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Full-Day Eco-Snorkeling and Beach Excursion

Highlights
  • Snorkel at Pinel Island, Tintamarre Island and Creole Rock
  • Relax on the beach at Long Bay and stop by Maho Beach to see the planes landing at the nearby airport
  • Get expert snorkeling lessons from your onboard guides
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Full-Day Eco-Snorkeling and Beach Excursion
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Full-Day Eco-Snorkeling and Beach Excursion
From USD 125.00
Overview
Snorkel at some of St Maarten's most spectacular sites, such as Pinel Island, Creole Rock and Tintamarre Island. On this full-day eco-adventure with expert snorkeling guides, board the sleek powerboat and jet out into Simpson Bay. Don the provided snorkel gear, take advantage of your host's expert snorkeling guidance and jump in to swim with fish and turtles at 3 locations. Stop for a gourmet lunch in Grand Case, then head to Long Bay for some time lounging on the beach. On the way back to land, stop by Maho Beach to watch the jumbo jets landing at the nearby airport. Complimentary open bar on board and round-trip transportation from St Maarten hotels and Bobby's Marina are included.
What to Expect
Enjoy this amazing eco-tour with 5 stops, giving you a little bit of everything you can experience on this beautiful island.

Meet your guide in the designated meeting point at most St Maarten hotels or Bobby's Marina for cruise ship passengers. From there you guide will take you to the dock where you will board Billy Bones, your comfortable 28-foot powerboat for the day. The professional and friendly crew with provide you with first class snorkeling gear for adults and kids, serve up drinks from the open bar and prepare snacks. These amenities on board make the day even better than you can ever imagine!

The first part of the tour will include a brief sightseeing cruise along the coast with a view of Saba and St. Barth then you will arrive at the Simpson Bay Lagoon, the largest saltwater lagoon in the Caribbean. This is also the temporary home for many million dollar "Mega Yachts". After going under three bridges the boat will reach Tintamarre Island where you will get to snorkel with turtles and enjoy what this gorgeous, uninhabited island has to offer.

After Tintamarre, the boat will cruise over for the next stop - Pinel Island. Here there will be time for more snorkeling and you can feed the iguanas that call the island home.

After Pinel Island, the boat will take a nice cruise until you reach Creole Rock for more snorkeling. Explore this amazing rock formation which is part of the French National Park and is loaded with tropical fish and corals. This is a must see snorkeling destination on the island. You will feel like you are in an aquarium!

GRAND CASE for lunch just about 5 minutes from Creole Rock, the cuisine capital on the French side waiting for you with a very tasty lunch in a French RESTAURANT which is included in the price. (We DON'T serve SANDWICHES on board)

When we finish with our lunch Long Bay waiting for us for a real beach time. Here we will introduce you to our unique floating bar time or just relax on the white sand beach and work on your tan.

Of course on a way back we stop at the Airport beach where you can experience how’s that when a plane landing above your head. We back at the Philipsburg at 3 30pm which is still give you a bit of time to explore the main city on the Dutch side. Of course we really happy to assist you and give you our best advice what to do there.
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Reviews (42)
1 - 5 of 29 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Highlight of our Caribbean vacation

We had an amazing time on the full day Billy Bones boat tour in St Maarten. AJ and Don were great guides. Each of the stops had something different: snorkeling, beaches with iguanas, lunch, and mountains next to the coastline. This is an efficient and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Candler C
Reviewed 1 week ago
What a GREAT Day!

We booked this trip through our concierge at the Divi Little Bay Beach Resort and what a trip. Captain Nico and AJ were the best crew and we had so much fun. I would highly recommend this trip and would do it again in a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Felt like a day with a friend on the water

My husband and I took an all day trip. Al was our captain and was so friendly, nice, funny, and interactive. The boat was just the right size to meet two other groups of 2. We are not typically excursion people so loved the personalized...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great time!!

Our whole family group decided to do this excursion because we had heard such great things about it. Let me say, you will not be let down! Captain Al and Don were great guides and were so knowledgeable. They kept the day fun and filled...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ashleigh L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Awesome Trip!

My son and I chose this trip, and we are both so glad we did. Being on the speedboat ensures a small crowd. Captain Don and AJ are fabulous guides. If you want to have fun on the boat and at every beautiful stop, spend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carolineolync
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Janene N
12 September 2018|
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Response from LJRW | Reviewed this property |
I think we left around 9 and returned between 4-5.
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NMcBee
31 July 2018|
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Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
There in a small platform at the back to get in/out of the water. The ladder is quite small but not too difficult. Usually plenty of help available too.
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