Buck Island Cove, St. Croix

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#5 of 12 in Nature in St. Croix
See the abundant, colorful reef close to shore of Buck Island Cove. The protected cove has national park status, allowing divers to discover plentiful species while underwater. First-time snorkelers get a lot from having a professional diving guide to help them along. Excursions to the cove normally take the form of sailing tours, and a lot of companies position marine biologists on to boats to bring your trip alive with information on the area's biodiversity. Take a look at our St. Croix trip itinerary planning site to schedule your visit to Buck Island Cove and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Epitome of the Caribbean. Blue green waters and clean white sand beaches. Spectacular views. Take the time to see it.  more »
  • This is such a beautiful beach with the softest sand. I love that the island is unspoiled by humans. It is just amazing. The water is crystal clear, and snorkeling is great. The water is super calm an...  more »
  • One of the island's best kept secret is the Buck Island Cove. Shells along the beach, beautiful white sand, and the water is extremely pretty and clean. You cannot take anything from the beach.  more »
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  • Used to live on St. Croix went there went I was a kid loved it. I'm sure much had changed since I've been there
  • Snorkeling and diving here. Lots of fish and a shipwreck in the middle of the cove.
  • Snorkeling and diving. Be sure to see the wreck of the Cartanza.
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