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Johnny's Boats

Carr. #304 Km 3.2, Detras de la Placita de la Parguera, Lajas 00667, Puerto Rico
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Trip to "Los cayos" : Caracoles & Mata la Gata

I call same day, Gina pick up the phone answer all my questions and reserve for me once I arrive... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
Nanlova
,
San Juan, Puerto Rico
via mobile
A Waterfront Fixture

You cannot miss the dock for Johnny's Boats while on the plaza in La Parguera. Gina is now taking... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
10-FT-STOP
,
Flowery Branch, Georgia
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Carr. #304 Km 3.2, Detras de la Placita de la Parguera, Lajas 00667, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

I call same day, Gina pick up the phone answer all my questions and reserve for me once I arrive Juny (coordinator) was waiting for us. The person assigned to give us the tour was Miguel a very experience fishman and Captain. Excellent! Highly recomended

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

You cannot miss the dock for Johnny's Boats while on the plaza in La Parguera. Gina is now taking on more of the business which is evident in revitalized and colorful signage and advertising on the boats. As with most things in Parguera, the rates...More

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Reviewed December 26, 2017

I was a frequent customer but I don't know what happen that now there is no fixed pricing. I was used to pay $6-$8/pp for roundtip to Mata La Gata depending on how many people. Is only a 15-20min ride. We ask on Sunday the...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

we were a group of 10 people of all ages from 15 to 80 years old. We arrive with no reservation and no idea on what to do, so we were walking and asking to the different companies offering the service, but this one made...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

The owner quoted us $10pp on Sunday for a boat to the other islands or just a cruise. We planned on a couple days in the week, went back Tuesday and a worker quoted us $20pp. Seemed a bit scammy to me. Told him about...More

Thank aloiii
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Please beware! Was a total scam. The boat was suppose to leave at 8:15 pm, but actually departed at 8:45. When we got out on the water he yelled at a passenger not to take pictures, let the kids swim for 2 MINUTES. We saw...More

1  Thank lizar80
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Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

The staff was super friendly and accommodating as far as getting us to tour all of the islands... we were taken on a small boat to see all of the small islands... We were told to choose a beach to hang out for the day...More

3  Thank Sayda D
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

We cannot express how much fun we had taking out on of Gina and Johnny's Boats! We had an incredible time snorkeling, seeing fish and cruising the water. They took such great care of us and we would recommend it to anyone visiting the area!!

2  Thank TheLillsdotcom
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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

For $10 they take you to every little island. They left you there and take you back in many hours. You can called them and they will pick you up. Yoito was our captain. He was very fun, excellent service and explain everything. Caracoles, Mata...More

1  Thank jsantiago05
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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Y husband and I used Johny's boat service yo visit one of Tha cays close to Lajas. Service was as good as we were told by the friends who recommended them.

Thank elizabeth g
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Jtorrens01
August 19, 2017|
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Response from j1971k | Reviewed this property |
2 dive shops in town both good and fairly cheap. we did a scuba class for 125$ each I think with gear they provide. But rent a boat at johnys for 50$ bring your own snorkle gear and head straight out to the west of the 2nd... More
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July 22, 2017|
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In the past it was very cheap 20$ us. To rent a 14 foot boat for 4 hours. This year it was 40$ for the rental. The great thing is the boat is yours no guide! Small 10 hp outboard on a 14 ft boat with a top. Bring a cooler... More
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Response from Christina T | Reviewed this property |
We were able to stay in the island about an hour and swam in the lagoon. Ask if you can be dropped off then picked up. I would ask Gina, we had to get someone to help translate when talking to Johnny. My husband speaks... More
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