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Shasa Catamaran Cruises

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Address: | Holetown, Barbados
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+1 246-823-4670
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Shasa, meaning ‘Precious Waters’, is a stunning 30 foot catamaran, owned...

Shasa, meaning ‘Precious Waters’, is a stunning 30 foot catamaran, owned and captained by Jason O’Neal, who has over twenty years of sailing experience.

Licensed to carry 12 passengers, our aim is to provide our guests with a more intimate and personal service, and therefore numbers are limited to eight people.

Based in Holetown, we offer free transportation to and from the cruise terminal and west coast.

Once on board, you’ll be supplied with masks, snorkels and flotation devices, and for those less confident in the water, snorkeling instruction is available from Captain Jason or a member of the Shasa crew.

A range of complimentary drinks will be served throughout your day. Homemade banana bread is served on our snorkel cruises and white wine is offered with lunch on our 5 hour cruises.

Committed to respecting the environment and the marine life of Barbados we aim to make our tours as eco-friendly as possible.

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Captain Jason, and Rory were awesome hosts, very knowledgeable and professional, they got us out in front of the big boat tours, took time to coordinate with other operators to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Captain Jason, and Rory were awesome hosts, very knowledgeable and professional, they got us out in front of the big boat tours, took time to coordinate with other operators to give us what I would say was the best shore excursion we've ever been on and we've nailed several. Would highly recommend this for anyone traveling to Barbados. His wife... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best time and crew Ever. The captain really knew the waters well. The first mate was superior in the water guide us around. The hot lunch was authentic and excellent. We highly recommend this crew and catamaran.

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Alex F, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We're so pleased you enjoyed your lunch cruise and will pass on your compliments to our caterer. Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing few hours on board Shasa with Captain Jason at the helm and Rory taking care of the kids. We saw turtles and countless fish under their guidance and the kids in particular thought it the highlight of the whole (pretty amazing) holiday. Constant refreshments and endless patience with the less experienced snorkellers. Would highly recommend for... More 

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Alex F, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Guest feedback is really important as it helps us understand what we're doing right and where we can improve. It was a pleasure having you on board and we are so pleased you all enjoyed it! Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

Smithfield, Utah
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is a day well spent. It was one we'll always remember. From beginning to end the service was top notch. If you are planning a trip to Barbados this tour is a must. The boat, scenery, food and the snorkeling was epic. Jason and Rori are fun and treated us to one of the best days ever.

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Alex F, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us. We really appreciate feedback from our guests. We're so pleased you all enjoyed it and hope to see you back in Barbados again soon! Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

chicago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our sailing and snorkeling experience with Shasa was fantastic. We highly recommend anyone visiting Barbados to sail with Shasa. Thank you for a great day in the Caribbean!

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us. We're so pleased you enjoyed your trip on Shasa and hope to see you back in Barbados again one day! Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

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Smaller than most of the catamarans which ply their trade in Barbados, Shasa can take 8 comfortably and we took 6 of us for an afternoon's snorkelling. Jason and Rory picked us up directly from our beach and took us to a couple of turtle spots than around another shallow reef for more snorkelling. We had a great afternoon, with... More 

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to reviewing us. We really appreciate receiving feedback. We work hard to ensure our guests have a memorable trip so it's wonderful to hear that you all had a great time! We look forward to welcoming you back on board next time. Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

Blacklick, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family is very thankful to you and Rory for our amazing excursion. It was perfect! Of all of our cruise ports, our kids have said Barbados was the best because of the boat ride and snorkeling! Of course, us parents agree too. Thank you for helping us create wonderful memories and thank you too Rory for capturing the images!

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - we always appreciate receiving feedback as it helps us to understand what we're doing right and where we need to improve. It's great when we hear that our guests have had such a great time! Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a 3 hour cruise with Jason and Rory in March 2017, the boat was great, only seats 8 plus crew so you get a very good experience both on the boat and in the water as it is not nearly as crowded at the snorkeling spots as when you are on one of the larger boats. We had... More 

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We always appreciate feedback from our guests. We're so pleased your family enjoyed the tour. It was a pleasure having you all on board and we hope to see you back in Barbados again soon! Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

Waterloo, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved Shasa Catamaran Cruises! It was absolutely perfect for our group of 8 - excellent service, knowledge of the waters, a beautiful boat and just the right size.

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Thank you for reviewing us. We're so pleased you enjoyed your day out with us and hope to see you back in Barbados again soon! Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

Boulder, CO
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's hard to beat the west coast of Barbados - and the team at Shasa provide a really wonderful way to experience it. They took great care of us, from the moment we climbed on the boat at the beach to the moment to left them. The snorkeling was beautiful - the wildlife was amazing - and even first time... More 

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent trip on Shasa. We work hard to ensure all our guests have a memorable trip and it's great to hear that you enjoyed every moment. Hopefully we'll see you back here again soon! Best wishes, Jason and the Shasa team More 

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