Boat Excursions

Self Driving Tour

Price :

Rates
Single Rider $120
Double Rider $150
Triple Rider $225

Pilot your own watercraft as you follow a guide on a short and exciting boat trip through the coastal waters of St Martin. You can choose between visiting Creole Rock for a real snorkeling experience or Happy Bay a beautiful and secluded beach.

  • Tour Days

    Tour Days

    This tour runs every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun monthly

  • Duration

    Duration

    2 hours or 2.5 hours

  • All-inclusive

    All-inclusive

    Guide, drinks, snorkeling equipment, life vest

  • Cruise ship and On-Island visitors

    Cruise ship and On-island visitors

    Perfectly suited for both cruise ship passengers and on-island visitors

Itinerary:
To Creole Rock:

Arrive at the dock located behind Pineapple Pete restaurant on Simpson bay and check-in. You will be dress with the latest safety equipment and snorkeling gear. You will be briefed with all the information necessary to have a safe and pleasant ride.

You will be assigned to your own user-friendly watercraft, and you will perform a couple of test spins before trailing behind your guide out into the Simpson Bay Lagoon.

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Cruise about the Caribbean's largest lagoon, where you will safely ride between hundreds of boat and mega yachts. You will also experience planes fly overhead, taking off or landing from Princess Juliana International Airport.

You will make your way beneath the Dutch causeway bridge and exit under the French bridge into the Caribbean Sea. You will then discover the French capital of Marigot, and spot Fort Louis perched on top of the hill. The next stop is in Gallis bay, where the remnants of a wreck remains offshore. Now you can push the throttle to the max and speed through the coastline; some highlighted spots will be Lover’s beach, Friars bay, Happy bay, Grand Case until you make it to Creole Rock. There you will experience the finest snorkeling experience in St Martin.

The entire rock formation and surrounding area is part of a protected government marine park. Enjoy a complimentary drink under sun while your guide shares local stories. You will make your way back to end your tour back in Simpson bay. To Happy Beach:
Arrive at the dock located behind Pineapple Pete restaurant on Simpson bay and check-in. You will be dress with the latest safety equipment and snorkeling gear. You will be briefed with all the information necessary to have a safe and pleasant ride. You will be assigned to your own user-friendly watercraft, and you will perform a couple of test spins before trailing behind your guide out into the Simpson Bay Lagoon. Cruise about the Caribbean's largest lagoon, where you will safely ride between hundreds of boat and mega yachts. You will also experience planes fly overhead, taking off or landing from Princess Juliana International Airport.

You will make your way beneath the Dutch causeway bridge and exit under the French bridge into the Caribbean Sea. You will then discover the French capital of Marigot, and spot Fort Louis perched on top of the hill. The next stop is in Gallis bay, where the remnants of a wreck remains offshore. Now you can push the throttle to the max and speed through the coastline; some highlighted spots will be Lover’s beach, Friars bay until you make it to crystalline waters of Happy Bay, your beach destination.

A secluded beach, featuring a shore lined with endless palm trees, a breathtaking sight. As soon as you moor your Rhinos to the guide boat, you will have the opportunity to jump into the blue water snorkel or swim to shore. Walk the beach, lie under a palm tree, and enjoy your complementary drink. After 40 minutes, you will make your way back to Simpson bay.

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Meeting Points:
 Pickup Location

On-Island Visitors
58 Welfare Road, Simpson Bay.
Behind Pineapple Pete Restaurant
Meeting time:
9:30 AM
12:30 PM
Departure time:
9:30 AM
12:30 PM

INCLUDED:
  • Rhino rider watercraft
  • A guide on his own Rhino
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Life vest
  • Bottled water & soft drinks
NOT INCLUDED:
  • $6 Marine Park Fee- has to be paid in cash at check in
  • Gratuities
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
  • Confirmation will be received upon booking
  • It is recommended that you bring a swimsuit
  • $6 Marine Park Fee- has to be paid in cash at check-in
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Must be 18 years old or older drive the watercraft or have a valid license
  • Tour operator offer storage for your valuables and any belongings you don't want to get wet.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
BOOKING:
    At the time of booking please confirm:
  • How many people in your party
  • Ensure your tour date is the correct date
  • If someone in your group needs special assistance, please mention their specific needs
  • You must be 18 years or older to participate
PAYMENT:
  • A 20% deposit is required to secure the booking. The remaining balance is to be paid to the captain on the day of the charter.
  • All cards are accepted
CANCELLATION POLICY:
  • You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the tour for a full refund.
  • You must cancel at least 24 hours before the tour’s start time, for a full refund.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the tour’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the tour’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.