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Address: St. Thomas
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At a depth of 40 feet, this shallow dive is a popular spot for novice...

At a depth of 40 feet, this shallow dive is a popular spot for novice snorkelers, which features twin rocks that pierce the surface connected by a labyrinth of swim-through tunnels, archways and caves.

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Great Scuba site

Definitely dive here if you dive St. Thomas. Lots of interesting rock and coral formations. Cracks, ledges and swim throughs.

Reviewed March 8, 2017
Katrina G
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Boston, MA
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a shallow, but decent scuba spot. There are some interesting reef formations that are pretty cool to swim around. We had a close encounter with a spotted eagle ray that was amazing.

Thank JakenSydsmom
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed March 8, 2017

Definitely dive here if you dive St. Thomas. Lots of interesting rock and coral formations. Cracks, ledges and swim throughs.

Thank Katrina G
Eldridge, Iowa
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4 reviews
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Dove here with "Wreck Life" after taking the Discover Scuba course earlier in the week. I don't have much to gauge it by since I'm new to scuba, but the rock and coral formations were impressive, sea life was plentiful and overall experience was incredible. We were able to pet a giant sea turtle as it fed, saw several lobster,... More 

Thank Vaca_ninja
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2017

My wife and I have dived these 2 sites twice now with Aqua Marine Dive Center based at Bluebeards beach club.... My wife did this site the year after she was certified at age 63 and loved it.... I have been diving for 32 years and I loved it.... Shallow dives 50' +/- with pinnacles, fissures that you navigate and... More 

Thank Bob G
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed December 20, 2016

My husband and I love to snorkel and dive this site when conditions allow. It's within the marine preserve so there are tons of fish and a good number of lobster, too! I would highly recommend this site to anyone who wants a quick snorkel stop that's on the way to a few other boating attractions.

Thank Tara B
Sheffield Lake, Ohio
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2016

We were able to dive Calf Rock with Low Key Watersports. This was the highlight of our trip! We did 6 dives and would come back to this spot repeatedly! The amount of fish is really impressive and the coral and rock formation is beautiful! Plenty of lobsters! Don't miss this dive spot!

Thank Sherry131313
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016

We ventured out to cow and calf with Aqua Action on July 3. This was the second tank dive of our first ever ocean dive. We saw a shark and an abundance of coral and marine life. Absolutely incredible! A must see! There are some fun arches and swim-throughs that are great for intermediate divers.

Thank Jessica G
Galena, Missouri, United States
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Multiple very cool caverns to traverse. No turtles or sharks on this visit. Saw some lobsters and snow flake Morey eels.

Thank MooseDog101
Cumming, Georgia
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed March 27, 2016

Awesome swim through; variety of sea life including sharks and lobsters; Quick trip from dock to dive site.

Thank Ken C
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2016

My husband and I were staying on St. John and were delighted when our Low Key Watersports boat captain announced we would be heading over to this famous St. Thomas Caribbean dive site. Its shallow, max depth 50 feet. The rock formation and healthy reefs made this site a delight. We saw eels, lobsters and lots of fish. I some... More 

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