Kayaking  & Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)



For something a little more hands on, try a sailing tour. Learn to sail or try a guided sunset tour.

Check out excursions and rentals offered by Cinnamon Bay Resort. You can even book online.

If you love to kayak, of even if you never have, kayaking St. John is one sure way to please everyone!

Rentals abound. Book expeditions so you won't miss a thing. Make it a half or full day kayak and snorkel tour around the shores of St. John. Or, if you are up for a bigger adventure, check out our multi-day kayaking trips in the British Virgin Islands!

Have you tried Stand-Up Paddleboarding yet? It’s a sport that’s gaining popularity rapidly! It’s easy to learn, and perfect for exploring the calm bays around St. John! With a little instruction, you'll have it in now time. Also rent paddleboards by the half-day,  full day or week.

There are many rental options on St. John. Some will even bring your weeklong rental right to the villa. No hassle for you–just load it up to wherever you want to go!

Here are 3 of the best kayak/SUP/snorkel options on St. John:

Arawak Expeditions

Website: www.arawakexp.com

Arawak conducts sea kayaking and snorkeling adventures in St. John, USVI, as well as multi-day kayak and camping expeditions throughout the British Virgin Islands. They also offer paddle boarding rentals and lessons, kayak rentals, and snorkel gear rentals and sales at their shop in Mongoose Junction. Fly fishing charters for bonefish and tarpon are also available.

Hidden Reef Eco-Tours

Website: www.hiddenreefecotours.com

Experience the unique beauty of kayaking on turquoise waters and snorkeling in crystal clear Caribbean seas. Book a tour and they will take you away to the hidden St. John, where you can feel like you are floating above a mystical world, or swimming in an aquarium. Natural wonders appear with every stroke of the paddle, or kick of the fin. You can learn about the natural environment around you from a naturalist guide, or take a little quiet time for yourself away from the group.

Virgin Islands Ecotours

Website: www.viecotours.com

Virgin Islands EcoTours has been voted the best Eco-Tourism and Kayak Tours adventure company on St. Thomas & St. John. Their award-winning tours combine kayaking, hiking, & snorkeling into an unforgettable experience for every visitor. They are known for Eco-Tour Adventures, Equipment Rentals, and the Honeymoon Beach Day Pass (unlimited use of stand up paddle boards, kayaks, floats, beach chair, hammocks, snorkel gear, and a locker).


With all the snorkeling around St. John, and the National Park, they are not allowed and frowned upon to say the least.

Hop over to St. Thomas to rent or tour.

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St. John, US Virgin Islands

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