Snorkeling, Swimming with Turtles, & Island Hopping in the Virgin Islands

11 reviews
29 bookings
7 people minimum
$1095/1 day
1 day minimum

Enjoy the beautiful and pristine beaches of St. John, St. Thomas, & British Virgin Islands on your own private boat with Captain Hillary! Island Flyer is a 36ft Power Catamaran that seats up to 12 passengers. Why Pick Us? Private, full day charters for 1-12 people, all ages welcome -- Marine head(toilet) and shower on board --  Fixed rate with captain and fuel fee included, no surprise hidden fees -- Smooth ride -- Ample room in sun and shade -- Extra-long swim ladder that makes getting in and out of water a breeze regardless of age or fitness level -- You customize the itinerary for the day with our Captain to meet your needs. Pick up from St. Thomas or St. John depending on where you are staying.  We would love the opportunity to take you out to tour the beautiful Virgin Islands and we guarantee a memorable, unique trip!  Rates: FULL DAY $1095 per day, up to 6 passengers, $85 for each additional passenger (2 and under free), 8:30am-4pm, USVI or BVI Rates Includes: • Captain fee INCLUDED  • Fuel fee INCLUDED  • Breakfast bread, ice, water, rum punch, cokes, diet cokes • Head (Marine Toilet) in Separate Bathroom with Sink • Fresh Water Shower Rinse after Snorkeling/Swimming • Room Below Deck to Change & Store your Personal Belongings • Top of the Line Snorkel Gear • Floats/Noodles • Adult & Child Life Jackets (provide your own life jackets for children under 30lbs) What You Need to Bring: - Masks- Governor's new mandate requires all guests over 3 years old have mask on board. Must wear while not eating, drinking or swimming.  - Towels - Sunscreen - The Virgin Islands recently passed a law "banning the sale, importation, or possession of any sunscreen containing oxybenzone, octoerylene, or octinoxate" basically, non-reef safe sunscreen. Please read this article to make sure you bring the correct sunscreen on board. - BVI Charters: Require Passports (at this time BVI is closed to US boats due to COVID pandemic) - BVI Charters: $70 CASH Per Person for BVI Customs, Immigration, National Park & Port Authority Fees What to Expect Onboard: Island Flyer provides the smooth, flat, stable ride of a sailing catamaran, with the speed of a powerboat, allowing for a very comfortable ride to all the great places. At 36’ long and 16’ wide and a maximum of 12 passengers, there’s plenty of room for everyone. All seating is out in the open air, so you can bask in the sun or find shade under the extra-large canopy, custom made for touring the Virgin Islands. Pick up on St. Thomas is at American Yacht Harbor and on St. John is at the National Park Dock in Cruz Bay. Qualifications: Island Flyer is a U.S. Coast Guard Inspected Vessel that is fully licensed, insured and meets very stringent Coast Guard Safety Standards. Captain Hillary holds a 100-ton Merchant Marine License issued by the U.S. Coast Guard, and not only makes sure you have a great time but keeps your safety a priority.   COVID-19 In these uncertain times, we wanted to state what we are doing to support you and your travel plans. As the situation around novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, we are doing everything we can to ensure your safety and provide maximum flexibility. As it has always been, the safety and security of our guests and team remain our highest priority. We take great pride in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness. Our cleaning protocols are thorough and listed below: - We continue the use of high-grade disinfectant when cleaning all areas of the boat. - We will adjust the food and beverage service in accordance with current food safety recommendations. - We have included antibacterial hand sanitizers on board. We remain committed to offering you flexible booking options. Given these unique circumstances we are making additional adjustments to our individual booking policies to give you extra peace of mind: - Government Restrictions. In regions affected by government-issued travel restrictions, we will continue to offer full refunds regardless of when trip is scheduled. - Existing Reservations. All reservations that are scheduled to take place before April 30, 2020, can be changed or cancelled at no charge up to 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. - New Reservations. Any reservation you make that are booked between today and April 30, 2020, for any future arrival date, can be changed or cancelled at no charge up to 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you need to adjust reservations made through another booking site, please contact them for assistance regarding their cancellation policy related to COVID-19. May you all stay safe and healthy during this difficult time. Please see the most recent update from our Governor. We are set to open June 1, 2020. Please call or go online to book.   

Captain is included.
A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
12 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
Power Catamaran

Super OwnerIsland Flyer

Island Flyer is a 36ft power catamaran offering private day charters. She runs smooth and stable. Coast Guard certified for up to 12 passengers- spacious, clean boat with plenty of seating in sun or shade. Family-friendly and all ages welcome with easy access to the water with extra long swim ladders. Fuel and capt. fees included as well as breakfast, open bar and all snorkel gear. Snorkeling and site seeing off the beaten path or to the most popular destinations. You help create your unique itinerary. We are private so the boat is YOURS for the day!

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11 reviews

5.0 out of 5!

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11 photos have been added by reviewers who booked this listing.
  1. TD

    Rent. I guarantee a good time!!!!

  2. HA

    Do it! Truly an amazing experience. Captain Hillary was wonderful, knowledgeable, and accomidating. If we could do it again on our trip we would!

  3. JF

    Awesome boat great customer service would come back

  4. WB

    Hillary was awesome! She is friendly, accommodating, and entertaining. This was a great experience!!!!

  5. DE

    We chartered this boat privately for two couples and it was perfect. Lots of Shade or sun. Very Clean and so easy to communicate with owners and captain. I highly recommend.

Features & Details

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Watersports Equipment
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Inboard Engine
  • Chart Plotter
  • Dinghy
  • Dodger
  • Single Engine
  • Twin Engine
  • Fuel type: Gas
  • Head

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

50% refund up to 14 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

Additional Information  - FULL and HALF DAY charters available, inquire to find out more - Check us out on Trip Advisor and social media @islandflyercat - Boat is a U.S. Coast Guard Inspected Vessel for 12 passengers - BVI trips require $70 cash per person for Custom’s Fees (BVIs is currently closed due to COVID-19) - Call about multi-day discounts - Gratuity for Captain and Mate is at your discretion for a job well done. 15% – 20% is the norm, as in any service industry - Lunch is on your own at some of our unique beach restaurants. There’s even a pizza boat in a quiet cove to grab some lunch. You’re welcome to bring your own lunch if you like… we have a large cooler on board! - Our goal is to provide you an excellent adventure – if you had a great day, tell everyone! - All cancellations directly due to COVID-19 will be refunded at 100% on our end. Being this is a booking platform, please check with Get My Boat first about what their cancellation policy is. I am not sure how they handle their service fee, but we are 100% refundable if you have proof your trip was canceled due to COVID 19. Stay safe and well!

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