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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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$650.00*
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Buck Island Private Charter from St Croix
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$137.50*
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St Thomas Snorkeling Cruise to Buck Island

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Absolutely breathtaking! A must do on the island! Carribean Sea Adventures is the way to go! They were great!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Lindi G
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Cypress Gardens, Florida
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Cypress Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely breathtaking! A must do on the island! Carribean Sea Adventures is the way to go! They were great!

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Darien, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a half day snorkel trip to Buck Island--walked the beach on the one side of the island and then snorkeled the other side. Beautiful and unspoiled.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't believe any possible negative reviews regarding this beautiful stunning gem. It's worth every penny which in my opinion is affordable. The water is a TRUE turquoise. I've never seen anything like this in my life!!!!! The snorkeling here will probably be the best you experience in your life. Also if anybody gets sea sick easily don't worry because the... More 

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Gloucester Twp, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its everything you have heard about it. Beautiful beach. Amazing snorkeling. Clear...very clear....and warm water....Amazing

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Thank Jim S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed opposite Buck Island on the East end of St. Croix. I noticed a trimaran expertly sailing inside the reef and then over to Buck Island. As a sailor, I knew that was the right charter to take. After a bit of research I found Llewellyn Westerman and his boat Charis+. We went to the St. Croix Yacht Club... More 

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Thank SailingTs
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited St Croix to celebrate our anniversary! We chose St Croix because we had read that it was a great place to snorkel/scuba. We booked a 1/2 day snorkel trip to Buck island. The island is a short boat ride from the boardwalk in Christiansted. We were escorted around the reef and given plenty of time to explore ourselves.... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to St. John (Trunk Bay and more) but the corals there are covered with fine sand dust. On Buck Island you're out in the open water, but still in a lagoon. Much better snorkeling. Didn't get to see much of the island itself but would love to come back and explore its pristine forest.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! I did not want to leave! I felt like I was in a gigantic aquarium. We chartered with Big Beard and they were amazing! Took us to a calm place first for the beginners to learn and get comfortable then took us to the National Monument. When we were finished we went to private beach location and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

This was the highlight of our visit to Saint Croix. The surf was not calm so you need to be prepared for some small waves but the swim through the reef and seeing sea turtles on the way were worth it. Lots of coral unfortunately was not as healthy as You would expect from years of people getting too close.... More 

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Prosper, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 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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