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Day trip to prickly pier from St Maarten*


  • Prickly Pear Boat
  • Prickly Pear Island
Take the journey across the channel from Simpson Bay to the stunning shores of Anguilla. Anchor at Prickly Pear cays and snorkel amongst the tropical fish and its many different corals. On the uninhabited island, enjoy a tasteful barbecue lunch on the powdery white sand beach. After relax in the calm waters and make use of the snorkel gear included. Jump back on board for the trip back to St. Maarten, but not of course, without stopping on the way back at one of Anguilla’s stunning bays.

Main points:

  • Full day excursion from St. Marten to Prickly Pear island
  • Snorkel in rich underwater life among tropical fish and corals
  • Spacious catamaran with seating and onboard bar
  • Refreshments and Lunch
  • Stop at one of Anguilla’s beautiful bay for a refreshing swim on the way back to St. Maarten
  • Port fees included

Trip itinerary:

Your full day excursion at Prickly Pear starts from Pelican marina, Simpson bay. Board on the grand 63 foot ‘Labamba’ catamaran and meet your friendly captain and crew. Find a place on the deck under the shade, or decide to take the suns rays and lounge on the nets in front of the catamaran. Enjoy complimentary drinks on your journey across to Anguilla’s waters.

Anchor at the stunning Prickly Pear cay, just off Anguilla main island and snorkel its rich underwater life among the tropical fish and many different corals. After head towards the powdery white sand beach and relax in the safe calm shallows before your Caribbean lunch is ready. When ready dig into you barbecue lunch with the options of chicken, fish and Ribs.

After when the food digests, make your return onboard for your trip back to St. Maarten. On the cruise back to your home port, enjoy a quick stop for a refreshing swim at one of Anguilla’s gorgeous bays, either Meads or Maunday’s Bay.


  • Hotel pickup and drop off (Tuesday through Friday and select hotels only)
  • Round trip catamaran sail to Prickly Pear
  • Use of snorkel gear
  • Lunch
  • Light refreshments
  • Port fee
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off (Saturday through Monday)
Additional info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking Hotel pickup service is only available from select hotels including Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Royal Islander Club, The Towers, Wyndham Sapphire Beach Club & Resort, Caravanserai Beach Resort, Divi Little Bay Beach Resort and Belair Beach Hotel
You MUST have a valid passport upon check in to travel on this tour

Please Note:

Due to St Maarten immigration procedures, on return to St Maarten all passengers will be required to hand their passports to the crew. Passports will be taken to clear immigration ahead of the group before the boat can dock and passengers disembark.

Departure point

Tour departs from Pelican Marina in Simpson Bay

Departure time

Pickup available from the following locations: Great Bay – 7:50am Divi – 8am Bellair – 8:10am Sapphire – 7:30am Towers – 7:40am Maho – 7:50am Royal Islander – 7:50am Caravanserai. – 8am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time


8 hours (approx.)

Return details

Returns to original departure point at approximately 5pm

At checkout we'll ask you to select a hotel from the list below. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions):

What if my hotel is not listed?

No problem! At checkout you can select an alternative hotel and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?

Once your hotel arrangements are finalized, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?

Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

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