Reef Surfari Snorkel Excursion is presently practicing social distance recommendations as well as CDC guidelines for sterilization and disinfection. The boat is completely disinfected following each excursion and all equipment such as masks and snorkels are sterilized after each use. Clients may feel free to bring personal gear if desired, and new gear may be purchased at either of our retail location prior to departure.

OCEAN SURFARI NATIONAL PARKS SNORKELING

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National Park Snorkeling Excursion - 2 Locations

Adult (Ages 13+): $75
Child (Ages 12 and under): $45

  • Leave from from picture perfect Red Hook Harbor on St. Thomas or the National Park Dock in Cruz Bay St John. Cruise to the St John National Park and USVI’s best spots for snorkeling aboard the island’s newest snorkel boat, Ocean Surfari’s 47 foot 'Reef Surfari'. Over 40% of Virgin Islands National Park is underwater! The best way to enjoy this spectacular underwater National Park is by boat. Our new boat is fast, safe and provides the perfect transport to the area’s clearest, most exciting waters for snorkeling. Spacious and comfortable, with plenty of shade aboard.

Do It All Trip: Snorkel, Pizza & Sunset Cruise

Adult (Ages 13+): $99
Child (Ages 12 and under): $69

  • Join us aboard Reef Surfari for the Do It All Trip where we head to 2 snorkel stops, eat fresh baked pizza and enjoy an open bar sunset cruise all in one trip. From October to March, Reef Surfari will depart at 1:30 from the dock at American Yacht Harbor in Red Hook on St Thomas and swing over to Cruz Bay to pick up our St John guests at 1:45. From April to September we will depart St Thomas at 2:00 and St John at 2:15. We will then head to two snorkel locations in the Virgin Islands National Park around St John to look for turtles, beautiful coral and a plethora of tropical fish. After snorkeling, we will pick up pizza, included in the cost of the trip, at Pizza PI in Christmas Cove of Great St. James or Ronnie's Pizza in Cruz Bay. The bar will be open with rum punch, painkillers, sodas and water for your refreshment. After pizza, we will cruise through the islands around St. Thomas and St. John while the captain tells stories about the islands, the mate tends the open bar and we watch the sunset. We will then return to St John between 6:30-7:30 and then head back to St Thomas between 7:00-8:00 depending on the time of sunset throughout the year. Snorkel gear is provided and is cleaned and sanitized after every use. Full face masks are available for rental and new mouth pieces are available for purchase in our retail stores. Smoking is not allowed on all of our group Reef Surfari trips.

If you are looking for a unique fun adventure while in the USVI this excursion is perfect for you.

Our famous turquoise blue water and white sand, and abundant sea life consistently rank St. Thomas as one of the “Worlds Best Places” to snorkel.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

A: The Reef Surfari can comfortably accommodate 49 adults. Call for a group rate for parties over six at (340) 227-5448

A: Yes. While snorkeling on the Reef Surfari is not recommended for very young children due to the nature of the event. Young people love to snorkel and are welcome as long as they are good to excellent swimmers.

A: Excursions begin at our Ocean Surfari store at 6300 Smith Bay Road, next to the Red Hook Ferry terminal. Come early and feed the Monster Tarpon from our dock!

A: $75 for adults, $45 for children under 12

A: Yes, all Ocean Surfari boats are bathroom equipped. The Reef Surfari also serves complimentary beverages on board.

A: Absolutely, the 8am Cruz Bay ferry to St. Thomas will bring you right to our docks in Red Hook (See map below). After a thrilling excursion, we will have you back for the 2pm ferry back to Saint John. This will have you on our island's turquoise blue waters for most of the day ... what could be better?

WHERE TO FIND US

St. John visitors can take the 8am ferry from Cruz Bay docks directly to our St. Thomas Red Hook docks to enjoy a snorkeling excursion aboard Reef Surfari. We will have you back in time to catch the 2pm ferry back to St. John. When making your reservation with us, please let us know you will be coming from St. John.