Sea Thru Kayaks VI

BIOLUMINSCENT BAY TOURS we are the only tour operator in the world using clear kayaks for bioluminescent tours!

(340) 244-8696

Sea Thru Kayaks VI


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Bioluminescent Tour

Through our clear kayaks you will see explosions of light beneath you!  Join us and see the amazing bioluminescence glowing all around you.

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Restrictions and FAQ

Please read all restrictions

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About Us

For the past six years visitors and locals have become captivated by St. Croix’s only completely see through kayak tour. Run by long time local Craig Scott, come see why locals call us the “best thing on St. Croix to do after dark.”



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Bioluminescent Tour


What is Bioluminescence?

Bioluminescence simply means "living light". Depending on the night and location you may see three types of bioluminescence with the most common being Dinoflagellates.

Dinoflagellates make the water glow every time the water is agitated. You will see "stars" moving underneath your all clear kayak and it will look like your going through the galaxy at warp speed. 

Just about every night you might also hit one of the many comb jellies that are only found in this bay. When you hit a comb jelly fish with your paddle they light up the water like a neon green glow stick. Comb jellies are harmless, so if you're brave you might even be able to catch one in your hand, how cool is that!

Operating dates:

August 20 - September 9, 2016

September 18 - September 28, 2016

On vacation

October 29 - November 7, 2016

November 16 - December 6, 2016

December 15 - January 5, 2017

IF THE DATE IS NOT LISTED WE ARE NOT GOING OUT THAT NIGHT, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Tour Cost

Cost per person is $60

The tour runs 1 hour and 45 minutes

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Restrictions and FAQ


Restrictions

Visa or Mastercard is required to make a reservation; no reservation is final without this.

All cancellations require a 24 hour notice, "No Shows" will be charged full price.

The maximum allowable weight per person in 235 LBS with a combined weight of 385 LBS for each boat.  There are two people per boat.

Bug spray and bug lotion is NOT allowed.

Wear something that can get wet, swimwear is best.

Swimming is NOT allowed.

No kids under 8 years of age.

For the bioluminescence tour anyone over the age of 55 will need to answer fitness questions.

All tours are approximately two hours.

We DO operate in the rain.

FAQ

Can you hold a reservation?  We will not hold any reservations, all reservations are made with a valid credit card.  We sell out quickly and all reservations require a credit card.

What happens if I don't show up? If you do not call within 24 hours of your tour you will be charged FULL trip value to the credit card you provided.

Why do you care what I weigh?  This is very important for your safety as the kayaks have a weight limit.  If you weigh too much the boat will sink.

What if I'm allergic to bug bites?  We suggest you not come on the tour then.  We do not allow any bug spray as it will kill the organisms we are taking you out to see. 

What should I wear?  Swimwear is best as you will get wet even if it doesn't rain.  If you are sensitive to bugs we suggest long pants and a long sleeved shirt.  No footwear of any kind is allowed in the boats.

Can I swim in the bay?  No, we don't allow swimming both for your own safety and to protect the organism you are going to see. 

Why is there an age limit?  This is an adventure tour with a mile paddle in each direction. All customers should be fit and able to paddle.  This is not the tour for you if you have bad shoulders or a bad back.  Young children cannot help paddle and any younger isn't safe.  All children under the age of 13 must have a capable, fit adult in the kayak with them.  

What happens if it rains?  We do go out in the rain and sudden rain storms have been known to occur.  Usually the rain passes quickly and the tour resumes.  Rain storms do not affect the bioluminescence.

What can I bring in the kayak?  No bags, alcohol or cigarettes are allowed.  You may bring a bottle of water as long as it's in a soft plastic bottle.

What happens if I cannot complete the tour?  If you are unable to complete the tour you will be towed back to shore and charged FULL trip value.  Examples of people who couldn't complete the tour are people who are drunk, not strong enough to complete the one mile tour and people who are too heavy for the kayaks. 

This is an adventure tour!

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About Us


Craig Scott - Owner

Craig’s background experience as a commercial diver around the world and owner of a surf shop in Hawaii has fueled his continuing love of the ocean and the environment. 

On his beloved St. Croix he enjoys all that this unique outdoor environment offers be it surfing, diving, kayaking, snorkeling, hiking or mountain biking.

Clear Kayaks

We are the only kayak tour company in the world offering bioluminescent tours in all clear kayaks.

After a trip with Sea Thru Kayaks VI you’ll see St. Croix in a different light.

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Contact Us


Drop us a line!

Call us today to book your tour!

Reservations are not complete until you call, with a credit card, and book your tour.

Sea Thru Kayaks VI

Salt River Marina, St. Croix USVI

(340) 244-8696

Hours

Call us any time, if we don't answer leave a message and we'll return your call.