLY KNOWS as 12 METER BAR) and Restaurant that’s our meeting point. If you lost, you can ask any security guards. Please look for Billy Bones Boat Charters aka Capt Balazs- PLEASE NOTE FROM NOVEMBER TO MARCH LOCAL TIME CAN BE DIFFERENT FROM THE SHIP TIME. 9 30 CHECK IN IS LOCAL TIME NOT SHIP TIME.
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Bobby's Marine, Great Bay,, Sint Maarten
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Unlimited drinks (open bar)
  • Bottled water
  • Light refreshments and snacks
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Marine Park Fee $6 . Payable at Check-in by cash.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • PLEASE CONTACT THE COMPANY IN 48 HOURS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE AS IF THEY DON'T HAVE A MINIMUM NUMBER TO RUN THE TOUR EXCURSION MIGHT WILL BE CANCELLED
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Not recommended for pregnant women or participants with back problems
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Diving within 48 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
31Reviews
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Martin S wrote a review Feb. 2020
Moorestown, New Jersey56 contributions19 helpful votes
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What a great day trip snorkeling and boating swimming and exploring. We booked a trip for 11 of us for my wife’s 50th birthday. We had a blast and the guys were great. We all know things are seen differently from the water. Nicholas was our captain and kept us all well
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from BillyBones1, Owner at Best of Half Day Snorkeling and Beach Tour For Cruise Ship Guests
Responded 19 Feb. 2020
Thank You Martin. Your group was fantastic!!! Hope see you again at some days!!! B
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Christina C wrote a review Jan. 2020
Salisbury, Maryland5 contributions1 helpful vote
We ended up with, essentially, a private tour and it was fantastic! Another party was supposed to join us, but they cancelled at the last minute - which was their loss. The four of us really enjoyed our tour with Adam (captain) and Diane (first mate/guide). We learned a lot
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Danielle A wrote a review Jan. 2020
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Samuel was our tour guide and he was FABULOUS!!! He took us to the best spots to see beautiful fish. Gave us a wonderful tour showing us beautiful homes where celebrities live and also how much the island was affected by the hurricane. He was fun, informative and kind. We would
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Kelly Y wrote a review Jan. 2020
Frederick, Maryland137 contributions90 helpful votes
This was our third time out with Billy Bones! We love these guys! Amazing people! Without question, Billy Bones is the best way to see and experience many different parts of St Maarten! We were there on a cruise stop. We went out with our family - two adults and two 20yo
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Doug G wrote a review Dec. 2019
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Loved these guys! We had Nicholas and Charlie as our captain and first mate/guide. It was fantastic, fun, responsible and worth every penny. Also drinks are included in price. Highly recommended.
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About the operator

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The time of your life
Our favorite day of our 7 day trip in Sint Maarten by far. These guys are incredible. Even called me and asked if w
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alex j
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Fabulous Day
We had an amazing day on the water checking out various locations that were all unique. The snorkeling was fun and
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amandaj208
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Awesome day of snorkeling and beaches
This did not disappoint! Our 7 yr old daughter was able to swim easily at our stops. Our captain was very patient a
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L1324EWcarolm
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Fabulous Excursion!!
One of the best excursions I've ever done! If you enjoy the water and boats and snorkeling, this tour's for you. Th
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Dottie H
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You won't be disappointed!!
For starters, it's great that they will pick you up at your hotel. No having to worry about finding the right plac
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787jennn
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Had a great time!
We sure got our money’s worth on Billy Bones charter yesterday! We were picked up at our hotel and spent the day o
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Laurka353
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Best boat tour ever
Highly recommend Billy Bone. The staffs are amazing. Excellent customer service. Beautiful beaches and fun snorkeli
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L4593OBjoes
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Best Day
We stopped here on a cruise. We were nervous booking through a 3rd party, outside of the ship, but so glad we did.
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694nadiyaf
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Anguilla Gataway IS possible for cruise ship passengers
Thanks to Balazs and his team we finally were able to go to Anguilla while calling St. Maarten on a cruise ship! It
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Dianne &Sammie
I cannot express how incredible this excursion was! The crew took so many safety precautions that was very well rec
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MLCGo
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Do NOT miss this Tour!!!!
We do not typically do excursions while staying at resorts (the Sonesta), but are so happy we did! Booking directly
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TravelQueenMTL
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Best decision EVER!
Was visiting St. Maarten over Spring break and wanted to get the most out of the vacation and see as much as I coul
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CrosswordKathy2
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Excellent adventure!
Excellent full day trip! We snorkeled twice and visited three other beaches, in addition to enjoying sting views o
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RoxyG1031
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Best Excursion!!
We did a speed boat tour to Anguilla its was a blast. Our Captain and mate Diane were great super welcoming and fun
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jenh8183
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BEST TOUR AND CREW!
If I could give this tour and it’s crew 15 stars I would! Nickolas and Mari were AMAZING! So fun and knowledgeable,
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