St. Thomas U.S.V.I. - DAY 4

Todays Shore Excursion: 1st - SKYRIDE TO PARADISE POINT

Take in the view on the scenic Skyride to Paradise Point. The Skyride takes you approximately 700 feet above sea level to one of the most spectacular views in the Caribbean! Enjoy a panoramic view of the harbor, cruise ships and the hillside town of Charlotte Amalie. The round-trip Skyride ride is 15 minutes, leaving plenty of time at the top for relaxing with a frozen drink or lunch. Donít miss the performing parrots at the free tropical bird show. The Skyride is located directly across the street from the Havensight Mall. Come at your leisure, as the Skyride runs continuously.

SEA BLASTER SPEEDBOAT & SNORKEL TOUR  Approximate Duration: 3 1/2 hours 

Board Sea Blaster, a 70-foot powerboat specifically designed for snorkel excursions. Enjoy an exhilarating, sometimes wet ride around the coast of St. Thomas and anchor at Fish Island, a beautiful cove between St. John and St. Thomas, to either snorkel with the colorful tropical fish, view underwater coral, or just swim in the crystal clear water. After snorkeling, unlimited complimentary Caribbean rum punch and snacks are served. This tour is ideal for beginning and advanced snorkelers.

Land Ahoy! After sailing for 3 days, this was the first piece of land we saw

First view of St Thomas

There are houses in them thar hills

WOW! Water really is blue!

Even a Marriott on the island

Waiting on our speedboat

First time on solid ground

What a view

Our ship as we start up the gondola ride

Ours is the one on the end

We made it to the top

The highlight at the top

Just what the skyline was missing

Remember the name of this bar - worst diaquris in the world

We've seen enough, kiss it goodbye, we're heading back down

Hiding his fear of the gondola very well

Big strong husband, crush big ship

Sometimes a wet ride????

Some other ship backs out of parking spot

Backs up past us, pretty close

Sun setting behind it

Finally it turns and sails off

leaving the sunset behind

Mexican for dinner ...... bring on the Margaritas!

Dinner with Nancy and her daughter Kimberly

Nancy started celebrating her birthday, wayyy before dinner

Celebrate with a mexican facial - take 1 warm fajita and press to face

Nancy & Kimberly

Us with some friends we met. Nancy, Kimberly, & Jackie with daughter Amanda

After a day of snorkeling with the stingrays, we found one on our bed