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Address: 17. 786505, -64. 626944, St. Croix
Phone Number: 340-773-1460
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Lying 1.5 miles off the northeast coast of St. Croix, this 880-acre...

Lying 1.5 miles off the northeast coast of St. Croix, this 880-acre national monument includes 176 acres of land surrounded by 704 acres of water and coral reef system; it is a paradise for snorkelers, and the deep grottos and labyrinths are perfect for experienced scuba divers to explore.

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Buck Island Private Charter from St Croix
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St Thomas Snorkeling Cruise to Buck Island

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Turquoise Blue Waters!

Buck Island was a very Beautiful beach to visit. The waters were beautiful crystal clear. A short boat ride from St.Croix. You could see little white and baby blue fish. One of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Douglasville, Georgia
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Douglasville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Buck Island was a very Beautiful beach to visit. The waters were beautiful crystal clear. A short boat ride from St.Croix. You could see little white and baby blue fish. One of the best parts of my trip to St. Croix!

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went with Capt. Carl on sailboat Teroro. Great trip with friendly & knowledgable captain. Stopped first to snorkel reef area (beautiful reef, lots of fish & crystal clear water - what more do you want). Then stopped at beautilful beach area for lunch and swimming - saw a ray come gliding thru. Excellent way to spend a day. This... More 

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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A trip to Buck Island was the best thing we did on our trip to St. Croix. All of St. Croix was fun, beautiful, and relaxing, but this experience was our favorite one. Snorkeling through the reef was beautiful, and we had some great instructors (it was our first time to snorkel in the ocean). And then we got to... More 

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Christiansted, St. Croix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have gone to Buck Island three times, and each time we see something different. Whether its a school of Blue Tang, a Nurse Shark, or Barracuda, the coral is amazing and the warm Caribbean waters a pleasure. We have hiked the island as well, and found interesting trees and fauna, not to mention the terrific views. Best on a... More 

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Kensington, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Buck Island with Llewellyn Westerman on his sail boat Charis II. The sail was fun and the snorkeling was awesome. We saw so much marine life here (cuttle fish, flounder, tang, conch, lobster, etc.) and the coral heads are impressive sizes. I can only imagine what this area looked like before the reef sustained a lot of... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Book this one from St Thomas and NOT St Croix to get the best price. It is the same destination but St Croix is so far away, it costs more and transit time is wasted. In Turtle Cove, you will see plenty of turtles along with the usual tropical fish you can see everywhere else. I even found a sand... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the finest Marine garden in the Caribbean Sea. Buck Island Reef National Monument is protected and preserve by the US government. The island is just a mile and a half off the North coast of St. Croix

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this island twice during our stay. We encountered all sorts of marine life. We even were able to swim within three feet of a barracuda. The coral is so big and prehistoric. It will take your breath away but please remember to breathe lol. This should be placed on your bucket list for sure.

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Stilwell, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend making the short boat trip to Buck Island. We went on a sailboat with Big Beards to a beautiful, sandy beach surrounded by turquoise waters, then snorkeled the reef. The reef was the best snorkeling, hands down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see awesome wildlife and the greatest beach with the clearest blue water and almost white sand??? Do the tour out to this island!!! I recommend Caribbean Sea Adventures!!! This is definitely a must do if you come to St. Croix!!!

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