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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-776-6201
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Activities: Snorkeling
Description: The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water...
The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water is St. John's most photographed beach, which features a marked underwater trail for beginning snorkelers. The bad news: because of its popularity, it can get very crowded with cruise ship passengers and members of sightseeing tours.
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Fabulous place to spend the day when there are no ships in St. Thomas

This is one of our favorite beaches on the island! Beautiful, soft, white sand; clam, pristine Caribbean water; lifeguards and facilities that are convenient (bathrooms, outdoor... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is one of our favorite beaches on the island! Beautiful, soft, white sand; clam, pristine Caribbean water; lifeguards and facilities that are convenient (bathrooms, outdoor showers, concessions and picnic tables), but tucked away so that they don't impact the beauty of the beach. You could truly spend an entire day soaking up the beauty of this beach and enjoying... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We have snorkled Trunk Bay several years but we still look forward to it each year. You can hang out on the beach, snorkel, and grab lunch. We see all different kinds of fish as well as sting rays.

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Centerville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Trunk bay is the best of both worlds if you want to snorkel and lay in the sun/enjoy the beach. It really doesn't get any better than this! The water is so clear its like being in a swimming pool with fish! And you'll see at least one stingray and probably more! The food at the snack bar is good,... More 

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Cresson, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Too crowded for our taste. The Snorkel Trail had no fish :( Perhaps due to the many, many inexperienced snorkelers splashing around.

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Bristol, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We spent a few hours here to see the beach, and snorkel. We brought our own rented equipment and followed their snorkel trail on the reef. My friend and I wore life vests. This was a good idea because it made it easy to float above the reef without fear of stepping on the reef and causing damage. We also... More 

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The beaches are beautiful, nice little shack serving rum punches, The cay has a snorkeling trail with markers to look at with fun information. If you take your time and look very closely you will see an abundance of water life. There is a very shallow spot in between land and the island that isn't very interesting but the far... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Truly the best beach I have ever even dreamed of. We took a ferry from St. Thomas on a cruise stop, not knowing what we would do. We found a taxi who told us about Trunk Bay. It is a small cove that is part of a protected National Park. That day, it was not busy at all. It felt... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Love love love this place. Drinks were great, snorkeling was beautiful. We went to a different beach everyday. Trunk Bay was awesome. My favorite

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Family visited at 4p; sign said services available til 4:30. The attendant let us in free, however, they were also closing up the facilities and shutting off water. Snorkeling okay; not interested in the underwater snorkeling trail. Saw a stingray close to shore. Mangroves available for shade

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I don't believe I've ever seen a beach as beautiful as Trunk Bay! Crystal clear turquoise waters and the waves weren't bad. Great for snorkeling - there is a little snack shop on site that serves up hot dogs, burgers, and the like. **BUT WATCH OUT FOR THE BIRDS!!!** They are very aggressive when it comes to food. I saw... More 

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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-776-6201
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Virgin Islands National Park

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