St Maarten Boat Trips
Getting Out on the Water is a Big Part of the Fun
From a Leisurely lagoon cruise
To a white-water speedboat ride
No trip to St. Maarten St Martin is complete without a boat trip of some sort. Ok, you’re not into wild and crazy rides on a jet ski, but you may like a romantic champagne sunset cruise or a leisurely sail over to a neighboring island, or perhaps a simple ferry ride to another island for a day trip?
Over the years we have gotten to know most of the operators, their boats and their special deals – also the best times to go and what to expect so there are no surprises.
There are some small deserted island around that you can sail to on a private yacht, anchor in the bay, snorkel on the reef and have a barbecue on the beach – all at a very reasonable cost.
It gives us great pleasure to show family and friends around our island and all it has to offer – we are very proud to show it off!
St Maarten Excursions – Popular Yachting Trip
Americas Cup 12- Meter Challenge
Race aboard the Stars & Stripes!
Voted Number #1 St Maarten shore excursion 11 years in a row by Princess Cruises, this is a must-do activity in St Maarten whether you’re staying at a hotel or here for the day on board a cruise ship. You can actually be a part of the crew on one of the most famous yachts in the world!
Find out more about the 12 meter challenge and how to get a special discount offer with our in-depth article.
St Maarten St Martin Sailing at it’s Best!
‘Celine’ – skippered by Captain Neil, is one of the favorite St Maarten boat trips and is sure to be a great time for all the family.
He has a few options:
Monday • Wednesday • Thursday
Celine does a Pub Crawl every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Open bar on board all night. Celine cruises around the Simpson Bay lagoon and stops at several waterfront restaurants for food and drinks. Book in at 6.30 pm. Return at Skipjack’s at around 10 pm.
The 1.5 hour smooth and calm ride on the largest lagoon in the Caribbean will will show you a unique view of St. Maarten and St Martin, not possible by road. Enjoy an open bar onboard while we circle the Lagoon and show you places of interest: Point Pirouette, Mullet Bay Pond and everybody’s favorite: the homes of the rich and famous.
Day sail to Tintemarre. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon fresh fruit platter onboard Celine. On our way back we stop and snorkel at Creole Rock and then for a swim in Happy Bay. Book in at 7.30 am. We’ll be back at Skipjack’s at 6pm.
Day charter to Tintamarre with your own private group. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon fresh fruit platter onboard Celine. On our way back we stop and snorkel at Creole Rock and then for a swim in Happy Bay. Book in at 7.30 am. We’ll be back at Skipjack’s at 6pm.
3/4 day charter to La Samanna at Long Beach and snorkelling at Baie Rouge. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon fresh fruit platter onboard Celine. On our way back we stop and snorkel at Creole Rock and then for a swim in Happy Bay. Book in at 8.30 am. We’ll be back at Skipjack’s at 3pm.
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You can get a very SPECIAL 2 for 1 deal in the coupon section of our book here.
Captain Alan’s Boat Charters
Escape the crowds on Captain Alan’s 38ft power boats to the North side of the island and enjoy snorkeling at Creole Rock, swimming at Happy Bay and fun on the water!
See why Captain Alan’s charters have been voted highly on Trip Advisor and why you don’t want to miss out on one of his tours!
TOP TIP for cruisers!
Did you know that some cruise lines use EST as their on board time instead of local island time? What does this mean? It means you could be an hour behind on your trip if you don’t know the local time! Check our cruise section for more about this and get the cruise ship schedules as well as a chance to look directly into St Maarten Port!
For a wealth of insider information on the best St Maarten boat trips and discount offers for them, you should check out our book and take advantage of all the time and money-saving tips that can literally save you hundreds of dollars and ensure you make the most of your time in St Maarten.
We have specially designed tailor-made cruise-ship itineraries that take the headache out of doing your ‘night-before’ research on board the ship when you should be out enjoying the buffet and winning in the casino!