Category Archives: Outdoor Activities

Boat Rentals

A private boat rental is an incredible way to see the islands, and there are a number of choices available from St. John. You can join a group trip, which is usually a half-day or full day and has pre-determined … Continue reading

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Scenic Driving Tour

St. John has several lookout points that provide stunning views of historic sugar plantation ruins, ocean vistas, picturesque beaches and the gorgeous scenery of the Virgin Islands National Park. How you take it all in is up to you. The … Continue reading

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Horseback or Donkey Riding

You might be interested to know that St. John is actually one of the few U.S. Virgin Islands that does offer horseback riding, and so by taking advantage of these great pathways through the island’s forests, you can experience something … Continue reading

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Hiking

There are more than 28 miles of hiking trails on St. John, ranging from easy 15-minute rambles to challenging all-day outings. Trails wind through moist tropical forest and scrubby woods, passing Danish plantation ruins and quiet bays. Despite the development … Continue reading

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Golf

Thousands of vacationers who visit this tropical American paradise each year return home feeling invigorated, relaxed and refreshed after days spent indulging in the luxuries of Caribbean hospitality that is native to the USVI. Yet while visitors to this U.S. … Continue reading

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Culture & Local Events

Each of the three main U.S. Virgin Islands — St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John — host unique cultural events each year. Here are some of our favorites on St. John: Paradise Jam: Each November, eight NCAA Division I … Continue reading

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Parasailing

Parasailing is an amazing adventure that if you get the chance to try, you should. Parasailing is not what most people think that it is–an extreme sport. Instead, it’s peaceful, quiet, stress-free. The views from 500 feet in the air … Continue reading

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Aerial & Sea Plane Tours

In a word…romantic!! Flying in a sea plane is an incredible experience, an it’s a great way to get to smaller, out of the way islands. You can get from St. Thomas to St. Croix in less than 20 minutes! … Continue reading

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Whale & Dolphin Watching

Whales and dolphins migrating from the north Atlantic are usually seen in the waters around the Virgin Islands from December through March. Most prevalent are bottle-nosed dolphin and humpback whales. Educational whale watching excursions are typically announced by environmental groups … Continue reading

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Windsurfing

Looking for a great way to skim across the surface of some exceptional Caribbean water on your windsurfing board? Want to rent a board and find out what it’s all about? Then come to St. John and enjoy some of … Continue reading

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