Buck Island Cove, St. Croix

4.7
#12 of 32 in Parks 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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  • Buck Island provides a secluded area for picnics, laying on the beach or just exploring the small island. It also provides some interesting snorkeling with several coral formations and different speci...  more »
  • Im not sure if this is the correct place im reviewing, but if you come across this review it is for Carribean Sea Adventures Buck Island Tours (from Frederiksted) on the Boardwalk. Anywho, my husband ...  more »
  • You CAN NOT!!! visit St. Croix without take the short trip out to the most Beautiful Buck Island, the US Only Island National Monument, it should be on EVERY Bucket List and a Must do when in St. Croi...  more »
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  • Fabulous place to snorkel. The island is a bird sanctuary - don’t go on the island.
  • 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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