See the island from the water. Explore what St. John is known for: turquoise water, white sand beaches, sea turtles, dolphins, etc. We will take you out to Whisling Cay to visit the old customs house and some snorkeling and then cruise back along the North Shore, past Francis, Maho, Cinnamon, Trunk, Hawksnest, Dennis and can top at Henley Cay / Lovango for more snorkeling. We can also stop at the Pizza Boat near Little St. James for some delicious, fresh pizza (if it is open that day)
The timing and route is flexible, one thing is certain: You will see the Best of St. John at a great price for only 350$ incl. Captain and fuel with no hidden charges!
Rockhoppin’ Charters entered a team in the 2015 Painkiller Cup that took place last Saturday, January 17th. It is a 14 mile downwind race from Beef Island, Tortola to infamous Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost van Dyke. Read More
The 2015 Painkiller Cup will take place on January 17, 2015. It is a 12-16 mile team race for 3 paddlers (with at least one female) from Trellis Bay, Beef Island, Tortola to Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost van Dyke. The prize money is a whopping 10.000$. 3 Racers of a team share one Board (14′ and under) and need an escort boat for the switches.
Would you like to go on a day trip to Virgin Gorda from St. John or St. Thomas to see the truly magical boulders at The Baths but don’t have a party of 6? We will have a shared trip on December 14th. We have 3 guests so far and are looking for up to 3 more. The price is 390$ per couple or 200$ single incl. Captain and fuel, excl. BVI customs and mooring fees. Read More
Good news, you can now buy your Rockhoppin’ hat or T-Shirt at St. John Beach Bum, a cool new store in Cruz Bay, right across the ferry dock on the first floor, next to St. John Spice. Read More
First of all, we are really grateful that hurricane Gonzalo, that was headed straight for the USVI magically turned North and missed us. We had taken all boards down from the roof onto the veranda and towed the boat out of water, better safe than sorry. A few days later, the boards are back on the roof and the boat is back in the water. Read More
A private charter is great, but can also be pricey if you are just alone or a couple. So we are running a special: Day trip St. John – Willy T. (Norman Island) which can be shared by couples / singles. The price is 290$ per couple or 150$ (single). These prices are incl. fuel and captain excl. BVI customs fees. The possible dates are Oct 16th and 21st. Our powerboat is a 32FS regulator, with twin Yamaha 250s and cushioned, forward-facing seating. It will provide a very comfortable ride from St. John to Norman Island. NEW DATES! Read More
A private charter is great, but can also be pricey if you are just alone or a couple. So we are running an October special: Day trip St. John – Jost van Dyke (Sandy Cay, Foxy’s, Soggy Dollar Bar, White Bay…) which can be shared by couples / singles. The price is 200$ per couple or 125$ (single). Read More
Learn to paddleboard in one of the world’s most stunning SUP destinations! St. John with it’s beautifully turquoise, clear, warm water is ideal for paddleboarding. It is great for beginners, who can learn to paddle in calm, protected beaches but also experienced paddlers won’t get bored. They can do challenging crossings, circumnavigations and downwinders or go surfing! Or you can try out SUP Yoga.
Our paddleboarding division, SUP St. John teaches you how to Stand Up Paddle.
If you have paddled before, know what you are doing and don’t require a lesson, or prefer to try by yourself, for example with a video tutorial, we also have high quality Fanatic, SUP USA, Lahui Kai, Starboard and Liquid Shredder paddleboards (Allround SUPs in 11’6″, 11″ and 10″, Touring Sups, Carbon Raceboards in 12’6 & 14′, Kids SUP, Inflatable SUPs, Family SUPs and Wave SUPs) and paddles for rent (including complimentary delivery). More information can be found in the respective sections of the SUP-Stjohn website.
We are a paddleboard- friendly charter and don’t mind you taking your SUP on the trip. You can also rent one from us for a special price for your day trip on the boat! (50$ per board per day instead of 65$). Plus, with weekly rental of 2 or more paddleboards, you will get a 10% discount on any day trip!
Our St. John powerboat “Wahoo Wa'” is a 32FS Regulator with Twin Yamaha 250s. It is 32ft long and has forward-facing, cushioned seating and provides a comfortable, stable, usually dry ride from rock to rock. Our Powerboat has plenty of space and extras like colored exterior lights, sound system with iphone connector, GPS, chart plotter etc.
We have Coast Guard approved and up to date safety gear: life jackets (adult and children), 2 VHF radios, field medical kit etc. to keep you and your loved ones safe. A five step ladder provides easy access in and out of the water.
It is moored in Cruz Bay, St. John, USVI in front of the Grande Bay Resort.