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Antigua Reef Riders Self-Drive Boat and Snorkeling Tour provided by Antigua Reef Riders

Antigua Reef Riders Self-Drive Boat and Snorkeling Tour

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2 adults
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Overview
Drive your own inflatable Reef Rider boat to explore the West Coast of Antigua. This 10-foot (3-meter) boat is compact enough to access the smallest and shallowest lagoons, teeming with marine life. Slip on the provided mask, fins, and snorkel to dive in and see the wrasse, stingrays, lobster, and parrotfish that inhabit the reef. A guide accompanies your group the whole time to ensure your safety and comfort.
Itinerary
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  • Pass by Darkwood Beach
    Pass by Valley Church Beach
    Pass by Ffryes Beach
Highlights
  • Antigua boat tour and snorkel experience supervised by a guide in the lead
  • Self-driving boats and snorkel equipment provided to explore Cades Reef
  • Bottled water ensures passengers stay hydrated during the trip
  • Round-trip transportation from Antigua hotels for a seamless experience
What to Expect
Begin your day's adventure with convenient pickup from your hotel and then enjoy a quick island tour on the way to Jolly Harbour. Meet your guide and listen to an in-depth orientation and safety briefing on your inflatable, 2-person boat with a 25-horsepower motor. Get fitted for a life vest and snorkeling equipment and then jump into your boat with your partner and off you go. Follow your guide (in their own boat) through the marina and out into the open water, where you can hit the gas and really get up some speed. On the way to Cades Reef, take in views of Darkwood Beach, Fryes Bay, and Valley Church Bay. Upon arrival at Cades Reef, slip into your snorkel gear and explore Antigua's National Marine Park, home to a variety of fish and other marine life. Back on the boat, head toward the mainland. During the return trip, you can attempt some boat tricks, such as doughnuts and figure eights, under the supervision of your guide. Arrive at the marina and transfer to your tour coach for drop-off back at your hotel.
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Important Information
Duration
3h 30m
Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • 2 1/2 hour self drive boat tour
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Bottled water
  • Price is based on 2 people sharing 1 boat.
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age of passenger 5
  • Minimum age of driver 18
  • Maximum carrying capacity of 400 lbs per boat.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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cpg4211 wrote a review 18 Mar
Cleveland, Ohio20 contributions11 helpful votes
Had to cancel due to cruise cancellation. Prompt response and refund. Will definitely rebook when we eventually make it to Antigua!
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Karen P wrote a review 12 Mar
Des Plaines, Illinois51 contributions30 helpful votes
We were scheduled to do a cruise in March 2020, but due to the Coronavirus we were cancelled. I had booked directly with this company, and I had to cancel. I sent an email and within minutes I received a cancellation email notifying me of a full refund. Great customer service
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Date of experience: March 2020
Lucy4560 wrote a review 9 Mar
Dallas, Pennsylvania10 contributions4 helpful votes
Owners and guide were all really nice. Boats easy and fun to drive. Snorkeling was best we had. Previously snorkeled at Hercules, Half Moon Bay, and Windward Bay. I thought the price was a good value for what we got.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Tony B wrote a review Feb 2020
Boise, Idaho237 contributions77 helpful votes
Came in on a cruise ship and met our pre-arranged transportation (made thru them) right outside security on the pier. After ~ 15-20 minute ride across the beautiful island, we were met by the husband and wife owners and given a (good) safety briefing and introduction to the
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Date of experience: February 2020
Amanda R wrote a review Feb 2020
Tupper Lake, New York38 contributions3 helpful votes
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We took the Reef Riders Self Driving Boat tour. We were picked up from our resort in a luxury taxi, the driver Anthony was friendly, informative and a great driver. Upon getting to Reef Riders we took in the views and visited with the owner Andy, he’s very friendly and
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Date of experience: February 2020
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By: Antigua Reef Riders
cpg4211
Cleveland, Ohio
1411
Great Business
Had to cancel due to cruise cancellation. Prompt response and refund. Will definitely rebook when we eventually
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Shalae P
10
Reef Riders
We had an absolute blast! Family run business they are all friendly, knowledgeable, and safety oriented. Would
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Mireille C
Quebec City, Canada
40
Wonderful activity!
My daughter and I really loved our experience on March 9th 2020 ! Booking was easy, the owners and the guides were
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Karen P
Des Plaines, Illinois
4530
Amazing Customer Service
We were scheduled to do a cruise in March 2020, but due to the Coronavirus we were cancelled. I had booked
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TrevtheRef61
London, United Kingdom
3611
Must do
Having read the reviews on TA we decided that we would give this trip a go. So glad we did! We arrived not having
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missmollyr
Danville, California
1213
Great, fun activity
My husband and I had a great time on this trip. Snorkeling was good and it's only about 1/2 hour to the reef.
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Lucy4560
Dallas, Pennsylvania
84
Best snorkeling we had driving boat was fun
Owners and guide were all really nice. Boats easy and fun to drive. Snorkeling was best we had. Previously
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Graham90210
Bristol, United Kingdom
123
Reef ride and snorkel
Excellent, thoroughly recommended. Boats were great, saw a lot of the coast from the sea and snorkelling was
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Scott G
11
Great Time!
This tour is a must! Great equipment, much better suited to the sometimes choppy water than jet skis. A great
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BigBobby1828
111
GREAT TIME!
This is a really fun way to spend about three hours. The boats are fun, easy to drive and the guides (Charlie and
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  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
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