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Address: 1300 Cruz Bay Creek, St. John, VI 00830, Usvi | 18. 363469, -64. 731270, Virgin Islands National Park 00830, St. John
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A rocky, windswept bay on the northern coast of St. John.

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First time swimming with dolphins in the wild!

Our 4th visit to St John and second time snorkeling Leinster and Waterlemon Cay. My wife and 2 twenty-somethings got to see and swim along with 2 dolphins. My middle kid's mask... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Jim K
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Cutchogue, New York
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Cutchogue, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our 4th visit to St John and second time snorkeling Leinster and Waterlemon Cay. My wife and 2 twenty-somethings got to see and swim along with 2 dolphins. My middle kid's mask kept fogging at the Cay and she decided to swim to the shore for a remedy. My wife and youngest also started swimming that way to help out... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took this lovely walk from the Annanberg ruins to Leinster Bay. It was HOT. The trail was partly shaded and mostly flat. It was great to jump in at the bay and cool off. We had our masks and immediately saw a couple of rays and some beautiful fish. There were only 2 other people at this beach (which... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The biggest warning I have is to arrange some form of taxi when you are done because this area does not have many people if any around the head of the trail. But, that is why it is so amazing. This trail leads you to Watermelon cay which is about as spectacular and untouched as you will find! In my... More 

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Thank HanKelly
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

This was an undisturbed area for swimming with a barracuda, stingray, turtle and more. The coral was colorful and undamaged by tourists. Much appreciated.

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Thank Amanda T
Watersmeet, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This is an absolutely beautiful place to snorkel! The day we were there was perfect. The driver assured us that taxis came by this way all the time, and we would have no problem getting back to town. When it was time to leave, there was an island tour safari who was kind enough to take us back to town.... More 

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Thank MilwaukeeSunseeker2
NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice walk. Seems a bit ruff for snorkeling but can see many corals just during the walk. Beautiful walk. Just remember to take your time!

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Thank Daniel S
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

There is great snorkeling here but to get to the area, you have to walk through a trail. We came here a few times and saw a lot of fish, sting rays and sea turtles. Other people we met in St John told us that they saw dolphins and sea turtles but they weren't there when we went. There really... More 

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Thank Cat L
Northville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Nice place to snorkel if you want to see some really cool corals. There were some fish, but the stars were definitely the corals.

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

This trail is right below the ruins and takes you to Waterlemon Cay, also another trail to the top of a hill that ends at other ruins and at truly stunning panoramic view. Once again highly recommend this hike. Enjoy

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Thank Vanclan87
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Very pleasant walking trail along the bay to reach some great snorkeling spots. About 20 minutes easy walking from parking to best snorkeling places. Saw turtles, nurse shark, barracuda, sting rays, spotted eagle ray, and countless gorgeous fish and corals here. Will have to carry in all your gear.

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