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Address: St. Croix

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Wear Hiking shoes! It gets slippery close to the tide. Take water and snacks with you b/c you will be hiking for about 45 mins. There are couple spots were rough but it is for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Wear Hiking shoes! It gets slippery close to the tide. Take water and snacks with you b/c you will be hiking for about 45 mins. There are couple spots were rough but it is for sure worth it to go!!!

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Philadelphia, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great hike with amazing views. This is a perfect 1/2 day excursion. Plan to get a workout with steep inclines. Bring good shoes to battle the sharp rocks near the pools that you can get wet. The tide pool is "ok", but worth the trip. Water is a must!

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Conroe, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Very rough trail walking from the resort but worth it. Tide pools were neat and snorkeling was great there better bring your strength or you might be washed out to sea.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our family took the hike to the tide pools and the pristine location was definitely worth the effort. My recommendations though are to where appropriate shoes, bring water, and plan on doing some rock climbing. The trail is narrow in some parts, and has some significant up and down parts, so plans on a good hike. The tide pools themselves... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It's a nice hike out the trail to the tide pools - although the tide was low it's all pebble beach and large rocks to stack! Nice hike and beautiful area.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

45 minute hike from the hotel grounds to the tidal pools. Very cool to go for swim after the long medium difficulty hike. Around two mountains to the cove with the pools. The beach close to the pools is large river stone and makes the most interesting ocean sound as the waves break on shore and pull the rocks down... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We have been to St. Croix 7 times, but had never gone to the Tidal Pools before. So this year we finally decided to go on the hike. It was very hot ( especially wearing a one- piece bathing suit under your clothing, LOL ) on the trail, but surprisingly no mosquitos. It is quite a hike to get there... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Steep incline at first from the Carabola Beach resort and levels off somewhat. Wear hiking or tennis shoes. I wore water or boat shoes and should have had a little more support on my feet. Great hike in the rain forest to get there, wonderful views and beautiful views at the tide pool. Not much wildlife at the tide pool... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

This was a great place to visit. It is a bit of a hike to bet there but that was one of the fun parts about it too. We were a little unsure about the instructions to park at the hotel and ask the security guard, but it was really easy, just park and go. The tide pools themselves were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was one of our favorite experiences in St. Croix! The greenery is stunning, and the shore of the beach is unlike anything I've ever seen. It's like the Pacific Northwest meets the Caribbean! Climbing to the pools can be a little tricky if the tide is up because the rocks are steep and wet, but once you come over... More 

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Address: St. Croix
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Croix

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