What is included IN our charter?
• Ice and bottled water
• Adult Snorkel equipment small - large
• Noodles, floats and dry bag
• Bluetooth sound system
• Boat rental and captain’s fee
What is the average fuel charge?
9 Lives has brand new fuel efficient engines in order to keep your costs low. Depending on the distance traveled and gas prices, charges can vary greatly. A trip from the USVI to Jost Van Dyke can average approximately $100, and a trip to Virgin Gorda may be around $200.
What should we bring with us?
• Beverages and snacks
• Sunscreen (not spray, please!)
• Towels and swim suits
• Cash for customs, lunch, souvenirs and tips
• Passports (if going to the British Virgin Islands)
How many places can we visit in one day?
The number of stops depends on the distance to each island you want to visit and the length of time you would like to spend at each location. Your captain will talk with you on the day of your charter to determine your itinerary. For suggested itineraries, visit our website under “destinations.”
How many passengers can the boat hold?
Our Catamaran, "9 Lives," has lots of seating and can accommodate up to 8 passengers comfortably. Note: Our pricing is based upon 6 person charter. Please add $50 per person over 6 people.
Can you provide provisions for us?
Call Captain Ryan at (850) 339-8113 for any special requests and he may be able to help.
National Park Dock Visitor Center in Cruz Bay.
How much does BVI customs and immigration cost?
Typically, customs charges are approximately $70 per person, however there can be additional fees on Sundays and holidays.
What is the cancellation policy?
For a full refund, you must cancel your reservation 48 hours in advance.
What happens if the weather is bad?
The Virgin Islands gets rain showers almost every day, but they are usually short and spotty. Your captain will do their best to avoid rain clouds, but may cancel your trip if there are dangerously high waves or strong winds. You will not be charged if the captain feels that conditions are unsafe. We will do our best to reschedule in that case.
WhERE DO WE MEET?
We embark from the National Park Dock Visitor Center in Cruz Bay. It is across from Morgan's Mango Restaurant on North Shore Road. There is limited parking at that location, however there is ample parking in the area. Plan on arriving around 8:45 a.m. unless otherwise stated. Call Capt. Ryan directly anytime at: (850) 339-8113.