Trunk Bay, Virgin Islands National Park

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Watch the crystalline water gently whirling around cliffs and crags, lapping the soft coral sands of one of the most pristine beaches in the Caribbean at Trunk Bay. Rent snorkel gear and discover colorful sea life along the underwater trail of reefs. The inviting, warm waters are perfect for underwater photography enthusiasts. When you have had enough of swimming and basking in the tropical sun, cool off with a frozen cocktail or dine at one of the romantic restaurants. The shade of the national park hides many hiking trails for you to explore. Look for the ruins of historic sugar plantations, remnants of the colonial past. Note that the beach gets overcrowded sometimes. Put Trunk Bay on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Virgin Islands National Park tour itinerary planner.
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  • We visited Trunk Bay for the 2nd time and it is as beautiful as it was the 1st time we went. It truly is a breath taking beach. Beautiful white sand, crystal clear waters and relaxing. Each time there...  more »
  • The beach and water at Trunk Bay are beautiful. The reef area is shallow and easy to snorkel. Should be OK even for beginners. There is a nice selection of reef fish and other marine life. The white s...  more »
  • Ok beach. Sand and basic facilities. Very little to see snorkeling. Easy to get to on the Island. Worth a visit if there.  more »
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  • Beautiful beach and great snorkeling. There are no vendors selling water/food so make sure you pack what you need.
  • White sandbeach, crystal clear water, fantastic snorkeling area featuring plenty of fish and other animals, surrounding an exotic bird sanctuary.
  • Great beach, loved the underwater snorkeling signs describing local flora and fauna. Not sure how this place is faring after the storms, as we went there before them.
  • This is an awesome beach! Showers, bathrooms, snack bar, and water sport rentals. $5 per person entry is a bargain if you can make it this far. Amazing to see coral and sea life within easy reach of snorkeling from the shore #travelformortals
  • If you visit just one spot on St John, make it Trunk Bay Beach. The powdery white sand is soft and the snorkeling is awesome. The water is so clear that you can see beautiful fish swimming underneath in waist deep water with no gear. The National Park Service has an underwater trail for snorkeling. Facilities include clean toilets, showers, park benches, life guard and a restaurant for snacks.
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