Where are you located?
Gecko's Island Adventures is located Located on Customs House Street between King and Queen Streets on Downtown Frederiksted. When driving down King St, when you see the red and white KFC, take a right. There are no street signs.
When are you open?
Our days and hours of operation vary for different times of the year. Check our reservations page for available dates and times. Our gift shop hours vary depending on our tour schedules and reservations, please call ahead. We are always open on cruise ship days, so please do not hesitate to call or make a reservation online.
How much does it cost?
See Booking PAGE for Pricing.
Is there an age limit?
Age limit is 5 and up at guide's discretion. Must be able to sit behind driver and hold on unassisted for the full tour. If you bring your children (under 18) you will be required to sign a waiver for them to ride.
Minimum age to drive an ATV is 18 years with a valid drivers license. (A parent or guardian must accompany the minor on the ATV tour.)
Is there a weight limit?
All of our ATV's have a maximum weight capacity of 450 lbs.
****************You will be weighed at check-in***********************
What if we have an odd number of people?
If there is an odd number of people with children under the driving age we can arrange for the child to ride with our guide for a charge of $50.00. (i.e. 2 adults, 3 children)
If the odd number includes enough drivers to have the children ride with them, then you will need to purchase machines for all drivers. (i.e. 3 adults, 2 children)
Can I book this onboard my cruise ship?
No, Gecko's does not participate in the onboard booking of shore excursions. We pass the savings to our customers by not charging the cruise ship fees.
Do I need a reservation?
Yes. Whether you are vacationing on the island or visiting by cuise ship for the day making a online reservation is highly advised. We are only in the office if we have tours running.
What if I want to cancel my reservation?
There is a 48 Hour cancellation policy for all reservations. If cancellation is made within the 48 hours prior to your tour, you will be held responsible for 100% of the cost of your reservation.
What type of ATV's do you have?
We use Polaris Sportsman 570 touring machines. These ATV's are designed, built, and rated for two passengers and supply a comfortable ride for both. 450 pound limit per machine is enforced.
Do I need any experience to ride?
No, these machines are fully automatic and very simple to drive. You will receive detailed safety information as well as instruction on the operation of the ATV before leaving the starting point.
How should I dress/What should I bring?
Dress comfortably in clothes that are OK to get dirty. Also, dress for the weather. Rain showers are common in the Caribbean, but pose no threat to our tours.
Bring your camera, eye protection, sunscreen, and water. We also recommend a bandana (for dirt and dust)
(Bottled water, bandanas, and sunscreen are available for purchase.)
How do we get back to the ship if we stay at the beach or purchase a LAND & SEA?
Taxis are available for $3.00 per person or it is an easy 1 mile walk back to the pier.
What if I am pregnant?
It is entirely your decision. The trails that we are riding on are not extremely rough, but keep in mind, we are on ATV's. Consult your physician if you have any concerns.
How will I get to and from my added on tours?
You are responsible for transportation to and from any tours added on. Our office is located a block and a half from the pier if coming by cruise ship.