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Sun, Fun, Food and Drink

One of the most fun things to do on vacation is eat, drink and be merry! We know you deserve it, that’s why your day out with Ocean Runner includes the perfect pairing of sun, fun, food and drink. Cruz Bay, St. John is a great place to start and end your day. There are a…

Coral reef protection: 3 ways you can avoid Oxybenzone

Coral reef protection: 3 ways you can avoid Oxybenzone   Hello fellow boat riders and underwater enthusiasts. I know, like us, you are concerned about protecting your skin from the sun we so love above, but you don’t want to do so at the cost of the coral reef we so love below. As a…

Foxy’s Island Time

What does ‘island time’ mean to you? If you stop by Foxy’s Bar over on Jost Van Dyke you might get the impression that island time is about forgetting time. After all, the clock on the wall measures time by the day of the week! However, if you get a chance to sit down with…

Organized Chaos in Cruz Bay

Each port city has its own distinctive flavor, and some are wilder than others. If this is true, Cruz Bay, St. John keeps the pirate’s heart warm. Though times have changed, there is still booty to be found. Even with today’s navigational equipment, boats still run aground on the harbor’s protective, fringing reefs. Perhaps it is…

Rock the Park in the Virgin Islands

Rock the Park with Ocean Runner so that you can dive deep, explore, unwind and cut loose, stress free with the whole family! A few months ago Ocean Runner was called to help out the crew of the ABC hit television show “Rock the Park” for the Virgin Islands National Park episode. We were thrilled to get the…

Own Your Contender with Ocean Runner

Contender boats are the best brand choice for the Virgin Island cruiser Ever dream of owning your own powerboat in the Caribbean? Well, let us tell you the good news. Ocean Runner is now a proud Contender powerboat dealer for the U.S. Virgin Islands! You can have your own Contender in St. John! We will…

Safe Boating in Virgin Islands National Park

Here at Ocean Runner, we believe the perfect day on the water starts and ends with safe boating practices. We have two National Parks to explore by boat in St. John. There is Virgin Islands National Park, and Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument. These two protected areas are rich with marine life, and gorgeous, delicate,…

Aquanauts Dive St. John for NASA

Millions of people flock to St. John each year to enjoy the warm Caribbean waters and sunshine. There seems to be a special ‘call of the sea’ that lures people to come, and stay, for a while. Here at Ocean Runner, we hear it all the time! Perhaps it is the crystal clear water, or the bright…

Hot Spots to Island Hop

Weaving and wandering your way through the boulders at the Baths in Virgin Gorda is super fun! Ocean Runner makes island hopping a recreational activity accessible to all. We are right in the middle of one of the most spectacular archipelagos in the world, and we want to you to see all there is to…

Getting the Right Captain For Your Boat Trip

Captain Ollie is one of the finest captains around! It doesn’t take much to make a good day on the water go sour. Ask anyone who has spent time at sea. A motor that hasn’t been maintained, a weather system that wasn’t tracked, or worse, can all lead to costing you time and money. You…

Plan the Best Day of Your Vacation

Ocean Runner will be your guide to paradise! How do you plan the best day of your vacation? Once you have made the choice to come to St. John, the next thing to do is make a plan to get out on the water! Ocean Runner captains are great at sharing their local knowledge and will help…

Virgin Island Snorkeling Tours

If snorkeling is on your bucket list, then head to the Virgin Islands. Ocean Runner offers some of the best Virgins Island snorkeling tours in the Caribbean, so grab your mask and book today! Planning a Caribbean adventure? Don’t miss out on the incredible snorkeling opportunities in the Virgin Islands. St. John and the surrounding…

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