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Water Island

St. Thomas
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Ranked #8 of 79 Attractions in St. Thomas
Type: Islands
Activities: Biking, Swimming
Owner description: The fourth largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, this quiet 492-acre island, located in Charlotte Amalie harbor, beckons those who want to stroll its... more » Owner description: The fourth largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, this quiet 492-acre island, located in Charlotte Amalie harbor, beckons those who want to stroll its beaches, bike amid its green hills, and view birds, iguana, turtles and other wildlife that make this lovely paradise their home. « less
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Aurora, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We rented golf carts and toured the island. It takes about 2 hours to tour the entire island. Our main goal was to check out the Fort which was built back in WWII, but never used. It was very cool. We entered the tunnel, wishing we had a flashlight. Instead we had the flash from our camera's which lite up... More

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Granbury, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My sister and I went to Water Island for the first time this year. We have been coming to STT for years and try to do one new thing each trip. This was a perfect "NEW THING" for us to do this year. We had our grand children in tow -- ages 6, 7 & 9. We rented a golf... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Honeymoon bay was a great spot to stop for a few hours of relaxing and playing in the water. There was a very cool WWII bunker at the top of the hill that would be a fun hike to, but the golf cart rentals were so reasonable that we ended up renting one for the day. Though we did not... More

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Lindenhurst, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Just a short ferry ride away from downtown, it was a pleasant surprise to find this place so close to the Marriott. The cruise ships were in, and this is one of the places to go to get away from the masses. Since the ferrys are small and limited in the number of passengers, this limits the amount of people.... More

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O'Fallon, Missouri, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Water island is only an 8 min. ferry ride from Crown Bay. Best time to go is a non cruise ship day. Very relaxing. Rent a golf cart and do some exploring.

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Burlington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I went to party there at a house. Apparently, it is tradition new residents to party there in order to become an islander.

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Seneca SC
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89 reviews 89 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Great food a Dingys as well as many activities! The snorkeling was super as we got to see a great variety of ocean life.

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Wexford, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The ferry is inexpensive and we rented a golf cart for the day from Kelly's carts. Made it easy to explore . Some history with old WWll gun placements and 360 degree views. Can walk down a path to Limestone beach which is an interesting place. Very private and pretty. Probably good snorkeling there but it was too rough the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Nice place to relax went with my boyfriend and his daughter and mine they were poopers and just sat around on their phones 13 and 17 we both wish we would have gone alone. We will come back alone for sure ;-)

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The beach is peaceful and beautiful. Easy walk from the pier. We didn't tour much but did love the book sharing at the post office and the info on the plaque about the island history. Ferry is easy access at the marina by Tickles restaurant. No fee for the island but there is one for the ferry.

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