Big Beard's Adventure Tours is proud to offer the snorkeling adventure of a lifetime to Buck Island National Underwater Mounument.
Big Beard's has Full Day Tours (6 hours) and Half Day Tours (3.5 hours). Both trips make two stops at Buck Island. First, they stop on the west end of Buck Island at Turtle Beach. You are there on the beach for approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. There, you have chance to try out your snorkeling gear and the crew will offer a snorkeling lesson for anyone interested. Guests also have the opportunity to walk and swim Turtle Beach, rated one of the top 10 prettiest beaches in the world by National Geographic.
The second stop for both trips is on the east end of Buck Island at the reef and the Underwater Trail where you spend approximately 1 hour. There, they tie the boat off to a mooring, drop the stairs into the water, and the crew will give a guided tour of the Underwater Trail. The tour lasts approximately 10 minutes and its purpose is to get guests familiar with the area. After this tour they cut you loose, and you have the rest of the time to explore whatever parts of the reef and the Underwater Trail you desire. After the reef they turn around and cruise back to Christiansted on the Half Day Tour.
On the Full Day Tour they sail to a third stop on the north shore of St. Croix. The boat anchors at Big Beard's Beach where they have an afternoon All-U-Can-Eat Beach BBQ. Your captain grills up hamburgers, hot dogs, and marinated fish and veggie burgers. They also serve assorted chips, rum punch, and regular fruit punch. Big Beard's Beach is also a beautiful long walking beach with great swimming, and has a nice shady picnic area. You spend approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes on Big Beard's Beach hanging out, enjoying the BBQ, the beach and the beautiful Caribbean weather. After the BBQ you then hop back onboard and enjoy a relaxing sail back to Christiansted.
Big Beard's has two 42' catamarans: Renegade is the sailboat that does the full day tours and Adventure is the powerboat that does the half day tours. Whether cruising under sail or power, Big Beard's majestic catamarans are custom designed with guests in mind, melding both comfort and utility into one ideal package. Each tour includes all equipment needed on board. Both of Big Beard's boats have a restrooms onboard and have shade. All of the tours provide cool drinking water while the full day tour includes a beach barbecue.
Big Beard's also does sunset sails for 2 hours which include pum, rum punch and water.
As an ordained Minister, BIG BEARD even performs weddings – on the boat or on a romantic beach. Ask for details.
Good friends, beautiful scenery, and fun activities are all part of a Big Beard's tour. Being able to witness the splendor of the Caribbean from sea is one of the most amazing holiday experiences one can hope for. Big Beard Adventure Tours is sure to be the highlight of any island holiday.
Half Day Cruise- From $75 for Adults, $60 for Kids 6-12, $22 Kids 5 and under
Full Day Cruise- From $105 for Adults, $85 for Kids 6-12, $26 Kids 5 and under
Sunset Cruise- From $35 for Adults, $25 for Kids 6-12, $15 Kids 5 and under
Private Charter- Call for specific package pricing.