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Arawak Expeditions

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Mongoose Junction 3B, 00831, St. John
+1 800-238-8687
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Under water magic

A kayaking trip with Liz along the mangroves shows the very fine magic of St John's marine life... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Karen S
Night time paddle boarding - FUN!

Our little adventure was led by Liz. She was an excellent guide. My daughter had limited paddle... read more

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Reviewed 16 August 2017
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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 rentals and sales at their shop in Mongoose Junction. Fly fishing charters for bonefish and tarpon are also available.
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“kayak trip” (37 reviews)
“hurricane hole” (95 reviews)
“henley cay” (30 reviews)
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Mongoose Junction 3B, 00831, St. John
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+1 800-238-8687

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

A kayaking trip with Liz along the mangroves shows the very fine magic of St John's marine life. Even though there are a multitude of places in St John to snorkel and see coral, colorful fish and turtles; snorkeling in the mangroves draws your eyes...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Our little adventure was led by Liz. She was an excellent guide. My daughter had limited paddle boarding experience - that hadn't been positive and she enjoyed her evening. Liz had great tips for handling the waves - and the sunset was gorgeous. This is...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Had such a fun time with Liz this week! My husband, daughter, and I went out for the Henley Cay tour with her. My husband and I opted for a sit-atop kayak instead of a sit-in, because we are blessed around the middle, and I...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Enjoyed a full day kayak excursion with my wife and four children. Liz was excellent, equipment was in good working order, and we had a very enjoyable day.

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Thank William D
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This was an awesome day of kayaking and snorkeling. We experienced areas we would have otherwise missed. The shore lunch catered from a local deli was fantastic. Our guide Elizabeth was very personable and laid back. A great trip well worth doing. Make sure you...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We had an awesome three-hour trip in kayak to Henley Kay's! We saw turtles, fish, corals and much more. The guide Lis, was wery knowledgeable and an competent guide. She made us fell safe on the water and she dived several meters down to pinpoint...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

For the 4th year in a row, I rented a paddle board for the week while vacationing in St. John. Arawak Expeditions is very helpful in delivering and picking up the board. The board is perfect for what I need giving me hours of enjoyment.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We had an amazing day kayaking and snorkeling in Hurricane Hole. Our guide Liz made the adventure! She is knowledgeable about St. John, marine life and the ins and outs of kayaking and snorkeling. We have been on several tours on St, John and the...More

Thank AnnMarie U
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We met up with Liz at their office. Once everyone was ready we headed to Hurricane Hole. We kayaked around to three different areas. The kayaking was great and the view was beautiful. Once we dipped in, it was amazing to see all the sea...More

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A very serviceminded business from all points of interest. We really enjoyed making their aquintance and recommend it 100 per cent

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joel k
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
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Ann M
9 February 2016|
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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
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mjanderson19
15 July 2015|
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Response from Arthur J | Property representative |
The main difference between the two trips is that the North Shore trip is more strenuous and the Hurricane Hole trip is easier. If you've never kayaked before, I recommend the Hurricane Hole trip. It takes place in calmer... More
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