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Buck Island Cove, St. Croix

(4.5/5 based on 120 reviews on the web)
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. Using our international travel planner, St. Croix attractions like Buck Island Cove can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Buck island has an amazing beach: quintessential Caribbean! We stopped here for only 30 minutes before going to the other side of the island to snorkel. I could've laid on that white sand or relaxed i...  more »
  • The beach at Buck Island Cove is absolutely gorgeous. Be careful of thorns while you are walking along. There aren't a lot of them, but if you step on one, it will hurt bad. The sand is soft and white...  more »
  • Beautiful cruise aboard the sailboat Blackbeards out of Christiansted on an off weather day. The captain and first mate were fabulous- John and Scott are great sailors, cooks and storytellers. The bar...  more »