Leinster Bay, Virgin Islands National Park

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#8 of 9 in Nature in Virgin Islands National Park
Take a short hike along the bay to Leinster Bay, a hidden snorkeler’s paradise. Teeming with marine life amongst coral bursting with color, you’ll get to observe sea turtles, the occasional shark, and perhaps even a dolphin or two. Finding a place to lounge in the sun on the narrow, rocky beach can be difficult. Bring some decent shoes for the hike on the bumpy trail, and be sure to check out the nearby ruins of a sugar plantation. Make Leinster Bay a part of your Virgin Islands National Park vacation plans using our Virgin Islands National Park tour itinerary website .
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  • This is our favorite that we combine every year with the great trail walk and then long snorkel out to and around Wterlemon Cay.Saw turtles, Eagle Ray barracuda and every array of fish you could desir...  more »
  • If you travel from St. Thomas, you can get an open air taxi from the dock. Tell the driver that you want to go to Annabergs (this is the sugar plantation). You can visit the sugar plantation or go dow...  more »
  • The hike is flat - follows along the coast. It is not sandy at all - no problems wearing traditional hiking shoes and socks. We took the trail to the end - and then started snorkeling from the rocky a...  more »

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