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“AWESOME PLACE TO SEE”
Review of Buck Island Cove

Buck Island Cove
Ranked #20 of 107 things to do in St. Croix
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Owner description: About two miles northeast of St. Croix, Buck Island Cove, with its large and spectacular reef, is a snorkeler’s dream.
Reviewed September 24, 2011

Should be on anyones bucket list.....Buck island national park is about 3 miles of coral reef.....amazing sea creatures......school of fishes...we went with Big beard tour...for 3 days!

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Reviewed September 7, 2009

This was a great excursion!!! I have never seen water so blue and so many beautiful fish!!!! I would highly recommend this!!!

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Reviewed October 4, 2008

I’ve been to Buck Island twice: once on the Teroro II with Captain Heinz to snorkel the underwater trail and once on a friends sailboat to just hang out at the beach and swim. Both were very enjoyable and highly recommended! The different colors in the waters are so beautiful and would take many adjectives to describe. You have to see it for yourself. The sand is so powdery between your toes. There is a hiking trail on Buck Island that I started to walk but turned back because I was in my flip flops. If you want to walk the trail I would recommend the proper hiking boots and maybe pants. The trail is rugged with ant hills and brush that hurts your bare skin. One of these days I will plan ahead and wear proper hiking clothes so that I can make my way to the top! Also, don't forget the sunscreen and apply often. Between the sun beating down on you and the reflection off of the water, you will get sunburned. Pack a lunch and find your way to Buck Island. It’s awesome!

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Reviewed December 30, 2002

Just returned from a cruise that included a snorkeling adventure to Buck Island off of St. Thomas. The water was warm and clear, the fish were fairly plentiful. Saw a sea turtle and a ray as well as many species of fish. There are many different boats that all head out to that same area and anhor near each other. We were lucky to pick one that said it took a max. of 6 named the Zoya. The captain's daughter took us into the water and showed us things we might have otherwise missed. She knew the names of everything and greatly ehanced the experience. There are larger craft that simply drop off a large number of people with out such a personal touch. Either way there is plenty to see. Take sun block!

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Reviewed February 8, 2015
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