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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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$650*
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Buck Island Private Charter from St Croix
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$138*
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St Thomas Snorkeling Cruise to Buck Island

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Very fun excursion

This was very fun and worthwhile. Beautiful. Coral isn't terribly bright but lots of fish and other animals. Very fun. The tours do a great job of helping you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Prosper, Texas
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Prosper, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was very fun and worthwhile. Beautiful. Coral isn't terribly bright but lots of fish and other animals. Very fun. The tours do a great job of helping you.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I rented a boat and went out to Buck Island to do some snorkeling. Beautiful beaches, pristine water, and amazing sea life. I recommend a snorkeling trip to Buck Island for anyone visiting St. Croix.

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Thank jparker59
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I took the 3 hour tour. It was so cool. I saw fish, a Stingray and a puffer. I would do it again, but I will do the all day tour

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been to this beach 100 times-- and each visit to the island I think to myself that overall there is nothing comparable. Quiet-- we were the only people there on a Wednesday afternoon-- beautiful clear warm water-- gently lapping waves--lots of beach to walk on and a million shades of blue and green to enjoy. A baby stingray... More 

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Thank Terese C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful day at Buck Island. The beach was amazing and if you plan to snorkel this is the place to do it. So much to see and enjoy for just one or the whole family!

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Prosper, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic and unique place. Great for adults and children. No place like it in the U.S. Bring your own water and food as there is nothing in the island.

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Thank Scott S
Wesley Chapel, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the kind of beach that I envision when I think of the perfect beach. Powder sand, turquoise colored water, and amazing greenery. It was a tough hike up the hill but the observation deck was worth it!

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best adventure of our trip to St. Croix. Snorkeling was as good as it gets. I would highly recommend one of the private charters such as Captain Heinz on the Teroro II or Captain Carl on the Dragonfly.

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the best snorkeling I've see in the Caribbean! Lots of coral and good size fish! Took the Tererro II (Capt Carl) which was fabulous! Plenty of time on the beautiful white sand beach!

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Westerly, Rhode Island, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I just returned from a week in St. Croix. A snorkeling excursion to Buck Island is not to be missed! Beautiful reefs filled with angelfish, butterfly fish, parrotfish and more invert clear water was truly a once in a lifetime experience!

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