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 … Continued

BVI Customs Increase – What You Should Know

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 … Continued

Island Hopping: Tortola

Historic Tortola, BVI Tortola is not only the home of 80% of the British Virgin Island’s 28,000 citizens, it is also the governmental and commercial center, the air and ferry hub spot, and the host of the BVI’s capital, Road Town. Making a  horseshoe like shape surrounding the harbor, Road Town is where you can … Continued

Meet the Crew: Captain Brent Fox

Without our team of expert captains and crew members, Cruz Bay would be, well, just a bunch of boats waiting to set sail. Dive into this behind the scenes look at one of our fan favorite captains, Brent Fox. Originally from Florida, Brent has been sailing with Cruz Bay for three years now! Brent immediately … Continued

The Secret Coral Garden: Virgin Islands Coral Reef Monument

Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument encompasses most of St. John, VI and Hassel Island. Created in 2001 by President Clinton, the monument itself is underwater and protects 22 miles of marine habitat and reef in the Virgin Islands National Park and surrounding tropical forests. Nearly 30 of the 45 known coral species exist inside … Continued

Island Hopping: Jost Van Dyke

Explore Jost Van Dyke, BVI One of the most well-known islands for a relaxing day trip is Jost Van Dyke, home of the Soggy Dollar Bar, Foxy’s Taboo, and the Bubbly Pool. The smallest of the four main islands in the BVI, Jost Van Dyke measures at only three miles long by four miles wide … Continued

Wristbands Make Our Trips More Fun & Safe!

  Cruz Bay Watersports is dedicated to providing excursions and experiences of a lifetime for everyone in the family. For some, (specifically our guests who are 18+) that includes sipping champagne while aboard a beautiful sunset cruise or a tropical rum drink on the way to the Baths of Virgin Gorda. Thanks to rapidwristbands.com, we … Continued

Top Party Spots in the Virgin Islands

Experience paradise as the “locals” do, and join us for a digital tour of the best party spots in the Virgin Islands. From “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problem” to body shots, there is a little something for everyone on this list. Pizza Pi          In most cases, if you forget to … Continued

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…