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Description: Find out all about St. John and the Virgin Islands National Park at this...
Find out all about St. John and the Virgin Islands National Park at this major source of information on sightseeing, recreation and accommodations.
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Lots of information availabef root he park rangers and there is a model of the island that is really cool with all the trails and beaches. Incredible island in general and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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St. Thomas
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Lots of information availabef root he park rangers and there is a model of the island that is really cool with all the trails and beaches. Incredible island in general and the park service does what it does very well.

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Keswick, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

It was pretty typical for a visitor centre in the Islands, well stocked with books on marine life for snorkelers/divers and all the usual brochures on things to do, places to stay, etc.

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York, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Go to the visitor center, they have free information about the island. If you are standing at the ferry dock looking toward the ocean the visitor center is off to your right (walking distance). They are a wealth of knowledge and very helpful about the area.

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Avon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Open daily, except for Christmas day, from 8am – 4:30pm, located within easy walking distance from the ferry dock in Cruz Bay, and having a reasonably sized parking lot if you arrived via the car barge, the Virgin Island National Park Visitor Center is an excellent place to start your day trip to the beautiful island of St. John which... More 

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Great Neck, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Took an excursion off a Holland America cruise and we agreed this was our best excursion of the trip. Great narrated boat ride from St Thomas to St John on the Island Girl, where we got an informative bus tour of the National Park. One stunningly beautiful beach after another, facts about geography, flora and fauna. Real estate prices ($$$$$$$).... More 

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Terrace, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed the wavy rock n' rolly half hour boat ride from St. Thomas cruise terminal to the docks near the Cruz Bay Visitor Center. We were on a self guided tour of St. John's and the Virgin Islands National Park around Trunk Bay, The Cruz Bay Visitor Center is situated in the very quaint, picturesque sheltered waterfront of... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Good little starting point in the city. The people were friendly and you can plan your day from here.

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Hockessin, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This Visitor Center is located right on a dock in Cruz Bay. Nice spot to work I'd say. They have some National Park things for sale, as well as some essentials like sunglasses and oh yea, coffee!! Nothing is cheap in the islands, so expect to pay, but the views just make up for everything. Park ranger was very helpful... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

A lot of people who visit St John, do so primarily for hiking within the Virgin Islands National Park (covering 60% of the island). Situated just a short walk away from the harbour, the visitor centre in Cruz Bay is a good starting point for your trip. From here, you can get maps and information about all the available trails... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We loved the hiking trails & Peace Hill. We received wonderful assistance from everyone who works there & they made our day fun, safe & interesting. Thank You for your genuine advice, positive attitude & kindness. You all make it easier for we tourists!!

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