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St. Thomas Shore Excursion Guide

Cruise lines offer a number of shore excursions for sale when visiting St. Thomas. For your convenience, we have provided a sample listing below of the shore excursions typically sold by cruise lines that visit St. Thomas. You may wish to check out 3rd party shore excursions in St. Thomas to get a wider variety of options to choose from.

Magen's Bay Beach & Shopping

Magen's Bay Beach is rated as one of the top ten most beautiful beaches in the world, and St. Thomas is the mecca of duty free shopping in the Caribbean. These excursions do, in fact, give you the best of both worlds by taking you to this incredible beach and then off to Charlotte Amalie for a topnotch shopping and sightseeing experience. Experience
 
Price: Adults expect to pay from $29 to $39.
 
Booking Advice: These excursions last from 3 to 6 hours, and typically include sightseeing at places such as Drake's Seat when you are en route to Magen's Bay. On the activity scale, these excursions are typically rated as easy. Cruise line prices compete well with third party vendors.

Sail & Snorkel Excursions

For 3 to 4 hours, sail and shore excursions take you to some of the best places for snorkeling off the shores of St. Thomas. Higher priced excursions typically include other activities such as kayaking and hiking.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay from $35 to $100.
 
Booking Advice: These excursions receive a moderate activity rating. Some boats include fresh water showers for your comfort. The Pirate Schooner excursions are expecially kid friendly. If you don't want to get wet, but still want to see those amazing coral gardens, nautilus excursions offered through third party vendors are quite competitive with cruise line sail & snorkel prices.

Coral World Ocean Park Activities

Three to 4 hours in this park offers you a wonderful chance to explore the marine flora and fauna St. Thomas has to offer a variety of ways. Helmet diving, SNUBA, and nautilus adventures number among these, and you can also opt for sea lion encounters and swims. Top end prices on the range we quote are for sea lion swims, helmet dives, and SNUBA. Depending on the type of adventure you choose, the activity levels range from easy to moderate.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay from $49 to $139, depending upon the activity.
 
Booking Advice: Cruise line prices are actually quite competitive with third party vendors. We do suggest that you book early as these are popular excursions. If you just want to visit the park, admission for adults is about $19.

Sightseeing Tours

With a history dating back to 600 AD, and a wealth of more recent colonial history that includes some famous pirates, sightseeing tours in St. Thomas are both enjoyable and educational. Tours last from 2.5 to 6.5 hours, and take you to places including historuc manor houses, Blackbeard's Castle, Kongen's Quarter, and the Rum Factory.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay from $39 to $65.
 
Booking Advice: Third party vendors are competitively priced for these excursions. Expect a moderate activity level rating due to the walking involved.

SCUBA St. Thomas

SCUBA off the shores of St. Thomas holds a well kept promise that you will be in awe of magnificent coral reefs, and will likely see marine life in these pristine waters. Two tank dives are more expensive as a rule of thumb. Beginner SCUBA excursions tend to cost around $99.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay from $99 yo $129.
 
Booking Advice: PADI open water certified SCUBA divers may want to explore the competitive prices offered by third party vendors, but we don't recommend this for novice divers. SCUBA excursions are often rated as strenuous or difficult on activity rating scales. These excursions typically last for 3.5 to 4 hours.

Third Party Shore Excursions in St. Thomas

Below are links to third-party shore excursion vendors in St. Thomas, Usvi. These links will launch in a new browser window and are external sites. We bear no responsibility for the content or services offered at these sites.
3rd party shore excursions often have advantages over shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Third party shore excursions can be less costly and feature smaller groups than shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Often, the vendors you buy from directly are the same vendors used by the cruise lines themselves.
 
The benefit of buying shore excursions from the cruise line is that the vendors and pre-screened for safety and reliablity. While cruise lines shore excursions can be more expensive than buying direct from a local vendor, there is certainly peace of mind that the cruise line will be using a reliable, safe and trusted vendor. If you experience a problem with the vendor on a cruise line-sold shore excursion, the shore excursion managers onboard the cruise ship will likely be an invaluable resource to help settle disputes.

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