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Buck Island Cove

St. Croix
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Ranked #3 of 66 Attractions in St. Croix
Type: Reefs
Activities: Scuba diving, Viewing wildlife
Description: About two miles northeast of St. Croix, Buck Island Cove, with its large and spectacular reef, is a snorkeler’s dream.
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We went with Llewellyn charters and it was amazing! Lou is a grumpy old man but it was a blast. He did a great job guiding us while we were snorkeling. Even saw a shark! The reef was amazing and I can see why the beach is one of the top ten! A must see!

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Normal, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The island is simply beautiful. The water and sand is like none other. Make sure you take this trip!

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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Best experience on the island hands down! The captain, Miles, and crew were an absolute delight! They were more than helpful from the second we stepped on the boat to the second we stepped off! They showed us a wonderful day with snorkeling and great food! If you are teetering between a couple companies definitely choose this one! Not one... More

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Bronx, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Great place for snorkeling ! Such beautiful coral and abundant with sea life. The beach at Buck Island is pristine with such clear water. We went with Llewellyn Charters and it was very enjoyable, the sail was very nice and relaxing and Llewellyn is a fun guy with some good stories. He sails with a very small group unlike most... More

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Chatham, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Excellent snorkeling and calm waters. Saw barracuda's, tiger fish, parrot fish, and pelican's diving in the water catching fish... Wow a first for me!

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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

After 37 years we came back with all of our children, now grown up, what a day, the whater transparent. color aqua, the fish all there, the reef back to life, the trip scenic all the way....if you have the time, sail and have lunch included, it is definitely worth a day of your life....take it from an islander...Vieques, Puerto... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Three of us took a half day cruise out with Captain Llewelyn. He takes group of no more than 6 over in his sails-only powered boat (that he built himself). Great experience and would highly recommend going with him. He goes a bit earlier than other charter groups and was quite the character Its a quick sail over to Buck... More

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This a must!! spend the day there and hike up to a spot where you can see St Croix. Bring beach shoes if you want to do this. Dont forget the sun block!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

If you are going to do anything on st. Croix this is the thing it should be. Amazing turquoise water and snorkeling is incredible!

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Wilmington, Delaware
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This is a must do for young and old and in between ages. I have snorkeled all over, from Belize to the keys of Fla ranks as my number 3. I look forward to Bringing my daughter next time... she is at home in Philly where once again it's snowing. Unreal the snow we've had this year. glad I'm down... More

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