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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-776-6201
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The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water...

The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water is St. John's most photographed beach, which features a marked underwater trail for beginning snorkelers. The bad news: because of its popularity, it can get very crowded with cruise ship passengers and members of sightseeing tours.

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Clear water and white sand beach

From the pier take a taxi to Trunk Bay. There is an entry fee as this beach is in the National Park. Remember your swimsuit, sunscreen, water, umbrellas, chairs and towels if you... read more

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

the beach itself and the snorkeling is of course exceptional. it is the ideal white sandy beach with crystal clear water that you have seen on thousands of post cards. the down side is that the pick-nick benches and bar are NOT on the beach, but 100-150 feet back into the woods. and the worst part are the park rangers.... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the pier take a taxi to Trunk Bay. There is an entry fee as this beach is in the National Park. Remember your swimsuit, sunscreen, water, umbrellas, chairs and towels if you plan to stay all day. There is a gift and food shop on site. Try to avoid days when cruise ships port as the beach will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Such a beautiful beach! The water is amazing and the views are breathtaking! Sand is so pretty - really enjoyed it here!

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great place to visit in St. John. We hopped the ferry from St Thomas and there were plenty of taxis to take us here. It's a national park and very inexpensive to get in ($7 or so a person). You can rent beach chairs, snorkel gear, etc. and there is a snack/concessions stand there as well. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very calm beach and great for snorkeling. Clear blue water, just perfect! We seen beautiful fishes and even a sting ray.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The water at Trunk Bay is unbelievable. I've never seen such crystal clear waters and amazing views everywhere you look. Hands down the prettiest beach I've been to. Short taxi ride from St. John and $5 donation to get onto the beach is well worth it. They have a gift shop, snack shop, restrooms and showers as well. 🌴

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a sponsor Carnival excursion. Walked off ship to pier and lined up for ferry to St. John's. Took us about 40 minutes to arrive to St Johns. Open air buses awaited. Trunk Bay was nice beach. Not many people as its out of the way for most folk. Wife and I had this on bucket list to visit. Our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful waters, beautiful beach - worth the trip to get here to enjoy the pristine water and smaller crowds than those on St. Thomas. Book a cab in advance if you can from the ferry - or hire a private car as it is around the same price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No trip to St John is complete without a visit to Trunk Bay. There is a $5 admission to the park but it's well worth $. Not only is it the most beautiful beach in the world there is great snorkeling too. You can rent the equipment there and also beach chairs. You can also get lunch and drinks at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beauty is breathtaking!!!!!! I recommend going to Trunk Bay Beach if you are a first time visitor for sure. It is a little touristy sometimes, but it is worth it. I do believe there is a charge to visit this beach, but do it anyway. Great facilities and food and you will love the underwater snorkeling trail!!! We've been... More 

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