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Check out this incredible day charter itinerary for private boat charters in the US Virgin Islands! While an exact itinerary depends on the type of boat you have booked and the wind/weather conditions on the day of your charter, here is a great example of an amazing day on the water. Your exact itinerary for your private charter can be determined between your group & the captain for the ultimate day on the water! To explore private boat options, click here for St. Thomas departure and click here for St. John Departure.


  1. Depart from St. Thomas: Start your day early to make the most of your 5-hour charter. Depart from a marina in St. Thomas, typically in Red Hook and occasionally Charlotte Amalie, and head out to explore the nearby islands.
  2. Cruise to St. John: Begin your journey by cruising towards the neighboring island of St. John. Enjoy the scenic views of the crystal-clear Caribbean waters along the way.
  3. Snorkeling at Trunk Bay: Anchor at Trunk Bay, which is famous for its pristine beach and excellent snorkeling opportunities. Dive into the water and explore the vibrant coral reefs and marine life in the area. Your captain will typically provide snorkeling equipment or you can bring your own.


4. Cruise along the North Shore: After snorkeling and relaxing at Trunk Bay, continue your boat trip along the north shore of St. John. Admire the lush green hills and beautiful coastline as you make your way towards some of the island’s picturesque bays.

5. Lunch at Maho Bay: Anchor at Maho Bay, which is known for its calm waters and beautiful surroundings. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch prepared by your charter, or you can bring your own packed lunch. Be sure to relax on the sandy beach and soak in the serene atmosphere.


6. Exploration of Waterlemon Cay: After lunch, head to Waterlemon Cay, a popular spot for snorkeling and wildlife enthusiasts. The clear waters here are teeming with tropical fish and other marine creatures. If you’re lucky, you might spot sea turtles or rays.

7. Relaxation and Swimming: Take some time to relax on the boat’s sundeck or swim in the crystal-clear waters. Enjoy the natural beauty and tranquility of the USVI.

Late Afternoon:

8. Return to St. Thomas: Begin your journey back to St. Thomas in the late afternoon, taking in the scenic views one last time. You can choose to stop for a quick swim or photo opportunity if time allows.


9. Arrival in St. Thomas: Return to your starting point in St. Thomas, and disembark from the boat with lasting memories of your USVI adventure.

To explore private boat options, click here for St. Thomas departure and click here for St. John Departure.

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