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St Maarten self-drive boat tour with snorkeling


  • People self-driving boat
  • Creole Rock


Explore St. Maarten & St. Martin majestic coastline while driving your own boat without needing any boat license or past experience. Follow your guide through the lagoon and cruise out of the French side bridge into the open water for this 3-hour excursion. Enjoy the scenery of the islands charming coastline and make a snorkel stop on the French sides best snorkeling destination, Creole Rock. The use of snorkel gear is included and each boat can fit two passengers.

Main points:

  • Drive your own boat from St. Maarten in this 3-hour excursion
  • Cruise near the coastline and snorkel at one of the islands best nature reserve locations
  • Each boat can accommodate 2 passengers, without needing any license or past experience.
  • Choose your own speed
  • Morning/Afternoon departures offered


Depending on your preferred departure time either in the morning or afternoon, make your way to the Hertz car rental dock located in Simpson Bay next to Princess Juliana International airport, and meet up with your friendly tour guide. Listen to a brief introduction on how to operate your own boat and learn some basic seamanship hints to follow during this excursion.

Once you feel ready and comfortable to board your vessel, follow your guide out into the lagoon to start your adventure. At your own speed, cruise under the French side bridge and out to the open Caribbean Sea. Head towards Creole rock by following the majestic coastline of St. Martin, while passing Marigot, the French capital and the stunning white sand beaches that follow.

With the use of snorkel gear provided on your boat, Jump in and explore the very rich marine life surrounding Creole rock. Many different types of Coral reefs and tropical fish can be seen such as parrot fish, Angel fish, ballyhoo, flounder and sergeant majors.

Afterwards, cruise back to the lagoon and get an up close look at some of the very impressive mega yachts that line the marina before your 3 hour excursion ends back at your original departure location.

Important Information:

  • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
  • All fees, taxes and handling charges
  • Experienced Local guide
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Bottled water
  • Transportation to and from attractions
  • Gratuities (optional)
Extra Information:
  • Confirmation will be received upon booking
  • 18 years minimum age to drive
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • No shoes allowed on boat
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:

Hertz Car Rental Dock in Simpson Bay


Approximately 3 hours

AM Tour (Double occupancy) USD $78.00 per person
AM Tour (Single occupancy) USD $118.00

PM Tour (Double occupancy) USD $78.00
PM Tour (Single occupancy) USD $118.00

Return details:

Hertz Car Rental Dock in Simpson Bay

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