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Lion In Da Sun

St. John
+1 340-626-4783
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Friendly, professional, and informative!

Our first trip with Captain Rick, and our first to Jost Van Dyke. Helped us arrange prompt... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wilson, North Carolina
Knowledgeable Captain. Flexible itinerary.

Captain was very knowledgeable about the St. Thomas/St. John/BVI area. Boat was very nice, clean... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Mike P
Slidell, Louisiana
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Lion In Da Sun is a "Captained Powerboat Day Charter" business in the US Virgin Islands of St. John and St. Thomas. The days activities are completely up to you and might include island hopping in the British Islands such as Jost van Dyke, Sandy Spit, Norman Island, and Virgin Gorda among many others. You can incorporate world-class snorkeling, beaches, bars, and local lunch spots. The day is completely up to you!
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first trip with Captain Rick, and our first to Jost Van Dyke. Helped us arrange prompt, dependable transport from the cruise terminal in Charlotte Amalie directly to the marina. Thorough safety review of the boat and away we went. Some sight-seeing by boat of...More

Thank scottdixondds
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Captain was very knowledgeable about the St. Thomas/St. John/BVI area. Boat was very nice, clean and in good shape for the size (28' I think). Was willing to go follow our island hop plan or happy to recommend if we asked. Good trip overall. Would...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We returned from our yearly trip to St. Thomas a week and a half before Irma devastated our ‘home away from home’. We are heartbroken to see the damage done, but look forward to returning hopefully next year when things have been repaired. Not even...More

Thank bamacat2016
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Captain Rick's tour is made to order so you spend as much time as you want doing what you enjoy most. If you're not sure what to do, but want to see and visit some of the best spots around St. Thomas and/or St. John,...More

Thank matt772002
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Very knowledgeable. Had a great time! We learned a lot about the islands. Great snorkeling spots. Would highly recommend

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We had the most memorable experience with Lion in da sun!! Captain Rick was the best guide you could ever have in the Virgin Islands! His tour covered many islands with the most remarkable snorkel destinations as well as beac bars and restaurants. We've been...More

Thank CaptKyleHeller
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We booked our charter for myself, my husband and two teen daughters. We wanted a family friendly trip that allowed us to escape the crowds, be in our own schedule and to stay as long or as little wherever we wanted at each destination. Captain...More

Thank DianaL229
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Rick picked us up at the Westin and we spent a day snorkeling and site seeing. We had 4 adults and 2 children and we had plenty of room. While it is expensive it really is a fantastic way to see the islands. Got to...More

Thank Kiwiboy4921
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We recently came back from a week long trip to St. John. After reading so many fabulous reviews about Lion in da Sun, we made it a part of our vacation. Captain Rick was outstanding in every way. Not only did he take us to...More

Thank The_Ferri_Family
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Thursday we went on a fantastic snorkel trip with Lion In Da Sun guide and captain of a 26ft twin engine smooth riding boat with "Kyle". Kyle didn't know we had been coming to St John for 20 years and had experienced several snorkel trips...More

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Questions & Answers
18 April 2015|
Response from lionindasun | Property representative |
Yes, the 28 ft Scout boat is $675 plus fuel. The fuel is usually about $95 and $140 Our 26ft Twin Vee power catamaran is just $575 plus fuel. The Twin Vee also uses less fuel, often it is around $65 and comes with a $100... More