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Arawak conducts sea kayaking and snorkeling adventures in St. John, USVI, as well as multi-day kayak and camping expeditions throughout the British Virgin Islands. They also offer paddle boarding rentals and lessons, kayak rentals, and snorkel gear...more
Mongoose Junction 3B, 00831, St. John
+1 800-238-8687
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We unfortunately had to cut our expedition short for safety reasons due to a thunderstorms but the time we spent hiking our guide was awesome and informative about St. John's ecosystem - hopefully we get to the kayak portion next time

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time I have rented kayaks from Arthur at Arawak Expeditions. Once again he was extremely professional and polite to work with. He got back to my inquiry right away. He gave us options on where to start our kayak day. I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw more marine life than we had seen before and all in one snorkel trip. The water was nice and calm for kayaking. The reef looked much healthier than we expected from last years major storms. Beautiful reef and fish on our second stop. Thank...More

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Arthur J, Owner at Arawak Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for going with us, and thanks for taking the time to write a review. We sure had some great snorkeling that day, didn't we? I look forward to snorkeling with you again when you come back!

Reviewed 1 November 2018

Trip of a lifetime. For the adventure and challenge seekers. Arthur was extremely knowledgeable and fun to have as a guide! Thank you so much!

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Reviewed 21 October 2018

We had a great time on our North Shore Kayak/Snorkel excursion! Our guide, Arthur was very welcoming and knowledgeable. This was our first experience with kayaking in the sea and with this type of tandem kayak and Arthur instructed us well and made us feel...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Capt.Art took me tarpon fishing on St. Thomas. Super clean boat and great fly tackle. He knows his stuff and the day was very enjoyable. I recommend him.

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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

First day to St John- kayaked all morning, paddle-boarded all afternoon in the most amazing places!! Great time! Arthur was awesome!! Will go back here every time!!

Thank Sandie K
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We had an amazing time kayaking with Arthur and Arawak expeditions. Knowledgable and friendly, he made our day out kayaking one to remember. Will definitely go back.

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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Cant wait for my next visit to flyfish with Capt. Arthur Smith. Excellent experience! St Thomas, Ill be back!

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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Kayla was great, very knowledgeable. Perfect day for a kayak trip and snorkeling. Went to Honeymoon beach and an island off the beach. Half day trip.

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20 August 2018|
Response from 54b | Reviewed this property |
Tough question without knowing your physical fitness, but let's see if this helps...my wife and I recently rented the a tandem kayak for a full day, left at around 9:30am and got back at around 3:30pm...we're in our mid... More
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24 October 2016|
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Response from Christopher L | Reviewed this property |
We fished off St.john and he put us on tarpon and after about 25-30 casts bam massive tarpon. Finicky fish so don't expect it. He knows where they are but don't come down expecting to land one it's rare. I was totally... More
Ann M
9 February 2016|
Response from rgrippo | Reviewed this property |
It is completely possible to just rent a kayak (and carrier if you need one) and explore on your own without a guide. Just get a map and ideally a GPS so you can easily find your way back to the put-in. In the mangroves it... More