USVI CHARTER DAY TRIPS – NORTH SIDE TOUR

 

 

 

THE NORTH SHORE TOUR

YELLOW LEG

DEPART AMERICAN YACHT HARBOR AND HEAD NORTH TO THE CUT BETWEEN SAPPHIRE BEACH RESORT AND SHARK ISLAND(GREAT LOBSTER SPOT). PASS COKI BEACH ON YOUR LEFT AND REMEMBER TO STOP IN FOR SOME SNORKELING OR LOCAL FOOD ON THE WAY BACK. CONTINUE WEST BETWEEN THATCH CAY AND ST THOMAS. IF CONDITIONS ARE GOOD YOU WILL BE HEADING TO THE DESERTED ISLAND OF HANS LOLLIK WHICH IS CURRENTLY ON THE MARKET FOR 45 MILLION. IT HAS A BIG BEAUTIFUL BEACH THAT THE LOCAL “FRENCHIES” HANG OUT AT FOR THE LONG EASTER WEEKEND. ANY OTHER TIME OF YEAR IT WILL MOST LIKELY BE JUST YOU AND THE RESIDENT GOATS. IF YOU ARE FEELING ADVENTUROUS GO FOR A HIKE TO THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN OR TRY TO FIND THE RUINS BACK IN THE WOODS. THIS IS NOT THE BEST SNORKEL SPOT SO IF YOU REALLY WANT TO SNORKEL YOU SHOULD TALK TO THE CAPTAIN ABOUT LITTLE HANS.

ORANGE LEG

IF YOU CHOSE TO HIKE AROUND HANS LOLLICK YOU WILL HAVE WORKED UP QUITE AN APPETITE, SO DECIDE IF EATING AT THE NEXT STOP MAGENS BAY; A CONCESSION WITH PIZZA AND SANDWICHES OR WAITING UNTIL HULL BAY HIDEAWAY FOR SOME OF THEIR FAMOU FISH TACOS, SOUNDS BETTER.  MAGENS BAY IS A MILE-LONG BEACH WITH A BAR AND OPEN-AIR RESTAURANT. YES, YOU CAN REACH MAGENS BY CAR BUT SHOWING UP ON YOUR PRIVATE BOAT IS A MUCH BETTER EXPERIENCE. ITS ALL THE PROS AND NONE OF THE CONS- I.E. PARKING FEE, CROWDED BEACHES, AND SUNSCREEN OVERSPRAY. MAGENS BAY IS A SANCTUARY FOR JUVENILE MARINE LIFE SO LOOK OUT FOR BABY TURTLES, SNAPPER, AND TARPON (LOOK AROUND THE BOUY LINES AND NEXT TO THE SHORE). IF YOU ARE INTO NUDE BEACHES AND BRAVE ENOUGH TO VENTURE HAVE THE CAPTAIN TAKE YOU OVER TO PLATFORM BEACH ON YOUR WAY OUT.

ORANGE LEG

ZIP OVER TO HULL BAY NEXT. THIS IS THE NOTORIOUS SURF BEACH OF ST. THOMAS. THE BREAK SPITS OUT A VERY HEAVY WAVE 400 METERS FROM SHORE SO IF YOU ARE INTO SURFING YOU CAN SAVE YOUR ENERGY ON THE PADDLE OUT AND LET US DROP YOU OFF OUTSIDE THE BREAK. YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY CAN WATCH. IF YOU CAN’T SURF BUT LIKE THE BEACH BUM VIBE YOU WILL LOVE THE HULL BAY HIDEAWAY. THEY ARE KNOWN FOR THEIR FISH TACOS AND LIVE MUSIC IN THE AFTERNOONS. THEY ALSO HAVE ONE OF THE WORST POOL TABLES ON THE ISLAND SO SHOOT SOME POOL AND SHOOT THE BREEZE DURING YOUR LUNCH BREAK.

PURPLE LEG

THIS LEG IS THE LONGEST. CARAVEL ROCK IS A GREAT PLACE FOR CLIFF JUMPING OR SNORKEL AROUND THE ROCK. LEGEND HAS IT THAT THE ROCK WAS USED AS TARGET PRACTICE BY PIRATES AND DIVERS HAVE RECOVERED OLD CANNON BALLS FROM THE REEF. THE NORTH SIDE OF THE ROCK HAS A VERY STRONG CURRENT BUT IF YOU CAN MAKE IT AROUND YOU WILL SEE BIG MARINE LIFE. THIS IS WHERE YOU WILL FIND LOBSTERS AND ABUNDANT MARINE LIFE SINCE ITS SO FAR AWAY FROM SHORE.

BLUE LEG

 IF YOU DONT WANT TO GO TO CARAVEL YOU CAN SNORKEL STEVEN’S KEY RIGHT OUTSIDE CRUZ BAY ST. JOHN. WE ALWAYS LIKE TO STOP INTO CRUZ BAY  FOR A DRINK BEFORE WE HEAD HOME. YOUR CAPTAIN WILL BACK THE BOAT RIGHT UP TO THE BEACH AND WAIT UNTIL YOU ARE READY TO HEAD BACK TO RED HOOK.

I wish you the very best, u guys r not just renting out ur boat, but creating life long memories for families

Chris W. (18 Aug 2017)

I've been on many boat trips but this one was UNIQUE and SPECIAL

Kusumchugani (03 Jan 2017)

The boat was beautiful and exactly what we needed.  Clean and spacious with the best sound system!!!

Jamie H. (03 Jan 2017)

Thanks again Charter St Thomas for a memorable family fun filled day on your boat.

Tina F. (03 Jan 2017)
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