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Address: St. Thomas
Activities: Scuba diving, Viewing wildlife
Description: At a depth of 40 feet, this shallow dive is a popular spot for novice...
At a depth of 40 feet, this shallow dive is a popular spot for novice snorkelers, which features twin rocks that pierce the surface connected by a labyrinth of swim-through tunnels, archways and caves.
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My best dive in St Thomas

I've done many dives in St Thomas over the years but this one was the best. The reef is healthy and fish life abounds. At the end of this dive I saw an eagle ray breach the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Monroe Twp
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I've done many dives in St Thomas over the years but this one was the best. The reef is healthy and fish life abounds. At the end of this dive I saw an eagle ray breach the water's surface and splash back into the sea. Very cool.

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Chester, Maryland, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We saw on our dive turtles, sharks (nurse and reef), countless fish barracudas, stingrays, an eagle ray, beautiful coral formations, beautiful surf, and lobsters.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

AcquaAction took us snorkeling between Cow and Calf Rocks. It was the most amazing snorkeling adventure we have ever been on. We swam over rock cavern walls from which coral fans and elk horn coral grew. Brightly colored fish swam everywhere. Hundreds of photos were taken. Wow!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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152 reviews 152 reviews
64 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I seem to end up here every year I come. Its a short boat trip with Aqua Action and well worth it. Plenty of sites to see.

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Sacramento, California, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The fish here are great I even saw a shark sleeping under a ledge. It is a quick boat ride from secret harbor and lots to see in colorful shallow waters.

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Sellersburg, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

These are great SCUBA diving sights. Not far by boat. Interesting coral and fish. We saw an eel swimming, two sharks and a turtle.

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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is THE best dive site in St Thomas. After diving over 10 of them, we decided that we liked these the best! The reef life is amazing and there are so many caverns and arches that have formed. Truly beautiful. If possible, convince your dive guide to take you here!

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Freehold, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Cow & Calf Rocks are shown on all nautical charts as a hazard to navigation. They are partially submerged, so they are always "awash". Fortunately, they are easily visible in the day time. You can stop hereto snorkel if conditions are calm, and there is great snorkeling. The area is out in otherwise open water, so this is not... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Clear warm water and swim throughs with nice reef life. Always good underwater time and a short boat ride.

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St. Thomas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Very short boat ride to a great reef system teeming with life. We saw a nurse shark, octopus, eels and hundreds off fish. Literally swimming through a fish tank. Fish everywhere!

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