Snorkeling Sites

St John Boat Rental

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A St. John boat rental is the perfect day excursion to explore the Virgin Islands near St. John. St Thomas is the closest Island to the west, then Tortola, Jost Van Dyke and Norman Island are to the north, east and west of St John. These other Islands are only available by boat, and the […]


St Thomas Boat Rental

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Looking for a St. Thomas Boat Rental? You’ve Come to The Right Place! We have a number of boat for rent, from 32′ to 56′, in a number of styles and price ranges. When you rent a boat on St. Thomas, you have a lot of options on where to go, including the British Virgin […]


Choosing The Right Islands For Your Virgin Islands Vacation

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Virgin Islands Pirates Paradise Adventures

At first glance on a map, the islands that make up the Virgin Islands chain are difficult to distinguish from one another. Which is a US territory? Which is a British Island? Where do I need a passport? What airport should I fly into? All good questions, but really not the most important question to […]


Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas USVI

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Sapphire Beach St. Thomas Pirates Paradise Adventures

We’re based at the Sapphire Beach Marina, so this is an easy one!  Be sure to snorkel Sapphire Beach, where you’ll find a grassy bottom bay covered with sea turtles and rays. You’ll see a small island called “Shark Island” or “Little Shark Island” where you’ll find a conch graveyard, lobsters and yes….maybe a friendly […]


Hawks Nest Beach, St. John USVI

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Hawksnest Beach St. John US Virgin Islands Pirates Paradise Adventures

Hawksnest Beach is a local’s favorite and the closest beach to Cruz Bay. White sand and easy tides make Hawksnest great for families, and of course, its great for snorkeling. There’s a shallow water reef just a few yards off the center of the beach to see orange elkhorn corals and an abundance of friendly […]


Smuggler’s Cove, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

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Smugglers Cove Tortola Pirates Paradise Adventures

If you clear customs at Soper’s Hole, consider taking a short ride to Smuggler’s Cove, on the north side of Tortola. Smuggler’s Cove is the quintessential Caribbean beach, with a crescent-shaped white sand beach and tranquil waters. There’s no dock, so get ready to swim into shore! The water in this bay is calm and […]


Waterlemon Cay, St. John USVI

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Waterlemon Cay St. John Virgin Islands Pirates Paradise Adventures

Waterlemon Cay, on the north side of beautiful St. John, is a small cay within Leinster Bay, and one of the island’s best kept secrets. Since you’re still in the US Virgin Islands, there’s no need to clear customs just yet. Grab a loaner set of top quality snorkel gear from our  collection and jump […]


Salt Island and The RMS Rhone

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RMS Rhone British Virgin Islands Pirates Paradise Adventures

Salt Island was named for its salt ponds, but is more famous for the shipwreck that its home to.  Off Salt Island lies the remains of the RMS Rhone. Once the pride of the Royal Mail Steam Company, she sunk in 1867 during a hurricane after hitting a rock and splitting in half. Today, The […]


Water Island, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Water Island Virgin Islands Pirates Paradise Adventures

Tiny Water Island is the newest member of the four US Virgin Islands. Just off the coast of St. Thomas, you’ll love Water Island’s star attraction, Honeymoon Beach. Coconut palm trees line the shore and the water gently rolls on shore. Because the island is small and the only way to get there is by […]


The Baths, Virgin Gorda British Virgin Islands

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The Baths Virgin Gorda British Virgin Islands

The Baths on Virgin Gorda is an amazing formation of rocks that is believed to be proof of volcanic activity on the island. As you crawl, climb and wiggle through the labyrinth of rock formations, you’ll find grottos and shallow wading pools with beauty unmatched anywhere else in the world. The trick is to find […]