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  1. US Virgin Islands
  2. Saint John, US Virgin Islands
  3. Charlotte Amalie
  4. Honeymoon Beach

3-Hour Henley Cay Kayak and Snorkel Adventure

Product ID: 28957
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Kayakers will love the challenge of paddling across Caneel Bay to Henley Cay where a pristine snorkel area awaits. Discover the amazing coral reef that’s home to a variety of colorful fish. Climb the Henley Cay trail for sweeping views of nearby islands.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:



  • Experience true Caribbean ocean kayaking from Caneel Bay to Henley Cay
  • Snorkel and discover the impressive corals and colorful schools of fish
  • Marvel at the views of the British Virgin Islands from the highest point on the Henley Cay trail
Full description
This 3-hour adventure is designed for experienced kayakers and snorkelers. Paddle across Caneel Bay and snorkel in the Caribbean waters off Henley Cay on a fabulous coral reef, teeming with schools of colorful fish.

Henley Cay is a tropical and tranquil uninhabited islet inside the Virgin Islands National Park. Relax on a sandy beach, watch the seabirds, and take in scenic views of Caneel Bay and Honeymoon Beach. From the highest point on the Henley Cay trail you’ll come across parts of a World War II plane wreck and enjoy views of the British Virgin Islands as well.

Snorkelers will discover an impressive collection of colorful corals including brain, pillar, sheet, star, and the endangered elkhorn and staghorn varieties.

Note that the tour has limited availability, so be sure to make your reservation early to secure the date you want.
  • All necessary safety, snorkel, and kayak equipment
  • Beverages and snacks
  • Free lockers, dressing room, and toilet facilities
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuity for your guides

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Meeting point

Our Henley Cay tour departs from Honeymoon Beach at Caneel Bay, St. John. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour. Directions: Honeymoon Beach at Caneel Bay, St John, is on the north shore of the Virgin Islands National Park. You can reach Honeymoon Beach at Caneel Bay Resort several ways: Choose to book a boat shuttle taxi from Cruz Bay to Honeymoon Beach. Book online or call ahead to reserve your space. • Hike the easy 1-mile path (20 minutes) that starts out from behind the VI National Park Visitor Center in Cruz Bay. The Lind Point Trail is a popular and easy trail to walk from Cruz Bay, starting a few blocks from the passenger ferry terminal.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
Know before you go
What to wear/bring:

• Bathing suit
• Clothing that can get wet, and a hat, sunglasses etc. for sun protection
• Footwear that can get wet (water shoes or sandals) with a strap around the heel

This is a strenuous tour and includes 20 minutes of paddling each way. This tour is best enjoyed by persons in good physical condition and who have paddled before. Participants should be 14 years or older and in good physical condition.

Please feel free to call us if you have any questions or concerns about this tour. These are recommendations to insure that you have a good time, but are not entirely strict.

Cancellation Policy:

Your payment is 100 percent refundable until 24 hours before the date and time your tour is due to depart. If you cancel your booking with less than 24 hours’ notice or fail to show up for your tour, then the full cost of the tour will be charged to the credit card used to guarantee your tour.
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Virgin Island Ecotours

Product ID: 28957