St. Thomas: Tours

St. Thomas is known for its beautiful vistas, historic buildings and gorgeous scenery. Its also a starting point for visiting neighboring islands, like St. John. How you take it all in is up to you.

Island Tour by Taxi

The most popular way to take a tour of the island is by taxi. Many of them use vans or open air safari buses. They will include popular sites and scenic look out points. Some tours include a combination of shopping, sightseeing and a couple hours at the beach. Customized tours are available too. If you want to head to St. John your tour will start with a boat ride to Cruz Bay, St. John and then will continue with a safari taking your around to popular spots. Visit the Featured Tours below for more information.

    Islander Taxi Service Inc.

  • Islander Taxi Service Inc.

    Come and be amazed by the history, culture and natural beauty that exist in the landmarks, beaches and across our beloved island. Hear the history and learn about our island. Let us be your guide as you explore. Whether you are interested in indulging yourself to your hearts content by shopping in the Shopping Capital of the Caribbean on Main Street, basking in the sun and taking a dip in the crystal blue waters or taking an island tour; Islander Taxi Service Inc. is committed to making that vision become a reality. Contact us today!

  • Mr. Nice Guy Taxi & Limousine Service

  • Mr. Nice Guy Taxi & Limousine Service

    At Mr. Nice Guy we provide more than just your basic car service. We provide Taxi, High End Limo and luxury transportation services to get you to your final destination in style. From Airport services, Private Jet, Private Yacht, Villa/Resort pickups, hourly service, events and much more. We at Mr. Nice Guy Taxi & Limousine will make sure your trip is first class all the way. When passengers need to travel in style they call Mr. Nice Guy Taxi & Limousine Service because people with taste never settle for less than luxury. Make your reservations and book your ride NOW!!!

  • Air Force 1 Fun Tours

    St. Thomas Shopping, Island Tours and Beach Trips! We offer great island tour packages which include visits to the most exciting sites on St. Thomas. Air Force 1 Fun Tours are St. Thomas' friendliest, most fun tours on the island. Visit Crown Mountain for stunning views of the west side of the island, Mountain Top, Skyline Drive for the world famous view of Charlotte Amalie harbor and enjoy your choice of Magen's Bay, Coki Beach or Sapphire Beach. Please visit our website for more information, pricing on tours or for transportation to and from a beach.

  • Flamon's Taxi & Island Tours

  • Flamons Taxi & Island Tours

    Get the most enjoyment possible on your visit to St. Thomas with an island tour organized by certified tour guide Bruce "Chicago" Flamon. In 2013 Bruce won the VI Hotel and Tourism Association's Tommy Star Award for Taxi Driver of the Year! Take a scenic driving tour, shop for a couple hours and visit beautiful beaches! Join a standard group tour; or take a private tour. On private tours you can plan the itinerary and explore at your pace. Pick up and drop off downtown, at your ship, hotel or the airport. Small and large groups welcome. Contact us today.

  • Great Exploration Tours St. Thomas – St. John

  • Great Exploration Tours St. Thomas – St. John

    Great Exploration Tours offers unsurpassed excursions in the Virgin Islands! We are a full service tour and taxi company. We offer island tours, historical sightseeing, beach and snorkeling excursions. Our tour services are affordable, customer focused, and suitable for all - from families to groups of 300 people. The Virgin Islands are some of the most beautiful islands in the world with pristine white beaches, turquoise water and tropical foliage. We have a lot of fun here, and are happy to call it home. Come and explore our islands with us! Email and chat with us today.

The popular taxi vehicle used for island tours is called a safari. Its a truck which has been outfitted with bench seating in the back. It is open air but covered. Safari buses vary in size, some can hold up to 26 passengers, for this reason these tours are often group tours. Private tours can be requested or arranged and there are smaller vans, SUVS and cars that serve as taxis as well.

Taxi rates, including taxi tours, are set by the VI Taxicab Association. Examples include: Sightseeing Tour for 2 hours; one passenger $50, two or more passengers $25 per person. Tour for 3 hours; one passenger $60, two or more passengers $30 per person. When you choose exclusive, customized tours expect to pay more than the standard rate.

Aerial Tours

Get a bird’s eye view of St. Thomas and maybe the neighboring islands of Water Island and St. John on an aerial tour! Enjoy the thrill of flying, and the awe of experiencing the islands’ beauty from above. Fly over Magens Bay, Charlotte Amalie and the lush West End of the island – admire it all. Aerial tours are available by seaplane, airplane and helicopter. Aerial tours are a fantastic way to see the islands. Learn More


St. Thomas’ beauty extends from hill tops, to coastlines, to under the sea. You can explore the island’s natural beauty, learn about flora and fauna and enjoy an active day of hiking, snorkeling or kayaking by doing an eco-tour. Several protected areas of natural and historical value exists. One of the most popular is the Cas Cay and Mangrove Lagoon Marine Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuaries on the East End of St. Thomas. Guided tours of its bird filled islands and Red Cliffs Blow Hole are available. Learn More

Guided Walking & Historical Tours

The rich history of Charlotte Amalie, the former capital of the Danish West Indies, can be appreciated by taking a tour with a professional and knowledgeable guide. Learn about the ballast that was used to pave streets of steps by the Danish, the pirate legends of Bluebeards and Blackbeards, see the beautiful architecture of historic houses and view old canons still positioned to protect the harbor. Just inside the Charlotte Amalie harbor is Hassel Island, part of the Virgin Islands National Park and home to several fascinating historic sites. Tours are available to Hassel Island.

If you prefer to explore on your own visit the Attractions section of this site where you will find information on the historical sights in Charlotte Amalie listed in a format that allows it to be used for doing a self guided tour. If you want to explore the island on your own consider Renting a Car.

There is so much to do and see on St. Thomas, explore your options and decide which you will most enjoy!

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