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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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Seen the pictures for decades.. had to go.

When we decided to go to Saint Thomas, the must do that came to mind was to visit this beach. Had seen photos of this place going back years - became a sort of bucket list thing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
bryan c
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Apple Valley, Minnesota

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When we decided to go to Saint Thomas, the must do that came to mind was to visit this beach. Had seen photos of this place going back years - became a sort of bucket list thing in my mind. Drove to Redhook, fortunately found a spot to park in the undersized lot at the marina. Enjoyed the ride over... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have been visiting the beautiful St,John for the past three years and absolutely love St.John. Trunk Bay is one of many beach that we so love on St.John. The waters are perfect for snorkeling or just floating about. A must place to go for everyone:))

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Thank Jill S
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been to some of the most pristine beaches in the world, but Trunk Bay has to be the most idyllic I have ever seen. The path to the beach consists of narrow jungle roads, rising and falling through steep terrain down the coastline, providing breathtaking views of St John and the beaches. At Trunk Bay the sand is... More 

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Thank Josh S
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is what paradise looks like! Trunk Bay is the most beautiful beach I have ever visited! The water was crystal clear and looked like glass. We took the ferry from Red Hook for a one-day trip. The ferry ride was cheap and quick. Once we arrived, we took a taxi to Trunk Bay. All in all, it took less... More 

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Thank LesleySullivan1
Newport, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the best beach I have been to since I was in Bora Bora!! The sand was so soft and fine and the water was warm and gorgeous! They had an amazing underwater trail to follow while you snorkels so you knew about the area. I can't wait to come back.

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Thank JNewbold6714
Ferndale, California, United States
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

St Thomas is a port-of-call for Carnival Cruise Lines. Soon upon arrival we took a ferry out to St. John, then caught a bus to Trunk Bay. They have lots of snorkel gear available. There is an underwater snorkel trail. I had forgotten to put in my contacts, so couldn't see the sign markers on the trail. The beach is... More 

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Wilton, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to go to a beach that you have great snorkeling, views, warm water and get a great hot dog this is it! You can rent chairs and snorkel equipment. Has a small store for typical tourists items - but best of all you can get a great hot dog, burgers, chicken fingers, chips, fries as well as... More 

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Center Moriches, New York
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I have been to Trunk Bay twice and love it. It never felt so crowded that I couldn't stand it. There are people around for sure, but we are in the water most of the time swimming and snorkeling and never feel crowded. Plenty of shaded areas to park your stuff. Some of the most beautiful, clean,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Trunk Bay is iconic and truly stunning. However, it can also be very crowded. I suggest going early morning or in the evening.

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Thank Audthang
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really a spectacular beach with a great snorkel area close to shore. As suggested in other reviews, it’s a zoo after 10AMish – with hordes of Big Boat tourists. But if you can get there before 8 or 9AM, it is a sight to behold and the snorkeling is fantastic.

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