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St Maarten kayak and snorkel adventure in Simpson bay


  • People snorkeling
  • People kayaking
  • Kimsha beach
  • Pelican Rock


Experience a full service Kayak and snorkel excursion in this 2-and-a-half-hour eco-adventure, off the shores of St. Maarten’s Simpson Bay Beach. This tour was designed for any level of kayakers and snorkelers, also suitable for beginners with the help of your experienced guide. Enjoy many rest stops on route to you snorkel location and get a close up look of the islands rich underwater life, drifting among abundant live corals and schools of colorful fish. Conclude your excursion with a tasty complimentary refreshment at a beachside restaurant, while discussing with fellow group members what you just witnessed. All snorkel and kayak equipment is included.

Main points:

  • 2.5-hour snorkeling and kayaking tour
  • Relaxed and leisurely excursion, suitable for beginners
  • Experienced Local Adventure guide
  • Enjoy Kayaking around Pelican Rock and Simpson Bay
  • Snorkel among the beautiful Caribbean reefs witnessing tropical fish and coral
  • Drink refreshments at a beach side restaurant


Make your way to the calm shores of Kim Sha Beach near Simpson Bay, and meet with your experienced local operator/guide. Get set up with your kayak and snorkel equipment, and then hear the short safety briefing and techniques on how to paddle the easiest and most efficient way. After, jump in to your 2-person Kayak and get ready to paddle out into Simpson Bay open water. Move at a relaxed pace and cruise past many anchored vessels, and with favorable sea conditions follow your guide around Pelican Rocks and into the next bay.

Arrive at the calm protected cove and dry your kayak on its small pristine beach. Get set up with your snorkel gear and listen to brief overview by your guide before going into the water and exploring the rich under water life. Enjoy 45 minutes of snorkeling around rocky caverns and coral reefs, alongside your guide. St Maarten is home to a large amount of different fish species such parrot fish, trumpet fish, needle nose, tang and angel fish.

Once your 45-minute snorkel session concludes, kayak your way back to the shores of Kim Sha Beach. At the end of your fair share of activities, sip on a tasteful refreshment offered at Greenhouse Beach Restaurant, and share your stories of what you just encountered with fellow group members.

Please note:
  • Single kayaks are reserved for guides or in the event there is an odd number of guests.
  • If weather conditions are not favorable for kayaking, you will participate in a beach swim instead.
  • Please bring your own swim suits, sunscreen and towels.

Important Information:

  • Use of all equipment
  • Bottled water
  • A complimentary drink at Greenhouse Restaurant
  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Transportation to and from the attraction
Extra Information:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • 10-year-old minimum age
  • Not recommended for women who are pregnant
  • Not recommended for guest with heart issues or other serious medical conditions.
  • Not recommended for guests with back, shoulder, or hip problems
Voucher Details:

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Local operator information:

All tour operator details, including local telephone numbers are included on your Confirmation Voucher. For peace of mind, we have selected only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination.

Cancellation Policy:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Departure Location:

Simpson Bay

Departure Location:

Simpson Bay

Departure Time:

9am or 11:30am

Tour duration:

Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes

Return details:

Simpson Bay

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