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A Message From Cruz Bay: Our Status After Hurricane Irma


Dear Customers, Clients, Employees, Suppliers and Friends of Cruz Bay Watersports/Island Time Watersports, The devastation you have seen on news reports is accurate and only begins to reveal the destruction on both St. Thomas and St. John caused by Hurricane Irma.  Thankfully, none of our employees, family members, clients or suppliers were injured, however, many…

BVI Customs Increase – What You Should Know

BVI Customs Increase

Beginning August 1, 2017 the British Virgin Islands implemented an increase in customs and Cruising Permit fees for services to all not native visitors to the BVI. Other additional fees will be implemented as part of the British Virgin Islands’ Environmental Protection and Tourism Improvement Fund Act 2017. The additional funds collected by the BVI…

Sea Turtles – What To Know About Our Favorite Snorkeling Buddy

snorkeling with sea turtles

Observing sea turtles in nature is an amazing, must-do experience, and in the Virgin Islands there are a lot of opportunities to enjoy these big goofy reptiles in their natural habitat. Seeing animals in the wild can sometimes be a nerve-wracking experience, and because of that we want to make sure we provide you with…

Top 4 St. John Snorkeling Spots


When the Cruz Bay Watersports team isn’t out enjoying trips with our customers, they are out experiencing everything St. John has to offer! That includes checking out all the different snorkeling spots available. We asked our staff what their favorite locations are and here is our insider’s opinion on the best snorkeling in St John: 1….