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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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The world's first marked underwater trail located near the shoreline...

The world's first marked underwater trail located near the shoreline, making it one of the best snorkeling spots in the Caribbean.

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Fun to find the signs under the water

We enjoyed snorkeling there and trying to follow the trail. It was a nice time and I would recommend it as a great first snorkle trip on the island.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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211 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently took a snorkel trip here as my wife sat on the beach. The trail is nothing worth while if you are into snorkeling. Move away from the trail to the right and follow the small island outline. To pay money for this is a bit of a rip-off. There must be better places to snorkel on this island.... More 

Thank Richard S
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed snorkeling there and trying to follow the trail. It was a nice time and I would recommend it as a great first snorkle trip on the island.

Thank mbshanley
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The underwater trail sits on the waters of Trunk bay. MANY PEOPLE go here because it is easily accessible and most open taxis take you there. If you are driving your own jeep, and are short on time, I suggest you skip this one and head to much better snorkeling spots, like Waterlemon Cay, or Maho. The BEACH itself in... More 

Thank adeffis
Draper, Utah
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267 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This trail is more for children or new snorkelers, I swam the trail and read the signs there could have been more detail or maybe off shoot trails for added interest. I swam off toward the breakwater reef and saw many more fish, and there were less people out that direction. For being a national park I expected better, but... More 

Thank must_need_H2O
Dallas, TX
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144 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is an excellent place to snorkel because you can see so much underwater beauty. I could not find all the signs that were supposedly on the "trail" but who cares? This nicely developed area includes good restrooms, a snack/burger bar where you can also get mixed drinks, plus there are beach chair rentals.. However, the food and rental booths... More 

Thank Jayne1973Dallas_TX
Moss Beach, California
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50 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

This trail is for snorkelers who want to learn a little more about the things they are seeing underwater. Could use a little upkeep, but so much fun.

Thank S W
Peterborough, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

4 dollars to get into the park. 13 dollars to rent mask, snorkle and flippers plus a locker. What a great deal. I loved it. Lots to see and enjoy.

Thank Warren7648
Leesburg, Virginia
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44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is where many people go to snorkel when they visit St John. The cruise ships bring hordes of tourists. There's actually not much to see here- much better snorkeling elsewhere.

Thank MarkusOfExcellence
North Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I visited this location 25 years ago and remember how vivid the schools of bait fish were here. You could dive down and they would all scatter making for some fun easy diving. I was really disappointed to see how worn out the reef had become. It's kind of sad to take the trail today and see very little coral... More 

Thank sgalat
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Super cool! This was a great experience with my whole family, kids loved it. Trail kept their interest. Only issue was not with the trail, but a large group of really loud and seemingly tipsy people trying to stay together while yelling at each other and flipping their fins into the coral. Frustrating that they were scaring off all the... More 

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