Halloween is Approaching!

Halloween is Approaching!

Posted on October 26, 2015

With Halloween coming up this week, what are your plans to celebrate? How about joining our Night Kayak Tour through the Lagoon with Pirate and Ghost Stories? Hear tales of the spirits that haunt the island and paddle through narrow waterways of mangrove trees with the moon to light your way. Get a dose of fright and bring nerves of steel!

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Sea Turtles on Our St. John Tour

Sea Turtles on Our St. John Tour

Posted on October 13, 2015

Check out this sea turtle photo taken last week on one of our St. John Tours! During the snorkel portion of our "Best of" tour, which combines our favorite aspects of our Caneel Bay and Henley Cay tours into one epic adventure, we snapped this awesome photo of Caroline and a sea turtle! Sea turtles can be spotted on this tour at either of the two snorkel spots we visit. ...

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USA TODAY 10 BEST Says

USA TODAY 10 BEST Says

Posted on October 07, 2015

Click the link below to read the entire article:USA TODAY 10 BEST says 10BEST Says: Attractions near Cruise Port- -St. Thomas: St. Thomas' foremost touring company takes you to see mangrove swamps, nurse sharks, tropical fish, barracudas, snowy egrets and other natural wonders during three- or five-hour ...

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Hermit Crab House Swap

Hermit Crab House Swap

Posted on October 06, 2015

Can't get enough Hermit Crabs? Watch this video and see how hermit crabs exchange shells. It's a remarkable and fascinating (not to mention orderly) process to make sure all the crabs are growing!

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Explore St. John

Explore St. John

Posted on October 01, 2015

Every explorer needs a compass. And, in a way, that's exactly the kind of function that the new St. John Experience app performs. Helping you navigate through all aspects of the island, from the literal streets and locations, to choosing a place for dinner, let this new app be your compass for places, deals, activities- -basically everything you need to experience St. John to the fullest.

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Look for us on the St. John Experience App

Look for us on the St. John Experience App

Posted on September 30, 2015

St. John has a new app called the St. John Experience App. Helpful to both tourists and locals alike, it features great restaurants and menus, beaches and maps, shopping, deals, and fun activities to do. We’re thrilled that Virgin Islands Ecotours is also featured so you can explore the fun adventures and activities we have on St. John. Everything from our Honeymoon Beach Day Pass that lets you make the most of a ...

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How Hermit Crabs Find Their Shells

How Hermit Crabs Find Their Shells

Posted on September 29, 2015

Ever wonder how a hermit crab finds its perfect shell? Some shells are too big and some are too small and pretty soon this becomes a retelling of Goldilocks. But several different species, both terrestrial and marine hermit crabs, have developed their own system of finding one that’s “just right.” How? They’ve been known to form vacancy chains as a way to exchange shells between them. It works like this. ...

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It's a Jazz Kind of Monday

It's a Jazz Kind of Monday

Posted on September 28, 2015

If St. Thomas was a jazz song which song it would be? “St. Thomas” is one of the most recognizable jazz songs from Sonny Rollins, who turned 85 years old earlier this month. Appearing on his 1956 album, Saxophone Colossus, the song has become a jazz standard. It’s been covered by numerous artists, painstakingly memorized by students learning the tenor sax, and has found its way onto movie soundtracks and even ...

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