Buck Island Cove, St. Croix

4.7
#11 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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  • 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 »
  • My Uncle took me there many times! He was responsible for getting the reef designated a National Monument. Going back in MAY 2020  more »
  • If you are in the Island of St. Croix, I recommend you to take a boat trip to the Buck Island. You can swim and enjoy the natural beauties of Caribbeans. To do snorkelling will give you a joy around.....  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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