Waterlemon Cay, Virgin Islands National Park

4.6
#3 of 16 in Nature in St. John
Take a short hike along a rugged trail to Waterlemon Cay, a remote snorkeling location. Swim out over the initially rocky shore to lush coral gardens teeming with tropical fish, rays, and turtles. You won't find room to sunbathe on the rocky beach, unless you’re okay with perching on a small boulder. Regardless, you can appreciate the natural world around you as you relax in the untouched environment. Bring plenty of food, water, and sunscreen along with you. Plan to visit Waterlemon Cay during your Virgin Islands National Park vacation using our convenient Virgin Islands National Park tour planner.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Our captain on Lucky Lady wanted to share a super special snorkeling spot at Waterlemon Cay. It's the most beautiful coral reef in the USVI. We hooked up to a mooring ball and swam in to the island (t...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    We intended to spend just a short time snorkeling at Waterlemon Cay and ended up staying the entire day making several trips around the Cay. Recommend hiking a bit on the shoreline over the rocks to f...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    We love Watermelon Cay. It's a drive to get there, but North shore road is scenic and the stuff of movies, with canopy joining above your head as if you were driving in a green, live tunnel. The trail...  more »

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