Explore protected areas on and around St. Thomas by kayak, on an eco-tour, or on your own. The Mangrove Lagoon Preserve is the most popular area that you can explore on a guided eco-tour. The preserve has a complex series of small islands fringed with red mangroves. It is also home to Cas Cay, a small island where you can swim, snorkel, and take a coastal walk along a trail to Red Point Blow Hole. You can explore this area on your own too, by renting a kayak.
Some watersports shacks on beaches in St. Thomas offer kayak rentals. You can use them to paddle within the bay. There is also the opportunity to enjoy a night kayak in St. Thomas. Night kayaking is a cool experience. Kayak in the evening for a chance to see nocturnal marine animals. Guides accompany you when night kayaking and point out interesting sights. Some kayaking outfits use clear-bottom kayaks with LED light systems to help make the night kayak experience possible. Here are some of the fun kayaking and ecotour options available in St. Thomas, USVI.
Virgin Islands Ecotours
Every year Virgin Islands EcoTours receives Best of Awards such as: Kayak Tours, The Best EcoTour and Best Attraction by the readers of the VI Daily News. Kayak Hike & Snorkel Adventures are offered at two locations: St. Thomas Mangrove Lagoon and St. John Honeymoon Beach. Professional guides lead ecological and historical tours where you kayak, hike and snorkel in one unforgettable adventure of fun and learning. VI EcoTours received the Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor. Wedding, corporate and private groups receive personalized service. Book online or call toll free.