Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve, Christiansted

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#3 of 14 in Historic Sites in St. Croix
Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve contains evidence of thousands of years of human habitation. Within this park you can find prehistoric and colonial-era archaeological sites and ruins nestled within a tropical ecosystem. Kayak through mangroves, snorkel in coral reefs, and hike up mountain forest trails to get the most out of your visit. The park also contains the Columbus Landing Site, the only place on the territory now controlled by the United States visited by members of a Christopher Columbus expedition. Use our St. Croix trip itinerary planning site to add Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve and other attractions to your St. Croix vacation plans.
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  • I never thought I would kayak at night, however, this was an amazing experience. Travis, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable about the Salt River Bay and St. Croix in general. To see the organisms ...  more »
  • Excellent safe conscious trip made our fears go away to participate in a lifetime experience over 65 paddlers Thank you  more »
  • My daughter and I did the nighttime kayak tour thru Caribbean Adventures. The two young women that were our guides were very friendly, helpful, polite, and informative. We had a great time! The bay wa...  more »
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  • A great view of the Northshore, and St. Thomas on a clear day. A where the Natives met the first wave of trespassers and destroyer of millions of Natives.
  • You have to go! Some of the best views on the island and great breezes. Learn a little about the history of the island while you're at it. Nice find!

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