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Great day on the water with Captian Kyle!!

Kyle was an excellent captain and tour guide for our first trip to the islands. He was kind and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jeremy J
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Five-Star + Day with Captain Kyle

This was a day I’ll treasure. On the boat with my son and his wife, both experienced snorkelers, I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Betty B
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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 days ago via mobile

Kyle was an excellent captain and tour guide for our first trip to the islands. He was kind and informative. He took us to places and showed us things we would have never been able to see on our own. He found the best snorkeling...More

Thank Jeremy J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a day I’ll treasure. On the boat with my son and his wife, both experienced snorkelers, I expected to enjoy a wonderful scenic tour of this Caribbean paradise. But Captain Kyle took this 72-year-old woman literally by the hand and, with extraordinary patience,...More

Thank Betty B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Down in St Thomas with 5 other friends and decided to charter a boat and captain. We first tried another company who was booked but graciously recommended Captain Rick the owner. He got back to us immediately and set everything up starting with the pick...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our FIFTH trip with LIDS...that says enough. Awesome day as always. We had 11 in our group and took both of his boats. Both were comfortable and exactly what you need in the islands. Rick and Kyle know how best to adjust the...More

1  Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Booked an 8hr excursion with Captain Rick for snorkeling and sightseeing for 5 people. With Rick, you are in charge. He'll take you to wherever you want to go or see. This being our first time in the VI, we used Rick's recommendations. We toured...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Great times with Capt Kyle. The Capt took us around St.Thomas and St. John for some fabulous snorkeling spots.We had lunch at pizza pi, our first pizza on the water, pizza pi! Floating restaurant! Thanks for the great adventure Capt Rick and Capt Kyle !

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We went out on our 2nd trip with Captain Rick and his wonderful boat, Lion In Da Sun. We had so much fun the first time we went with him a couple of years ago that we knew we had to spend a day of...More

Thank Heartatlake
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

What a blast - capt rick took my husband,myself and our rambunctious 2&1/2 yr old daughter on a great trip around St John and the BVi’s. Finally found the mermaids chair! Hubby got to snorkel the Indiana’s - even the secret tunnel - hit pirates...More

Thank Tricia S
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We filled the day with amazing snorkeling sights and sightseeing around St. John! Captain Rick was extremely accommodating and provided great recommendations for snorkel sights we weren't aware of. Even a great lunch spot at the Pizza Pi - best pizza in Christmas Cove! Thanks...More

Thank rkkl
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Captain Rick is an extremely friendly and knowledgeable Captain who is flexible and accommodating to his customers wishes. He makes the day about you while providing a great amount of information, history, and insight to the islands. We had a blast - and it turned...More

Thank James D
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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
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