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Trunk Bay

Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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Type: Beaches, Bodies of Water, Reefs
Activities: Snorkeling
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Nashville
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This was by far the best beach we had been to in St Thomas, St Johns area...absolutely, beautiful. The beach is in the Federal Park..so, all was clean...bathrooms, showers and food/drink available. The beach can be snorkeled for far s the eye can see. The park also has an underwater snorkel trail that one can follow in the bay area.... More

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach and snorkel trails! Very clean and safe beach. The snorkel trails are marked and there are signs under water to tell you about the fish! Crystal clear easy to read so so many fish to see! I would highly recommend this because I enjoyed it so much! They do have life guards watching over you so you feel... More

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Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Clean beautiful beach with all facilities and rental options for snorkeling. Good place for beginner snorkelers. Can't beat the view.

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Miramar, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My husband and I visited Trunks Bay on a cruise stop (Allure of the Seas) and the first thing I am going to say is....DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY VISITING ANY ISLAND ON AN EXCURSION. YOU CAN SAVE MONEY AND DO THIS AT YOUR OWN LEISURE!! Before heading on our cruise, I did my research and planned our whole cruise. At... More

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Gibbsboro, New Jersey, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

With markers on the floor to guide you, snorkel has never been easier. Great beginner route and plenty to see. Beautiful reef and fish everywhere. Take the taxi there or rent a jeep, both are easy to find and get you there. Enjoy!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Only $4 to get in ...and you get one of the most exhilirating experiences you can ever have ...the reviews are indeed real! The sand is white and fine, the water is soo pretty, and the foliage is gorgeous! We will definitely back!

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Hempstead, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Great way to spend a day snorkeling! Not crowded at all during the off season! Showers, restrooms, lockers, gear rental and snack bar.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Road around STJ and ended up at trunk bay, would have been a great beach day if the weather had been a little better. Beach is nice, small gift shop and snak bar on site nothing special. The views and the beach are good.

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St. John
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

White sand, turquoise waters so clear you could see bottom even at depths of 30 feet. Visit every year and look forward to being there. Only issue is parking or lack of.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

What a gorgeous beach with multiple colored blue waters and white sand. We absolutely loved this beach. Great for snorkeling as well, so much to see.

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