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Per Person (Single volunteer) $44 USD
Total for up to 2 people (Volunteering together) $66 USD
Per Person (Additional volunteers after initial 2 for up to 6 total volunteers) $21 USD
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ShoreTrips has recently joined forces with Hope Floats, a non-profit, based in California, that, like us, has a number of volunteer-based activities already setup. ShoreTrips is privileged to be able to work with Hope Floats as we share a mutual love for the well-being of the islands. With the help of our travelers, we are certain we can make a lasting impression in the Caribbean.

Through membership involvement, the primary objective of our program is to protect and care for homeless animals and to stand for the humane treatment of all animals throughout the island. Since its creation in 1957 this organization has made great strides and thrives off the volunteers who come to their grounds every day. Either through giving the new puppies a bath or feeding one of the cats available for adoption, it is certain that your time is an immeasurable asset to the care of the St. Thomas' animal life.

Your help will be greatly appreciated and will truly enhance the remainder of your vacation. As you will have the afternoon free, ShoreTrips will be happy to arrange some beach time or a snorkel trip or whatever you might fancy.

  • Volunteer Opportunities:
  • Animal care
  • Grooming, playing with and feeding animals
  • Walking dogs
  • Assist with inter-island transfers and adoptions
  • Assist cleaning the facilities

Days of Operation

Mon - yes
Tue - yes
Wed - yes
Thu - yes
Fri - yes
Sat - no
Sun - no

Departures (local time)

  • 9:00 AM (4 hrs)

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

Taxi and Transfers Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• Please be mindful of the clothing you wear today. We recommend you bring a change of clothes and/or bring a pair of old clothes with that you do not mind getting dirty.
• You will need closed-toe shoes for dog walking.
• It is recommend to not wear tank tops or short shorts to provide some protection from possible jumping dogs scratching bare skin.
• Bottled water and bathroom facilities are provided at the location.
• This trip requires a taxi ride from either pier location. Crown Bay is 4-5 miles and approximately $8 per person. Havensight is 2-3 miles and approximately $6 per person.
• If you have a group, please contact ShoreTrips for special transfer arrangements and rates.

ShoreTrips GIVE was developed to connect travelers with ongoing volunteer projects in the Caribbean. To accomplish this, ShoreTrips has partnered with Hope Floats, a non-profit foundation, which has agreed to organize these activities and to provide a meet and greet representative. The fee to participate in a GIVE activity covers all administration costs as well as a small donation to the organization. Because of its off-shore location, the fee is not tax deductible.


• Physical Involvement Level: Moderate
• Age Requirement: 5+ with adult chaperone
• This facility is closed from December 22-January 2 for the holidays.