Buck Island Cove, St. Croix

4.7
#11 of 29 in Parks in St. Croix
Reef · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • It's the most beautiful little spot of beach! The snorkeling was good, and the water was gorgeous! We used Caribbean Sea Adventures to take us out to this National Monument.  more »
  • If you get a chance to visit this beach I highly recommend it. You will be hard pressed to find a more beautiful spot.  more »
  • We brought our own snorkeling gear but most boats will provide. Cannot go wrong by going here and will miss out on the island. Enjoyed this immensely  more »
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  • One of the best, Pristine Beach that there is. You will need a Boat to get to it. Snorkeling was amazing around the island which has a protected Coral Reef. A Must go if you visit St. Croix!
  • Beautiful island with turquoise waters and a trail for hikers. You may even get to see a whale and her calf passing through the Puerto Rico trench from the lookout point.
  • Beautiful, just plain beautiful. Great beginners snorkeling trip.
  • One of the most beautiful places I've ever been.
  • Great snorkeling. Take a tour!

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