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Coral World Ocean Park

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Address: 6450 Coki Pt, Smith Bay 00802-1805, St. Thomas
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+1 340-775-1555
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Voted top attraction in the V.I. Get up close and personal with the beauty...

Voted top attraction in the V.I. Get up close and personal with the beauty and magic of Caribbean marine life in a stunning setting. View life on a coral reef from the unique Undersea Observatory. Pet a shark, hand feed a stingray or a rainbow lorikeet! Add-ons Sea Lion Swim or Encounter, Snuba Dive, Sea Trek Helmet Dive, Shark and Turtle Encounters, Nautilus Semi-Sub, Open daily in season 9 am - 4 pm. Off season hours (May to October) vary.

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I took my five year old to do the Sea Lion Encounter which was very good, although very expensive for a 40 minute activity. We loved the experience and the uniqueness of being... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 15, 2016
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Connecticut
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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

No parking problem. Mixture of local & visitors prices made this affordable for us. Family of 6, various ages all enjoyed visiting here. Demonstrations throughout the day led by persons who spoke loud & clear and who clearly knew about their subjects (not just read a script). Plenty of live exhibits, some we could touch. Went through at our own... More 

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Marketing D, Manager at Coral World Ocean Park, responded to this review

You can get a family day pass for $60 and it is good for 2 adults and 4 children up to the age of 21 years old. More 

North Brookfield, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Wonderful place to spend a little bit of time. The staff there clearly enjoy working with the animals that they have and are eager to share their knowledge with you. The shark encounter was fabulous!

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Marketing D, Manager at Coral World Ocean Park, responded to this review

The Shark Encounter is in a chest high pool. An aquarist accompanies you into the pool and talks with you about sharks and shark conservation. You have a snorkel and mask and can view the sharks underwater as they swim around. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Iguanas everywhere but are friendly, small place but a lot of fun, if you want to enjoy it go to the "Snuba" tour is awesome

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Marketing D, Manager at Coral World Ocean Park, responded to this review

Snuba is like scuba but without all the bulky diving gear. The tanks are one a raft floating above you. No experience or certification needed. More 

Coal Township
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

great place to visit worth the price ,staff very friendly we swam with the sea lion,great fun ,the iguanas were neat ,they walked freely,which we're not use too seeing,the underwater viewing area was neat and the marine life was really cool, even learned something about the difference in the lobster without claws.worth it to go

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Thank 99joycek
Marketing D, Manager at Coral World Ocean Park, responded to this review

You can help feed the stingrays at 10:10 am and 2:30 pm More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

If you don't scuba (or happen to have youngsters) Coral World is the next best thing. We visited on a day where no cruise ships were in port and had no trouble enjoying all of the following in a few hours: - fed nurse sharks - saw a sea lion show - visited the underwater "aquarium" which was an amazing... More 

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Marketing D, Manager at Coral World Ocean Park, responded to this review

With your wristband you can go back and forth between Coki Beach and Coral World all day. Coral World closes at 4:00 pm. More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

In St. Thomas celebrating my boyfriend's 40th birthday. Toured Coral World, dined with the iguanas and enjoyed an up close view of sea life with the Deep Sea Trek. It was a wonderful experience.

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Marketing D, Manager at Coral World Ocean Park, responded to this review

The iguanas are free roaming. At 3:30 pm you can stop by the aviary and help the aquarist feed the iguanas lettuce. More 

kiwithebird
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

I took my five year old to do the Sea Lion Encounter which was very good, although very expensive for a 40 minute activity. We loved the experience and the uniqueness of being with the sea lions, who are very sweet. It was nice to be able to feed the sting rays and lorikeets and to see the various other... More 

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Thank kiwithebird
Marketing D, Manager at Coral World Ocean Park, responded to this review

The Sea Lion Encounter is $67 with no age limit. But there must be 1 adult per child 13 and under. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This was fun. If your closterphobic I don't recommend this activity. It is very easy but not for everyone.

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Thank Rachael L
Marketing D, Manager at Coral World Ocean Park, responded to this review

Sea Trek is a helmet dive where air is pumped into your helmet and keeps the water out. This is one of the oldest forms of diving. More 

Dunwoody, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

We have visited alot of places with animals and marine life and the underwater viewing place was spectacular. We thoroughly enjoyed the park but our favorite was the sea lion swim. What an amazing once in a lifetime thing to do for our childrens bday.

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Marketing D, Manager at Coral World Ocean Park, responded to this review

In the bottom of the Observation Tower you can look out the portholes into the open ocean. You can see lots of fish and marine life in the live coral reef. More 

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

The sea lion and sea trek activities were fabulous!!! The laurakeet feeding was so much fun. The only negative thing I have to say is that the Coral Exhibit is horrible. No live corals. Just dead junk with fish swimming around. Other than that we had a great time!!

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Marketing D, Manager at Coral World Ocean Park, responded to this review

Sea Trek is a great family adventure. You must be 80 lbs. to do sea trek. More 

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