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Top 10 Things To Do in St. Thomas

Updated: April 2, 2023

St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands is a top vacation spot with its warm, tropical weather, white sandy beaches, and beautiful snorkeling locations. Discover all that St. Thomas has to offer as you explore the island on a private boat charter, swim with dolphins, and watch the sunset aboard a catamaran. Check out our list of the top things to do in St. Thomas and make your vacation unforgettable!


Illuminated Night Kayaking

#1 – Kayak Under the Stars  

Let the calm of a moonlit paddle fill you as you glide through the water under the stars.  Your Illuminated Kayak will light up the water so you can see down and experience the nightlife of nocturnal marine animals. The stars and the backdrop provide the perfect ending to your perfect day in the Virgin Islands.

Refreshments Included | Small Groups

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 Snorkel Cat Tours

#2 – Enjoy a Day of Snorkeling on a Catamaran Tour from St. Thomas

Adventure awaits as you board the catamaran and set sail for a day of snorkeling through the Virgin Islands’ coral reefs.  On this all-inclusive day trip, you’ll visit the National Park in St. John and an uninhabited tropical island.  Explore beautiful white beaches and the many underwater colors and marine life the Virgin Islands have to offer on this Snorkel Catamaran Tour.

Food & Drinks Included | 2 Snorkel Stops

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Dolphin Splash and Swim

#3 – Swim with a Dolphin at Coral World Ocean Park 

This bucket list activity is an experience the whole family will love! Enjoy an unforgettable encounter with a dolphin as you meet and swim with these smart, playful, and sociable creatures. Touch, feed, and play with your new dolphin friend and then head out for a swim together. While at Coral World, come visit the rest of the marine life at the park, as your admission is included with your Dolphin Swim. This one is bucket list worthy!

Small Groups | Includes Admission to Coral World

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Sunset Dinner Sail

#4 – Sail and Dine on a Sunset Dinner Cruise from Charlotte Amalie

Enjoy dinner aboard a catamaran with an award-winning backdrop as you set sail from Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and watch the sunset while enjoying a delicious dinner. Savor the taste of Virgin Island inspired dishes along with Tacos on Tuesday, and BBQ on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. This Sunset Dinner Sail is a can’t miss experience on St. Thomas!

Food & Drink Included | Small Group Tour

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#5 – Parasail Above the Virgin Islands

Soar through the beautiful sunny skies with salty air blowing against your face on this parasailing tour. Discover a whole new perspective as you take in the breath-taking views of white sandy beaches, sailboats, yachts, and more, from above. You’ll experience the thrill of an offshore powerboat ride, parachuting, ballooning, and gliding all in one action packed adventure. Parasailing in the Virgin Islands is an experience you’ll never forget!

Online Booking Special | Small Group

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Private Full Day Island Jeep Tour

#6 – Explore St. Thomas on a Private Jeep Tour

Another great way to discover the sights of St. Thomas is on a Private Jeep Tour! You’ll live a day in the life of an adventurous local as you snorkel the reefs, enjoy scenic views, and off-road to secluded beaches.  Have your say on where you’d like to spend your day, and your professional guide will make it happen. Snorkel gear, cooler and water, beach chairs, blankets and a private guide are included to ensure you have the best day exploring the island like a local.

Private Tour | Family-friendly

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Turtle Cove Snorkel and Sail

#7 – Sail by Catamaran to Turtle Cove

Sail to the uninhabited Turtle Cove aboard a catamaran on this 3-hour sailing tour. You’ll enjoy a relaxing ride while taking in the beautiful views of the Virgin Islands. Once at Turtle Cove, you can snorkel through the colorful coral reef, alongside sea turtles and tropical fish. Then soak up some tropical rays on the deck of the catamaran as you take in the surrounding scenery. If you are looking for an Island Adventure that is fun for the whole family, then this Snorkel & Sail Adventure is the tour for you!

Snacks & Drinks Included | Family-friendly

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Champagne Sunset Sail

#8 – Take a Champagne Sunset Sail from Margaritaville 

Come watch the sunset while aboard a luxurious Catamaran. You’ll have an unobstructed view of the tropical sunset while you sip your drink from the open bar and enjoy complimentary appetizers. Sit back, relax, and take in the incredible views from the water. This Sunset Sail is the perfect way to finish off your day in the Virgin Islands.

Open Bar | Complimentary Appetizers

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Sea Lion Swim

#9 – Swim with Sea Lions on St. Thomas

Get up close and personal with lovable sea lions as you play and interact with them. You’ll connect with your new sea lion friends as you swim alongside them, touch their soft skin, and play with them. General admission to Coral World is included with your Sea Lion Swim so you can visit the rest of the animals before or after your sea lion adventure. This is a can’t miss experience during your time in St. Thomas and is suitable for kids 7 & up!

Family-friendly | Includes Admission to Coral World

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Bama Breeze Boat Charter St. Thomas USVI

#10 – Charter a Private Boat & Explore Beach Bars & Hidden Coves

The best way to explore the Virgin Islands is to get out on the water.  The shorelines of St. Thomas are a treasure trove of hidden beaches, incredible snorkelling, and super fun beach bars. Your Private Boat Charter captain will build a custom itinerary based on what you want to do most. Your charter includes a a rocking stereo system, all of the snorkel gear and water toys, a large cooler with ice, and you can even make a stop at the world famous Pizza boat.

6 Passenger Capacity| Custom Itinerary

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